Archive - Dec 2010 - News

December 2nd

Wyoming Residents Wanted for “Quit Smoking” PSA's

Wyoming residents who desire their loved ones to quit smoking sought to film statewide Public Service Announcements.

The Wyoming Department of Health and Futuristic Films out of Denver are teaming up to produce videos of Wyoming citizens. These videos will be used as part of the QUIT NOW smoking cessation series. Sarah Liles is an executive producer and senior producer with Futuristic Films.

December 2nd

New NWCCD Trustees Get “Promised In”

Norleen Healy, Bob Leibrich, Scott Ludwig, and Jerry Iekel -- who swore in over the phone -- took their oath of office as the newly elected Northern Wyoming Community College District Trustees last night at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

Governor Signs “Healthy Frontiers”

Governor Dave Freudenthal signed off this week on the “Healthy Frontiers” plan, a state pilot project geared towards preventative healthcare.

Clear Creek Middle School to Winter Concert

Clear Creek Middle School will present its Winter Concert Monday, Dec. 6th at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Electronic Health Record Vendor Search Narrowed

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty
Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting for November Wednesday, due to the Thanksgiving holiday last week.

JCHC Construction Mostly on Schedule

Construction at the Johnson County Healthcare Center continues

Construction at the Johnson County Healthcare Center is on schedule, for the most part, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward. The construction is happening in two concurrent phases, Ward said, with the first phase being the new building to house the hospital's mechanical systems.

VOA Northern Rockies Receives Gift

From left to right:: JR Moore – Owner, Sheridan Sears Hometown Store, Kathy Moore, Jeff Holsinger, Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, CEO (courtesy photo)

A media release from Volunteers of America Northern Rockies tells us that the Sheridan Sears store gifted the organization with a check in the amount of $903.45.

Krenzelok Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan resident Melvin Krenzelok was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday.

69-year-old Sheridan resident Melvin Krenzelok was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday on four separate charges regarding alleged sexual misconduct with seniors at various nursing homes within Sheridan County.

Johnson County Road Closure

Scott Pehringer, Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor, has announced that Johnson County Road and Bridge will be resurfacing Stockyard Road, also known as County Road 8.

November 30th

Will Wyoming be Left Off the Broadband Superhighway?

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum continued through Tuesday, and included several presentations regarding Wyoming and technology.