Archive - Aug 19, 2010 - News

BMX Track On the Move?

The Rec. District is looking at possible sites for a track for their BMX program.

The Sheridan City Council recently adopted a conceptual plan for Thorn-Rider Park that would do away with the BMX track that's located just adjacent to the south entrance of the park. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that there have been several community members that have expressed interest in keeping the program alive.

Sheridan Circuit Court News

36-year-old Sheridan Resident Jason Lyles had his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday. Lyles is charged with two felonies; Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine; and Endangering Children. Law Enforcement arrested Lyles on August, 17th at his residence in Sheridan after the completion of an almost month long investigation.

Quick Agenda for Dayton Council

Wednesday night was the second regular August meeting for the Dayton Town Council, with only two action items on the agenda. First, says Mayor Bob Wood.

The only other action was to move the first meeting of September from Monday the 6th to Tuesday the 7th because of the Labor Day holiday.

Senior Center's Carolyn Benepe Honored

Community Nutrition Director for the Sheridan Senior Center, Carolyn Benepe, was honored by the Wyoming Dietetic Association as their Emerging Dietetic Leader for 2010. She was recently recognized at the association's annual conference in Casper, and Sheridan area dietitians presented Carolyn with a plaque acknowledging this award.

Two Bears Found Dead in Yellowstone

Two more bears were found dead in Yellowstone National Park this week. One is a giant 575-pound grizzly, currently in Bozeman undergoing a necropsy to determine the cause of death. The other, as Yellowstone Public Affairs Officer Al Nash tells us:

Albrecht Named Director of CVC

Sheridan resident Amy Albrecht has been named the new Director of the Center for a Vital Community. She tells us why she decided to apply for the position.

She describes what it is about the CVC that has been appealing to her since it came into being ten years ago.