Archive - Jul 23, 2019 - News

Sheridan County Fair Starts This Week

The annual Sheridan County Fair starts this week. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has details.

Dayton Days Starts Friday

This year's Dayton Days celebration starts Friday with the Cow Pie Classic golf tournament.

JCHC Forecasting $600K Loss in 2020

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center have approved their operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year, and are expecting a $600,000 loss for the facility.

Cellular Plus Gives Away Free Backpacks

Sheridan children can get a free backpack filled with school supplies Saturday, thanks to Verizon-Cellular Plus.

Sheridan County Adopts Resolutions For Grant Funding

The Sheridan County Commission has approved and adopted two resolutions required for the Wyoming Business Council's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

Johnson County Fair & Rodeo Starts Friday

Friday competitions get underway with the Fabric and Fashion judging and the Make It With Wool contest.

Saturday will feature the Rodeo Royalty Competition, and Sunday will showcase the Dog Show, Horse Show, and the kickoff event in the grandstand lawn area.

An Alternative View

An Alternative View Art Show, featuring the works of local painters Dianne Wyatt, Gene Sager, and Judy Pradere, will debut for the public on Thursday.

2020 Keystone Award Nominations Open Through July 31

The Hub on Smith in Sheridan is currently accepting nominations for next years Keystone Awards through the end of the month.

UW’s Partnership with Code.org to Improve K-12 Computer Science Instruction

Anna Youmans, of Laramie, from left; Astrid Northrup, RAMPED II lead instructor and Northwest College associate professor; and Laura Paige, a SWARMS scholar and beginning teacher in Casper, gain computer science knowledge during the RAMPED II summer workshop last year at UW. (UW Photo)

The University of Wyoming has recently created a partnership with Code.org to join a nationwide network of regional partners that support efforts to expand access to computer science in K-12 schools.

Cowboy State is Best State for Road Trips This Time of Year

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Road trip. Is there any better place in the world to take a road trip this time of year than Wyoming?

Recently, we made two such trips and saw a bunch of wonderful sites in our great state. Two things stood out: