Archive - Feb 2013 - News

February 19th

Johnson Co. OK's Travel Channel Filming At Courthouse

At their meeting Tuesday the Johnson County Commissioners approved a crew from the Travel Channel to film at the courthouse next week.

Jennifer Jackson, the Commissioner's Administrative Director, explained more about the request during the meeting.

Superintendent Discusses Security/Safety at JCSD1 Schools

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Dr. Rod Kessler, Superintendent of Johnson County School District 1, discussed security and safety issues with the board of trustees at their last meeting.

Relay for Life Fundraiser Kicks Off in Sheridan

Relay for Life Fundraiser Kicks Off in Sheridan

On Tuesday night, the American Cancer Society held a fundraiser for its Relay for Life program at the Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan. Nicole Marron, community relationship manager with the American Cancer Society, explains.

Dust Suppression Grant Agreement Received

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County has received the grant agreement from the Wyoming Department of Transportation that will allow for the application of magnesium chloride on approximately 140 miles of County roads.

Cheyenne Teenager Killed in Wreck on I-25, Two Others Injured

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Cheyenne Teenager Killed in Wreck on I-25, Two Others Injured

One teenager from Cheyenne was killed and two others were injured in a wreck on Interstate 25 Monday in Platte County. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Math, Science and Psalms: Legislators OK Bible Classes

The Wyoming Legislature is well on its way to passing a measure that some worry toes the line between church and state.

Commissioners Approve NOI for Ranchester Rezone

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Sheridan County continues to implement their comprehensive plan that they adopted in 2008, as County Commissioners Tuesday approved a Notice of Intent to rezone land around Ranchester from Urban Residential to Agricultural. Commission Chair Steve Maier.

Big Fire, Heavy Snow, Ice, Wind, Cheers, Jeers During Brief Trip

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A mid-winter trip from Dallas, Texas, to Lander, Wyoming should be routine. Almost boring.

Well, not so fast.

February 18th

The Fittest Gym in the State

The Fittest Gym in the State (Photo courtesy of Flickr user Dave Wadsworth0

On Saturday, members of Sheridan's Cloud Peak CrossFit competed in the CrossFit Affiliate Cup in Casper – and they came out champions. Seth Larson, who owns Cloud Peak Crossfit with his wife Michelle, explains.

SCSD2 Survey: 'Best District in the State'

SCSD2 Survey: 'Best District in the State' (Photo by Chris Foy)

At a roundtable meeting of teachers of Sheridan County School District 2 and its Board of Trustees, Sheridan High School history teacher Kevin Rizer announced the results of an extensive study.