Archive - Jul 2009

July 30th

Diabetes Dirt Duathlon Is Coming Up Soon

The Diabetes Dirt Duathlon will take place two weeks from this Saturday at Forbes Ranch just south of Sheridan. One of the organizers for the event Rob Forister explains that participants will compete on foot and bike.

Economist Urges Wyoming To Adopt Spending Limits

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Colorado economist says Wyoming should adopt a "taxpayers bill of rights" to limit spending.

The University of Colorado's Barry Poulson told the Wyoming Legislature's Interim Revenue Committee Tuesday that spending has increased at an unsustainable rate over the past decade.

No Imminent Compromise On Health Reform Bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming says the Senate Finance Committee is making a lot of progress but remains far from close to a compromise on health care reform.

Enzi is one of six committee members - three Republicans and three Democrats - who've been trying to hash out a compromise on a health care bill.

July 29th

07/30/09 Sports for Thursday

LOCAL GOLF - Sheridan High School golfers Kamrin Allen and Cameron Lindell are playing in the Junior America's Cup Golf Tournament in Pasadena, California. On day two Allen fell off the pace a bit and Lindell improved his position. Allen shot 73 Tuesday and 82 yesterday and fell to 49th place, Lindell shot 79 Tuesday and 78 yesterday and is tied for 52nd place.

Traffic Detours Will Change In Downtown Again Next Week

Downtown construction will continue for a few more months and as the Brooks Street project continues, traffic detours will continue to change. Next week drivers will have to take extra time to get to certain downtown locations.

Sheridan Police And Wyoming Game And Fish Preparing For Hunting Season

In many parts of town, one need only look out their window to see deer and other wildlife. For the third year the Wyoming Game and Fish is working with the City of Sheridan to provide deer hunting opportunities inside the city limits. Police Sergeant Travis Koltiska…

Sheridan County Fair Continues Through The Weekend

There’s only a few more days of the Sheridan County Fair this year. Open class competitions begin today and the entertainers will arrive. Tonight the Whitlocks will perform a concert underneath the grandstands at 8:00, after the pocket pets show in the sale ring. Fairgrounds director Sharon Nadeau tells us what’s coming up for the weekend.

Hospital Board Acknowledges Marked Improvement In the Account Receivable Department

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital May Move Forward With Oncology Consulting Group

Over the past couple of months officials at Sheridan Memorial Hospital have been discussing ways to expand Oncology services provided at the hospital. Program Development Manager LaNora Dixon.

Bus Tour Of Wagon Box Fight Is This Sunday

In celebration of the 142nd anniversary of the Wagon Box Fight, the Fort Phil Kearny/Bozeman Trail Association are offering a bus tour this Sunday of the historic sites relating to the fort and the Wagon Box battle.

Fort Phil Kearny Curator Sonny Reisch tells us about the details of the bus tour.