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March 22nd, 2012

D1 Superintendent: Accountability Bill May Reduce Local Control

Sheridan County School District 1 superintendent Marty Kobza shared his comments on the accountability in education bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Matt Mead this week.

Department of Health Offers Recommendation to Sheridan Memorial

Department of Health Offers Recommendation to Sheridan Memorial

The Wyoming Department of Health has recommended to officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital, that the hospital offer testing for three diseases to patients who used airways during surgery that were not adequately sterilized.

Buffalo Recycling Center Drain Issue Tabled For Now

Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center

A floor drain at the Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center is broken and in need of replacement, and the Recycling Board made a request of the Johnson County Commissioners to look into the problem and make a decision on how to proceed with correcting the issue.

Vols Needed For Public Health Biological Drill in May

Johnson County Public Health Registered Nurse Janet Jones

Coming up in May, Public Health Offices all over the State will be conducting drills for a possible “biological event” to understand how prepared the state is and how to better prepare in the future.

BHS Spring Musical Friday And Saturday Nights

BHS Drama students will present 'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers' this weekend at BHS.

Buffalo High School's drama department will present the musical “Seven Brides For Seven Brothers,” tonight and Saturday night at the BHS Auditorium, at 7pm both nights.

Drama Coach Nancy Tabb tells us more about the musical.

City of Sheridan Looking to Fill Council Vacancy

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City of Sheridan Looking to Fill Council Vacancy

Sheridan City Councilman John Bigelow's resignation means that there is a vacancy on the Council for one of the two seats representing ward two. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says that the City is looking for interested applicants.

Two Proud Captains Receive Their Badges

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Captains Greg Luhman and Gary Harnish

Two new captains for Sheridan Fire-Rescue received their badges at a special recognition ceremony Thursday just prior to the Fire Civil Service Commission meeting. Captain Greg Luhman gives us his thoughts on being promoted from the Firefighter II level.

Police Searching for 2 Suspects Following High-Speed Pursuit

Edwin Badgett, described as 5'6", 178 pounds, brown hair, hazel eyes with tattoos on his chest. (Courtesy Sheridan Police Department)

Police are searching for two male suspects who led them on a high-speed pursuit Wednesday night after an attempted traffic stop on Long Drive near the high school.

March 21st

Hill: Role in Accountability Still to be Determined

State Superintendent Cindy Hill

Following a legislative session that again centered around education at times, during an interview with Kim Love on Public Pulse this week, Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill answered a question regarding the controversial topics surrounding her office over the past year. She says that she's done the things she said she was going to do.

District 1 to Up Seating Capacity at TRHS, BHS Stadiums

Construction of Big Horn's turf field in October of 2010. (Sheridan Media file photo)

After a couple of years without a press box and limited seating at the newly remodeled Big Horn High School football field, Sheridan County School District 1 accepted bids for a project that will add 750 seats at Big Horn and Tongue River facilities.