Archive - Aug 17, 2009 - News

Second Round Of Auditions For Civic Theater Guild Play Are Tonight

With an 11-member cast, auditions have already begun for a Sheridan Civic Theater Guild upcoming production. Director Ann Quick explains just what the play is.

Center For A Vital Community Is Looking For Rotaract Members

The Center for Vital Community at Sheridan College has been instrumental in the development of the Sheridan Rotaract Club. CVC Director Jenny Craft explains that it's similar to Rotary.

Craft says that the Rotaract Club is in its second year of operation.

Government Run Health Care Is Not An Option For Senator Enzi

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi repeated his opposition to a government run health care plan Monday while addressing the Casper Rotary Club. Enzi said health care reform is urgently needed, but a government takeover would make the situation worse.

Scars Linger from Killer Montana Quake of '59

GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST, Mont.(AP) - Fifty years ago today, a massive earthquake rocked the mountains of southeastern Montana, setting off a rockslide that buried a packed National Forest campground under 80 million tons of debris.

Medicare "Mythbusters" at Work in Wyoming

One look at the town hall health care reform meetings taking place across the country shows how emotional the topic is, and AARP is trying to help.

Missouri RICO Act Charges a 1st for Human Trafficking Case in Several States -- Including Wyoming

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A massive federal human trafficking case in Kansas City is the first time the government has pursued such charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations -- or RICO -- Act.

Dirt Duathlon Gets Big Turnout Despite Weather

Every year Sheridan Memorial Hospital helps organize a fundraiser for the Diabetes Strip Assistance Program. For the last few years they have sponsored the “Dirt Duathlon;” however, this year the race should have been called the “Mud Duathlon.” Organizer Rob Forister says they nearly doubled the number of participants from last year.

Taste of Sheridan Gets Taste of Bad Weather; Crowds Still Enjoy Event

Despite getting hit with a couple of rain showers, the Taste of Sheridan still had a great turnout. Dubbed a giant Community Picnic, the event was held at Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan Sunday afternoon. There was an area for children to play on inflatables; a concert area where folks could relax and listen to first a bluegrass band and then a rock band; and there was a beer garden.

Health Care Town Hall Meetings Poll Question

Heath care touches everyone's life in a big way, that being one of the reasons why the Town Hall heath care meetings have been widely debated. At times, even President Obama has gotten personal about the issue. Will the Government have a unfair advantage over the insurance companies, or is it going to make the insurance companies honest?

Sheridan City Council To Meet Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will receive a financial update at their meeting tonight, and will consider an ordinance that will raise the minimum value that requires a building permit.

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says that under new business, the Council will address a policy onwater leaks.