Archive - Sep 1, 2011

Dept. of Health: Prostate Cancer Screening Should Not Be Ignored

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Wyoming Department of Health wants to remind men the importance of prostate cancer screening.

Ed Schunk Celebration of Life Closes Big Horn Street Friday

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The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a request on Thursday to close one block of Johnson Street in Big Horn (adjacent to the Big Horn Fire Department shown by the red arrow) from 5 pm to 9 pm Friday, September 2nd for a Celebration of Life for long time resident and long time County Fire Warden Edward Schunk.

Special Commissioners Meeting Addresses Street Closure

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Thursday to consider closing one block of Johnson Street in Big Horn Friday for a Celebration of Life for past County Fire Warden Edward Schunk.

Value of Downtown Presentation: Maximize Tax Revenues with Dense Development

Joe Minicozzi of the Asheville, N.C. Downtown Association speaks Thursday morning at the Sheridan College Broadway Center. He stressed that small acre development in a downtown area can return much higher revenues than large acreage development. (photo by Brad Estes)

About 20 people attended a presentation which detailed the strategies of building a vibrant downtown with the emphasis that dense development will create the most revenue for taxpayers, Thursday morning at Sheridan College Broadway Center.

Letters to the Editor

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During last Friday's Jackson Electric Open Line on News Talk 930 KROE, several callers voiced their concerns and displeasure of how the Sheridan Press has been handling the letters to the editor.

Green Light on the New Cancer Center

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Soon the Welch Cancer Center will take on a new appearance as the contractor KWN Construction begins the pouring of the floor and walls. The project is about one-week ahead of schedule at the start of September thanks to the trio of CTA Architects Engineers, Vista West Engineering and KWN Constuction, LLC.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 08/30/11

Disaster Preparedness / School District #1 Superintendent Marty Kobza

WGFD: New Senior Game Warden in Dayton

Dustin Shorma, recently took the position of senior game warden for the WGFD in Dayton. (Photo courtesy WGFD)

Dustin Shorma recently assumed duties of senior game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Dayton.

LOCAL FOOTBALL PREVIEW

FOOTBALL - The Bronc football team will play at Natrona county tomorrow night and the Big Horn rams play their regular season opener tomorrow afternoon at home.

The Rams lost their zero week exhibition game at Thermopolis last Friday Head coach Bert Dow says the Rams showed their age in the 21-6 loss.

Several players from Tongue River high school have joined the Rams club this year after their season was called off two weeks ago and Dow says they are slowly getting up to speed with their new teammates and coaches.