Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 12th

Laurie Graves Honored at SBE Dinner

The official announcement came last fall during a school assembly in Big Horn, and the celebrations have continued through the school year for Laurie Graves, the 2011 Wyoming Teacher of the Year.

Classical Cellist to Perform Friday at BHS

Cellist Evan Drachman, along with pianist Jeffrey Grossman will perform live in Buffalo this Friday at Buffalo High School.

Buffalo OKs Funding Request for Suicide Prevention

The Buffalo City Council, at their regular meeting last week, approved a request for help in funding training for instructors in suicide prevention techniques.

City Budget Basics: Police/Fire Departments

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The City of Sheridan held the first of a series of budget basics meetings Monday.

Sexual Assault Summit X Held in Sheridan

Coming up next week for three days in Sheridan is an annual conference called “A New Decade. Renewing Our Response to Sexual Assault for the Next Generation.”

State Superintendent Discusses State Board Meeting

Sheridan is playing host to the State Board of Education this week. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, stopped by Sheridan Media studios Monday morning to discuss some of the issues being addressed at the two-day meeting.

SAWS Approves Purchase Agreement

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a purchase agreement to acquire just under one acre of land near the Big Goose Water Treatment plant for the clearwell expansion project.

April 11th

Scenic Character Plan Workshops

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In 2010, the City of Sheridan hired the consulting firm of AECOM to develop the Sheridan Scenic character Plan. The plan is intended to preserve the scenic qualities of living in Sheridan.

Sheridan High School Masquerades for Prom

The Sheridan High School gymnasiums were transformed into an elegant venue that would have made the Phantom of the Opera proud. Saturday night, “Masquerade” was the theme for the 2011 SHS Jr. / Sr. Prom.

Poll Question: Firefighters Wage Increase

Friday we reported on the vote of the Sheridan City Council not to grant a 5% wage increase to six Sheridan Fire-Rescue personnel, after the International Association of Firefighters Union filed a grievance over the matter.