Archive - Feb 25, 2010

PSC Continues To Review Proposed MDU Rate Increase

The Wyoming Public Service Commission has been holding hearings in Cheyenne this week regarding the proposed Montana Dakota Utilities rate increase that would have a profound effect on Sheridan rate payers. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

WYDOT Reminds Motorists To Use Caution In Construction Zones


Motorists traveling on North Main in Sheridan have no doubt traversed through the construction area near Fort Road. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell reminds us that there is a sudden decrease in speed that people need to be aware of.

Two Sheridan County Residents Are Fined And Lose Hunting Privileges For Game And Fish Violations

Kristopher Schortmann of Sheridan and Cory Tasler of Dayton were ordered to pay over $7,000 in fines and restitution and had their hunting and fishing privileges suspended for a combined nine years for several Game and Fish violations.

Representative Cynthia Lummis Discusses Health Care Summit

Saying that it is truly a "philosophical debate," U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis called Sheridan Media Thursday to voice her impression of the Health Care Summit held in Washington D.C.

Hand-In-Hand Board Welcomes New Member And Gives Thanks To A Couple Of Outgoing Members

During their regular monthly meeting Wednesday night, the Hand-in-Hand Early Childhood Education Center took an important step forward in its planned evolution of its Board of Directors. Longtime board members Mark Englert and Mayor Dave Kinskey tendered their resignations, as the Board is in the process of transitioning into more of a working Board.

Helen F. Downing

Helen F. Downing, 92, of Sheridan, WY, died Saturday, February 20, 2010 in Westview Health Care Center.

Public Pulse - Thursday 02/25/10

Senior Center / Greenhouse Project w/ Kay Wallick

Sheridan Police Department Needs Landline and Cell Phone Data for Reverse 911 System

A few years ago, the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County implemented the Reverse 9-11 System. Cyndi Godwin is the Communications Supervisor in charge of the Dispatch Center at the Sheridan Police Department. She explains why the system was put in place.

Gary L. Plachek

Gary L. Plachek, 58, of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 in Sheridan, Wyoming at his residence.

Jean Toller-McDonald

Jean Toller-McDonald passed away February 21, 2010 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She was born September 4, 1943, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Barbara and Lester Campbell. She married Bill McDonald on June 16, 1999 in Sheridan, Wyoming.