Archive - Aug 16, 2011

Sales and Use Tax Revenues Continue to Decline

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City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed

Two months into the fiscal year the numbers look bleak for the City of Sheridan as the sales and use tax continues on a downward slope. City Treasurer Jennifer Reed explains the financial picture that the City is facing early into their fiscal year.

Child Development Center Gets $150,000 Daniels Fund Grant

Child Development Center Region 2 Preschool on Sheridan Avenue. (image courtesy of CDC Region 2)

The Child Development Center Region 2 announced Tuesday that they received a $150,000 grant from the Daniels Fund.

The Milking is Over - Time to put the Cows Away

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Perhaps cowboy Chris Sorenson is thinking about picking up a 6-pack of Bud before getting into his Hammer Chevrolet Pickup to listen to 93.7 "Coyote Country" on his way home where he will catch up on the news listening to KROE at 930 on the dial before turning on his computer to see his picture on Sheridan Media.

Light Rain Slows Hoss Fire

Crews battle the Hoss Fire Monday night, Courtesy BIA

Light rain has slowed the 800-acre Hoss Fire, according to a release from the BIA. The fire is burning in the Black Canyon in the Big Horn Mountains on the Crow Reservation in southern Big Horn County, Mont.

Hospital Foundation Receives Grant for Cancer Center Equipment

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced that they have received funding to assist with the purchase of new equipment for the new Welch Cancer Center. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven gives us the details.

Disaster Applicant Agent Designated

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Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

The Sheridan County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday designated Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman as the Applicant Agent with the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security to apply for federal financial assistance.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 08/16/11

Suicide Prevention w/Vanessa Hastings / Bob Kneisley author of "The Wall Street Casino"

Pam Tebow to Speak in Sheridan at Legacy Pregnancy Center Fundraiser this November

Legacy Pregnancy and Resource Center (courtesy of legacypregnancy.org)

Mother of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, Pam Tebow, will speak in Sheridan this November. Mrs. Tebow will be the keynote speaker at the The Legacy Pregnancy and Resource Center's annual fundraising dinner this November.

BIG HORN RAMS OPEN FOOTBALL CAMP

RAMS FOOTBALL - The Big Horn rams lost one game last year and finished as the state runner up in class 2-A last November this year it's a transition year for the rams as they said goodbye to a great class of seniors this spring and the rams will be going through a transition this fall with lots of new faces head coach Bert Dow.

And he says the young Rams will be going through a lot over the next couple of weeks and it's not rebuilding at all just catching up.

SCSD2: Kindergarten Numbers Up, Few Spots Left

School District 2 has one of the largest numbers of students entering Kindergarten classes it has had in several years, Director of Elementary Education for School District 2 Scott Stults said at Monday night's board meeting.