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April 14th, 2010

School District 1 April Meeting

School District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

At last night's School District 1 board meeting, Trustees first met in Executive Session to discuss staffing for the next school year. All faculty and staff who are not retiring have been retained, and there is one opening for a Kindergarten teacher on the Big Horn side of the District.

Railroad Crossing Closed Today

Word from Rod Myers with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad indicates that the railroad is going to have the Dayton cut across, Highway 343 railroad crossing out today from 8 am until 3 pm.

Personnel will be doing track work, and detour and road closure signs will be in place.

Description Given on Prowler

We have an update from the Sheridan Police Department on the home entry case that happened Tuesday night in Sheridan. Detective Sgt. Tom Henry explains.

April 13th

Ranchester To Advertise For Bids On Coffeen Street

Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger
Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger

The Ranchester Town Council approved to advertise for bids on the Coffeen Street project. The Town would like to improve the infrastructure in the area while the road is being re-constructed as part of the closing of the railroad crossing. Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger.

Child's Place Director Resigns

Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon
Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon

It was announced at Tuesday night's Ranchester Town Council meeting that Linda Orchard, the Director of the Tongue River Child's Place has resigned. Ranchester Councilwoman and Child's Place Board Member Samantha Nixon says they are first looking to promote from within.

One Vehicle Rollover Near Buffalo Results In A Fatality

One vehichle rollover near Buffalo claims the life of a Casper man.
One vehichle rollover near Buffalo claims the life of a Casper man.

A single vehicle rollover Monday afternoon on Interstate 25 twelve miles south of Buffalo claimed the life of 64-year-old Kirby Sells of Casper Wyoming. The 1999 Ford Ranger pickup was westbound on I-25 when the driver, 69-year-old Rozean Sells for unknown reasons swerved from the driving into the passing lane.

Drivers Licenses And Dropouts

Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty
Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty

Several weeks ago on KROE'S Public Pulse program, Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty proposed the idea of not allowing students who dropout of high school to have driving privileges. Dougherty says that the idea is an out-of-the box approach to help curb the escalating dropout rate.

Creating A Culture Of Wellness

The Delicious Benefits Of Healthy Lifestyles

The Sheridan County Wellness Council of Sheridan County hosted a "Culture of Wellness" forum at the Sheridan Public Library Monday evening. Wellness Coordinator Teddy Araas

Sheridan County Circuit Court News

Two women make their Initial Appearance in Circuit Court Monday.

In Monday's Sheridan County Circuit Court, two women made their Initial Appearances before Judge John Sampson.

On the first case, Johnie Garner, a former employee with United Parcel Service, was charged on five separate counts for incidents occurring between April and September, 2009.

April 12th

Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Dispatcher Kat Hersman answers a call during her shift at the Sheridan Law Enforcement Center.

April 11th through 17th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson stopped by the Sheridan Police Station to chat with local dispatchers about their work.