Archive - Jan 26, 2012

Public Pulse - Thursday 01/26/12

Senior Center / School District #1

How Sheridan Memorial Handled Wednesday's Power Outage

How Sheridan Memorial Handled Wednesday's Power Outage

Wednesday's power outage affected over 3,000 MDU customers in Sheridan County. According to MDU Spokesman Mark Hanson, the outage was caused by a piece of equipment that broke on a transmission line causing two substations west of Sheridan to shut off.

Renovated VAMC Medical Unit Unveiled

VA staff demonstrate the patient safe handling device during tours of the remodled VA Medical Center Wednesday. The hadling devices run along the celings of rooms from the beds to the bathrooms, allowing safe transport for disabled patients. (photo, Brad Estes)

VA staff and others from the community packed the hallways of the remodeled third floor medical unit at the VA Medical Center Wednesday afternoon for a ribbon cutting ceremony that included tours of the new ward.

Hospital Board Approves Funds to Move Pathology Department

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Facilities Services Manager Rob Forister

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is committed to providing a cardiac catheterization lab to provide cardiac care for Sheridan County residents.

SHS Student Wins Trip to Costa Rica with Spanish Club

Superintendent Craig Dougherty draws the winning name while Spanish teacher Mario Montano prepares the back up names Tuesday at Sheridan High School. (Brad Estes)

Even though it's been unseasonably warm this winter in Wyoming, learning that you've won a free trip to Costa Rica in late January would probably brighten anyone's day.

Council Work Session Focuses on Upcoming Projects

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson

A noon work session held by the Sheridan City Council Wednesday centered around some of the big projects that took place in 2011, and some of the upcoming projects slated for 2012.

Redistricting Set for Sheridan County, Still Unsettled for Other Parts of the State

Representative John Patton

The Wyoming Legislature's Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee met late last week for one final go around of drafting a redistricting bill that will go before the Legislature next month.

Women's Agriculture Summit Saturday in Buffalo

Women involved in agriculture or those merely interested in agriculture can attend the second annual Women's Agriculture Summt this weekend in Buffalo.
The Johnson County Cattle Women are hosting the event.

More From the NWCCD Meeting In Buffalo

NWCCD Board of Trustees

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board got updates from a number of administrators and staff at their meeting in Buffalo last week.

Buffalo, Kaycee HS Schedules For This Week

Buffalo and Kaycee high school teams will be competing this weekend, with many at home or on the road but close to home.
The Bison boys' and girls' basketball teams will host Douglas on Friday and then host Worland on Saturday.
Game times Friday are 3, 4:30 and 7 for the boys; 3, 4:30 and 6 for the girls. Saturday's games are at 11, 12:30 and 4 for the boys; 11, 12:30 and 2 for the girls.
The Bison boys' swim team will be in Gillette today beginning at 4, and will travel to Lander on Saturday with that meet scheduled to begin at 11am.