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November 18th, 2010

Public Pulse - Thursday 11/18/10

Sheridan College / Rotary Club Dictionary Project w/ Jay McGinnis

Thanks for the chew

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Thanks for the chew

"Now where is that city limit sign?"

Closing Arguments Held in 1st Degree Murder Trial

Closing arguments in the 1st Degree Murder trial of 29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne took place Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court.

Wyoming Foots Bill to Quit Cigs

1/3 of cancer deaths in the United States are caused by smoking.

Today is the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Smokers were challenged to stop lighting up for 24 hours, and encouraged to make a plan to kick the habit permanently.

Sheridan Employees Debate Veterans' Day vs. Columbus Day

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There has been some debate among City of Sheridan employees about changing their paid holidays. Veterans Day, because it always falls on November 11th, changes which day of the week it is every year. This is part of the reason some are asking about a vacation swap.

November 18th

Lady Generals play tough in loss and get ready to host another weekend tourney

LADY GENERALS BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college Lady Generals fell to 2-4 on the season losing last night to North Idaho it was their third ranked opponent in their last four games North Idaho is ranked 4th in the country this week.

The Lady Generals started fast going out to a 12-3 lead but North Idaho reeled them in and took the Halftime lead and pulled away in the second half winning 85-70.

Community Colleges, "Partnerships" and Lichens

Some described the relationship as “close.” Others said said the partnership was “intimate.” They were describing the connection between our local NWCCD community colleges and the surrounding “communities.”

However, it may be that the relationship is less partnership and more like, well, lichens. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love explains:

NWCCD Accreditation Visit

The Northern Wyoming Community College District is in the midst of their much anticipated AQIP “quality checkup visit.” This visit is just part of what the college district has to do in order to remain an accredited institution under AQIP guidelines.

Shawn Osborne Takes the Stand

After the State rested their case in the 1st Degree Murder Trial of Shawn Osborne late Wednesday morning, the defendant took the stand in his defense. Osborne's Defense Attorney Robert Jones asked him to describe the events leading up to the alleged murder of Gerald Bloom on January 15th, 2010.

Council Work Session on Water Treatment Funding

Brian Kuehl (standing) gives a presentation on funding sources for water treatment at a Council Work Session November 17th.

Members of the Sheridan County Commission, the Sheridan City Council and SAWS, along with a handful of City employees attended a work session in City Hall Wednesday afternoon.