Archive - Mar 2010 - News

March 19th

Josh Wright to Perform at WYO

Sheridan College is proud to announce the launch of an exciting program, called the Sheridan College Young Musical Artists in Residency Series. Board member, Ron Krikac.

Sheridan Ice Celebrates Another Good Season

Sheridan Ice is inviting everyone to a celebration this afternoon at the ice rink on the corner of Sheridan Avenue and Brundage Street. Jennifer Destefano with Sheridan Ice explains what they've got planned.

NASA Astronaut Shares His Travels

GILLETTE, (AP) - Former NASA Astronaut John Herrington is sharing his travels with groups in Gillette. The 51-year-old Herrington went to grade school and junior high in Riverton before a career in the Navy led to making space walks.

Senior Housing In Kaycee Receives Grant

The Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Wyoming Community Foundation, distributed $10,000 in grant funds this week to the Kaycee Senior Housing organization.

Burglar Sentenced in District Court

19-year-old Joseph Watkins was sentenced in Sheridan County District Court Thursday on one count of burglary. Watkins, in July of 2009, was involved in one of several burglary incidents that took place in the Ranchester area. He had admitted his part in taking expensive German-brand subwoofers from the vehicle of Deven Nedved.

How Healthy is Sheridan County?

One of the healthy outcomes of all the debate and arguing over health care is it has caused many people to look more closely at their own lifestyles and consider what they might do to improve their own health. Medical professionals have also been examining the data to see how their region stacks up health-wise to the rest of the nation.

March 18th

New Lights At Oatts Ball Field May Pay For Themselves In A Few Years

In August of 2009, the Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees approved the purchase and installation of new lights at Oatts Field on 6th Street. The lights were starting to become a safety issue, as they were over 35 years old. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright explains that there are several big advantages to the new lights.

2nd Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser Is Next Tuesday

The 2nd annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser held by Volunteers of America Wyoming & Montana will take place next Tuesday night at St. Peter's Parish Hall. VOA Director of Development PJ Treide.

Sheridan Teen Wins Conservation Award

Adam Berry of Sheridan and Kyra Cundall and Jessica Hunt of Greybull are the winners of the Powder River Basin Resource Council's Bill Barlow Memorial Youth in Conservation Award. Together, the students received $500 in cash awards and honorary memberships of the Powder River Basin Resource Council, a Sheridan based non-profit organization.

County Commissioners Receive Early Budget Picture

The Sheridan County Commissioners met with County Administrator Renee Obermueller Wednesday to get an early picture of how this year's budget is shaping up. The reality is that on top of last year's 8% reduction in revenues, the County could be facing an additional 15% reduction for the upcoming fiscal year.