Archive - Mar 23, 2010 - News

Public Meeting Focuses On Supplemental Water Study

In the summer of 2009, the City of Sheridan requested that the Wyoming Water Development Commission perform a study on the need for a supplemental water supply for Sheridan. The first task of the study was to evaluate water usage and demands for the City and the SAWS system.

No Deliberation Date Set In MDU Rate Increase Proposal

Earlier this month the Office of Consumer Advocate and Montana Dakota Utilities Company reached a stipulation agreement lowing MDU's proposed rate increase to $3.2 million. The Wyoming Public Service Commission heard testimony from the OCA and MDU at a hearing Monday in Cheyenne regarding the stipulation agreement.

Wyoming Statewide Snowpack 70 Percent Of Average

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Snowpack across Wyoming stands at 70 percent of average and water managers are predicting low spring runoff. The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper released its weekly snowpack measurements on Monday. It's the first assessment of the water in Wyoming snowpack this spring season.

Whitney Grant Helps Greenhouse Meet Goal

Whitney Benefits has announced a $250,000 grant to support the Green House Living for Sheridan project. The Whitney grant will enable Green House to meet the March 31st deadline to raise $891,000 for a Wyoming Business Council grant that will cover infrastructure costs of the project. Green House President Doug Osborn said that the grant will support a unique partnership with Sheridan College that will give students additional educational opportunities while also leading to a new level of care for local senior citizens.

Hospital Foundation Announces Lineup For Annual Benefit

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced the lineup for this year's benefit that will take place in mid April. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven says that they are excited to have not one, but two local talents this year.

Building The Future Of Sheridan College

Sheridan College enrollment is expected to increase by about 25% over the next few years.