Archive - Jan 24, 2013 - News

“Sweat”

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Denise Krochta knows the pain of having an addict for a teen-age son. She has just written the book, “Sweat,” offering a plan, a plan she followed herself, for dealing with an addict in the family.

She says you can't blame yourself.

Caregivers...Take Care of Yourself!

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Care giving isn't easy and at best, is quite demanding. The balance between work and care giving while juggling careers, kids, family, finances, plus marriage is delicate, putting the caregiver at risk.

Revenue Down, Expenses Up at Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Inpatient numbers at Sheridan Memorial Hospital continue to be down when compared to last year. The lower numbers have resulted in a drop in revenue says Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman.

Miss Wyoming Talks About Her Experience at Miss America Competition

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Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

It's been almost two weeks since Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden placed third-runner up at the Miss America competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Hospital Trustees Discuss Chief Medical Officer Position

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees discussed adding the position of Chief Medical Officer at their monthly meeting Thursday. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty.

Fair Board Updates Jo Co Commission On Upgrades

Byron Geis with the Johnson County Fair Board updated the county commissioners on upgrades at the fairgrounds during their last commission meeting, saying the board is looking at building a new “community building.”

Clear Creek School Still On Radar For Sheridan College

Dr. Paul Young

Sheridan College President Paul Young reported to the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board at their last meeting that Buffalo's old Clear Creek School building is still on the college's radar for a possible move once the Johnson County School District vacates the building.

Public Input Sought On Jo Co Library Expansion

The library has scheduled representatives of the architectural design team to be on hand at numerous publicmeetings and events in the coming weeks to discuss the new addition to the library and gather the public's ideas on input on the proposed project.

Fat bike festival aims to increase winter access

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by Kelsey Dayton, WyoFile.com
Originally published on January 22, 2012

“Wouldn’t it be cool,” Scott Fitzgerald says, “if you could throw your fat bike onto a snow coach and go to Old Faithful. Spend the night and during the day bike around the geysers?”

Legislature, industry invest $115 million in UW engineering

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By Gregory Nickerson, WyoFile.com
Originally published on January 22, 2013

A group of alumni from the University of Wyoming College of Engineering is working to secure $115 million in state and industry money to boost their alma mater back to a position of national prominence.