Archive - Feb 17, 2011 - News

Sheridan College Receives $100k For Project Development

NWCCD VIce President for Development Susan Bigelow

Most of the news this week coming out of Sheridan College was the $7.5 million that was approved by the Wyoming Legislature to construct a new Academic Center on campus.

How Will Additional State Funding Help Sheridan

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The City of Sheridan will no doubt benefit from the additional funds approved by the Legislature, but just how big of a boost will it be amidst declining revenues.

The State Legislature's decision to increase funding to local governments by $10 million figures to be a much needed boost to governments who are once again projecting budget shortfalls.

Developmental Disabilities Amendment Fails

RENEW CEO Larry Samson (Courtesy Photo)

Wednesday a budget amendment that would have restored the remaining 4% of the 10% funding cuts to agencies around the state that work with the developmentally disabled failed in the House. The cuts were made nearly three years ago during the Freudenthal Administration.

Sheridan Recreation District 3 to 5 Year Plan

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

The Sheridan Recreation District has developed a list of goals and objectives for the next 3 to 5 years. The plan highlights five different areas that will be focused on; parks, facilities, programs, community involvement and the recreation department as a whole.

District 1 Superintendent Search: Paige Fenton-Hughes

Paige Fenton-Hughes

Tuesday and Wednesday, the third candidate in the running for the position of Superintendent of Sheridan County School District 1, Paige Fenton-Hughes of Lander, met with Trustees, faculty, staff and the public.

Birdhouse Auction for Scholarship Fund

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Two of the originally designed birdhouses to be auctioned off next week at Sheridan High School. The handpainted "bird & feathers" was done by SHS Principal Dirlene Wheeler. The "cabin" was done by Heidi Richins, Family & Consumer Sciences instructor.

The Sheridan County Education Association is holding a silent auction on one-of-a-kind works of art.

Clear Creek Watershed Study Completed

A meeting to release information to the public on the Clear Creek Watershed Study was held Tuesday night in Buffalo.

Pies, Baked Goods to be Auctioned in Buffalo

Sally Frost

The Buffalo Senior Center will host their fifth annual Pie Auction Friday, February 18 at the center located at 671 W. Fetterman in Buffalo.

Worlds of Music to Celebrate Australian Aboriginal Life

Yidumduma Bill Harney will perform this weekend for the Worlds of Music program in Buffalo

Worlds Of Music will present Yidumduma Bill Harney and Paul Taylor celebrating the traditional life and music of Australia's Wardaman People in a series of performances Friday and Saturday in Buffalo.