Archive - 2013 - News

October 25th

Sheridan Teachers Share Ideas

The principal and eight teachers from Paintbrush Elementary School in Gillette visited classrooms and teachers' meetings at Sheridan's Highland Park Elementary School Thursday to observe Sheridan County School District 2's learning program in action.

Book Showcases Sheridan

Judy Slack, left, and Anita Nichols chat with Joan and Harv Crowe of Buffalo, who came to Sheridan Thursday to get a signed copy of the downtown Sheridan history book. (Pat Blair Photo)

Researchers and writers of a book detailing the history of downtown Sheridan signed copies Thursday afternoon in the lobby of the First Interstate Bank on Main Street.

Trustees Renew President's Contract

Sheridan College President Paul Young prepares to make his report to Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees. From left are Young, Gillette College Advisory Board Chairman Nathan McLeland, NWCCD Trustee Robert Leibrich, Vice Chairman R. Scott Ludwig, and Chairwoman Kati Sherwood. (Pat Blair Photo)

The trustees of the Northern Wyoming Community College District renewed the contract of Sheridan College President Paul Young at a meeting Thursday afternoon.

School Program Gains Recognition

Sheridan schools are gaining attention in the state and in the nation for academic achievements, and Sheridan County School District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty credits a method of teaching that turns schools into what administrators call Professional Learning Communities.

October 24th

County Commission On Ownership Of Lands

Land ownership on three parcels in southern Johnson County was discussed by the county commissioners at their last meeting.
The three parcels had recently been discovered to belong to the county, which had acquired them because of unpaid back taxes.

College Offers CPR/First Aid Classes

Sheridan College in Johnson County will be offering CPR and First Aid Certification classes beginning Saturday at the campus on South Main Street in Buffalo.

The CPR Certification class will run from 9am until noon and the First Aid Certification class will run from 1 to 4pm.

County Creates Emergency Team

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly is currently working to build a Damage Assessment Team with the help of Buffalo's Building Inspector.

Open House Set For Retiring G&F Official

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Wyoming G&F Information Specialist Warren Mischke (Photo by Ron Richter)

We reported earlier this month that longtime Wyoming Game and Fish employee Warren Mischke would be retiring in early November after 36 years with the department, 18 of which were in Sheridan as the regional information specialist.

Local Brew Now Available in Stores

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Earlier this year, The Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan began canning their award winning brew. Recently, one of those brews has started showing up for purchase at several liquor stores in Sheridan as well as other establishments around the region.

Last Free Weekend for Fall Cleanup at the Landfill

(Photo by Ron Richter)

City of Sheridan residents along with those in the county continue to clean up the mess that resulted from the fall snowstorm that occurred earlier this month. This weekend is the last free weekend at the city landfill for those hauling away their fallen trees or branches.