Archive - Mar 2013 - News

March 23rd

Festival of Cultures Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

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Chef Brandy Lawson dishing up Brazilian fish tacos.

Giving Sheridan a little taste of the world, it was Sheridan College's sixth annual Festival of Cultures Friday night. Held in the Golden Dome, it was a culinary delight as students and the community sat down together to enjoy.

Former Governor Named as SC Graduation Speaker

Former Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan College has announced that former Wyoming Governor, Jim Geringer will be this year's graduation speaker during the May 11 commencement exercise. Geringer served as the 30th Governor of Wyoming from 1995-2003, following 12 years in the State Legislature.

Businesses Tackle Accounting Class

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a workshop for business bookkeepers yesterday entitled “Breaking Down Financial Statements to Beneft Your Businesses.” Managers and owners of businesses in every industry gathered in the Sheridan College Watt Agricultural building to hear Bruce Brow

March 22nd

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Firefighters Union

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Fire Chief Terry Lenhart (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Supreme Court this week ruled in favor of Sheridan Firefighters Local Number 276 in regard to their lawsuit against the City of Sheridan for breach of their collective bargaining agreement.

Buffalo Police Respond To Dispute Involving Firearm

**Update, 12:30pm:

Chief Jason Carder, in a press release, said at approximately 1:23am officers responded to a report of shots fired at 260 S. Cummings in Buffalo.
Jacob Sundquist, 32, was arrested on Attempted Murder and Aggravated Assault charges.
The case is still under investigation.

Lind Gets 20-30 for Selling Meth

A man who a prosecutor says was essentially the poster child for methamphetamine in Sheridan has been sentenced to prison on drug charges.

March 21st

Sheridan College to Renovate and Expand Tech Center

Sheridan College sophomore, Tillie Hoefer, works on a project with a manual mill machine. She's set to graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Machine Tool Technology in May. (Photo courtesy of Wendy Smith with Sheridan College)

With all the recent discussion about growing the teaching staff at Sheridan College in high-demand areas like machine tool, welding and diesel technology to keep up with the students, what about their learning space? Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

The Sound of Swedish Music Fills the C-TEL

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It wasn't Swedish meatballs or even Swedish Fish that could be found in the C-TEL Presentation Hall at Sheridan College Thursday night, but it was the sweet sound of Swedish music that captured the hearts of the 100-plus audience in attendance.

Sen. Enzi: ' We've Got to Grow the Economy, Not Government'

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Sen. Enzi: ' We've Got to Grow the Economy, Not Government'

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, also a senior member of the Senate Budget Committee, spoke on the floor of the Senate Wednesday night addressing the majority's budget. Enzi says the budget will lead to a $5.2 trillion deficit, leaves out the issues of Social Security and Medicare and is far from balanced.

Construction of Whitney Building at Sheridan College 'On Schedule'

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Construction of Whitney Building at Sheridan College 'On Schedule' (Photo by Chris Foy)

The academic center currently under construction at Sheridan College is set to open right on schedule this summer, according to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Sheridan College, Cheryl Heath.