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November 19th, 2010

New Oil Spill Report Finds Risks Ignored

The science is in - and it finds B-P and its contractors failed to learn from "near misses," and made risky decisions that contributed to the oil well blowout and spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Those findings are in an interim report out this week that was requested by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

DFS Names Interim Director at Girls School

In a media release issued late Friday afternoon, Wyoming Department of Family Services Director Tony Lewis announced that Chris Jones has been appointed Interim Superintendent of the Wyoming Girls School in Sheridan.

Feast of Praise Sunday at BHS

Juli Jarvis

The Feast of Praise worship service will be Sunday, November 21st beginning at 7 pm at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Teen Arrested For Plans to Bomb Casper College

WORLAND, Wyo. (AP) - A Worland teen has been arrested, accused of planning to make a bomb to detonate at Casper Community College.

WEATHER WARNING

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol is warning Billings-area residents to stay off the roads unless it's an emergency. Authorities are dealing with numerous crashes due to ice and snow on the roads.

AQIP “Grades” NWCCD

The AQIP accreditation team finished their visit to the NWCCD campuses with a summary assessment at Sheridan College Friday. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young:

Community Blood Drive Next Week

The Sheridan Recreation Community Center at 5135 Coffeen Avenue (old Woodland Park School) will be the location of a community blood drive 11/22 and 11/23.

A pre-Thanksgiving Community Blood Drive will be held in Sheridan the beginning of next week. Lesli Asay with United Blood Services in Billings tells us what the urgent need is this time around.

“Getting Ahead” Graduates Four

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From left:: Jason Voogd , Emily Forni, Audrie Flores, and Cindy Alltop

Cindy Alltop, Emily Forni, Audrie Flores, and Jason Voogd, all of Sheridan, were honored at a Graduation Ceremony and reception Wednesday morning.

November 18th

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Dr. Doug Reitinger teaches first year English Composition at Sheridan College. However, he has been concerned for some time about student results in these writing courses—both in his own classes, and also from department assessments of English 1010 classes.

How “Whitey” Got His Name; NWCCD Board Honors Trustees

Charlene Foster, Walt Wragge, Whitey Wells

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees honored three of their outgoing members at their regular meeting Thursday night.