Archive - Nov 15, 2011

Memorial Hospital Recognized at Hospital Association Conference

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Quality Services Manager Lajune Bacon. (Photo Courtesy of Memorial Hospital)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital was recently presented with a 2011 Hospital commitment to Quality Award from Mountain Pacific Quality Health at the Wyoming Hospital Association's annual conference in Casper.

ReStore, Recycle, Reuse Christmas Tree Contest

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The Habitat ReStore Facility in Sheridan is having a Christmas Tree Contest.

The Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns ReStore facility in Sheridan is having a Christmas tree contest. Habitat Executive Director Jessica Lindsley explains how the contest works.

Pritchard Speaks to SJHS

Michael Pritchard speaks to elementary students Monday morning at Sheridan Junior High School Auditorium.

Comedian and anti-bullying speaker Michael Pritchard spoke to Sheridan students Monday about putting and end to bullying at school.

Game and Fish: Wild Turkey Holiday Dinner

Gaston Osterland, age 10, with a turkey he harvested in northeast Wyoming in 2008. (G&F photo)

There are plenty of wild turkeys for hunting in the northeast Wyoming area this year, and the Sheridan Game and Fish Department reminds Sheridan County residents that turkey season is open until December 31.

Mentock-Barkan Named SCSD1 Trustee

During Monday night's Sheridan County School District 1 regular board meeting, Penny Mentock-Barkan was named as a new District 1 board trustee.

Commissioners Approve CMAQ Grant Funding Agreement

Commissioners Approve CMAQ Grant Funding Agreement

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday authorized an agreement with WYDOT regarding grant funding for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program.


Bert Dow resigned as Big Horn football coach Monday night

BIG HORN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS - Sheridan Media's Brad Estes attended the Sheridan county school district one board meeting last night, the board went into executive session for two hours.

Following that Superintendent Marty Kobza announced the resignations of football coaches Bert Dow and Wayne Hall.

Dow and Hall admitted to playing an inappropriate practical joke on some players earlier in the football season for which they apologized to the board and the public Monday night. Dow spoke to the nearly 30 people at the meeting.

Rep. Lummis Endorses Mitt Romney For President

Rep. Cynthia Lummis

CHEYENNE (AP) - Rep. Cynthia Lummis says she's endorsing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney because she believes he's the best person to solve the nation's economic woes.

Negotiations for Crazy Woman Square Contract Underway

Zach Montgomery

Now that Hein-Bond Architects have been awarded the re-design of the Crazy Woman Square project, the next step in the process is contract negotiations between them and the City of Buffalo.

Final Design Meeting For New Buffalo School Tuesday

Artists' concept of Buffalo's new school.

Buffalo's new intermediate school is approaching the end of its design phase, but one last public meeting is scheduled Tuesday to unveil the latest design changes in the school.