Archive - 2011 - News

January 11th

District One Administrator Thinks PAWS Should Stay, For Now

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Sheridan County School District One Superintendent Sue Belish

The State proficiency test known as PAWS has been mired in controversy since its inception several years ago.

A Few More National Health Care Reform Pieces Are Now in Place in Wyoming

Wyoming residents will see a few more pieces of the National Health Care Reform Act take affect this month.

As the debate over whether to repeal National Health Care Reform continues, pieces of that reform continue to fall into place in Wyoming.

Buffalo's State of City Address Today

The new Mayor of the City of Buffalo, Randy Dyess, will give the State of the City Address Wednesday at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse Conference Room beginning at noon. Aaron Palmer has the details.

Nordic Sports in the Bighorns

All are invited to the Backcountry Ski and Snowshoe event this Saturday west of Buffalo.

The Wyoming Wilderness Association and the Powder Pass Nordic Skiers and Shoers will co-host a chili feed and Backcountry Ski and Snowshoe event this Saturday, January 15th. It is free and open to the public, but donations are gladly accepted.

Missoula Man Appears in Federal Court For Luring Sheridan Girl

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A 24-year-old convicted sex offender appeared in U.S. District Court Monday in Missoula, Montana. William Richard Nielsen is charged with coercion and enticement of a minor for luring a 12-year-old girl from Sheridan to his apartment in Missoula.

January District 2 Report

Sheridan School District 2 Craig Dougherty

The School District 2 Board unanimously approved several action items at their meeting Monday in Sheridan. Along with the annual Audit Report.

District 2 Receives Clean Audit

Sheridan School District 2 Business Manager Roxie Taft

The Sheridan County School District 2 Board met for their January meeting last night, and received their annual Audit Report from Jim Dodson, CPA with Porter, Muirhead, Cornia and Howard out of Casper.

January 11th

Turning Lives Around: WYCP Still Accepting Applications

The next session for Wyoming's Youth Challenge Program is taking applications through Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Auction to Benefit Local Music Scholarship

The Dan Carlat Memorial Scholarship Fund Auction is coming up January 20 at the Occidental Saloon in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer has the story.

Buffalo City Planning & Zoning Updates

City Planner Zach Montgomery updated the Buffalo City Council on numerous projects he is overseeing at this time. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, has more.