Archive - Apr 2010 - News

April 14th

School District 2 Implements "Clickers"

e-Instruction Clickers will be used at 35 SHS and SJHS classes.

At Tuesday night's School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting, SHS math teacher Jeff Mowry demonstrated the e-Instruction program, or "Clickers" for which the District recently received an $80,000 grant to purchase. Assistant Superintendent Tom Sachse explains.

SAWS Board Approves Amendment To Operating Agreement

SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger
SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board made quick work of a light agenda at their monthly meeting Wednesday. The Board agreed to amend the operating agreement between SAWS and the City of Sheridan.

2009 Youth Risk Behavior Results

SHS and SJHS show areas of concern on the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

At Tuesday night's Sheridan County School District 2 board meeting, Assistant Superintendent Tom Sachse went over some of the results of the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey for 2009. The areas surveyed covered areas regarding injury and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual behaviors and nutrition and weight.

Head-On Crash On Brundage Lane

Head-on collision on Brundage Lane Wednesday afternoon.
Head-on collision on Brundage Lane Wednesday afternoon.

Three vehicles were involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon on Brundage Lane in Sheridan. Rob Simpson was involved in the wreck, and he explains his recollection of the crash.

Sheridan Police Sergeant Cody Lamb explains how the events unfolded that resulted in the accident.

Hospital Benefit Is This Saturday Night

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Chairman Gene Davis
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Chairman Gene Davis

The 9th annual Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Benefit A "Star Dust" Night of Jazz is this Saturday night at the fairgrounds. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Learning To Write: Margaret Coel Presentation Friday

Margaret Coel, photo used from her website

Margaret Coel, the author of the best selling Wind River Mystery series, will be giving a presentation at the Sheridan Public Library this Friday evening. In addition to discussing her work, she is expected to talk a little about her story of becoming a writer and learning towrite

School District 1 April Meeting

School District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

At last night's School District 1 board meeting, Trustees first met in Executive Session to discuss staffing for the next school year. All faculty and staff who are not retiring have been retained, and there is one opening for a Kindergarten teacher on the Big Horn side of the District.

Railroad Crossing Closed Today

Word from Rod Myers with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad indicates that the railroad is going to have the Dayton cut across, Highway 343 railroad crossing out today from 8 am until 3 pm.

Personnel will be doing track work, and detour and road closure signs will be in place.

Description Given on Prowler

We have an update from the Sheridan Police Department on the home entry case that happened Tuesday night in Sheridan. Detective Sgt. Tom Henry explains.

April 13th

Ranchester To Advertise For Bids On Coffeen Street

Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger
Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger

The Ranchester Town Council approved to advertise for bids on the Coffeen Street project. The Town would like to improve the infrastructure in the area while the road is being re-constructed as part of the closing of the railroad crossing. Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger.