Archive - Dec 2, 2009

Gain Share For Hospital Employees Will Be Significantly Lower This Year

The Gain Share payout for employees at Sheridan Memorial Hospital will be much smaller than what they received last year. Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman explains the dramatic decrease.

Johlman explains that a break even year for the hospital is what caused the drop in the employee's Gain Share.

City Of Sheridan And WYDOT Have Their Sites Set On North Main

The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently awarded the bid for the North Main project in Sheridan to DRM Inc. out of Gillette in the amount of $13.6 million, which was $3.4 million below the engineer's estimate. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says that City's portion will be lower as well and that will free up some monies for others in the state.

Ranchester Council Adopts Safe Routes To School Master Plan

The Safe Routes to School Program has enabled the town of Ranchester to build sidewalks that make it much safer for children to get to and from school. Tuesday night the Town Council approved the Safe Routes to School Master Plan. Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger.

Holiday Open House At The Trail End Historic Site Begins This Friday

Three days of seasonal cheer will begin this Friday at the Trail End Historic Site in Sheridan as there will be a holiday open house Friday through Sunday. Trail End Site Superintendent Cynde Georgen says there will be plenty of sounds of the holidays during the open house.

Home Tour Coming Up This Weekend

Christmas is now only three weeks away and weekends are full of holiday events. This is the time of year when the Advocacy and Resource Center holds it’s winter fundraiser. Center Board Member Scott Brastrup tells us about the Opening Doors Home Tour.

City Of Sheridan Releases Names Of Some Candidates For Police Chief

The City of Sheridan released some of the names of the six remaining candidates for Sheridan Police Chief. All six finalists were asked to submit a biography for public review.

Daniel Busken began his law enforcement career in University City, Missouri in 1983. He was most recently Chief of Police in Madison, Alabama, where he has been for 9 years.

Wednesday, December 2nd

SHERIDAN COLLEGE BASKETBALL - The Sheridan College Generals and Lady Generals played in the Hoffman Come last night and came away with victories against the Colorado Christian JV's.

City Will Announce Names Of Police Chief Candidates

The City Council met in special session on Tuesday night to request that candidates for the city police chief position write biographies to be publicly released. Mayor Dave Kinskey said that all remaining candidates will be in Sheridan this week.

Drumm Has Mixed Feelings About Leaving Sheridan College

Sheridan College President Dr. Kevin Drumm announced Tuesday that he would be leaving the Northern Wyoming Community College District to become the president of Broome College in New York. Earlier this year Drumm was considered for two other executive positions. Drumm says leaving was one of the hardest decisions he ever had to make.