Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 14th

First Lady Speaks At Child Abuse Prevention Event

Blue and Silver pinwheels were planted at the State Capitol Wednesday in honor of Child Abuse Prevention month.

Statewide partners against child abuse gathered Wednesday at the State Capitol in Cheyenne as First Lady Carol Mead read a proclamation signed by Governor Matt Mead declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention month.

April 13th

Superintendent Belish Named to Accountability Advisory Committee

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Sheridan County School District One Superintendent Sue Belish

The Wyoming State Board of Education met earlier this week in Sheridan. One of the items they addressed during their meeting was the recently passed legislation on accountability in education.

RENEW Shootout Receives FIB Gift

RENEW President Larry Samson (left) receives a $5,000 gift from Bill Huppert, President of the downtown Sheridan First Interstate Bank branch. FIB is the Major Event Sponsor of the 7th Annual RENEW Shootout, coming up Saturday, May 21st at the Sportsman's Gun Club.

At a media conference Tuesday morning, RENEW President Larry Samson accepted a generous gift from First Interstate Bank to kick off the announcement of the 7th Annual RENEW Foundation Shootout.

District 2 Awards Meadowlark Contract Bid

School District 2 Board Chair Scott Hininger

After several delays because of confusion with the School Facilities Commission over the 70/30 State Statute on contractors, School District 2 Board of Trustees were finally able to announce the bid award on the new Meadowlark Elementary School at their meeting last night.

City of Buffalo Sets Date for Spring Cleaning

The annual Buffalo Citywide Spring Cleanup date has been set for this year, and again it will coincide with the county's hazardous material pickup.

BPD Investigating Burglary

The Buffalo Police Department is investigating the recent burglary of a local laundromat, in which a number of machines were broken into and the money stolen.

Buffalo Police Warn Homeowners of Renter Scam

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman is warning homeowners in the area of a new scam that has turned up recently involving renters looking for a place to live.

Chamber Hosts Luncheon on 4-H Internships

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Chamber Luncheon Wednesday at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse.

District 1 Board Approves Evaluation Systems

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District One Board Approves Evaluation Systems

In order to fulfill the Chapter 29 rules and regulations adopted by the Wyoming State Board of Education in November, the Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees approved new teacher and principal evaluation systems.

Budget Basics: City Clerk/Treasurer

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The City of Sheridan continues their budget basic meetings.

The second of three budget basics meetings was held by the City of Sheridan Tuesday.