Archive - Apr 2013 - News

April 24th

Letter from the Public: Questioning Sheridan College

I have held my tongue for a long time about Sheridan College and the plans that they have, but the latest article in the Sheridan Press really took the cake for me (“Kati Sherwood encourages service”, April 15, 2013). I am a full time student at Sheridan College.

Massive Lithium Bed Discovered in Rock Springs by UW Researchers

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Massive Lithium Bed Discovered in Rock Springs by UW Researchers (Photo courtesy the University of Wyoming)

The United States currently imports more than 80 percent of its lithium, a key component of batteries, electronics and even green technologies, but that could all change following a recent discovery by researchers at the University of Wyoming.

Whitney Benefits Supports Fire Science Program

A partnership between Sheridan College, Whitney Benefits and Sheridan County School District #1 has enabled the School District to create a new fire science program.

Wildlife Habitat Management Area Near Dayton to Open Later Than Usual

(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is extending the winter range closure on the Amsden Wildlife Habitat Management area near Dayton.

No Injuries in School District #1 Bus Accident

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A Sheridan County School District #1 bus slid into a ditch and onto its side this morning on the Smith Creek bus route outside of Dayton. The driver and one 12 year old student were on the bus at the time.

CVC Holds Repeat Poverty Class

The first "Bridges out of Poverty" training sessions started in September of last year. (photo by Tracee Davis)

The Sheridan College Center for a Vital Community is again offering training titled after the book of their pet project, "Bridges Out of Poverty." Amy Albrecht, Director, says more than 65 people attended the training last time, and it really made an impression on them.

Johnson County To Get Their Own CAS Office?

Johnson County officials are looking into the possibility of breaking ties with their current parent office of Child Advocacy Services of the Bighorns, which is based in Sheridan, and start their own office in Buffalo to service Johnson County families only.

Keystone Awards Hit Main Street

A portion of Main Street will be blocked off Thursday afternoon for festivities associated with the Sheridan Senior Center's 3rd Annual Keystone awards celebration, which has expanded this year to include a street festival.

ST&T Gives Sheridan Online Makeover

Sheridan Travel and Tourism is getting ready to unveil a new version of its website, www.sheridanwyoming.com. Executive Director, Shawn Buckley, said the old website needed some re-working.

VA Launches Hotline for Questions on Women's Benefits

Yesterday, Sheridan Media News reported about the growing presence of women at VA Facilities.