Archive - Jun 17, 2013 - News

City Receives Sales and Use Tax Receipts, Approves Budget

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The Sheridan City Council approved the City's budget for fiscal year 2014 Monday night. The budget in total, which includes general, special revenue, enterprise, debt service and trust and agency funds is $33.9 million.

Council Approves Cloud Peak Ranch 17th Filing

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In January of this year, the Sheridan City Council elected to table the Cloud Peak Ranch 17th filing due to a number of unanswered questions regarding the subdivision.

Community Members Form PAC to Support Sheridan College Bond Initiative

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According to a media release issued Monday, a group of community members have formed a Political Action Committee to elevate public awareness and gain voter support for a $15.85 million bond for renovation and expansion of the Sheridan College Technical Education Center.

A New Opportunity for Struggling Students

A New Opportunity for Struggling Students (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent, Craig Dougherty, says the district will be introducing a few new programs at the start of the next school year to increase graduation rates - and in particular - reach out to struggling teens.

Superintendent Takes a New Slant on Retelling History

Fort Phil Kearny Superintendent Misty Stoll

This past weekend at Fort Phil Kearny, just over the border in Johnson County, visitors were treated to guided tours, living history demonstrations, and no entrance fees. It was also a great introduction to new superintendent Misty Stoll.

SCSD 2 Board Authorizes Purchase of Bus Video Surveillance Equipment

Steve Schlicting with the district's transportation department presents the lowest qualifying bid for the project at Monday night's meeting. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Sheridan County School District Two Board authorized the purchase and installation of video surveillance equipment at the Monday night meeting. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

Black Bear Euthanized After Being Fed by Camper in Dayton Gulch

Black Bear Euthanized After Being Fed by Camper in Dayton Gulch (Stock photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped a male black bear in the Bighorn National Forest Sunday night after it was fed by a camper in the Dayton Gulch area that morning – and returned for more later. The four-year-old bear was euthanized, according to Game and Fish.

CASA Welcomes New Volunteer

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Child Advocacy Services of the Bighorns is celebrating a new addition.

Sheridan Runner Defies Age

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Gary Green, 76, runs up the 5th Street hill three days a week for fitness. He says it's no big deal. (photos by Tracee L. Davis)

Sheridan residents who commute to work via 5th Street have probably seen Gary Green on his morning run.

Add Mark Jenkins to List of Legendary Wyoming Adventurers

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Bill Sniffin
Who are Wyoming’s greatest adventurers?
 
First there was the mountain man Jim Bridger.  Then add the explorer John Fremont.  Maybe include the one-armed expedition leader John Wesley Powell.