Archive - Aug 2010 - News

August 17th

Kane Wins County Coroner Race

The most closely contested local race in Tuesday's Primary Election was that of Sheridan County Coroner, as PJ Kane narrowly edged out current Coroner Mark Ferries by less than 200 votes. As far as how Kane felt shortly after finding out that he'd won?

Kane will not have an opponent in the upcoming General Election on November 2nd.

Paul Fall Will Continue as Sheridan County Assessor

Paul Fall received nearly 15-hundred more votes than his opponent in this election, and will continue as Sheridan County Assessor:

Fall received over 3,500 votes and has no opponents in the General Election.

Rosie Berger--Ready To Go Back To Work

Rosie Berger will continue to serve as the State Representative for Precinct 51, receiving nearly twice the number of votes as her Republican opponent.

She says as far as this year's campaigning:

And going back to work, she says:

Three Incumbent Sheridan County Commissioners Continue to General Election

The three Republican Sheridan County Commissioners that were up for reelection, Steve Maier, Terry Cram, and Bob Rolston will continue on to the General Election. Chairman
Steve Maier:

Commissioner Bob Rolston says he has many projects he hopes to continue and implement:

Lummis Easy Winner in Wyoming GOP House Primary

Wyoming Representative Cynthia Lummis

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Republican Representative Cynthia Lummis has easily defeated a weak primary challenger to advance to the general election. Lummis beat Casper artist Evan Slafter in Tuesday's primary. Slafter never attempted a credible campaign. The first-term congresswoman will face David Wendt of Jackson in November. Wendt was unopposed in the Democratic primary.

$1,000,000 Grant Requested From FAA

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a grant application to the FAA, in the amount of 1-million dollars. Airport Manager
John Stopka:

If approved, the state would be required to contribute over $31,000 to match the grant, while the airport's match would be roughly $21,000.

August District 2 Board Report

The last Sheridan County School District 2 board meeting of the summer was a relatively short one, but packed with updates on $2.5 million-worth of summer capital construction updates. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

August 16th

District 51 Candidates and Property Taxes

Our final highlight of candidates as guests on NewsTalk 930 KROE's Public Pulse program are on candidates for House District 51, incumbent Rosie Berger and her challenger, Bill Doenz. Of several issues at the top of Doenz' list concerns placing a cap on property taxes. He elaborates.

2010 Primary Election is Today

Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Miech

Today is your chance to be heard, as it is the 2010 Primary Election in Wyoming. Polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm with various polling locations located throughout Sheridan County. If you're not a registered voter, no need to worry says Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Miech.

Sheridan City Council Approves Fee Changes at Landfill

CIty of Sheridan Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau

The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution at their meeting Monday night that changes the fee schedule at the City Landfill. The new fee schedule needed to be adopted because the landfill is now able to accept several new materials. City of Sheridan Solid Waster Manager Charles Martineau.