Archive - Oct 2012 - News

October 5th

Wyoming Atheists Organizing Lobby Efforts This Month

A nationally operating atheist group has plans to start a Wyoming chapter this month to help citizens to organize and lobby lawmakers for stronger separation of religion and legislation.

Conservationists to Buy Land to Prevent Gas Drilling

A land conservation group has reached a long-sought agreement to prevent a gas drilling project in northwest Wyoming by buying out a vast area of mineral leases inside Bridger-Teton National Forest.

October 4th

County Looking To Purchase Man-Lift For New Judicial Center

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their meeting this week, discussed the possible purchase of a man-lift for maintenance and cleaning of the new Judicial/Justice Center complex.

Substantial Completion Signed For Jo Co Judicial Center

Johnson County Judicial Center

At their meeting this week, the Johnson County Commissioners ratified the Certificate Of Substantial Completion for the new Judicial Center building.

Johnson County Library Receives Award For Reading Program

The Johnson County Library has been recognized for a program they began last year for elementary school kids in Johnson County.

Book Buddies is a program where adults from the community volunteer their time and read to area kids.

Civic Theater Guild Season Opens Tonight

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The Sheridan Civic Theater Guild will open their 2012-2013 season tonight with the play Angel Street. Director Anne Quick explains what the play by Patrick Hamilton is all about.

Efficiency and Improved Customer Service

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Several months ago a group of City of Sheridan employees came together to find ways to be more efficient and to improve services to their customers. Identifying tasks that were repetitive and routine that could be automated were a part of that process.

No Need to Worry

Patients who've received spinal injections for pain at Sheridan Memorial Hospital have no need to worry about national news reports of an outbreak of fungal meningitis in several states across the U.S. due to tainted drugs.

Governor Invites State to Join in Broadband Discussion

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

In a media release from the Governors office, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead states he is looking forward to the Wyoming Broadband Summit, which is to take place in Cheyenne on October 23. The purpose of the Summit is to showcase how broadband contributes to a better future.

SC Instructor Authors Chapter for Nationally Renowned Textbook

Sheridan College is known for its strong dental hygiene program that emphasizes quality education from top-tier instructors. In fact, when it comes to some matters of dental hygiene, you could say instructor, Sara Beres, literally wrote the book—or, at least part of it.