Archive - Apr 2010

April 26th

Wyoming Bike Safety Campaign

Now that the weather is getting warmer and the streets are staying clear, more and more people are getting out to enjoy bike rides. Thanks to the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, any child in the state who needs a bicycle helmet can get one for free.

April 25th

Ayers Explains Substance Of His Speech This Week

A Federal Judge will decide if Bill Ayers can speak on the UW campus later this week.

On March 30th, officials with the University of Wyoming announced that they had canceled the William Ayers presentation scheduled for April 5th. Ayers was supposed to give a speech based on his article "Trudge Toward Freedom: Educational Research in the Public Interest."

Caucus encourages more Wyo women to run for office

The Wyoming Women's Legislative Caucus is
encouraging more women to run for elected office.
The caucus held a conference at Casper College on Friday with
seminars outlining the steps for getting into politics.

Wyo group plans horse rescue operation

A Wyoming state lawmaker says she's part
of a group planning a program to care for unwanted horses, but that some could be humanely killed as a last resort.
Republican state Rep. Sue Wallis of Recluse said Saturday the
nonprofit United Horsemen's Front would accept horses from
individuals or law-enforcement agencies.

April 24th

Workforce Services Launches Wyoming’s Career Toolkit

Workforce Services launches Wyoming’s Career Toolkit

The Department of Workforce Services has teamed up with Kuder Journey to offer job seekers an additional tool to assess their career path outlook…Wyoming’s Career Toolkit. The online program can assist a job seeker in finding a more defined pathway to success by evaluating their career interests.

S.C.O.P.E. Graduation Ceremony at Sheridan College

There are thirteen new graduates of the Sheridan/Johnson County Opportunity Project for Education program, S.C.O.P.E for short. S.C.O.P.E. is a federally funded employment training program that works with 16 to 21-year-olds who dropped out of high school.

April 23rd

John Brown Escorted from Court

What began as a calm, respectful, rational arraignment Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court ended with the defendant shouting obscenities at the Court and threatening Judge John Fenn.

Sheridan County Historical Society Dinner and Program (1 of 2)

Sam Morton, speaking on, "The myth of the Plains Indians, dude girls gone wild, cowboys on 4 wheelers, and embracing the invasion of the retired finger wavers." The program was held at the Holiday Inn to an audience of approximately 75.

CASA Honors Tom Racette

CASA honored Tom Racette as a Champion for Children.

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns held their 2nd annual Light of Hope Breakfast Friday morning at the Historic Sheridan Inn. CASA honored Tom Racette as their 2010 Champion For Children. Racette comments on being this year's recipient.

Recreation District Eyes Move To Woodland Park

Sheridan Recreation District will be moving out of the old Highland Park school soon.

The Sheridan Recreation District has been utilizing and occupying the old Highland Park School for a little over three years now. That will soon change however, as plans are to build the new Meadowlark Elementary School on the current site, meaning students at Meadowlark will relocate this fall to the old Highland Park facility.