Archive - Jun 15, 2010 - News

City Council Approves $29.2 Million Budget

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Tuesday night to adopt the budget for fiscal year 2010-2011. Balancing the $29.2 million budget was no easy task, as declining revenues made for a $1.3 million dollar budget shortfall that prompted voluntary employee buyouts and additional cuts across the board. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Golf Tourney Raises 14,000 for Public Arts

The Sheridan Media Benefit Golf Tournament raised $14,000 for public art in Sheridan.

The annual Sheridan Media Benefit Golf Tournament is held in conjunction with Celebrate the Arts every year, and the proceeds of the event help provide public art throughout Sheridan.

Groundbreaking for Supercomputer

Groundbreaking for Supercomputing Center in Cheyenne took place Tuesday.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for the National Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputing Center to be built in Cheyenne. The Center will provide advanced computing services to scientists around the nation and world. Governor Dave Freudenthal says that persistence paid off in the end.

Lomax Land & Cattle Co. Quarry Approved

It took several meetings between the Sheridan County Planning & Zoning Commission and the Sheridan County Commission, before the Lomax Land & Cattle Co. quarry permit was granted, but granted it was at this morning's County Commission meeting. Commissioner Bob Rolston comments.

Project Protects Sheep and Wolves

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - Wyoming is keeping an eye on a project in Idaho. Called the Big Wood River Project, which takes place in central Idaho, the project is a collaboration involving conservation groups, ranchers and game managers.

Household Hazardous Waste Day

The City of Sheridan Recycling Center will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Day this Saturday, June 19th. Center director Charles Martineau explains.

Items that folks can turn in include pesticides, fertilizers, various types of household cleaners and paint, to name a few.