Archive - Feb 26, 2013 - News

Sheridan College Student, Marine, Honored at Statewide Conference

We reported Monday on two Sheridan College instructors who were recently honored at a conference of the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees in Cheyenne. Sheridan College student and Marine, Luke Cloud, was among the honorees.

Raising Awareness to the Importance of Heart Health

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital held its annual Heart Health Fair Tuesday night, showcasing a variety of options available for strengthening the cardiovascular system.

SEEDA Discusses MOU With Forward Sheridan

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed a revised memorandum of understanding with Forward Sheridan during their meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Police Chief Talks About Rise in Burglary Cases in Sheridan

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In 2011, there were 62 burglary cases in the City of Sheridan. That number jumped to 106 in 2012, which is a 71 percent increase.

SEEDA Awaits Business Council's Decision on Second Phase of CTET Study

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Moving forward with phase two of the Career and Technical Education Training study will have to wait several more weeks as SEEDA awaits a decision from the Wyoming Business Council regarding an application for a $50,000 grant.

University of Wyoming Announces New President

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Oklahoma State Provost Robert Sternberg has been named president of the University of Wyoming. The UW Board of Trustees unanimously decided on Sternberg on Tuesday. Sternberg becomes the 24th president of Wyoming's only four-year public university.

Consensus Funds Discussed At County Work Session

At the Johnson County Commissioner's work session Tuesday, consensus funds projects were discussed by the commission, Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess and Kaycee Mayor Tommy Knapp.

Buffalo Council Approves Purchase For Memorial Swim Meet

The Buffalo Pool Board approached the City Council at their last meeting, requesting funding from excess one-percent money to purchase starting blocks for the outdoor pool to accommodate a 2-day swim meet they hope to make an annual event.

Carousel Meets Goal on Kickstarter...What Now?

The Cowboy Carousel Committee had a successful fundraiser on Kickstarter recently, raising more than their goal of $25,000 to help in their dream of moving the Cowboy Carousel to a new home, the Cowboy Carousel Center to be housed at the Historic Beutler Building on North Lobban Avenue.

State Rep. Kathy Coleman on Lottery Bill Limbo

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Wyoming Representative Kathy Coleman says the lottery bill making its rounds in Cheyenne is currently in a state of legislative limbo. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.