Archive - Nov 17, 2011 - News

NWCCD Receives Unqualified Opinion on Audit

Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer for the College District Cheryl Heath. ( Photo Courtesy of SC)

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Thursday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.

2012 Community Calenders Now Available for Purchase

This year's winners of the 2012 Community Calendar Photo Contest. (Photo Courtesy of Photo Imaging Center)

The 2012 Sheridan Media, Photo Imaging Center and Sheridan County Historical Society Community Calender Contest was once again well received this year as there were nearly 400 entries. Photo Imaging Center Marketing Manger Ashley Koltiska.

Several Holiday Bazaars This Weekend

There will be multiple holiday bazaars this weekend as organizations across town sell holiday crafts.

Osborne Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Shawn Osborne was sentenced to life withouth parole in District Court Thursday.

Convicted murderer Shawn Osborne was sentenced to life without parole Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court.

Motivational Speaker Says Coach Should Realize Times Have Changed

Michael Pritchard (courtesy of michaelpritchard.com)

Motivational speaker and anti-bullying advocate Michael Pritchard spoke in Sheridan Monday and later commented on the recent resignation of Pat Lynch as head coach of the Buffalo High School football program.

Yellowstone Considering Old Faithful Lodging Improvement Plan

Old Faithful (National Park Service photo)

Yellowstone National Park is considering a proposal to improve both visitor and employee lodging near Old Faithful and is asking for public input before moving forward.

Can PAWS Test Measure Teacher Performance?

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming Superintendent Cindy Hill and a consultant are offering differing views on whether the state's annual public school assessment exam can be used to hold educators more accountable.

Buffalo, Jo Co Agree to Move Forward With Joint Engineer

Zach Montgomery

The Johnson County Commissioners and the Buffalo City Council heard final proposals from City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling at their meetings Tuesday and both entities decided to back the hiring of a joint city/county engineer.

Buffalo Council Tables Payment Request

Buffalo City Council

A letter was submitted to the Buffalo City Council requesting re-allocation of $17,000 of one-percent curb and gutter funds at their meeting Tuesday night, but the council tabled the request until they could get more information on the situation. The request was for work performed at the new Johnson County/Buffalo Recycling Center that was constructed earlier this year.

Sheridan Media Hosts Buffalo Chamber Luncheon

Sheridan Media hosted the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Wednesday

Sheridan Media hosted this month's Buffalo Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday, and gave a presentation called The Theater of the Mind, which highlighted the magic of radio, and how sounds and the human voice along with imagination can paint a picture in one's mind far more vast and vivid than television