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What Do You Think About Sheridan, Gillette and Buffalo Colleges?

Northern Wyoming Community College District is currently looking to hear what you think about our local colleges. Wendy Smith, Director of Marketing and Public Information for Sheridan College, explains why the District is currently seeking comments from the public:

Sheridan College Enrollment Is Up

Confusion about student enrollment at Sheridan College was addressed at the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board meeting Thursday night. Sheridan College President Paul Young told the board that the important numbers to consider when evaluating the college's capacity are enrollment numbers, not headcount:

Man Accused of Kidnapping Changes Plea

Kevin Fuller changed his plea in District Court Thursday.
Kevin Fuller changed his plea in District Court Thursday.

A Great Falls, Montana man changed his plea on a Kidnapping charge in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. As terms of a plea agreement with the State, Kevin Fuller plead guilty to a lesser charge of Felonious Restraint. If the Court accepts the terms of the plea agreement, Fuller could possibly serve 2 to 4 years in prison for his crime. Fuller will also receive credit for time served.

Shawn Osborne: Judge Denies Motion to Suppress Statement

29-year-old Shawn Osborne faces a 1st Degree Murder charge for allegedly killing Gerald Bloom in January.
29-year-old Shawn Osborne faces a 1st Degree Murder charge for allegedly killing Gerald Bloom in January.

A motion hearing for 29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. Osborne is charged with 1st Degree Murder for the alleged killing of Gerald Bloom in Sheridan on January 15, 2010.

District 2 Chooses Teacher of the Year

District 2 Teacher of the Year, Carol Stewart

At Monday night's Sheridan County School District 2 board meeting, the meeting began by recognizing the 2009-2010 District Teacher of the Year. This year, Sheridan High School Principal Dirleen Wheeler said that Carol Stewart, the Reading Specialist and Instructional Facilitator at SHS was chosen.

Health Fair to Provide Eleven Screenings

9 am to Noon, Sheridan College Golden Dome, September 18th, 2010 - FREE

For over twenty years, Sheridan Memorial Hospital, along with a myriad of health-related vendors have hosted a free public Health Fair at the Sheridan College Golden Dome. This year is no exception, spokesperson Cecile Pattison says they will have some new things to offer this year.

2010 Distracted Driving Summit

Nationwide webcast to be held Tuesday, September 21st.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced the agenda for the second national Distracted Driving Summit to be held Tuesday, September 21st in Washington, DC.

Planting Trees: No Time Like the Present

At Monday's School District 2 board meeting, it was announced that part of the bid awarded to Mountain View Construction for demolition and abatement of Meadowlark Elementary on DeSmet included a $45,000 alternate bid to move the numerous trees from that property to Highland Park Elementary School.

North Main Lighting Ceremony Held Wednesday

Officials with WYDOT, the City of Sheridan, and the North Main Neighborhood Association were on hand to officially flip the switch on the new decorative lighting on North Main Street in Sheridan Wednesday.
Officials with WYDOT, the City of Sheridan, and the North Main Neighborhood Association were on hand to officially flip the switch on the new decorative lighting on North Main Street in Sheridan Wednesday.

The switch was flipped on the decorative lighting Wednesday that adorns North Main Street in Sheridan, and that is also part of the North Main reconstruction project. Electrofab was the company with whom the City of Sheridan contracted to install the decorative lighting that will be very reminiscent of the lighting along Main Street in Downtown.

Sheridan Recreation District Settling Nicely Into Their New Digs

Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright
Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

The Sheridan Recreation District has been at the old Woodland Park School since late spring of this year. Has the transition from the old Highland Park School to Woodland affected the usage numbers? Somewhat says Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright.