Archive - Oct 1, 2011 - News

Gillette Man Accused of Leaving Baby in Hot Truck

GILLETTE (AP) - A 27-year-old Gillette man accused of leaving his infant son locked in a hot truck all day has been charged with misdemeanor child endangerment.

CDC Reports Additional Listeria Death in Colorado

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a third Colorado death linked to listeria in cantaloupes, bringing the nationwide death toll in the outbreak to as many as 17 people.

UW Enrollment for Fall Nearly 13,000

LARAMIE (AP) - For the second year in a row, fall
enrollment at the University of Wyoming campus is at nearly 13,000 students.

Sheridan County Schools on Meeting No Child Left Behind Requirements

President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act at a school in 2002 at a school in Ohio. (US. Dept. Education photo)

President Barack Obama announced last week that he plans to offer waivers providing relief to the large number of schools that anticipate having trouble meeting high standards of the No Child Left Behind Act.

3+8 Teacher to Teacher

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction CIndy Hill

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is spending a couple of days in Sheridan as part of the Wyoming Department of Education's 3+8 Teacher to Teacher initiative that focuses on improving literacy.