Archive - Feb 23, 2010

Representatives With OLC Meet With Stakeholders On Proposed Spray Park

The City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Recreation District recently hired OLC Aquatics out of Denver, Colorado to design a spray/splash park that would be located within Thorne-Rider Park. Representatives from OLC toured Thorne-Rider Tuesday, and met with City and Recreation District officials about site and design options that ranged anywhere from $200,000 to $400,000.

City Conducts Streetscape Walk-Through On North Main

Officials with the City of Sheridan along with North Main Neighborhood Association Chairperson Robin Debolt spent Tuesday afternoon conducting a streetscape walk-through on North Main Street from 5th Street to Fort Road. City Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Governor Freudenthal Weighs In On Wind Energy Tax Legislation

Governor Dave Freudenthal appeared as a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program Tuesday. The Governor commented on the wind energy tax bill that was recently approved in the House of Representatives and is now headed to the Senate for approval.

DSA To Hold Annual Wine Festival First Friday In March

The Downtown Sheridan Association will be holding their annual wine festival fundraiser Friday, March 5th. DSA Board Member Julie Davidson says that the event has a new venue this year.

Rose E. Stone

Rose E. Stone, 82, of Sheridan, WY, died Sunday, February 21, 2010 in Sheridan Manor.

Mrs. Stone was born December 6, 1927 in Sheridan, WY to Thomas D. and Lulu (Cotton) Stroup. She grew up in Sheridan and attended Sheridan schools.

Rose married Francis W. Stone June 6, 1947.

Henry E. Sickler Sr

Henry E. Sickler Sr, 84, of Sheridan, WY, died February 16, 2010 at Sheridan Manor.

Mr. Sickler was born April 10, 1925 in Sheridan to Henry and Bessie (Ackerly) Sickler.

Henry married Patricia McKelvey December 11, 1945 in Hardin,MT.

Sheridan Resident With a Heart to Help "Grandson" Loses Thousands

It has happened again -- a victim of a phone scam, who lost a lot of money.

Monday, the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office received a report of a Sheridan resident who was called by a young man claiming to be his grandson. Sheriff Dave Hofmeier explains what transpired.

Budget Presented in the Wyoming House Monday

Wyoming lawmakers are at the halfway point in the 2010 Budget Session, and the Budget was officially presented in the State House Monday. Representative Rosie Berger chairs the Joint Appropriations Committee, and she spent four hours yesterday going through the Budget with her fellow representatives.

Legislature Working to Improve School Facilities Commission Process

In the past few months, we've been reporting on the frustrations that Sheridan County School District 1 has had in building the new Big Horn Elementary and Jr. High / High School facility. Mid-way through the project, the School Facilities Commission changed some of the guidelines regarding square footage.

Too Hot, Then Too Cold -- When Will the Housing Market be Just Right?

A rarity just a few years ago, “for sale signs” seem to be sprouting in front of houses everywhere.  So how long will the local housing market cool? Sheridan Media’s Betsy Love asked a local real estate agent to look in his crystal ball and filed this report