Archive - Sep 16, 2009 - News

Sheridan Recreation Board Approves Change To Purchase Regulations

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees amended the rules and regulations pertaining to the authority to purchase supplies and equipment. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright explains what was changed.

Enplanements Are Down At The Sheridan County Airport

Many of us have been hit hard by the current economic situation, and the Sheridan County Airport is no exception. Airport Manager John Stopka says things are a bit slower than they were last year.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi Expresses Disappointment On Health Care Bill

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi released a statement Wednesday that expressed his disappointment with the Senate Finance Committee's Health Care Reform bill.

Enzi said that he has many concerns with the current proposal.

It's Official: Sagebrush Elementary Receives National Award

Earlier this week we reported that Sagebrush Elementary could be receiving a special honor, and it is now official: Sagebrush in Sheridan and Burlington Elementary School in Burlington are the only schools in Wyoming to be named a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School for 2009 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Big Horn School Construction To Be Complete By Next Fall

Construction of the new Big Horn High School – Middle School will continue throughout the school year. Sheridan County School District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith explains how this will affect students at the current facility.

District 1 Schools Receive Accreditation Certificates

All schools in Sheridan County School District 1 received their accreditation certificate at the Board of Trustees meeting in Big Horn on Tuesday. Schools received Accreditation with Follow-Up. Superintendent Sue Belish explains.

School District 1 Holds Monthly Board Meeting

Student enrollment is up from last year in Sheridan County School District 1. However, District Superintendent Sue Belish says the increase could be misleading as they have seen beginning of the year increases for the last three years but end the year with enrollments actually going down.

County Public Works Department Gearing Up For A Busy Fall

The Sheridan County Commissioners considered releasing their interest in parts of Dayton East and Dayton-Ohlman Roads, yesterday. Dayton-Ohlman is one of the oldest Sheridan County roads. Records from that time are not the best and the County is still researching to make sure the legal descriptions are accurate.

County Commissioners Hold Second September Meeting

The Sheridan County Commissioners held their second September meeting on Tuesday. They appointed William Edelman of Campbell County as a special prosecutor. The outside help was needed to avoid a conflict of interest by the Sheridan County Attorney in a case involving Sheridan Municipal Court Judge Stuart Healy.