Archive - 2013 - News

November 13th

Wyoming Superintendent Honors Teacher

Hill, left, visits with Wiest. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill said it was great to be in Sheridan Tuesday to officially honor Fort McKenzie High School teacher Mick Wiest as Wyoming's 2014 Teacher of the Year. He's now in the running for national teacher of the year.

Open Studios Tour Deemed Success

Closeup of one of Paulette Kucera's stained glass creations on exhibit. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Fourteen Sheridan artists opened their homes and studios free to the public this past weekend to what they described as generally good but mixed results.

VA Hosts Veterans Day Observance

Keynote Speaker Keith Davidson - Photo by Pat Blair)

Every day should be a day to honor the nation's veterans, according to Keith Davidson, who is a current past State American Legion Commander.

Report Addresses Tribal Land Safety

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A commission formed as part of a law to combat crime on American Indian reservations is set to release a report on public safety in Indian Country.

November 13th

Range Management, Both Art, Science

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Tuesday night in the Whitney Presentation Hall at Sheridan College, was the 7th in the Natural Resources Lecture Series called “Improving Range Management Through Science” with guest speaker John Walker.

County Attorney: 'Dramatic Increase In Felony Charges'

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock.

Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock reported in his latest monthly release that the last six weeks have seen a dramatic increase in felony charges being filed by his office.

District Approves Isolation, Employment, Gifts

In a quick meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One board of Trustees approved a number of items while working through a short agenda with few administrative reports.

Poll Question Debate Continues

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Wyoming State Representative John Patton. (Courtesy Photo)

A study commissioned by University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg indicated that the university needs additional funding for their athletic programs to be able to compete with the other schools in the Mountain West Conference.

Certain Blood Types in Demand During the Holidays

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We earlier reported about two community blood drives that will be taking place in Sheridan and Buffalo over the next couple of weeks. Donor Recruitment Specialist Mike Frigon with United Blood Services talks about what blood types are needed the most.

Scholarship Application Deadline Nears

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The deadline for college bound high school seniors in Wyoming to apply for the Daniels Scholarship program is this Friday (Nov.15) afternoon at 4 o'clock.