Archive - Jan 25, 2010 - News

State Auditor Rita Meyer Explains Her Decision To Run For Wyoming Governor

Wyoming State Auditor Rita Meyer announced recently that she will be running for Governor on the Republican ticket. Meyer stopped by the Sheridan Media studio's Monday to talk about some of the factors that lead to her candidacy.

Evidence Portion Of Murder Trial In Johnson County Comes To A Close

The defense and prosecution rested their cases Monday in the 1st degree murder trial of 45-year-old Leah Benjamin of Buffalo. Benjamin is charged with first-degree murder after the May 3rd shooting death of her husband, Donald Benjamin.

Sheridan County Commissioners Hold Special Meeting Monday Morning

The Sheridan County Commission held a special session Monday morning on behalf of Sheridan County residents. Commissioner Tom Ringley.

Resolution 10-01-003 states:

Sheridan County Historical Society Dinner And Program Is This Thursday

The Sheridan County Historical Society Dinner and Program for January is this Thursday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Sheridan County Museum Director Dana Prater explains a little bit about the program.

Holiday Inn Packed for the "Concert for Haiti" Saturday Night

The doors opened to two of the three Sheridan Holiday Inn Convention Center rooms at 8 o'clock Saturday night, and by 8:01, $900 was already raised for the Concert for Haiti. By 8:20, the partition to the third convention room was opened, allowing streams of people to keep coming in to raise money and enjoy fabulous music for a critical cause.

Weather Doesn't Stop Community Center Carnival

By Judy Hagerott, Sheridan Media News - Families facing blustery north winds turned out in droves at the 1st annual fundraiser of the new Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton Sunday afternoon.  The fundraiser was held to offset operating expenses for the center, which provides the communities of Ranchester and Dayton with programs and activities such as pickleball and basketball, yoga,

Slight Correction to Last Week's Census Takers Story

Last week we reported information that we received via a forward regarding the Better Business Bureau and their "cautions" regarding the upcoming Census. Jared Ewy is the Media Specialist with the Denver Regional Census Center.

Public Will Be Involved Throughout North Main Reconstruction Project

Utility work on the WYDOT - City of Sheridan North Main Reconstruction Project is set to begin in a few weeks, and the project is sure to be one of the biggest in what appears to be another busy construction season in Sheridan.

WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell says that the public will be in the loop every step of the way.

Weather Has Delayed Installation Of New Lights At Oatts Ball Field

The up and down weather has delayed installation of new lights at the Oatts ball fields on 6th Street in Sheridan. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that the project was supposed to start a few months ago.

Wright explains why it's so important to have the lights installed before spring.