The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday to approve the purchase of digital mammography equipment in the amount of $231,308. The Hospital Foundation began raising funds for the equipment last fall with the 1st annual Pink Link run/walk that raised over $65,000.
Providing additional housing for students on campus is something that officials with Sheridan College have addressed head on over the past couple of years. The Whitney Villas and the Lofts have of course provided more available rooms on campus, but they have also provided a whole new type of atmosphere for the students as well.
Today is the final day to submit applications for the state's home heating help program. The LIEAP (lee-ap) program helps low-income families cover the costs of heating their homes between the months of October and May for unregulated heat, and from October 15th through June 15th for regulated heat sources, such as gas and electric.
The Sheridan People's Assistance Food Bank are sponsoring armed forces appreciation day this Saturday in Sheridan. Food Bank Director and Coordinator of the event Dan Lick says Saturday will be all about giving our soldiers a big welcome home.
The University of Wyoming announced Tuesday that they have canceled the scheduled appearance of William Ayers that was to take place Monday April 5th. Ayers, a professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was to give a speech sponsored by the UW Social Justice Research Center, based on his article "Trudge Toward Freedom: Educational Research in the Public Interest."
CHEYENNE, (AP) - Wyoming labor officials say the state's unemployment rate has fallen for the first time since February 2008, but only slightly. The Wyoming Department of Employment said Tuesday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5 percent in February, down from 7.6 percent in January. The rate was 4.8 percent in February 2009.