Archive - Nov 2009

November 23rd

City Planning Commission Discusses Amendment To Sign Ordinance

The one and only agenda item that the City of Sheridan Planning Commission had before them Monday night dealt a proposed amendment to the City's sign ordinance. Sheridan City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Scholarships Available For Those Interested In Library Education

The Institute of Museum and Library Services grant program will be giving scholarships to 50 students from South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.

Public Pulse - Monday 11/23/09

Sue Belish Sheridan School District #1 / Craig Dougherty School District #2

Wyoming Santas: Check the List Twice for Toy Safety

Cheyenne, WY - (Wyo. News Service) - Almost five million toys have been recalled this year, and yet, the dangers are still lurking on toy shelves in Wyoming as holiday shoppers fill their carts this week.

University of Wyoming School of Nursing Receives $280,000 Grant

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming has received a $280,000 grant to help address the state's need for highly educated nurses. The money goes to the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing and the Wyoming Center for Nursing and Health Care Partnerships. It comes from the Wyoming Workforce Development Council and Department of Workforce Services.

Monday, November 23rd

GENERALS BASKETBALL - The Sheridan College Generals lost their first game of the season Friday at a tournament in Powell. Eastern Utah beat the Generals 85-75.
They came back Saturday with a win over Western Montana; head coach Steve Smiley comments.

November 22nd

Crowd Gathers To Send Community Photo To Troops For The Holidays

One person’s vision may make the holidays better for around 70 Sheridan troops currently deployed overseas. One of the largest deployments of Wyoming troops in the state’s history has been going on since this spring. One Sheridan woman is spearheading a campaign to make sure that every one of the Sheridan troops gets a package from home this holiday season.

Sagebrush School To Be Used As Example For State Education Department

Sagebrush Elementary School just received their Blue Ribbon award last week and now there is talk of teachers and administrators bringing their curriculum ideas to the rest of the state. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride says there is always room for improvement.

City Of Sheridan Police Chief

At the end of December, current Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card will be moving back to California, and there are six semi-finalists in a candidate pool for his replacement on the force. The panel weeding out the candidates from applications originally numbering around 100 has decided to withhold the names of these six, for the time being at least.

Big Horn Skiing

TEN SLEEP, Wyo. (AP) - New owners of the Big Horn Mountain Ski Resort near Ten Sleep hope to open the resort next month, but they're waiting for U.S. Forest Service approval. Wayne and Holli Jones bought the resort this summer. Holli Jones says she and her husband have met with the Forest Service and are hoping for a permit by Dec. 10 at the latest.