Archive - Sep 22, 2010

Physician Recruitment Continues at Sheridan Memorial

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues the recruitment process for an Internal Medicine physician to join Big Horn Mountain Medicine, which is the Hospital's Primary Care Practice.

There are currently two doctors on staff; a third will join the team in early 2011. The goal is to have four full-time physicians on staff in the not-too-distant future.

Medical Surgical Unit At Hospital “Takes Five”

Sheridan Memorial Medical Surgical Unit Manager Becky Anthony
Sheridan Memorial Medical Surgical Unit Manager Becky Anthony

Close to five months ago, the Medical Surgical Unit at Sheridan Memorial Hospital started the Take Five Initiative to improve patients' experiences at the hospital.

That's Becky Anthony, who is the Medical Surgical Manager at the hospital. As far as just what the Take Five Initiative is?

Oktoberfest To Take Place Saturday in Buffalo

1st annual Oktoberfest Celebration will be this Saturday in downtown Buffalo.
1st annual Oktoberfest Celebration will be this Saturday in downtown Buffalo.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first of what they hope to be annual Oktoberfest celebrations, this Saturday, September 25th in downtown Buffalo.

One of the highlights will be a home brew contest sponsored by New Belgium Brewery. Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Angela Jarvis explains.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 09/22/10

Governor's Candidates Matt Mead & Leslie Peterson

Scratch-N-Sniff Part V

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"Pit Bull Puppy" by Lauren Sarantopulos

Very fitting for the day was the huge "Pit Bull Puppy"

School Districts Statewide Need Varicella Vaccinations

District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

The beautiful new Big Horn High School Auditorium was the location for this month's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting.

Action taken at the meeting: trustees approved moving the October Board meeting to Monday, October 18th to allow people to attend the candidate forum on the 19th at Sheridan College.

The Bronc Golfers set to tee it up at the state championships

The 4-A Golf State Championships will be played at Bell Knob in Gillette

SHS STATE GOLF - The Sheridan high school golfers will close out their fall season this week at the 4-A state championships in Gillette.

he Broncs have won every tournament this fall and Head coach Larry Martoglio says it's been a pleasure to watch the Broncs play this fall.

The top five Broncs have placed in the top ten in each tournament, team member Cameron Lindell says the Broncs have used the motivation of winning at state title to drive them this fall.

NWCCD Preparing For AQIP Accreditation “Checkup”

In 2005, Northern Wyoming Community College District became one of roughly 100 regional colleges to adopt an alternative pilot accreditation program called “Academic Quality Improvement” or AQIP. Typically, the accreditation process happens once every ten years. In contrast, colleges that have chosen to go the AQIP route have accreditation “checkups” every seven.