Archive - Oct 2009

October 29th

We've Got Some Safety Tips To Help Keep All The Ghouls And Goblins Safe For Halloween

There will no doubt be plenty of people taking part in the many Halloween activities that are scheduled in and around Sheridan this weekend. Sheridan Fire Rescue Firefighter Bret Smith says that costume choice is the number one thing that parents can do to make sure their little one's are safe.

The Cloud Peak Symphony Will Kickoff Their 5th Season A Week From Today At The WYO Theater

The Cloud Peak Symphony will kick off their 5th season next Friday night at the WYO Theater with their concert titled “From the Mountains to the Sea”. The performance will include everything from Beethoven's 4th Symphony, to music from the Pirates of the Caribbean soundtrack and the widely popular Night on Bald Mountain from Fantasia.

Public Pulse - Thursday 10/29/09

Powder River Basin Resource Council Annual Meeting / Tim Cummings w/ Cloud Peak Symphony

Thursday, October 29th

LADY RAMS STATE VOLLEYBALL - The Big Horn Lady Rams open the State Volleyball Tournament tonight at the Casper Events Center.They enter play as the two-time defending champs.Jamie Harvey took over this fall as head coach; she says they had a great regular season to set them up with a high seedin the post-season. With big time tournament experience

Storm Dumps Snow on Rockies, Plains -- More Forecast

DENVER (AP) - A storm bringing the first heavy snows of the season to a large swath of the Rockies has crippled parts of Colorado and Wyoming with up to 2 feet of snow, and leaving residents and travelers bracing for twice that.

October 28th

Family Fall Fun Fest Coming Up Halloween Night

It’s certainly going to be very busy this weekend in Sheridan. Haunted houses, trick-or-treat events for kids, special shows at the WYO Theater, and the annual Family Fall Fun Fest are just a few of the Halloween festivities. Darrell White is a pastor with the Sheridan Wesleyan Church and he says families are the reason for the Fall Fest celebration.

Teen Accused Of Downtown Burglary Charged With Additional Crimes

A Sheridan teenager is charged with his second burglary in a month in connection with a break in at Metz Beverage a few weeks ago. 18-year-old James Allen received his first burglary charge on October 5th after police witnessed him leaving the Sport Stop in the early morning hours.

Community Land Trust Working To Save Open Spaces For Future

The Sheridan City Council has seen several large acreage annexation requests in the last year. Areas in Sheridan County that have had agricultural uses in the past are being developed into housing subdivisions and business parks. Despite the growing development, the Sheridan County Comprehensive plan emphasizes the preservation of open spaces and wildlife habitat.

Hospital Hits A Minor Snag In Primary Care Practice

Sheridan Memorial Hospital decided several months ago to pursue the endeavor of starting their own primary care practice. Dr. Ian Hunter was the first physician to commit to Big Horn Mountain Medicine, which is still trying to move into their new home, as Dr. Hunter continues to see his patients at the Hospital's Medical Arts Complex.

Sheridan Memorial Receives “Clean Audit”

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees received their annual audit report at their monthly meeting Wednesday. For fiscal year 2009, the hospital incurred a net operating loss of $923,000 and a net income of $2.6 million.

Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman.