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Saturday University: One of Day College...Minus Homework and Stress

Saturday University: One of Day College...Minus Homework and Stress

This Saturday is your chance to relive the college experience - or try it out for a day - without the stress of homework, tests, boring lectures or the chance of being buried alive by student loan debts.

Senate to Consider Courtroom Weapons Bill

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Senator John Schiffer (Courtesy Photo)

One bill that has flown under the radar a bit during this year's legislative session is House Bill 216 that would ban weapons in the courtroom in the State. The bill was introduced in the Senate Monday and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

State Lottery Bill Continues to Move Forward

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Representative Rosie Berger (Courtesy Photo)

A state lottery is looking like it may become more than just an item of debate by legislators, as the House passed the bill on third reading Monday by a 31-28 vote. Representative Rosie Berger says that the bill now moves on to the Senate for consideration.

Sheridan County Commissioners Approve Agreements for W. 5th St. Development

Sheridan County Commissioners Approve Agreements for W. 5th St. Development (Photo by Ron Richter)

At their meeting Tuesday, the Sheridan County Commissioners approved three cooperative agreements for future development plans along West Fifth Street. Public Works Director, Rod Liesinger, explains what the first agreement entails.

Ten Years of Writing a Statewide Column

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Bill Sniffin

This statewide column-writing idea started when Wyoming Tribune Eagle Managing Editor Reed Eckhardt asked me to write a weekly commentary about the 2002 statewide political races.

Buffalo Council, Jo Co Commission Meetings Tuesday

The Johnson County Commission and the Buffalo City Council will have their first meetings of February Tuesday, and both will work through full agendas.

The county commissioners will review the county audit report, award the bid for the Canal Road Bridge, and amend the agreement between Sheridan and Johnson Counties on the Lake DeSmet Agreement.

Design Standards Ordinance Approved

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The Sheridan City Council unanimously approved the third and final reading of ordinance #2124 Monday night. The ordinance amends City code pertaining to building and site design standards to make the development process more administrative.

State Board of Ed. to Hire Firm for Director Search

State Board of Ed. to Hire Firm for Director Search

The Wyoming State Board of Education announced Monday it intends to hire a search firm to hasten the selection process of the state’s first Director of the Wyoming Department of Education.

Billings Organization Aims to Provide a 'Safe Haven' for Abuse Victims

Billings Organization Aims to Provide a 'Safe Haven' for Abuse Victims

Valerie Courtney with the Billings-based BVC Safe Haven Ranch aims to eradicate child abuse. Someday, Courtney says she hopes to have a plot of land where survivors of abuse and abused animals can come together to heal. This April, they will be holding their first annual fundraiser in Billings.

SHS Continues to See a Rise in the Graduation Rate

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During the 2007-2008 school year, Sheridan High School had a graduation rate of 76 percent, which prompted the school to begin interviewing parents and students about what needed to be done differently to improve the graduation rate.

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