Archive - Oct 12, 2011 - News

Sheridan County Fire Warden: Fire Restrictions Are Still On

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Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch reminds people that the fire ban is still in effect for Sheridan County.

SAWS Approves Services Agreement With DOWL HKM

At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Wednesday, the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a services agreement with DOWL HKM Engineering to update the SAWS JPB Water System Model. SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger.

Hospital Staff Continue Training for EMR Implementation

This past spring the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved $9.8 million to enter into a contract with Cerner to design and implement a new state of the art electronic medical records system at the hospital.

Acoustic Nights at the Carriage House

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The local concert series entitled “Acoustic Nights at the Carriage House Theater” will begin this Friday night in Sheridan.

Parts of Southern Sheridan County Without Phone Service

(UPDATE 7 am): Phone service has been restored to these areas, according to Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman. We will have more on the story later today.

Cloud Peak Energy Community Partner at Chamber Luncheon

Representatives from Cloud Peak Energy addressed the 100 or so community members during the monthly Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Wednesday at the Best Western.

UPDATE! Escapee Captured

In an official media release issued from Lt. Chris Dahmke from the Sheridan Police Department, he has informed us that 21-year-old Ira Runningshield was apprehended by Sheridan County Deputy Doug Sanders near Milepost 29 on I-90, just before 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Roofer Injured near Linden Avenue After Touching Power Lines

A roofer working on the 200 block of Linden Avenue Tuesday afternoon was injured after he touched overhead power lines.

Rural Post Offices Set Public Comment Meetings Regarding Possiblity of Closure

Some Sheridan-area rural post offices that the United States Postal Service announced as under review for closure this past summer will have meetings during the next month intended to give public comment to a USPS representative.

Gorbachev Speech Among UW Homecoming Activities

LARAMIE (AP) - Homecoming weekend festivities begin at the University of Wyoming on Thursday. This year's Homecoming theme is "Wanted: Cowboys of the West."