Archive - Feb 11, 2010 - News

Fairboard Considers Future Of Infield Restrooms

Phase one of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Master Plan is underway and it will significantly improve drainage at the fairgrounds. Phase one calls for the removal of the restrooms in the infield area, however; County Commissioner Steve Maier stated that there wouldn't be enough funding available in the upcoming budget to cover the cost of building new restrooms at this time.

Recreation District Board Approves Contract For Design Of Spray Park

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees approved a proposal from OLC out of Denver Colorado to design a spray park in Sheridan. The spray park would be located within Thorne-Rider Park, however; the exact location will be determined in the future by OLC. Board Member Bill Mentock raised the question of affordability of the project.

Two Sheridan Women Design Award Winning Door for Sheridan VA Medical Center - Part 1 of a Series

In the ongoing effort to improve upon patient safety at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, particularly in the Psychiatric Ward, two VA employees designed an award-winning door that is taking off on a national level. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has part one of a series.

Volunteers Needed to Take Daffodil Orders

For several years now, the American Cancer Society has run a springtime campaign called Daffodil Days, raising money for cancer research, education, and patient support. The cheerful flower was chosen because daffodils are considered the Flower of Hope.

Public Service Commission Hears From Community on Proposed MDU Rate Increase

The C-Tel meeting room at Sheridan College was overflowing last night with citizens wanting to voice their concerns regarding the proposed MDU rate increase. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more: