Archive - Sep 14, 2009

Making the Call: Cell Phone Health Risks Debated in D.C. Today

News out of Washington today: Pensylvania Senator and brain cancer survivor Arlen Specter will hold a Senate committee hearing today on whether using your cell phone could be making you sick. And at the same time, an international conference is examining the scientific research on cancer risks linked to exposure to cell phone radiation.

University of Wyoming Trustees Extend Buchanan's Contract 1 Year

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - University of Wyoming trustees have extended President Tom Buchanan's contract by another year. It had been set to expire June 30, 2011, but trustees on Friday extended it through June 30, 2012. He will make $350,000 a year, the same amount since getting a $50,000 raise in May of 2008.

Training for Torrington Prison Starts Today

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Work on Wyoming's new medium-security prison in Torrington is wrapping up, and the first training class for officers starts today at nearby Camp Guernsey.

Colorado Utility's Rebuff of Wyoming Wind Causes Surprise

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Some in Wyoming say a Colorado utility's rejection of southeast Wyoming wind power as part of its energy supply doesn't negate the need for wind and transmission development in southeast Wyoming.

Monday, Sept. 14th

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Broncs beat #1 Green River 34-21 Friday night. The Broncs led 27-0 at halftime and stretched the lead to 34-7 by the end of the 3rd quarter. One of the big keys to the win was the play of the offensive line. The Broncs are now 2-1 on the season, and will be on the road this week as they travel to play at Rock Springs.

Wyoming Health Department Prepares Schools For H1N1 Flu

The Wyoming Department of Health and the Department of Education have been working very closely for several years, and this school year is no exception. The new threat of H1N1 Influenza is not something parents need to worry about, according to Health Department Director Doctor Brent Sherard.

Sheridan Organization Works To Improve Conditions In Alaska Schools

When you hear the name Kodiak, Alaska, you don’t immediately think of a connection to us here in Sheridan. Both areas are subject to the same Federal educational regulations and Average Yearly Progress standards. Another thing we have in common is The National American Indian, Alaskan, and Hawaiian Educational Development Center that is headquartered here in Sheridan.