Archive - Jul 18, 2018

College Board Adopts Budget

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Trustees of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which governs Sheridan and Gillette colleges and the Johnson County campus, adopted a budget of a little under $89 million for the year that started on July 1.

College Board Authorizes Application to State for Housing Loan

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College trustees, from left, Gary Koltiska, Walt Wragge and Chair Norleen Healy. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan College could have a new student dormitory ready for occupancy in the fall of 2019 if plans fall into place.

Handbook Discussion Gets Testy

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(Photo Ron Richter ©)

A presentation on council and mayoral handbooks at Monday night’s Sheridan City Council meeting brought forth a spirited debate between the mayor and a councilman. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council Approves Subdivision Despite Neighbors Concerns

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Local Attorney Tony Wendtland (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Acting on the recommendation of City Attorney Brendon Kerns, the Sheridan City Council at their last meeting in June, elected to table a resolution allowing for the Lincoln Drive Minor Subdivision, which is a request by the property owner to subdivide one lot into three.

Carl Arndt

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Carl Robert (Bob) Arndt passed away quietly in his sleep on July 18, 2018, at the age of 87. Bob was born on February 27, 1931 to Robert and Thelma Arndt. He spent his entire life ranching in Johnson County. Bob married Darleen Hanson on April 3 1954, they were married for 64 years. Bob was a member of the stockgrowers and woolgrowers as well as a long time member of the NRA.

Susan Maronick

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Susan Kay Jones Maronick, 64, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018, at her residence.

Susan was born on September 9, 1953 to parents Raymond Lewis and Helen (Jacques) Jones in Springfield, IL.

She enjoyed fishing, walking, reading and especially spending time with her friends and family.

Legal Analysis from UW Proposes Alternate Solution to Reforming Endangered Species Act

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A new research brief from the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming describes a legal analysis that explores the legislative history of the 1973 Endangered Species Act and proposes a solution that would give states greater authority to manage listed species wi

UW’s Liu Receives DOE Grant to Improve Predictability of Interactions Between Mixed-Phase Clouds, Aerosols

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A University of Wyoming Excellence Chair has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study how to improve the predictability of mixed-phase clouds and aerosol interactions at high latitudes.

Wednesday 07-18-18

Sheridan Police Department / ABF Summer Festival

State Auditor Talks Transparency

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Transparency in State spending is important for many citizens of Wyoming. According to State Auditor Cynthia Cloud, Wyoming could be doing a better job of being transparent.