Archive - Jan 29, 2013 - News

ASAP Targets Three Areas in Battle Against Alcohol Abuse

Community prevention specialist, Thom Gabrukiewicz with Sheridan County's Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, leads the discussion at Monday's meeting. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention for Sheridan County met Monday to discuss strategic plans to intervene when it comes to alcohol abuse, or use by minors.

Details on Tuesday Night's Closure of I 90's Eastbound Lane

The Wyoming Department of Transportation closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 towards Buffalo at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after a truck with a different kind of load caught fire near milepost 38.

Johnson County Scholarships Awarded At SCJC

The Sheridan College in Johnson County Advisory Board announced three recipients of the Johnson County Scholarship for the spring 2013 semester. They are Amanda Walter, Jacob Barrera and Shannon Horn.

JCSD1 Seeking Public Input On School Security And Safety

Superintendent Dr, Rod Kessler was scheduled to speak at the meeting on the matter but was unable to attend.

Buffalo's Biennial Hospice Benefit Show This Weekend

The Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice Benefit Variety Show, which is performed every two years, will be presented this weekend in Buffalo.

Locals Recognized at National Western Stock Show

Braden West, at left, leads "Mellow Yellow" into the ring at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. Braden ended up leading "Mellow Yellow" to earn the title of sixth in class in a competition with over 400 other steer. (Photo courtesy of Rindy West)

Some local youngsters were recognized at the National Western Stock Show in Denver recently. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy spoke with Rindy West, the mother of 10 year-old Sheridan resident Braden West.

SCSD1 Schools Will Start Two Hours Later Than Usual Wednesday

SCSD1 Schools Will Start Two Hours Later Than Usual Wednesday (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan County School District One schools will be starting late Wednesday morning. Superintendent Marty Kobza tells Sheridan Media there will be a two-hour delay for bus pick-up in the morning, as well as a two-hour delay for classes to begin.

“Hill Bill” Signed Into Law

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

Governor Matt Mead signed Senate File 104 Tuesday, which removes many of the duties of the superintendent of public instruction in Wyoming. The Governor appointed Dr. James O. Rose to be the Interim Director of the Wyoming Department of Education.

House Bill 104 Makes it Out of Committee

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The House Judiciary Committee voted 8-to-1 Tuesday on House Bill 104 that would make proposed federal restrictions on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines unenforceable in Wyoming.

Sheridan High School Blood Drive Challenge

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Your chance to help Sheridan High beat Gillette High is here, as the annual Sheridan High School Blood Drive Challenge will take place this afternoon at the Best Western Sheridan Center.