Archive - Mar 2, 2010

West Ten Sleep Trailhead Users Shouldn’t See New Fees -- Just Yet

By Judy Hagerott

Forty percent of visitors going into the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area use the West Ten Sleep Trailhead, making it one of the most popular corridors to enter the forest. But popularity does come with a price.

Preventive Steps Can Be Taken To Help Keep Your Animals Free Of Heartworms

Heartworms in pets are more commonly found in the southern part of the country; however, there were six confirmed cases in Sheridan last year. While that number may not be large, it does indicate that the parasite is becoming more common in our area. Dr.

Spring Sun Outages

We are currently entering our spring "sun outage" period, which will affect some of the afternoon and evening programming on KROE as well as our ESPN Radio station, KYTI HD-2. Sun outages affect satellite-delivered programs twice a year (spring and fall) as the sun's arc moves across the area in the sky at which our satellite dishes are aimed.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Is Strategizing For 2012

The current national health care kerfuffle is affecting local discussions on the future of regional medical treatment. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is now developing its 2012 Strategic Plan. They have held multiple brainstorming sessions this week, including two on Tuesday--one at Sheridan College and one at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Sheridan County Commissioners Approve A $500,000 Loan For Airport Water Systems

Due to the ongoing construction at the Sheridan County Courthouse, the Sheridan County Commissioners held their regular meeting today at Sheridan College. The consent agenda included approval of a letter of support for the Green House Living Project for Sheridan.

Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters Had Another Good Showing In Billings Over The Weekend

Two Sheridan Ice figure skaters recently competed in Billings, Montana at the Figure Skating Club of Billings’ 17th Annual Competition, a US Figure Skating Competition. Katelyn Kayser took home four 1st place medals, one 2nd place medal, and one 3rd place. Jessie Pattison skated away with two 2nd place medals and two 3rd place.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 03/02/10

Animal Shelter / Representative Jack Landon

School District 2 Anxiously Awaiting Legislators' Decision on Meadowlark Funding

During Monday night's School District 2 March board meeting, Facilities Director Julie Carroll sought Trustees' approval of a Request to Advertise the Bid for Summer Projects. It's quite a lengthy list, but a lot of the items may never get started this summer -- it depends upon some activity in the State Senate. Superintendent Craig Dougherty explains.

School District 2 Trustees Say "Good-Bye" to Longtime Board Member; Hear Presentation on Professional Learning Communities

At the March Sheridan School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting last night, trustees accepted with reluctance the resignation of longtime Trustee Mary Ann Burton. Burton is stepping down because of health issues for both her and her husband. Board Chair Scott Hininger comments on Burton's many years of service to School District 2.

Annual Sheridan High School Spring Musical Opens This Thursday Night

Audiences will be transported to the 1400's this week, as nearly 50 Sheridan High School drama and music students bring to the stage "Once Upon a Mattress." Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.