Archive - Oct 2011 - News

October 1st

Governor Feels Wyoming Should Show Leadership on Energy Planning

Governor Matt Mead and his staff have just begun work on a state energy policy, with the hopes of having a document in place by early 2012.

Green House Living Project Approaches Move-In Date

Green House Living's new facility, or The Village, is well on its way to completion and a projected move-in date of early 2012 for seniors in the area.

Educational Assistance Program Receives $3.6 Million DOE Grant

Educational Assistance Program Receives $3.6 Million DOE Grant

A program that helps low-income Wyoming students graduate from high school and prepare for college will continue for seven more years thanks to a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

September 30th

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.