Archive - Jan 15, 2013 - News

Henry A. Coffeen Elementary Nominated for Blue Ribbon

Principal of Henry A. Coffeen Elementary Nicole Trahan, shares news about the nomination with the SCSD 2 Board of Trustees. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School was nominated for a Blue Ribbon for academic excellence. Principal of Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School, Nicole Trahan, says their success is a team effort.

SCSD #2: Old Woodland Park Sale is Imminent

SCSD #2: Old Woodland Park Sale is Imminent (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their meeting earlier this week, the Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees gave an update about the sale of the Old Woodland Park school building.

Superintendent Craig Dougherty says the sale is imminent.

Free Entry To Yellowstone Next Monday

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Free Entry To Yellowstone Next Monday

Yellowstone National Park announced Tuesday its joining all National Park Service sites across the nation in waiving admission fees next Monday, January 21st, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.

Sheridan College Eleventh Fastest Growing Community College in the Nation

A Community College Week special report identifying the 50 fastest growing community colleges in 2012 ranked Sheridan College the 11th fastest growing community college in the nation. Dean of Enrollment Sharon Elwood.

Cause of Works Street Fire Determined

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(Photo courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue has concluded their investigation into the cause of the fire that occurred at 433 West Works Street in Sheridan this past Saturday morning. Sheridan Fire Marshal Bring Songer explains what caused the blaze.

Commissioners Award Bid for East Ridge Road Project

Sheridan County Commissioners (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. They awarded the bid for the East Ridge Road project to Dan Hart Patrol Services out of Upton in the amount of $532,244.

Wyoming Senate Passes Education Reform Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The full Wyoming Senate has given preliminary approval to a sweeping education reform bill that would drastically reduce the administrative role of state's top public schools official. The bill, called Senate File 104, passed by a vote of 19-to-10 after a two-hour hearing on Monday afternoon.

JCSD1 Votes To Dedicate Land To City For Conrad Street

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One board of Trustees voted to dedicate land at the site of the new Cloud Peak Elementary School to the City of Buffalo for an eventual continuation of Conrad Street to Main Street.

Buffalo, Johnson County Meetings Coming Tuesday

Both the City of Buffalo and Johnson County Commissioners will have their second meetings of January on Tuesday and both look to have fairly full Agendas.

Johnson County Backs Grant Application For Senior Center

The Buffalo Senior Center is applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Wyoming Business Council, and they approached the Johnson County Commissioners to sponsor the grant application.