Archive - Mar 2010

March 26th

Hallmark Building Could Be Home For Performing Arts Students

Sheridan College Board of Trustee's approved an updated master plan for the college this week. The top priority is to seek funding to expand classroom space and other student learning areas. However, the plan also emphasizes long-term general goals, such as the need to capitalize and expand certain programs, including the nursing and culinary arts programs.

March 26th

Hammering Out Hope for Humanity

By Judy Hagerott

A joint project between two student organizations at Sheridan College will help a future Habitat for Humanity homeowner. The Habitat Sheridan College Campus Chapter and the college Construction Technology Class worked all day Friday to construct a storage shed to benefit an upcoming Habitat homeowner in the Poplar Grove Subdivision.

Sheridan College Will Go "Real World" With Medical Simulation

Sheridan College is to receive money from the federal government as part of the 2009 federal stimulus bill. However, these funds, says College Interim President Jon Connolly, will be used in part to counteract state budget cuts

State Considers New Oil And Gas Rules

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Wyoming's oil and gas supervisor says he's begun reviewing more than 50 written comments on proposed changes to the agency's rules and regulations for oil and gas development, including hydraulic fracturing. Thomas Doll says he plans to incorporate substantive comments before the rules go to the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission next month.

Water Concerns Delay Wyoming Uranium Projects

CASPER, (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expressing concern about potential contamination of aquifers from three proposed in-situ uranium mines in Wyoming. The EPA has told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to go back revisit its environmental reviews of the proposed mines.

Misappropriation Of Funds

Events leading up to the Thursday death of Sheridan County Clerk Audrey Koltiska paint a disturbing picture. Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle explains that there was an ongoing investigation.

County Courthouse Community in Shock

News of Sheridan County Clerk Audrey Koltiska's death late Thursday rippled through the community, and certainly had a significant impact on the employees at the Sheridan County Courthouse. Given the circumstances, the County Clerk's office was closed Friday.

Sheridan Holiday Inn Under New Ownership

It became official Thursday, there is new ownership of the Sheridan Holiday Inn as the hotel has been sold to Cloud Peak Hospitality LLC out of Gillette. Sugarland Enterprises had owned the hotel for a number of years prior to the sale. Along with taking over ownership of the Sheridan Holiday Inn, Cloud Peak Hospitality currently owns four hotels in Gillette and one in Buffalo.