Archive - Oct 15, 2012 - News

Cancer Screenings are for Men, Too

Julia Bettinger, Program Manager of the Wyoming Cancer Resource Services. Photo courtesy of johnsoncountrycrc.org

On Monday's Public Pulse, Program Manager of the Wyoming Cancer Resource Center Julia Bettinger and Cathi Kindt, Executive Director of the Sheridan Health Center, joined host Kim Love in a discussion on the importance of cancer screenings.

Supercomputer is Up and Running in Cheyenne

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Wyoming governor Matt Mead was at the opening of the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Wyoming Supercomputer Center in Cheyenne on Monday. The center boasts one of the most powerful supercomputers on the planet and its services will be dedicated to the geosciences.

Council Approves Code Ordinances

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved a couple of ordinances on second reading updating the fire and building codes. City Building Official Kevin Bare explains an amendment that was approved to the building code ordinance.

Commissioning Bids Received For Cloud Peak School

At their last meeting the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees were given an update on the bidding process and status for commissioning of the new Cloud Peak School when it is completed in mid-2013.

Dayton Mayor Talks About Son's Accident

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An accident that occurred on the construction site of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College late last week involved 57-year-old Jack Wood, son of Dayton Mayor Bob Wood.

Artist Reception October 26th To Close Gerhold's Exhibit

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will be having a “meet the artist” reception Friday, October 26th to close the exhibit for artist Mel Gerhold.

Tuesday Press Conference To Discuss Water Rights Split At Lake DeSmet

Johnson County's Commissioners have scheduled a press conference for 2:30 Tuesday afternoon, following their regular commission meeting, concerning a Memorandum of Understanding on the proposed water rights split at Lake DeSmet.

Coleman Sworn In to Represent House District 30

Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Barton Voigt administers the oath of office to Kathy Coleman Monday in Cheyenne. (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan resident Kathy Coleman was sworn in Monday as a member of the 61st Wyoming Legislature. The swearing in ceremony took place in the House Chambers of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.

Suspect in Wyoming Kidnapping Won't Fight Extradition

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man charged with kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old girl won't fight extradition to Wyoming to face the charges. Jesse Paul Speer waived his right to an extradition hearing in a brief court appearance Monday in Bozeman.

Kleenburn Ponds Stocked With Catfish

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Fisheries Technication Garrett Point stocks catfish at Kleenburn Ponds Oct. 11. (G&F Photo)
Sheridan Fisheries Biologist, Andrew Nikirk, helps stock catfish at Kleenburn Ponds Oct. 11. (G&F Photo)
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Sheridan fisherman don't have to go far to sink their hooks into dinner, and next year is gearing up to be no exception. The Game and Fish Department recently reported they stocked the ponds at the Kleenburn Recreation Area, near Acme, with approximately 2,000 catfish.