Archive - Jan 20, 2011

Public Pulse - Thursday 01/20/11

Public Land Users Committee w/Mike Watkins & Casey Welty / Sheridan County School District #2

Sheridan Rec. District to Work on 3 to 5 Year Plan

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees met for their monthly meeting Wednesday night. Board Member Don Julian brought up the idea of formulating a 3 to 5 year plan for the Recreation District that would encompass just where they will be located in the coming years. Currently the Rec.

Rhetoric and Reason: Repealing Healthcare Reform

Health care has taken center stage once again as the new congress is debating legislation that would overturn last year's health care reform law. Although the bill is unlikely to be taken up in the Democrat-led Senate any time soon, Wednesday evening, the U.S.

4H is alive and well in Big Horn

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4H Leader Georgia Boley and her group of "Big Horn Cowboys" were seen holding a meeting in the Big Horn Mercantile after school on Wednesday afternoon. The members to Ms Boley's left around the table are Oliva Boley, Elliot Boley (standing), Madison Booth, Bailey Bard, Clara Bouley, Becca Bouley and Leah Bouley.

Christmas Present in the Making?

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In the Tuesday afternoon shadows cast by Big Horn's Elementary School the new school is beginning to take shape as concrete is pumped into the forms of its foundation. Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees voted to approve $8,393,145 for the project during an October 2010 meeting and if all goes well a Christmas 2011 move into the new facility may be possible.

ACJH HOOPS

The Arvada-Clearmont Junior High Boys basketball team kicked off their regular season this past weekend. The Cowboys have 13 players out for JHBB (every boy in 5th – 8th grade) 7 of which are 5th and 6th graders.

Playing 5th graders is unique to Clearmont because the school is so small they must pull 5th and 6th graders to fill JV and even Varsity spots in order to have enough boys to have a team. These boys played very tough against schools 4 and 5 times their size.

What’s Eating Us?

Dr. Jon Connolly, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Sheridan College

It was the “Mold Man,” making his appearance, center stage in the CTEL Presentation Hall of Sheridan College Wednesday night giving his talk “Rotten to the Core: The Role of Decay in our Lives.”

Kathryn Valido Discusses Teacher Accountability

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On Monday's edition of Public Pulse, host Kim Love spoke at length with Kathryn Valido, President of the Wyoming Education Association. After several minutes addressing the continuing contract status issue, he asked Valido.

Contractor Working on 'Issues' at WWTP

States West Engineer Brook Stromer reported the status of the city's new wastewater treatment plant to the Buffalo City Council Tuesday. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, with the report.

Legion Dinner Raises Funds for Boys State

The Buffalo American Legion began their annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser as a way to fund the Veterans of All Wars Memorial on the corner of Fort and Main.