Archive - Nov 9, 2009

Sheridan Planning Commission Denies Developer's Request

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission followed suit with last week's recommendation by the Design Review Board to deny further construction of a building at 1981 Double Eagle Drive.

2nd Annual Hope Walk To Take Place In Sheridan In Less Than Two Weeks

The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is comprised of members from the community that include social workers, mental health professionals, school counselors and lay people who have lost loved ones to suicide. Coalition Chair Vanessa Hastings explains a little bit about the services they provide.

Monthly Chamber Luncheon Will Focus On The Status Of The National Economy

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will take place this Wednesday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Chamber Director Janelle Martinsen explains what this month's program will entail.

Public Pulse - Monday 11/09/09

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce / Vanessa Hastings, Annual Hope Walk

Wyoming Program to Train Women for 'Green' Jobs

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A program to train single mothers in careers that will enable them to support their families is moving into the "green" occupations following a $60,000 grant. Climb Wyoming received the money from the Business and Professional Women's Foundation to train women for green jobs such as wind power technicians.

Wyoming Senators Accepting Intern Applications

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's U.S. senators are taking applications for spring internships in their Washington, D.C., offices. The deadline for applications with Republican Senator John Barrasso's office is this Friday, November 13th. The deadline for applications with Republican Senator Mike Enzi's office is November 19th.

Monday, November 9th

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Broncs are headed to the State Championship football game for the first time since 1997 after a stunning victory over Casper Kelly Walsh Friday night.

Missing Hunter Found After Two Week Long Search Was Abandoned

A Casper hunter, missing for two weeks, was found alive by his father just days after rescuers suspended their search. 39-year-old Travis McMahan’s father said his son had probably died when they initially called off the search. However, McMahan’s father convinced several others to make one last effort before weather in the southern Big Horn Mountains made any searches useless.

Powder River Basin Resource Council Looks Ahead For Local Food Producers

Consumer prices seem to keep rising for food, and yet many producers, such as local beef ranchers, are seeing record-low prices for their products.

Mike Callicrate addressed the annual meeting of the Powder River Basin Resource Council on Saturday. He says that retailers are holding the most pricing power now.

Lummis Votes Against Healthcare Reform Bill And Urges The U.S. Senate To Do The Same

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted against the Health Care Reform bill during the vote on Saturday. She called the plan an "ill-conceived, trillion-dollar debacle."

She had offered several amendments to the bill that would have protected citizens from being forced to purchase government-approved insurance, and states from having to fulfill unfunded mandates from the Federal government.