Archive - Mar 21, 2017 - News

Kobza Says School Finance Bill Will be Significant

School District 1 trustees and Superintendent Marty Kobza. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Marty Kobza, who's superintendent of Sheridan County School District 1, says the impact of House Bill 236, the school finance measure approved during the past legislative session, will be significant.

District 1 Trustees Work on Strategic Plan

District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza, left, and trustees gather for work session. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Trustees of Sheridan County School District 1 continue to place emphasis on teachers as the facilitators of education, and technology as a tool that teachers use, as they work on the district's strategic plan for learning.

Kendrick FFA Chapter Presents Program at Meeting

Students from Sheridan High School's John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter prepare to start their skit. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Students from Sheridan High School's John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter presented the program at Tuesday's meeting of the Ag & Natural Resources Committee.

Commissioners Sound Off on Mead’s Veto of Gun Bill

Photo Credit: Ron Richter

Last week, Governor Matt Mead vetoed House Bill 137 that would have allowed residents to bring a concealed carry firearm into government meetings. Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram had this to say regarding the veto.

Settlement Agreement Proposed to Resolve Disabilities Act Claims from 1994 Lawsuit at Montana State Prison

Posted in

Recently, attorneys for prisoners with disabilities at the Montana State Prison and the state of Montana filed a proposed settlement agreement that will ensure the prison will be in greater compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Further Evaluation Needed

Posted in
Big Horn Resident Todd Faass is charged with Attempted Murder in the Second Degree. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

A Disposition Hearing that was scheduled for Monday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for Big Horn resident Todd Faass was cancelled and will be held at a later date pending further evaluation of the defendant at the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston.

The Resistance is Real

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections that are caused by bacteria. A growing public health concern is resistance to antibiotics. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Wyoming News Update

Posted in

Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment.

POWER PLANT-FUTURE

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The head of the Montana Board of Investments says the board has never made a loan like the one House Speaker Austin Knudsen is proposing for an owner of the Colstrip power plant.

Planning & Zoning Commission To Discuss Subdivisions

Johnson County's Planning and Zoning Commission will have their monthly meeting this afternoon, and are expected to hear a presentation on the Ross Minor Subdivision final plat, on property located near the end of the Billy Creek Access Road.

Buffalo Fire Department History Program Tuesday

A presentation on the history of firefighting and the men who have volunteered over the decades to protect the Buffalo community will be given tonight at 6:30 at the Johnson County Library.