Sheridan County

Phase III Bids for Big Horn Elementary Advertised Today

School District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith

At last night's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting, the board unanimously – absent Johann Nield, who was not present – voted to approve $8,393,145 as the Guaranteed Maximum Price for Phase III of the Big Horn Campus project. Business Manager Jeremy Smith says that bids will go out today, and then...

Fire Ban Officially Lifted

County fire officials give the "green light" to burning; the fire ban has been lifted as of 10 a.m. October 19th.

Upon the recommendation of Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch and the Fire Chiefs of the Rural Fire Protection Districts, the Sheridan County Commissioners have rescinded Resolution 10-07-025 to remove the partial fire restrictions imposed August 3. Lifting of the fire ban is effective as of 10:00 a.m., October 19, 2010.

Candidates Massie and Hill On Reforming Wyoming Education

Cindy Hill and Mike Massie

The race for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction is one of the more heated races this year. The two running candidates, Mike Massie and Cindy Hill both spoke at Monday's forum. Mrs. Hill was the first to speak:

U.S. House Candidate David Wendt: “I'm A Fiscal Conservative”

Wyoming U.S. Representative Candidate, David Wendt

David Wendt was the sole candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives at Monday's election forum at Sheridan College, as Wyoming's current U.S. Representative, Cynthia Lummis, was not in attendance.

Education? Taxes? Healthcare? SLIB? Candidates Discuss “The Issues” At Sheridan College

Sheridan County Commissioners Candidates

With just two weeks to go before the general election, the first of two candidate panels, sponsored by the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce, was held at Sheridan College last night. Candidates for the national and state races, as well as Sheridan County Commissioners were Monday's panel speakers. So how successful were last night's panelists in persuading audience members?

Sheridan College to Expand Culinary Program

Last week we told you about Sheridan College's long term plan to build an Academic Center on campus to compensate for growth at the College. While that facility may be years down the road, there are other things going on at the College that are more immediate. The success of the Wyoming Culinary Institute has prompted officials from the College to look at possible areas of expansion.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Shifts Leadership

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board of Directors recently held their annual meeting to elect officers who will serve for the next year. WYO Rodeo Board member Tom Ringley explains that there will be new leadership on the Board for the coming year.

Chamber Looks for New Director

Janelle Anderson

As of today, Janelle Anderson is no longer Director of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Chamber of Commerce Board President Ryan Franklin explains the change.

Franklin said that the Board of Directors has appointed Teresa Detimore as the interim Chamber Director until the position can be permanently filled.

Dharminder Sen: In Limine Hearing

Dharminder Sen escorted into the Sheridan County Courthouse in August, 2009.

Diminished Capacity: in criminal law, the inability to have the state of mind required for the commission of a particular crime.

Intent: the state of mind wherein the person knows and desires the consequences of his or her act. For criminal liability, intent must exist at the time the offense is committed.

Poll Question: Fluoridated Water

Many years ago, fluoride was a part of Sheridan's water system, but then was removed. Now, there are some in town who would like to have fluoride put back into the water.

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