Archive - Aug 27, 2010 - News

Immunization Rules Updated to Protect Wyoming Kids

Wyoming Department of Health Director Dr. Brent Sherard
Wyoming Department of Health Director Dr. Brent Sherard

State rules for required and recommended immunizations have been updated by the Wyoming Department of Health to help protect Wyoming kids from a number of diseases.

That's Wyoming Department of Health Director Dr. Brent Sherard, who says that the Tdap booster shot is aimed a protecting children from whooping cough.

BLM Going Ahead With Wild Horse Roundup

BLM will go ahead with wild horse roundup in October.
BLM will go ahead with wild horse roundup in October.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management has decided to go ahead with a planned roundup of nearly 2,000 wild horses in southwest Wyoming. Critics of the roundup didn't like the use of helicopters, but the BLM says there's no good alternative for such a large roundup.

Scammers Getting Creative

Sheridan Police Detective Sgt. Tom Henry

The Sheridan Police Department would once again like to warn Sheridan residents about the proliferation of Internet scams. Detective Sgt. Tom Henry tells us.

Henry says these scams can originate via e-mail, US mail, using E-bay, Craig's List, or even dating websites. He indicates a similarity among the scams.

Is The SAWS Water Supply Falling With The Sky? Maybe, Maybe Not

Water available to the Sheridan Area Water Supply System, or SAWS, could reach a point where there is no excess capacity by year 2023. And supply may equal demand by 2037 for the city of Sheridan alone. This was one of the findings in a draft report being conducted by DOWL HKM, presented to the SAWS Board Thursday afternoon.