Archive - Jul 26, 2012 - News

One Year Later, the Decision to Privatize EMS

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One Year Later, the Decision to Privatize EMS

Last summer the City of Sheridan made the decision to privatize EMS in the City and contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services. During a media conference this week, Sheridan Media's Ron Richter asked this question of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Filmmakers for the Food Group

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Filmmakers for the Food Group

A group of filmmakers have banded together to raise funds for the Food Group, which provides weekend meals for the food-insecure children of Sheridan.

Trail Trudge is Saturday

Trail Trudge is Saturday. (Photo Courtesy of the SCLT)

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is looking for volunteers of all ages and abilities this Saturday to help with the Soldier Ridge Trail west of Sheridan.

SMH Needs Phlebotomists for Annual Blood Screenings

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is looking for people to draw blood during its Annual Blood Screenings, which will be Aug. 13-18. Cecile Pattison, community relations officer for the hospital, explains the hospital has got a lot going on that week.

SCSD#2 Among Best In PAWS Scoring

The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) test scores released earlier this week indicate Sheridan's public school system is one of the best in the state. School District #2's superintendent, Craig Dougherty, tells why.

Meadowlark Lake Boat Ramp Closes For Wetland Construction

The boat ramp just west of the Lakeview Campground at Meadowlark Lake closed Wednesday for crews to begin work on a one-acre wetland complex, part of the current $8.2 million highway improvement project on U.S. 16 east of Ten Sleep in Washakie County.

Crazy Days/Nights This Weekend In Buffalo

The annual Crazy Days/Crazy Nights celebration will be this Friday and Saturday in Buffalo.

Angela Jarvis, Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, tells us how Crazy Days began and how it has grown into this weekend's events.

Heat Stresses Fish, Too

These fish were caught earlier this year in the Big Horn Mountains. Today, fish are stressed by warm, low waters. (Photo by Justin Davis)

The dog days of summer are taking their toll on everyone and everything, to include the fish in our streams. Warm weather means less oxygen in the water, which equates to slower moving, more vulnerable fish.

JCSD1 Board Gets Updates On Construction Projects

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard updates on the various construction projects from Business Manager Matt Ramey.

Enzi, Barasso Vote Against Middle Class Tax Cuts

Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso both opposed the bill sponsored by Senate Democrats to extend tax cuts for all but the highest-earning Americans.