Archive - Feb 2010 - News

February 7th

Two More Days Until the Public Service Commission Hear From YOU!

This Wednesday, February 10th at the C-Tel Presentation Hall at Sheridan College, the public is encouraged to pack the auditorium to let the Public Service Commission know they do not want MDU to raise utility rates as exorbitantly as has been proposed.

Sheridan School District 2 Seeks to Strengthen Math Skills

Sheridan School District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty and Sheridan High School Principal Dirlene Wheeler were guests on KROE’s Public Pulse Program last Thursday.

The Toyota Recall: How is Sheridan’s Dealership Doing?

The large scale Toyota recall has affected millions of customers, as up to eight different models have been found to have faulty gas pedals. The latest report shows that some 270,000 hybrid Prius vehicles may also be recalled for brake problems. So what does that mean for Fremont Toyota of Sheridan, the local Toyota dealership?

Committee Choses Proposal For Design Of Spray Park

A committee made up of City of Sheridan employees, Sheridan Recreation District Board members and one member from the City Planning Commission have been busy going over proposals from ten different design teams in regards to a spray park in Sheridan. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says a decision has been made.

February 6th

Internet Rape Case Jolts Wyoming City

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A rape prosecution in the central Wyoming
city of Casper illustrates that middle America isn't immune to the dangers of Internet anonymity and predators who target victims through online ads that hint at sex and prostitution.

Wyoming Refinery Faces Penalties For Odors

SINCLAIR, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has issued a notice of violation to Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company for releasing odors in September from a refinery in the tiny town of Sinclair in south-central Wyoming.

Wyoming trooper in court on steroids charges

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A former Wyoming state trooper already in prison for kidnapping a truck driver has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges of possessing steroids.

Hospital Foundation Gives $18,000 To Sheridan Memorial Projects

With donations totaling $18,000, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has now given over three hundred and twenty-thousand dollars to the hospital. Auxiliary President, Barbara Niner, presented the checks to the Hospital Foundation at the annual Auxiliary meeting on Friday.

February 5th

Department of Health Says CHIP Information Has Been Exposed On The Web

CHEYENNE, (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Health says the personal information of about 9,000 children in the state's children's health insurance program could have been exposed on the Internet.

Fremont Toyota Of Sheridan Addresses The Recall

It's safe to say that most of us have heard about the massive Toyota recall that has been in the news recently. But what is being done about the issue by the local dealership? Fremont Toyota of Sheridan General Manager Matt Childers.