Archive - Apr 2010 - News

April 29th

TRVCC Enjoying Use Growth

Tongue River Valley Community Center seeing steady use.

Opened in December, the Tongue River Valley Community Center has been a busy place for the Dayton community to enjoy. Executive Director Erin Kilbride says that being able to move into the old Tongue River High School building was the perfect solution to establishing the center.

April 28th

Safe Routes to School

Big Horn is working to establish Safe Routes to School using WyDOT grant funding.

Prior to Tuesday evening's community meeting at Big Horn Elementary School, engineers from Vista West Engineering gave a presentation regarding the proposed Safe Routes to School project at the Big Horn campus.

Cardiologist May Be Headed To Sheridan Part-Time

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

At the tail end of their regularly scheduled meeting, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a brief executive session where Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty made this announcement to the board.

Foundation Presents $250,000 Check To Hospital

A few of those who helped make digital mammography possible present a check to the Hospital Wednesday.
A few of those who helped make digital mammography possible present a check to the Hospital Wednesday.

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation presented the hospital with a $250,000 check for the new digital mammography equipment that was recently purchased and is now available to patients. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven says there were many who volunteered their time to help bring the equipment to the hospital.

Yellowstone Getting Lots Of White Snow As Well As Some Road Closures

Yellowstone Still White

A spring snowstorm in Yellowstone National Park has prompted several temporary road closures beginning late Wednesday morning. Yellowstone Public Affairs Officer, Al Nash

SEEDA/Forward Sheridan Collaboration Continues To Grow

SEEDA Board Chairman Tom Sachse
SEEDA Board Chairman Tom Sachse

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority discussed the possibilities that their partnership with Forward Sheridan will provide at their monthly meeting Tuesday. SEEDA Chairman Tom Sachse says the collaboration allows them to broaden their grant opportunities.

Wyoming Republican Convention Gets Underway Thursday In Sheridan

Wyoming State Republican Party Chair Diana Vaughan
Wyoming State Republican Party Chair Diana Vaughan

It's been over a decade since the last Wyoming State Republican Convention was held in Sheridan; however, that will soon change as over 400 members of the State GOP are set to make Sheridan their home for the next few days.

Plans Underway for Big Horn Elementary

Rendering of three "aerial" views of the new Big Horn campus. (photo Courtesy Deer Run Graphics)

The School District 1 Board of Trustees, along with members of the Wyoming State School Facilities Commission and the Sheridan Delegation to the Wyoming Legislature were present last night at a community forum to go over the approved plans of the new Big Horn Elementary School. District Superintendent Sue Belish.

Deadline Approaching for Property Tax Refund

Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo

Representative Mike Madden was the guest on Tuesday's Public Pulse program, and he spent the majority of the hour to let people in Sheridan and Johnson Counties know about the Property Tax Refund Program.

Mountain Lion in Sheridan

Game and Fish officials tranquilize a mountain lion near Sheridan College Tuesday. It will be taken to the Big Horns today

A call to Sheridan Media this morning from Wyoming Game & Fish informed us of a mountain lion sighting in the Sheridan city limits in a neighborhood near Sheridan College Tuesday. Spokesman Tim Thomas.