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Bradford Brinton to Open Saturday

Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum opens for the season this weekend. (Courtesy Photo)
Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum opens for the season this weekend. (Courtesy Photo)

The Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum will open for the 2010 season this Saturday, May 29th. There will be two photography exhibitions this summer in the Helen Brinton Gallery. Museum Director and Chief Curator Ken Schuster tells us about the exhibit that will be on display starting Saturday.

Governor Comments on MDU Rate Increase

Governor Dave Freudenthal
Governor Dave Freudenthal

Last week we told you about the Wyoming Public Service Commission's authorization of the MDU utility rate increase in the amount of $2.6 million. The increase that was approved by the PSC was smaller than the stipulation agreement between MDU and the Office of Consumer Advocate that was filed with the Commission in March of this year.

Troopers' Boss: “Corps 'Ready'”

Casper Troopers get ready to kick off their 2010 summer tour.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Casper-based Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps is preparing for the new season on a high note. Last year, the corps qualified for finals at the Drum Corps International World Championships for the first time since 1986.

Rep. Patton on Courts

Representative John Patton

Representative John Patton was the guest for the full hour of Monday's Public Pulse. During the discussion, host Kim Love asked him his thoughts about Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey's recent views on possibly doing away with the Municipal Court in Sheridan. Patton said that Mayor Kinskey has a point.

Clevenger to Run For County Commission

Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger has filed as a candidate for the Sheridan County Commission.
Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger has filed as a candidate for the Sheridan County Commission.

Longtime Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger has officially filed as a candidate for the Sheridan County Commission in this year's election. Clevenger stopped by the Sheridan Media Newsroom Monday just after filing at the Courthouse.

Bridgecreek PUD Final Plat Approved

Developer Paul Del Rossi
Developer Paul Del Rossi

The City of Sheridan Planning and Zoning Commission approved the final plat for the Bridgecreek Planned Unit Development at their meeting Monday night. The PUD is just north of Smith Street and west of Jefferson Street, and sits on 2.4 acres just east of Kendrick Park. There are a total of fourteen units -- one existing home that has been refurbished, and thirteen new units that will be built.

Winds Topple Semitrailers, Trees Around Cheyenne

High winds on I-25 Monday forced semitrailers to have to pull over. (Courtesy Photo)
High winds on I-25 Monday forced semitrailers to have to pull over. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Many truckers have parked their rigs in southeastern Wyoming rather than risk driving in high winds. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says two semitrailers blew over on Interstate 25 near Cheyenne on Monday afternoon. One driver was slightly injured.

Fish: To Eat or Not to Eat?

Um-I just Ate Lots of Mercury--You Don't Want Me!

Besides being tasty, fish are high in protein, low in fat, and may be good for your heart and brain. Though there are many health benefits to eating fish, there can be some drawbacks to eating too much.

Flood Watch for Sheridan County

Big Goose Creek continues to rise in Kendrick Park.
Big Goose Creek continues to rise in Kendrick Park.

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a flood watch for North Central Wyoming, including all of Sheridan County. The flood watch is in effect through Friday morning. Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman says there are a few things that people need to be aware of during a flood watch.

US 14A is Now Open

WyDOT announces 14A is now open.

Mother Nature delayed the opening of US 14A for a bit today, as crews with WYDOT had planned on opening the 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Big Horn Mountains at noon. Inclement weather pushed back that opening; however 14A is now open for the season.