Archive - Jul 21, 2016 - News

PLC Improvement Goal of Educator

Education professional Dr. Thomas Many conducts one of Thursday's break-out sessions. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Educator Dr. Casey Reason talked about the standard education model and a goal of improving professional learning communities during his keynote talk at Sheridan College Thursday morning.

Action Taken After Council’s Executive Session

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At the end of Monday night's Sheridan City Council Meeting the council went into an Executive Session. After the session they reconvened and took action.

Arden Fire Still at 0% Contained

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The Arden Fire, located east of Greybull, is still at 0% containment. Caused by an unknown source, the fire has now burned 415 acres of heavy timber. They have kept the fire from threatening any structures thus far.

Theater 101

The Wyoming Theater Festival has hosted many performances already this week with no plans on slowing down any time soon, however, performances only make up part of the Festival’s experience.

Heather White Named President and CEO of Merged Yellowstone Organization

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The board of directors of the Yellowstone Association (YA) and the Yellowstone Park Foundation (YPF) announced that Heather White has been selected as president and CEO of the combined organization. In October 2015, the two organizations announced their intention to merge.

Soldier Creek Medical Staff Operate Out of Hospital

The Soldier Creek Medical offices of Dr. Hugh Batty are temporarily operating out of Sheridan Memorial Hospital, according to Cecile Pattison with the hospital's community relations.

WHP K-9 Deployment “Sniffs” Out Multiple Arrests

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On July 14-17 the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) conducted an agency K-9 deployment in Laramie County. WHP K-9 teams and additional Troopers from across the state met in Cheyenne for updated training and hit the road for 24 hour patrols during the four day deployment.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Breaks Attendance Record

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The Sheridan WYO Rodeo once again set an attendance record this year with 26,508 tickets sold, which was significantly more than the number of tickets sold last year. WYO Rodeo Board President Nick Siddle said this year’s rodeo was a tremendous success.

DSA Receives National Main Street Accreditation

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The Downtown Sheridan Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting performance standards that are set by the National Main Street Center.

Community Shows Support for Local Law Enforcement

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The recent shootings of law enforcement officers around the country has no doubt had a profound effect on those that wear the badge and have taken the oath to “protect and serve”.