Archive - Oct 10, 2011 - News

SCSD2 Board Hears Updates from Secondary Principals

The Sheridan County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees heard presentations from three principals Monday evening at their monthly board meeting, concerning the culture and academic performance of District Two secondary schools.

Hemorrhagic Disease Active in Wyoming

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Wyoming Game and Fish biologists have confirmed that epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, has killed a number of white-tailed deer and some pronghorn in the Big Horn Basin, Sheridan and Casper areas this year.

Town Hall Parent Advisory at SHS

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This month's Sheridan High School parent advisory meeting will be combined with representatives from the University of Wyoming; there will be no Thursday night meeting, as it will be held this Wednesday night instead.

Parents, Childcare Providers See Value in State Program

The Department of Workforce Services’ effort to improve quality child care in Wyoming seems to be having an impact based on a recent study of its statewide awareness campaign.

Fall Tourism Summit in Sheridan

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Wyoming Hospitality and Tourism leaders have gathered in Sheridan for the Fall Hospitality and Tourism Summit. Wyoming Office of Tourism Director Diane Shober will speak at the two-day event later today with an update on how the state fared over this past summer tourism season.

It's Fire Safety Week

Sheridan Fire-Rescue has joined fire departments across the country in recognizing Fire Prevention Week, and SFR will host an open house at the fire station Saturday, October 15.

3rd Annual Lane Goldhammer Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is Sunday

Three years ago today, 13-year-old Big Horn student and friend, Lane Goldhammer, died in a car accident. This Sunday for the third year, friends and family will gather in his memory to go bowling.

BLM to Remove 6,000 More Wild Horses in West

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal land managers have announced plans to remove more than 6,000 more wild horses from the range across the West in the next few months, including about 3,500 mustangs in Nevada.

Wyoming Freedom Memorial Needs Names

CODY (AP) - The Wyoming Veterans Commission is taking names of service members qualified to be engraved into the newly dedicated Freedom Memorial at the Wyoming Veteran's Memorial Park in Cody.

CASA Looking for Volunteers, Meeting Oct. 20

Court Appointed Special Advocates, an organization that uses volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in custody of the state, is looking for volunteers.