Archive - Sep 2010 - News

September 23rd

Mead and Peterson on Wyoming Board of Medicine

Will the candidates appoint people to the Wyoming Board of Medicine who would take a tough stance on doctors prescribing medicine to drug abusers.

We continue our highlight from Kim Love's interview September 22nd on KROE's Public Pulse Program with Gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Leslie Peterson and Republican Matt Mead. In further asking the two about their stance on the prescription drug abuse problem in Wyoming, Love asked the two that if elected governor.

Sheridan Residents Talk Roads and Reconstruction

Around 40 people gathered at Holy Name Parish in Sheridan last night for a public “workshop.” The goal was to get more “hands-on” input from residents about the potential reconstruction of several streets in Sheridan, including Wyoming Avenue, Sheridan Avenue and Burkitt Street, as well as auxiliary roads. Small groups of neighborhood residents reviewed various reconstruction options.

UW Professor Holds Energy History Presentation at Sheridan College

Professor Emeritus of Science Education at the University of Wyoming Duane Keown
Professor Emeritus of Science Education at the University of Wyoming Duane Keown

The Powder River Basin Resource Council in conjunction with the Wyoming Wilderness Association sponsored a presentation Thursday night at the Sheridan College CTEL entitled “But This is Home: Wyoming, The Energy State.” Professor Emeritus of Science Education at the University of Wyoming Duane Keown spoke on the history of the energy industry in Wyoming and the negative impacts that coal extra

City of Sheridan Utilities Director Resigns

The City of Sheridan will most likely begin their search for a new Utilities Director now that Dan Miller has resigned.
The City of Sheridan will most likely begin their search for a new Utilities Director now that Dan Miller has resigned.

The City of Sheridan has accepted the resignation of Utilities Director Dan Miller. Miller resigned this week, and his resignation is effective immediately. Human Resources Director Heather Doke.

As far as advertising for the now vacant position?

Sheridan College Receives Grant for Nursing Simulation Center

Officials with Sheridan College received notification recently that they were awarded a $298,950 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources and Services Administration. The funds from this grant will provide equipment for the college to expand the simulation training currently available to nursing students and health care providers in the region. 

Preliminary Hearing For SHS Counselor Postponed

Current SHS Counselor and former Campbell County High School Principal Larry Steiger is charged with three felonies for misues of a school district credit card.
Current SHS Counselor and former Campbell County High School Principal Larry Steiger is charged with three felonies for misues of a school district credit card.

A preliminary hearing for 61-year-old Sheridan High School Counselor Larry Steiger was postponed in Campbell County Circuit Court this week. Lawyers for Steiger and Trudy Garcia asked that the hearing be continued because both had scheduling conflicts.

September 22nd

2010 CROP Hunger Walk October 3rd

This year, over 2,000 faith communities around the country will be participating in a CROP Hunger Walk event, and Sheridan will be hosting one on Sunday, October 3rd.

Mead and Peterson on Prescription Drug Abuse

Both Wyoming Gubernatorial candidates agree more needs to be done to combat prescription drug abuse in the state.

As we reported earlier this week, Sheridan Media and Sheridan area law enforcement are sponsoring a Prescription Drug Take-Back event at Walgreens in Sheridan.

NWCCD Prepares For Accreditation Visit--Part 2

Yesterday, we discussed Northern Wyoming Community College District's preparation for their accreditation “checkup” visit, which will be in late November.

Physician Recruitment Continues at Sheridan Memorial

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues the recruitment process for an Internal Medicine physician to join Big Horn Mountain Medicine, which is the Hospital's Primary Care Practice.

There are currently two doctors on staff; a third will join the team in early 2011. The goal is to have four full-time physicians on staff in the not-too-distant future.