Archive - Jul 2013 - News

July 23rd

First Lady Mead Raises Funds for New Alcohol Awareness Program

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This November, First Lady Carol Mead will lead a team of marathon runners in the ING New York City Marathon to raise money for the Wyoming Remember the 8 Endowment. First Lady Mead explains the endowment.

UW Receives $1 Million Gift to Support Non-Traditional Students

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The University of Wyoming has received a $1 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation that will establish an endowment that will support scholarships for nontraditional students looking to reenter the University.

SCSD1 Superintendent Talks New Elementary School

SCSD1 Superintendent Talks New Elementary School (Photo by Chris Foy)

We previously reported that Sheridan County School District 1 was planning to build a bigger elementary school to accommodate more students than Tongue River Elementary currently does.

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions Pending

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions Pending (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch and the six county fire districts have requested the Board of County Commissioners place fire restrictions in effect. The effective date of the restrictions will be July 30 at 12:01 a.m., following approval of the fire restriction resolution.

Host Families in Sheridan Needed for Up with People

Host Families in Sheridan Needed for Up with People

100 students from 18 different countries will be coming to Sheridan on August 12 as part of Up with People, a non-profit educational program that organizers say brings the world together.

July 22nd

Buffalo Council Gets Update On Senior Center Boiler Project

A.J. Mock, Director of the Buffalo Senior Center, gave an update to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, saying the engineering firm has been hired and they will be moving forward with a plan to replace the boiler system in the city-owned building.

NW Water Public Workshop Report Coming Tuesday For Jo Co

The Johnson County Commissioners are expecting to review the report from the June 27th Public Workshop on the NW Water Line Project, where residents in the area were informed of their need to form a Special Improvements District to be able to hook up to city water lines for residential use.

JCSD1 Board Approves Latest Employment Requests

At their last meeting, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved Employment Requests from the Administration.

Council Holds Work Session on College Bond Issue

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The Sheridan City Council held the first of three works sessions Monday night focusing on the $15.85 million Sheridan College bond issue for renovation and expansion of the College's tech center. During his presentation, College President Dr.

On the Foundation Fundraiser is Thursday Night

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Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns will be hosting their 4th annual “On the Foundation” fundraiser this Thursday night in Sheridan.