Archive - Mar 2011 - News

March 17th

Poison Prevention Focuses on Medication Safety

March 20th through 26th is National Poison Prevention Week. Our friends at the Regional Poison Center in Omaha, who also work closely with the Wyoming Department of Health, indicate that a focus of next week will be on medication safety.

Senator Enzi Comments on Health Care Bill One Year Later

Senator Enzi isn't pleased with the results one year after health reform was signed into law.

During a news conference held by U.S. Senators with the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Senator Mike Enzi said that the anniversary of health reform marks a year of empty promises.

Worlds of Music to Present Mongolian Musician

This weekend, Northeast Wyoming will have the opportunity to hear traditional music of the Mongolian people, played on a traditional instrument, and get the opportunity to learn more about Mongolian culture.

Chinese Potluck at Senior Center Friday Night

For Chinese food lovers or those looking for something to do for dinner tonight, there will be a Chinese potluck dinner at the Buffalo Senior Center beginning at 5:30pm.

Stars Of Tomorrow Sunday in Buffalo

Coming up Sunday, March 20 at 4pm will be Buffalo's annual Stars of Tomorrow contest at the Buffalo High School Auditorium, presented by the local Kiwanis Club.

Art Expressions of RENEW

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Tahia Grosch checks out the artwork at the RENEW Art Show at Davis Gallery in Sheridan.

The artwork of eight RENEW clients was recognized at a special artists’ reception held Thursday evening at the Davis Gallery in downtown Sheridan and it all was done as part of March being Disability Awareness Month.

March 16th

Several Sculptures in Downtown Sheridan Vandalized

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Vandalism that recently occurred to some of the artwork in downtown Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Police Department)

The Sheridan Police Department is looking for any information regarding recent vandalism to a couple of art sculptures in downtown Sheridan.

Representative Lummis on the Future of Nuclear Energy

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis recently appeared on the Fox Business News channel to discuss how the nuclear crisis in Japan may affect the future of nuclear energy in the U.S.

VOA to Host “Filling the Empty Bowl”

The VOA Northern Rockies 3rd Annual Filling the Empty Bowl fundraiser takes place Wednesday, March 23rd at the Kalif Shrine Center in Sheridan.

The 3rd Annual VOA Empty Bowl fundraiser, now with the new moniker “Filling the Empty Bowl,” will take place Wednesday, March 23rd at the Kalif Shrine Center on Loucks Street in Sheridan.

“Paint the Town Green” Winner Announced

Left to right – Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson and Shelleen Smith outside Presto Print with the gift basket by KASSI Catering. (Photo Courtesy of the Chamber)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce announced that Presto Print at 40 North Gould Street in Sheridan is the winner of the “Paint the Town Green” window decorating contest.