Archive - Jun 2013 - News

June 26th

BHNF Officials Urge Campfire Safety for the 4th

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As the 4th of July holiday approaches, many will no doubt take to the Big Horn Mountains to enjoy the outdoors.

SMH Board Approves FY 2014-2015 Budget

SMH Board Approves FY 2014-2015 Budget (Photo by Ron Richter)

At Wednesday's regularly scheduled meeting of the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, they approved the budgets for fiscal year 2014-2015. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was there and has the story.

Mead Appoints State Education Department Director

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead has selected an Arizona state senator to run the Wyoming Education Department. Mead late Wednesday afternoon announced his choice of Richard Crandall, who co-owns two nutritional service companies.

Land Trust Continues to Improve Soldier Ridge Trail

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The Sheridan Community Land Trust continues to make improvements to the 4-mile Soldier Ridge Trail west of Sheridan. The Land Trust recently partnered with the Montana Conservation Corpsto place gravel along the first mile of the trail.

Buffalo's Relay For Life This Weekend

The American Cancer Society will have its Buffalo Relay For Life events this Friday and Saturday at Buffalo's Washington Park, and this year will be bigger and better than ever, with new events and more fun planned during the two-day relay.

JCHC Welcomes New Physicians To Staff

Johnson County Healthcare Center recently announced they have hired two new physicians that will be joining their staff later this year and in 2014.

Equal Pay Day? Not Really.

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Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, signed the Wyoming Equal Pay Day proclamation Wednesday morning in recognition of Equal Pay Day. June 26 is the anniversary date for the Equal Pay Act, Title VII, and the Civil Rights Act.

AARP Calls For More Family Friendly Jobs

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The AARP is calling on the government to require employers to provide paid sick leave, promote paid family medial leave, and expand the Family Medial Leave Act to include caregivers of grandparents and domestic partners.

Johnson County Commissioners Impose Partial Fire Ban

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners voted to impose a partial fire ban in the county effective July 3rd, 2013.

Salon On Wheels Cares for Sheridan Pets

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The sultry days of summer are just around the corner, and while you're stocking up on sunscreen and lemonade, don't forget your best friend needs some extra attention, too.