Archive - 2011 - News

January 10th

Public Input Wanted for Sheridan Scenic Character Plan

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Ways to protect views like this will be discussed during a public input meeting hosted by the City of Sheridan later this month.

The City of Sheridan will be sponsoring a public meeting on Wednesday, January 26th, to receive citizen input on the Sheridan Scenic Character Plan project. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

New Chamber Director Plans on Getting Personal

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

Mid December, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced that they had selected Dixie Johnson to be the new Executive Director of the Chamber.

Child Development Center Preschool Receives National Accreditation

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The Child Development Center Region II Preschool recently received national accreditation

The Child Development Center Region II Preschool, which serves Sheridan and Johnson Counties, earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Montana-Wyoming Water Fight Goes Before High Court

The Supreme Court will decide Montana-Wyoming water fight.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is wading into a fight between Wyoming and Montana over how they share water from a river system. Montana says Wyoming is taking too much water from the Tongue and Powder rivers in violation of a 1950 agreement.

January 9th

Wyo Legislators Condemn Attack on Giffords

U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Both Wyoming's U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis and Wyoming's U.S. Senator John Barrasso released public statements condemning the attack on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Poll Question: Teacher Employment Law

Education issues will be at the forefront of the 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session, and one of the pieces of legislation deals with legislation on the “Continuing Contract” status for teachers.

Carbon Monoxide Poison Prevention

Startling news from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center was released late last week, indicating that since the holidays, five different states have reported ten deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Knitting Scarves For Monkeys (with Colds)

You may have seen some recent Robitussin commercials featuring a furry orange orangutan or a fluffy chimpanzee. What you may not have realized is these ads have a local connection. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

D-3 Deficiencies Popping Up Locally

Clinical labs all over the country are seeing a dramatic increase in Vitamin D testing. Not only are many people turning out to be D-deficient, but recent research is showing there may be many other health benefits from upping your Vitamin D levels.

Improvements are Being Made at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

Improvements continue at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

Several projects at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds have recently been completed. Those entering the fairgrounds from 5th Street will notice quite a change when navigating the road through the fairgrounds.