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May 1st, 2010

GOP Convention Ends in Sheridan

State Republican Convention saw one of the highest turnouts in several years.

Nearly 500 people from all over Wyoming were in Sheridan this weekend for the Wyoming State Republican Convention. It's one of the largest conventions for the party in a number of years, and Director of the state party, Ryan Taylor, attributes the turnout to what's coming out of Washington.

GOP Congressional Delegation Dinner Attracts Protesters

Protesters outside the Wyoming Rebpublican Convention Friday.
Protesters outside the Wyoming Rebpublican Convention Friday.

The Republican State Convention taking place this weekend in Sheridan had their Congressional Delegation Dinner Friday evening at the Holiday Inn. Outside the convention were a dozen or so protesters—and not the anti-war protesters or any other group who you typically see voicing their opposition to the GOP.

April 30th

Snowy Arbor Day Celebration at the VOA

Not the Best Tree-Planting Weather

The cold and windy weather did not stop the Volunteers of America crew from planting trees for Arbor Day. Around 80 volunteers, including both community members and Volunteers' clients, planted four trees on Friday and 35 throughout the week.

Hospital Experiences Rise In Bad Debt and Charity Care Expense

Hospital experiences rise in bad debt and charity Care expense.
Hospital experiences rise in bad debt and charity Care expense.

Bad debt and charity care expenses are something that nearly every hospital in the country battles with on an annual basis, and Sheridan County Memorial Hospital is no exception. Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman says they've experienced a recent spike in both areas.

“Nuts And Bolts” Seminar Well Attended At Republican Convention

A scene from the Wyoming State Republican Convention at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.
A scene from the Wyoming State Republican Convention at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

One of the highlights of day two at the Wyoming State Republican Party Convention was the “nuts and bolts” training seminar for prospective candidates and their staff. Wyoming Republican Chair Diana Vaughan says the seminar was well attended.

Wyoming Receives $700,000 Medicaid Fraud Lawsuit

Improper marketing campaign of the drug Seroquel nets the state $700k.
Improper marketing campaign of the drug Seroquel nets the state $700k.

Wyoming will receive a $703,000 Medicaid fraud settlement from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for allegedly engaging in an off-label marketing campaign that improperly promoted its anti-psychotic drug, Seroquel. 

Do you think it was a mistake for Bill Ayers to have been allowed to make his speech at UW?

The Bank of Sheridan
Yes
47% (173 votes)
No
48% (177 votes)
No Opinion
5% (20 votes)
Total votes: 370

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates on KROE

L - R: Ron Micheli, Colin Simpson, Matt Mead, and Rita Meyer

We took advantage of Sheridan hosting the Wyoming State Republican Convention this weekend by inviting all four Republican gubernatorial candidates to be on Friday's Public Pulse program.

Sheridan Media News Director Ron Richter served as host of the program, posing questions to Rita Meyer, Colin Simpson, Matt Mead and Ron Micheli.

Snow Covered Daffodils

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Blooming Butterfly Daffodills droop under the new fallen snow on the last day of April

Public Pulse - Friday 04/30/10

Special Program with Republican Gubernatorial Candidates