Archive - Jul 2013 - News

July 5th

Training to Save a Life

Training to Save a Life (Photo courtesy Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition)

Suicide is the eleventh leading cause of death in the United States, and based on 2012 statistics, Wyoming has the highest suicide rate of any state in the union.

Hospital Board Holds Special Meeting to Address Renovation Projects

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday where they approved several renovation projects. Trustees approved approximately $130,000 to renovate existing space in the Emergency Department to offer urgent care.

Council to Hold Several Work Sessions on College Bond Issue

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The Sheridan City Council made the decision to hold several work sessions regarding the Sheridan College $15.8 million bond issue to renovate and expand the Technical Education Center at the College. Council President John Heath.

SC Invites Public to a Tech Tour

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Sheridan College issued a media release that states that College trustees and President Dr. Paul Young would like to invite the public to learn more about the strategic plan and direction of the College by taking part in one of several Tech Tours offered in the next several weeks.

July 4th

Confrontation At Buffalo City Council...Again

Buffalo City Councilor, Russ Humphrey, livened up a recent meeting during a verbal confrontation with a city official. Sheridan Media's Aaron Palmer has the story.

JCHC Changes Gears On Loan Repayment Program

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees voted not to fund the Loan Repayment Program for FY 2014.

Johnson County Receives Two Fuel Bids, No Action Yet

At their meeting earlier this week, the Johnson County Commissioners opened two bids to provide fuel for the county's fleet of vehicles.

On With the Show

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Another 4th of July and another fireworks show at the Equestrian Center. For many, it's become quite a tradition to head out past the Bird Farm and enjoy the fireworks show and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott is no different. She brings us this story.

Person in Fort Smith Plane Crash Hospitalized

Person in Fort Smith Plane Crash Hospitalized (Photo courtesy Big Horn County Sheriff)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - One of two people injured in the crash of a single-engine airplane near Fort Smith remained hospitalized Wednesday.

Public Meeting Scheduled for Pavillion Water Study

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Public Meeting Scheduled for Pavillion Water Study (Photo courtesy Flickr user [cipher])

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming officials have scheduled the first public meeting about the state's plans to take over an investigation of groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area.

The Pavillion working group will meet Aug. 2 at the Riverton Holiday Inn.