Archive - Jun 2010

June 23rd

Water on Coffeen

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Water on Coffeen

Motorists at 5:00pm, June 22nd at the juncture of Coffeen Avenue and Avoca/Sugarland

To Standardize or Not To Standardize...

Should standardized crediting be implemented for high school students who have taken college classes?

Community Colleges around Wyoming have been offering either dual enrollment or concurrent enrollment for some time now, but there have been instances where courses taken in high school have not necessarily transferred credit-wise for high school seniors. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson with more.

June 22nd

MORE TODAY FROM THE SHERIDAN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL OFF-SEASON TRAINING PROGRAM

SHERIDAN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - Yesterday we began our series with former Wyoming All-Mountain West linebacker Ward Dobbs. Dobbs is running the Sheridan high school off season training program. He graduated from UW and did his student teaching this spring at Sheridan high school.

Dobbs brings a wealth of training knowledge to the program and from his in his high school days in Alaska learned that the hard work pays off for athletes wanting to advance to play their sports in college.

Heavy Rains Cause Some Minor Flooding

Minor flooding along Coffeen Avenue Tuesday.
Minor flooding along Coffeen Avenue Tuesday.

Heavy rains Tuesday afternoon prompted the National Weather Service in Billings to issue a flash flood warning for Sheridan County. While that warning has since been lifted, Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman says there was some flooding that occurred throughout the County.

Funnel Cloud Over Sheridan?

Cell phone picture sent to Sheridan Media of what could have been a possible funnel cloud in Sheridan Tuesday. (Photo by Jodee Joy Miller)
Cell phone picture sent to Sheridan Media of what could have been a possible funnel cloud in Sheridan Tuesday. (Photo by Jodee Joy Miller)

The severe storm that moved through Sheridan County Tuesday afternoon brought with it heavy rain and hail, but did it produce a funnel cloud? That's Meteorologist Joe Lester with the National Weather Service in Billings. Lester says that there were several confirmed tornadoes Monday in southeastern Montana.

Junior High Hill Continues to Erode

The hill east of Sheridan Junior High School continues to erode.
The hill east of Sheridan Junior High School continues to erode.

The Sheridan Junior High School hill stabilization project is going to have to be re-bid due to the fact that all of the bids that came in were over $1 million. School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty says the situation is a unique one, as there is a lot of history to the hill that sits east of the Junior High just above Big Goose Creek.

More from July District 2 Board

Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees

At Monday night's School District 2 board meeting, trustees approved on first reading policies concerning Criminal Background Checks and Fingerprinting, as well as a Guideline for the same; a policy on Staff Hiring; Employee Safety and Occupational Health; and a Staff Wellness Plan.

Music at Fort Mackenzie

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Under blue skies and the shade of trees the audience enjoyed an afternoon of great music

Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Eckhoff readies the band for another musical selection

Trinity vs. Millsaps Football

October 29, 2007 — End Zone angle of the final play of Trinity vs. Millsaps Football.

Public Pulse - 06/22/10

School District #2 w/Craig Dougherty / Governor Dave Freudenthal