Archive - Feb 10, 2010 - News

City Council Nominates New Police Chief At Special Meeting

Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Wednesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Fundraising Efforts Continue For Greenhouse Project In Sheridan

Greenhouse Living For Sheridan is busy trying to meet their fundraising goal of $891,000 by the end of March in order to secure a grant from the Wyoming Business Council to provide infrastructure for the project. Greenhouse Living for Sheridan President Doug Osborn.

Sheridan Resident Receives State Award

Matthew Hill of Sheridan received the Starfish Thrower Award at a ceremony in Cheyenne this week. The Starfish Thrower Awards are given annually by the Wyoming Department of Health’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division.

More Work Needs To Be Done Before SAWS Ownership Agreement Can Be Amended

At the January meeting of the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey requested that an analysis be performed of the cost associated with implementing Amendment #1 into the SAWS ownership agreement.

National Conference of State Legislatures Representative Commends Sheridan/Johnson County Delegation

The 2010 Wyoming Legislative Budget Session began Monday. As we reported in January, prior to our delegation heading to Cheyenne, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce held a 2-day forum for all sorts of agencies, organizations and individuals to bring concerns before our area representatives and senators.

Big Transmission Plans to Power Through Southern Wyoming

It's big, and it's headed for Wyoming. Planning is underway to set the location for the Gateway West Transmission Line that will run from Glenrock, WY and across Idaho over a mix of public and private lands. Early input from the public has already resulted in the BLM shifting some line locations to respect historic westward trails and sites in Wyoming.

Zackery Morrison Sentencing Delayed

In Sheridan County District Court Tuesday morning, 19-year-old Zackery Morrison went before Judge John Fenn to receive sentencing on a 3rd Degree sexual abuse of a minor conviction. The court had ordered Morrison to undergo a psycho-sexual evaluation, which he has not yet had because of confusion over who is going to foot the bill for counseling services.

What Do House Plants and Lassie Have in Common?

What do dragon trees, howea palms and monsteras have in common? And where does Lassie fit in? You may be surprised...Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the answer