Archive - Oct 16, 2009 - News

City Hires New Utilities Director

The City of Sheridan announced that it’s new Utilities Director will begin work in just over a week. Dan Miller was hired to replace former Utilities Director Mike Cole who resigned earlier this year. City Public Works Director Nic Bateson says it was an extensive hiring process.

Bras, Bras and More Bras!

They come in all sizes, shapes, styles and patterns, and they are "connecting" for a great cause this morning in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.


Hardin Officials Claim New Interest in Empty Jail

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Officials in Hardin say they've received new interest in their empty, 464-bed jail in the wake of collapsed deal with a California company run by a man with a history of fraud.

Math Students Get Instant Feedback On Classwork

A classroom performance system used to mean the use of the teacher’s grade book decades ago. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher says it means something totally different to today’s high school students.

Sheridan County Looking Forward To Finishing Flood Study

Earlier this week the City of Sheridan revealed some preliminary flood maps prepared by the Army Corps of Engineers. Sheridan County is reviewing those maps along with the City. County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger says this project is sorely needed in the county.

Fall-A-Day Event Coming Up Next Week

The Third Thursday Street Festivals were amazingly popular this summer. The Downtown Sheridan Association Historic Downtown Retail Committee wants to capitalize on their success and has decided to host the first “Fall-A-Day” event next week in downtown Sheridan. Committee Co-chair Jeriann Jacobson explains how it works.