Archive - Jan 20, 2010 - News

Open House Held Wednesday Night For Public Comment On The Lewis Street Bridge Project

The City of Sheridan and WYDOT hosted an open house Wednesday night to take public comment on the Lewis Street Bridge project that has been in the works for the past couple of years. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell explains why they are involved in the project.

Sheridan Recreation District And City Continue To Move Forward With Proposed Spray Park

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees received nine applications in their request for proposals for the design of a spray park that would be located within Thorne-Rider Park. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that now they'll begin to review the applicants.

Dayton Town Council Reconfirms Fire Chief

The Dayton Town Council reconfirmed Charlie Linhart as Fire Chief of the Dayton Volunteer Fire Department Wednesday night. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood says that the Council was acting on the recommendation from the Fire Department.

Office Of Consumer Advocate Recommends Reduced Rate Increase For Customers Of MDU

The Office of Consumer Advocate filed testimony this week recommending to the Public Service Commission that the proposed utility rate increase by MDU be much smaller than what the company requested. OCA Administrator Bryce Freeman explains what was recommended.

U.S. Census to Be Taken Soon; Watch Out for Scamsters

With the U.S. Census process beginning, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises people to be cooperative, but cautious, so as not to become a victim of fraud or identity theft.

New Kids Count Report Issued: Wyoming's Next Generation Shrinking

Every year, data is compiled to give Wyoming residents a snapshot of the health and welfare of the state’s children. The latest report, called Wyoming Kids Count released earlier this week, shows that there are actually fewer children.

Public Forums Held Tuesday to Discuss Sheridan College President Search

The search process is underway for the new president of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which comprises Sheridan College and Gillette College.

Local Musicians to Hold Benefit Concert for Haiti Relief

It's been one week and one day since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the island country of Haiti, and the outpouring of aid from around the world has been staggering.

Locally, a group of Sheridan's finest musicians are coming together for a benefit concert this weekend. One of the organizers, Sean Day, was approached by Cooper Quarterman.