Archive - Sep 2009 - News

September 9th

Community Health Officials Gear Up For The Swine Flu

With the seasonal flu season just around the corner, Sheridan County Health officials are gearing up for another busy year of immunizations. This year of course, much of the discussion about influenza is focused on the swine flu. The Wyoming Department of Health reports that there are 179 laboratory confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus and one reported death.

2009 Health Fair Is This Saturday

The 2009 Health Fair is this Saturday at Sheridan College. If you took part in this year's blood draw at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, it's a perfect opportunity to have medical professionals go over those results with you.

Gary Small & the Coyote Brothers Land Two Nammy Nominations

The 11th Annual Native American Music Awards will be held October 3rd at the Seneca Entertainment Center in the Seneca Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, New York. In the audience will be Sheridan's Gary Small & the Coyote Brothers, who have been nominated for two "Nammy's" -- the Indian version of the Grammys.

September 8th

City Council Considers Street Annexations

The Brundage Lane reconstruction project is still underway and involves the cooperation of the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, and the Wyoming Department of Transportation. In return for their assistance, WYDOT suggested the City Council annex portions of Coffeen Avenue and Brundage Lane. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey...

It’s Time For Liquor License Renewals In Sheridan

Liquor license renewals come due at the end of the calendar year in the City of Sheridan. The City starts the renewal process in September to make sure that all paperwork is returned in time for City Council action in November.

Legislative Committee Meeting In Sheridan Today

Sheridan College is hosting the Wyoming State Legislature’s Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee meeting today. The committee will discuss the status of Federal stimulus funding as well as review the Medicaid provider reimbursement rates.

Black Bear Hunting Season Over Throughout Bighorn Mountains

The black bear hunting seasons for most of the Bighorn Mountains are now closed. Hunters harvested the quota of female bears in areas 3 and 4 last Friday. Earlier last week hunt areas 1 and 2 filled their quotas. It was a good season for black bear hunters as all four areas closed within a week of opening the fall season.

Dayton Town Council Awards Yard Of The Month And Most Improved Property

The Dayton Town Council met for their first meeting of September Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

An Afternoon In The Country Stone House Tour Is This Sunday

This Sunday, Roy and Nancy Garber are inviting the public to come out and tour their historic home two miles west of Big Horn at 509, Highway 335. The home was built by Roy's great grandfather, James Orr Willits in 1901 with rock hauled in from the nearby Big Horn mountains.

2nd Annual "Brewing Up History" Another Success

As part of the exhibit honoring the history of the Sheridan Brewery, the Sheridan County Museum last year held a beer tasting event. This year, it was even bigger and better, despite ominous thunder clouds and wind. Museum director, Dana Prater spoke with Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson.