Archive - Apr 24, 2013 - News

NWCCD Board to Hold Special Open Meeting on Bond Issue

At Wednesday's meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, the board of trustees unanimously voted to hold a special meeting on a potential bond issue regarding expansion of the Technical Education Center at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

BLM Seeks Comment on Possible Sale of 208 Acres of Public Land in Sheridan County

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office is requesting public input on an environmental assessment of proposed non-competitive sale of public lands in Sheridan and Campbell counties.

Healthy and Safe Kids Day is Saturday

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The Sheridan County YMCA and the Wellness Council of Sheridan County have teamed up to offer Healthy Kids Day and Safe Kids Day this Saturday at the YMCA.

As Obamacare deadline approaches, Wyoming lawmakers keep watch

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By Ron Feemster
Originally published April 23, 2013 on

Letter from the Public: Questioning Sheridan College

I have held my tongue for a long time about Sheridan College and the plans that they have, but the latest article in the Sheridan Press really took the cake for me (“Kati Sherwood encourages service”, April 15, 2013). I am a full time student at Sheridan College.

Massive Lithium Bed Discovered in Rock Springs by UW Researchers

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The United States currently imports more than 80 percent of its lithium, a key component of batteries, electronics and even green technologies, but that could all change following a recent discovery by researchers at the University of Wyoming.

Whitney Benefits Supports Fire Science Program

A partnership between Sheridan College, Whitney Benefits and Sheridan County School District #1 has enabled the School District to create a new fire science program.

Wildlife Habitat Management Area Near Dayton to Open Later Than Usual

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is extending the winter range closure on the Amsden Wildlife Habitat Management area near Dayton.

No Injuries in School District #1 Bus Accident

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A Sheridan County School District #1 bus slid into a ditch and onto its side this morning on the Smith Creek bus route outside of Dayton. The driver and one 12 year old student were on the bus at the time.

CVC Holds Repeat Poverty Class

The Sheridan College Center for a Vital Community is again offering training titled after the book of their pet project, "Bridges Out of Poverty." Amy Albrecht, Director, says more than 65 people attended the training last time, and it really made an impression on them.