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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.

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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.

Safe Routes to School Closer to Reality

The City of Buffalo is one step closer to having their Safe Routes to School project completed, according to City Planner Zach Montgomery. Aaron Palmer brings us the report.

Sewage Lift Station Half Complete

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The sewage lift station project on Highway 16 East at Cowboy Town is nearly half complete. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, has more.

Shawn Osborne: Guilty of 1st Degree Murder

29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne has been found Guilty of the 1st Degree Murder of Gerald Bloom.
29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne has been found Guilty of the 1st Degree Murder of Gerald Bloom.

After just over four hours of deliberations, the 12-person jury came back Thursday afternoon with a Guilty verdict in the 1st Degree Murder Trial of 29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne. Osborne stood emotionless while District Court Clerk Nicki Arney read the verdict.

Closing Arguments Held in 1st Degree Murder Trial

Closing arguments in the 1st Degree Murder trial of 29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne took place Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court.

Wyoming Foots Bill to Quit Cigs

1/3 of cancer deaths in the United States are caused by smoking.

Today is the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Smokers were challenged to stop lighting up for 24 hours, and encouraged to make a plan to kick the habit permanently.