Archive - Nov 5, 2012

City Council Approves Fire and Building Code Adoptions

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Members of the Sheridan City Council donned fake mustaches in recognition of November as "Movember" - men's health awareness month (photo by Chris Foy).

The Sheridan City Council approved two ordinances that involve adoptions to both the city's fire and building codes Monday night.

SD#2 Receives Cash Donation

Sheridan Media partnered with the Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation to contribute $3,000 toward the Sheridan High School Community Donations and Hardship Funds. The funds are used to fill in financial gaps for students who need assistance paying for school lunches, technical certification, testing, and sports-related expenses, including equipment.

Nearly 2/3 of Wyo. Statehouse Candidates Unopposed

Nearly 2/3 of Wyo. Statehouse Candidates Unopposed

Nearly two-thirds of the candidates for the Wyoming Legislature are unopposed in Tuesday's election.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Monday 48 candidates for 75 seats in the House and Senate have no opponents. That's 64 percent of the total.

Number of Registered Voters Up From Last Year

Have your voice counted on Election Day. If you haven't yet registered, look up and visit your polling place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. tomorrow.

On the eve of Election Day, it looks like the numbers of registered voters in the state are up by almost nine percent, compared to last year.

Ranchester Kids Learn Life Skills

Jon Oliver, executive director of Lesson One Company, demonstrates self-control by blowing bubbles around Sara Struckman and her first grade class. The students treat the bubbles the way bullies should be treated--they are ignored. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Jon Oliver, executive director of Lesson One Company, demonstrates self-control by blowing bubbles around Sara Struckman and her first grade class. The students treat the bubbles the way bullies should be treated--they are ignored. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Jon Oliver, executive director of Lesson One Company, uses an expanding ball to help students of Sara Struckman's first grade class practice self-control. The students do their best to mimmick the movements of the ball. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The students at Tongue River Elementary School have undergone a drastic attitude makeover, thanks to a grant from the Wyoming Department of Education.

Wyoming Ballots Missing Women Candidates

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has released new statistics regarding women's ambitions to run for public office, and data is starting to show female candidates are in short supply.

Public Pulse Monday11/05/12

Mayoral candidates Dave Kinskey & Steve Brantz

Child Abuse Workshop Addresses Family Dynamics of Molestation

Karen Fettig, founder of Window of Hope Ministry, addressed a small contingent of Sheridan's social workers, law enforcement, and parents about keeping kids safe from molesation Sunday at the Sheridan College C-TEL auditorium. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Concerned moms and dads talk to their kids every so often about safety subjects like fire or stranger danger, but there's an important talk missing from the arsenal of standard parental lectures.

LOCAL FOOTBALL SEASON ENDS / BASKETBALL BEGINS

PLAYOFF FOOTBALL - The Big Horn Rams dropped a heart breaker to Lovell in their semi final game Friday in Big Horn.

The Rams led until the 5:43 mark in the 4th quarter when Lovell took a 29-28 lead, the Rams had three chances with the ball in the closing minutes but couldn't mount a comeback.

They end the season 9-1 overall and the north 2-A regular season title.