Archive - Jan 2013 - News

January 29th

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.

What was eating this dog?

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Bill Sniffin

Our old family dog, Shadow, had been listless and seemed not well. A Wyoming native, this dog had been with us for 14 years.  In dog years, she was  pushing 90.

RENEW Board Makes It Official

Newly appointed President and CEO of RENEW Chris Ahlstrom (Photo Courtesy of RENEW)

At the tail end of 2012, the Board of Directors for RENEW made the decision to appoint Chris Ahlstrom as acting President and CEO. On Monday, the Board made it official. Board Chair Donna Bombeck with the announcement.

Snow Route Alert Goes Into Effect Tonight

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Due to the recent accumulation of snow, the City of Sheridan has announced that a snow route alert will go into effect this evening at 8 pm. City Engineer Lane Thompson explains.