Archive - Oct 2009

October 26th

Tuesday, October 28th

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Bronc football team enters the playoffs this week on a roll winning eight straight and having the best record in the regular season after beating Natrona county in Casper last Friday the Broncs have won all their road games the last two season and now get ready to open the playoffs at home Friday night against a team they beat a week earlier head coach

City Council To Consider Sewer Service Agreement With Trailer Park

The Sheridan City Council considered a request to extend sewer services over 3 quarters of a mile to service the Woodland Park Village Trailer Court at their last City Council meeting. They tabled the request at that time. Tonight, the Council will hold a special session to consider the request again.

Man Arrested For Firing Taser During Barfight

A Sheridan man was arrested Saturday night after an altercation at Willey’s Lounge. 54-year-old Timothy Schaeffer made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court yesterday to face charges of aggravated assault and battery. Schaeffer is alleged to have been involved in an argument during a card game at the bar on Saturday.

Greenhouse Project Needs To Raise Millions By March

Over the last year much of the preliminary work for the Sheridan Greenhouse Project has been taken care of. Land was donated to the facility. The local zoning was changed to accommodate multi family residential housing. Guy Fowler tells us what makes Greenhouse Living in different from other nursing facilities.

Ice Rink Should Open For Season Next Month

We’ve already had a taste of winter here in Sheridan, so it should be no surprise that the Sheridan Ice Rink is getting ready for their season. In fact, activity sign-ups are coming up next week. Sheridan Ice’s Dave Lawson says the recent upgrades to the rink should make for a better season for most activities.

City Council Gets Update On LINCS Program

The Sheridan Senior Center helps to provide community services to people that may have trouble getting the help they need on their own. One of those programs is called LINCS, which stands for Linking INdividuals to Community Services.

Public Pulse - Monday10/26/09

Greenhouse Project / Dave Lawson, Janet Pelesky and Jennifer Destefano, Sheridan Ice LLC

October 25th

Federal Government Says "Go Slow" for Oil Shale Development

Fast-tracking of oil shale development leases on public lands in Wyoming is taking a detour. The Department of the Interior has announced a new go-slow approach that's getting kudos from sportsmen’s groups, ranchers, and conservationists.

Dry Fork Plant Near Gillette Two-Thirds Done

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Construction on the 385-megawatt Dry Fork Power plant north of Gillette is about 62% complete. Construction on the plant began two years ago. Most of the building is now enclosed and standing about 400 feet high next to an even taller smokestack.

Los Angeles Producer Wants to Shoot TV Series in Jackson

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Los Angeles producer is proposing to shoot a new television series chronicling the lives of young ski bums pursuing their recreational lifestyle in the resort setting of Jackson Hole.

Robert Hickey of Better Wings Entertainment describes the show, called "Epic," as a dramatic comedy with actors and scripted scenes that also incorporates elements of documentary.