Archive - Jan 2014

January 28th

Progress Being Made at Thorne-Rider Campus Center

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Construction of the Thorne-Rider Campus Center at Sheridan College continues throughout the winter months. The project consists of 12,000 feet of new construction and 16,000 square feet of remodel. It is expected to be completed in August of this year.

(Photos by Dennis Jacobs, courtesy of Sheridan College)

(Photo by Dennis Jacobs, courtesy of Sheridan College)
(Photo by Dennis Jacobs, courtesy of Sheridan College)

Locals Gather for Education-Based Dinner

More than a hundred city, county and state leaders came together last night in Sheridan to talk about the future of education.

The event was a dinner hosted by Whitney Benefits, which is a philanthropic foundation with the sole purpose of furthering educational opportunities.

Sheridan County Continues StormReady Status

Officials from the National Weather Service in Billings have renewed Sheridan County’s StormReady® recognition for its continued support for improved communications and an increased level on severe weather awareness.

Cat Rescue Hosts Fund-Raising Dinner

The Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue will hold its 3rd annual fund-raising dinner and silent auction on Friday night, starting at 6, at the Powder Horn Clubhouse in Sheridan.

Wednesday Seminar to Explore Fear

Lynn Gordon -- Pat Blair Photo

A presentation on fear will be the focus of this week's community luncheon held on Wednesday's at Sheridan College on Main Street.

Seminar Explores Crop, Livestock Risk Management

Crop and livestock operations managers will get hands-on help with market risks in a master marketer workshop planned for Thursday.

Enzi Introduces Bill to Protect Knife Owners

Sen. Mike Enzi

One of Wyoming's U.S. senators thinks the laws for knife owners have become too strict.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 28, 1914

Now, here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time to one hundred years ago, with reporter Pat Blair giving the daily news from The Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Jan. 28,1914.

Wyo. Court: Superintendent Law Unconstitutional

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Superintendent Cindy Hill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A divided Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled that a new law stripping many powers and duties from the state superintendent of public instruction is unconstitutional.

Wyoming Legislator Wallis Dies

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming State Rep. Sue Wallis has died. She was 56.

The Gillette News-Record reports Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall confirmed the lawmaker's death on Tuesday.

Wallis, a Republican, was from Recluse, in Campbell County.