Archive - 2013 - News

April 3rd

Hospital Administration Continues to Address Financial Performance

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has experienced a month-by-month trend of declining revenue seven months into their fiscal year. Administration has been meeting with physicians and staff to discuss the Hospital's financial situation and ways to improve that situation.

Local ENT Talks Allergies

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ENT Cheryl Varner with Big Horn Ear, Nose and Throat (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Memorial Hospital)

Those that suffer from seasonal allergies don't need to be reminded what spring and summer lead to, as their runny nose, itchy eyes and wheezing chest are a clear reminder.

Banner Resident Arraigned on Felony Larceny Charge

An arraignment was held Wednesday in Fourth Judicial District Court of Sheridan County for 19-year-old Taran Schlegel of Banner.

Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns to Sheridan Apr. 23

Footage from an ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan will be one of the films featured at the festival. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The Banff Mountain Film Festival will be returning to Sheridan on April 23. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story about what's in store later this month.

Future of full-scale energy development in Wyoming may rely on ‘ecological currency’

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By Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

The private Sweetwater River Conservancy northeast of Rawlins has been spending about $1 million annually for the past several years gathering an inventory of existing natural resources for what might one day become “ecological currency”

Local Vet: Lookout for Laminitis

(photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Sprigs of green grass are shooting up in pastures in Sheridan County, and that fact isn't lost on the horses.

MIT Estimates Sheridan's Living Wage

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, has released statistics for the cost of living around the nation with customized statistics for the City of Sheridan.

UW Makes Wildfire Survival Guide

After last year's harrowing wildfire season in Wyoming, it's no surprise that some landowners are dreading the arrival of a dry, hot summer.

Environmentalists Threaten Suit Over Spilled Coal (Updated)

The Sierra Club announced it plans to sue railroads and coal companies in northeastern Wyoming over coal spilled in transit.

Locals say DKRW’s coal-to-gasoline plant needs more scrutiny

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By Allen Best

WyoFile.com

DKRW Advanced Fuels’ first proposed its Medicine Bow Fuel & Power coal-to-liquids complex in Carbon County about eight years ago. It’s supposed to be the first of its kind in the United States and, according to some, one of the cleanest energy plants in the world.