Archive - 2013 - News

October 20th

Board Hears Audit, Project Update

The recent audit conducted of the Johnson County School District has been completed and came back “clean” for the most part, with only a few items left to be completed.
District Business Administrator Matt Ramey gave a report to the Board of Trustees at their last meeting, saying there are a few minor issues that will need to be addressed, and the auditors will have a report ready to present to the board in the near future.

Shutdown Effects Mixed, Says Buffalo Chamber

The recent partial shutdown of the Federal Government has had negative effects on some local businesses, but slight or no effects on others, and in some cases has actually helped local business, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.

Johnson County Healthcare's Sufficient

Johnson County Public Health

Public Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler gave a report to the Board of Health on Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training that is currently happening in Kaycee.

Week in Review

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the stories that made the news this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming explained why he voted against the debt limit increase that essentially ended the government shutdown.

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October 19th

Education Quality Draws Differing Grades

A recent survey indicates that Wyoming educators and employers are far apart on whether state schools are providing a quality education.

Local Fire Marshal Quits

Chad Brutlag's caught mid-slide. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The fire marshal of the Sheridan Fire-Rescue department is leaving at the end of the month.

Commissioners Continue Cap Tax Talk

Cap Tax meetings continued this week, with the Sheridan County commissioners trying to clarify for voters what qualifies as projects before the proposal goes to a vote on Nov. 5.

State Stock Growers Ask Help For Dakota

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The Wyoming Stock Growers Association is urging its membership and Wyoming residents to give to those in the agriculture industry impacted by the blizzard of Oct. 4-7, also known as “Atlas.”

College Proud To Be Military Friendly

Brett Burtis, Sheridan College for veteran services, sits in front of the kitchenette in the college's veterans center. (Pat Blair Photo)

For policies that include a veterans center and staff person whose job is to assist students who are veterans, Sheridan College and its Gillette campus have been named a 2014 Military Friendly School.

School Leaders Meet With Legislators

Sheridan County School District No. 2 trustees will meet with local legislators at 3 o'clock Monday to discuss issues related to upcoming legislation.