Archive - Jan 2010

January 27th

Sheridan Memorial Continues To Plan For The Future

Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues to plan for the future, as work is being done to develop a strategic plan that would run through 2014. The current plan was implemented in 2007 and will run until 2011. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty.

Renovations Continue At Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall

Renovations to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall continue, as over the past month the entire floor has been removed.

Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet Is This Saturday

The Sheridan County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be having their annual banquet this Saturday night in Sheridan. Chapter President Chris Morton says that there'll be plenty of nice items available through live and silent auctions.

Verdict Given in Leah Benjamin Murder Trial

The jury in the Leah Benjamin murder trial in Buffalo rendered a verdict of Guilty of Murder in the 2nd Degree for the shooting death of her estranged husband, Donald Benjamin, on the morning of May 3, 2009. Closing arguments were held Tuesday, with the jury going into deliberations just before 2 o'clock that afternoon. The verdict was given just before 3:30 Wednesday afternoon.

Another Republican Officially Announces Bid for Wyoming Governor

It's official -- or at least it will be throughout various public announcements today around Wyoming. Ron Micheli, as expected, is going to run for Governor on the Republican ticket.

So what factors helped him to determine it is the right decision?

Public Pulse - Wednesday 01/27/10

Family Planning of the Big Horns w/ Amy Albrecht / Bryce Freeman- State of Wyoming Office of Consumer Advocacy

Governor Freudenthal Visits Hand-In-Hand Center

Governor Dave Freudenthal was in Sheridan yesterday to learn about the Greenhouse senior living project, but before he attended a reception in the evening, he paid a visit to the new Hand in Hand Early Childhood Center. Center Director Susan Brayton.

Sheridan Police Department Re-Vamps Prescription Drug Disposal Program

For some time now, the Sheridan Police Department and other entities have had a program in place for residents to bring in old or unwanted prescription drugs to be destroyed. Steve Johnson is the Evidence Technician for the PD, and he tells us that there is a modification to the program now.

January 26th

Sheridan College Comprehensive Plan Meeting Held Tuesday

Tuesday afternoon officials with Sheridan College held a meeting to update the comprehensive plan that was outlined in the college's strategic plan. The plan involves the largest single expansion of the college in its history. The cost of the plan is expected to be between $16 and $19 million.

City Planning Commission Approves Annexation And Rezone For Phase Two Of East Ridge Industrial Park

The Sheridan City Planning Commission approved a request to annex and subdivide nearly 7 acres into four M-1 industrial zoned lots. The annexation and rezone is part phase two of the East Ridge Industrial Park southwest of KROE Lane and East Ridge Road.