Archive - Sep 2010 - News

September 8th

City To Examine Violations in Sheridan's Flood Plain

Discussion over the Dow pathway in Sheridan highlighted some other problems with the areas surrounding Sheridan's levy system. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says the Army Corps of Engineers built a flood control project a half a century ago.

September 7th

St. Peter's to Host Music Series

St. Peter's Episcopal Church is implementing a new music series, beginning with a concert at the church this Saturday, September 11th. A favorite of Sheridan audiences, pianist Joshua Wright will be here to play a program called “Amazing Grace – Sacred Hymns with Classical Themes.”

Council Votes To Continue Pathways

Sheridan City Council voted 5-2 on a resolution awarding a construction bid for the Dow St. pathway at their regular bi-monthly council meeting Monday night. The proposal was tabled several weeks ago, after objections to the proposed pathway as outlined were brought forth by adjacent property owner Dr. Bateman.

County Taking Public Comments

Four of five Sheridan County commissioners attended the first regular meeting of September – Commissioner Mike Nickel was absent.

9/11 Ceremony to be Observed Saturday

In a media release from Sheridan Fire Marshall Brian Songer, he indicates that this Saturday morning, September 11th, the fire station will be the location for the annual September 11th Ceremony, marking the 9th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the United Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, PA.

September 6th

Don King Days 2010

Bronc riding, steer roping, and polo – all done in the spirit of the wild, wild West – it was the 21st Annual Don King Days held over this past Labor Day Weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

“Now More than Ever”

A time of reconnecting and instilling hope, Saturday, all expectations were met as over 350 friends and family reunited at The Gathering Place, the women’s residential treatment facility of Volunteers of America.

Sheridan City Council Preview

Due to the holiday weekend, Sheridan City Council is holding their regular bi-monthly meeting tonight. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

He also says the Council will be asked to authorize staff to proceed with several state and federal grant applications, in order to help with the upgrade of Sheridan's water plants.

“Out of the Darkness” Walk Saturday

For the past several weeks, we've been helping to promote the upcoming “Out of the Darkness” Walk to Prevent Suicide event. Under the national umbrella of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, organizer for the Sheridan walk, Vanessa Hastings, explains what the money raised will go toward.

Bark Beetle: Like A Tidal Wave

In other areas of the Rockies, mountain pine beetles, also known as the “bark beetle” have taken over large swaths of forest, killing thousands of trees.