Archive - May 1, 2010

GOP Convention Ends in Sheridan

State Republican Convention saw one of the highest turnouts in several years.

Nearly 500 people from all over Wyoming were in Sheridan this weekend for the Wyoming State Republican Convention. It's one of the largest conventions for the party in a number of years, and Director of the state party, Ryan Taylor, attributes the turnout to what's coming out of Washington.

GOP Congressional Delegation Dinner Attracts Protesters

Protesters outside the Wyoming Rebpublican Convention Friday.
Protesters outside the Wyoming Rebpublican Convention Friday.

The Republican State Convention taking place this weekend in Sheridan had their Congressional Delegation Dinner Friday evening at the Holiday Inn. Outside the convention were a dozen or so protesters—and not the anti-war protesters or any other group who you typically see voicing their opposition to the GOP.

Snowy Arbor Day Celebration at the VOA

Not the Best Tree-Planting Weather

The cold and windy weather did not stop the Volunteers of America crew from planting trees for Arbor Day. Around 80 volunteers, including both community members and Volunteers' clients, planted four trees on Friday and 35 throughout the week.

Hospital Experiences Rise In Bad Debt and Charity Care Expense

Hospital experiences rise in bad debt and charity Care expense.
Hospital experiences rise in bad debt and charity Care expense.

Bad debt and charity care expenses are something that nearly every hospital in the country battles with on an annual basis, and Sheridan County Memorial Hospital is no exception. Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman says they've experienced a recent spike in both areas.