Archive - Nov 23, 2009 - News

City Planning Commission Discusses Amendment To Sign Ordinance

The one and only agenda item that the City of Sheridan Planning Commission had before them Monday night dealt a proposed amendment to the City's sign ordinance. Sheridan City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Scholarships Available For Those Interested In Library Education

The Institute of Museum and Library Services grant program will be giving scholarships to 50 students from South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.

Wyoming Santas: Check the List Twice for Toy Safety

Cheyenne, WY - (Wyo. News Service) - Almost five million toys have been recalled this year, and yet, the dangers are still lurking on toy shelves in Wyoming as holiday shoppers fill their carts this week.

University of Wyoming School of Nursing Receives $280,000 Grant

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming has received a $280,000 grant to help address the state's need for highly educated nurses. The money goes to the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing and the Wyoming Center for Nursing and Health Care Partnerships. It comes from the Wyoming Workforce Development Council and Department of Workforce Services.

Crowd Gathers To Send Community Photo To Troops For The Holidays

One person’s vision may make the holidays better for around 70 Sheridan troops currently deployed overseas. One of the largest deployments of Wyoming troops in the state’s history has been going on since this spring. One Sheridan woman is spearheading a campaign to make sure that every one of the Sheridan troops gets a package from home this holiday season.

Sagebrush School To Be Used As Example For State Education Department

Sagebrush Elementary School just received their Blue Ribbon award last week and now there is talk of teachers and administrators bringing their curriculum ideas to the rest of the state. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride says there is always room for improvement.