Archive - Aug 21, 2013 - News

College District Working on Ways to Help Ensure Graduation

Over the summer Sheridan College Vice President of Academic Affairs Jon Connolly worked with a team of colleagues to determine a better way to gauge whether a student will be successful in college and earn their diploma.

Council Receives Update on Grinder Pilot Program

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The lateral grinder at the City of Sheridan Landfill. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan solid waste division began a pilot program last year for a piece of equipment known as a lateral grinder, that has been used to grind construction and demolition materials since last November at the City Landfill. The City Council held a work session Wednesday to hear how the grinder pilot program has been working out. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Site Selection Firm Visits Sheridan

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In June we reported that the Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority Joint Powers Board elected to take part in a site certification program through the Wyoming Business Council.

Teen Solo Pilot Walks Away From Remote Crash in Wyoming

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MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) - A teenage pilot whose plane went down in a remote part of northwestern Wyoming during her first solo flight escaped with just some bruises. The Park County sheriff's office says 17-year-old McKenzie Morgan of Billings, Mont.

Caesar Arrives at Sheridan College

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(from left to right): Caesar replica builder, Michael Holland, SC Geology Museum supervising volunteer, Bill Matteson and former student, who named Caesar, Jessica McClelland hold the replicated skull before carrying it into the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

The installation of the replicated skeleton of Caesar the Allosaurus began at Sheridan College Monday. Caesar will greet visitors and students from the second floor of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Two Brothers Busted in Sheridan for Methamphetamine Manufacture

Two Brothers Busted in Sheridan for Methamphetamine Manufacture (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

On Monday, the Northeast Enforcement Team, with the assistance of the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, arrested two brothers, Joseph M. Reeson and Jonathan M. Reeson, for Unlawful Manufacture of a Controlled Substance/Methamphetamine and Delivery of a Controlled Substance/Methamphetamine.

Architect Chosen for Tongue River Elementary Expansion

Architect Chosen for Tongue River Elementary Expansion

The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees Tuesday approved an architect to work on the expansion of Tongue River Elementary School. The trustees approved Plan One, a firm with offices in Wyoming and Idaho, to move forward with the project.

SCSD1 Approves Contract to Buy Property Around BH Campus

SCSD1 Approves Contract to Buy Property Around BH Campus (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their meeting Tuesday night, the Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees approved a contract to purchase property surrounding the Big Horn campus.

Shooting Range: Jo Co Sets Next Meeting For Decision

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their regular Tuesday meeting, again discussed the proposed indoor shooting range before tabling the issue until their next meeting September 3rd.

Buffalo Council Approves Partial Final Payment For Project

At their Tuesday meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved a partial final payment to Barnum Construction on the 18-inch Water Transmission Line Project.