Archive - May 16, 2013 - News

The Gender Gap at NWCCD Fits the National Trend

The Gender Gap at NWCCD Fits the National Trend

At Thursday's meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees, vice president of academic affairs Jon Connolly presented new statistics following a two-year-long student learning assessment. He says there was a significant gender gap in student learning at Sheridan College.

Spray-and-Run Road Rager Cited for Battery

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'Spray-and-Run' Road Rager Cited for Battery

A road rage incident on Tuesday afternoon in Sheridan ended in an unusual spray-and-run. Authorities later tracked down the perpetrator the next day. He was ultimately cited for battery. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

U.S. 14A Opens for the Summer Next Monday

U.S. 14A Opens for the Summer Next Monday

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced they will be re-opening U.S. 14A - a stretch of road west of Burgess Junction - early next week. Public Information Specialist for WYDOT, Ronda Holwell, explains.

Resurfacing the Courts

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Resurfacing the tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan is something that the Sheridan Recreation District Board has had their sites on for some time, and now they will consider several proposals they received for the project.

Bond Modification Hearing Held for Larceny Suspect

A bond modification hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court of Sheridan County for 19-year-old Taran Schlegel. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Huckleberry Daze Makes His Return

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Huckleberry Daze, a sculpture of a whimsical grizzly bear by artist Jerry McCellar made his return to Sheridan Thursday with a ceremonial unveiling at the Community Park in Sheridan on the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue.

JCSD1 Board Awards Bids For Insurance, Storage

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees voted to approve two separate bids, one for property/casualty insurance and the other for a storage building and drainage work at Buffalo High School.

Road & Bridge Updates Jo Co Commission On Projects

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commission discussed a number of othe road projects with Road And Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer.

Briefs From Buffalo Council Meeting

A few items from the last Buffalo City Council Meeting:

City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported that he has issued one permit to build a new home and has two other permits pending.
He has also issued five permits for new roofs to existing homes in the city.

Field of Honor Planned for Sheridan

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Several social clubs in Sheridan County have joined together in hopes of raising $25,000 to help service members who were injured in war.