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October 3rd, 2011

Superintendent Hill Discusses “At-Will” Employees

Superintendent Hill Discusses “At-Will” Employees

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has certainly ruffled a few feathers with her request to make all new hires at the Wyoming Department of Education “At-Will” employees.

Sheridan City Council Awards Bid for Clearwell Project

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Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council barely got settled into their seats before the meeting came to an end Monday night as the meeting lasted just under 5 minutes. The Council did award the bid for the Big Goose Clearwell Project in the amount of of $2.6 million to COP Wyoming, LLC of Sheridan.

Clearmont Library Will Close for Several Days Next Week

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Clearmont Library Will Close for Several Days Next Week

The Clearmont Branch Library will be closed next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10th through 12th, due to ongoing renovation work.

Traffic Stop, Chase Ends in Crash, Arrest Near Buffalo

A traffic stop, chase and a subsequent crash ended in the arrest of the driver south of Buffalo Monday afternoon.
At around 3 pm, Johnson County Sheriff's deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle on Cemetery Road, when the driver sped off and attempted to turn onto Old Highway 87 southbound.

SCSD3 Anticipating No Child Left Behind Expectations

Sheridan County School District 3 consistently has 100% graduation rates and nearly all students testing proficient in state assessments, but upcoming expectations of the No Child Left Behind Law could cause problems for a small school like Arvada-Clearmont.

Wyo. Seeks Info on No Child Left Behind Waivers

President George W. Bush discusses the No Child Left Behind law in 2006 in Washington D.C. (photo from U.S. executive office, wikicommons)

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming education officials say they want more information on the option to opt out of parts of the No Child Left Behind law before deciding whether to apply for waivers like other states.

iPads Seeing Variety of Uses Across SCSD2

iPad2 (wikimeda commons photo)

Studies have shown that students who read out loud and then listen back to what they have read improve things like reading and speaking skills and even reading comprehension.

Poll Question: Do You Agree With Term Limits?

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield filed a lawsuit as a private citizen last week in Cheyenne to consider a ruling on term limits for the state's executive office.

Jo Co Officials Attend Meetings in Jackson

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

Johnson County's Commissioners and a number of other elected officials were in Jackson September 20-22 for meetings with the Wyoming County Commissioners' Association (WCCA) and the Wyoming Association of County Officers (WACO).

Gatchell, BLM Team For Educational Program

Jennifer Romanoski, Educator at the Jim Gatchell Museum

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and the Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Office have teamed to bring a natural history educational program to the kids in Buffalo.