Archive - Sep 2010

September 26th

Wyoming Health Information Exchange Conference Planned

Ptolemy Data Systems, the information technology company based out of Sheridan, is sponsoring a conference to discuss the status of establishing a state-wide Health Information Exchange Network. Jesus Rios, Executive Vice President of Ptolemy Data, says Wyoming is currently only one of two states without a state-wide HIE network:

Sheridan Tennis @ The Regional Tourney

Sheridan Tennis @ The Regional Tourney

The 2010 Regional Tennis Tourney hit the courts around Sheridan on Friday and Saturday.

Noelle Goes For The Regional Tennis Title

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Noelle Goes For The Regional Tennis Title

Sheridan's Noelle Golinvaux goes for the #1 Girls Singles Title

Man Douses Himself With Paint To Avoid Taser

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Cheyenne man who covered himself with white latex paint in hopes of avoiding a police Taser was hit with the stun gun anyway.

September 25th

Lummis Releases Statement on GOP Pledge to America

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis
U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis released a statement following the House Republicans unveiling of the Pledge to America, which is a new governing agenda with solutions that will create jobs, cut spending and reform Washington.

Prescription Drug Take Back a Success

Tens of thousands of dollars worth of unused prescription pills were turned in to law enforcement to be destroyed.

A steady flow of people took advantage of the first Prescription Drug Take Back Day, held Saturday at Walgreen's in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Legislative Panel Considers Health Care Legal Fund

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A state legislative committee is drafting a bill to set aside $2 million to pay for legal challenges to portions of the new national health care reform law. The Joint Committee on Labor, Health and Social Services agreed during a meeting this month in Buffalo to have the bill drafted. It will vote on it later.

Wild Day For Local High School Football

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL- The Sheridan Broncs and Gillette Camels were involved in a classic came Friday night at Homer Scott Stadium. The Broncs lead 3-0 at the half before both offenses exploded in the second half as the Camels edged the Broncs in overtime by a final of 27-24. The loss is the first of the season for the Broncs as they now sit at 4-1 on the season. The Broncs will travel to play Laramie next Friday night. The Big Horn Rams continue to steamroll through the 2A as they clobbered Glenrock 46-0.

Freudenthal Speaks on Several Issues

Governor Dave Freudenthal

At his regularly scheduled news conference earlier this week, Governor Dave Freudenthal covered four specific issues. The governor's office issued the report, and Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the highlights.

September 24th

NRA Annual Banquet

The Friends of the NRA hosted its annual fundraising banquet last night at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. Tim Green, Chairman of the local chapter of the “Friends of the NRA,” says “100% of the proceeds go into the hunting sports and youth education”: