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August 22nd, 2011

Unique Story on How Hospital Foundation Received Grant

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Sheridan Memorial Hosptial CEO Mike McCafferty

Last week we told you about the $3 million dollar grant that the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundaiton received from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to assist in the purchase of equipment for the new Welch Cancer Center. Sheridan ER Physician Dr.

Lots of Flu Vaccines Expected this Year

Flu season is still a few weeks away, but Associated Press reports say that plenty of flu vaccine is expected to be available across the country this year. A recent AP report said that 166 million vaccines are expected compared to the 157 million supplied last year.

Construction Scheduled Soon in BHNF

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The Powder River Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest has announced plans for a construction project on Elgin Park Loop Road that will begin Tuesday. Powder River District Ranger Mark Booth explains that the work is pretty straight forward.

Deadline for BCC Golf Fundraiser Approaching

The 9th Annual Buffalo Children's Center Golf Tournament Fundraiser will be next Saturday, August 27 at the Buffalo Golf Club, and the deadline to get signed up is coming fast.

Clear Creek Water Storage Meeting Wednesday in Buffalo

States West Water Resources, Lake DeSMet Conservation District, and the Wyoming Water Development Office will host a Clear Creek Water Storage Study Kickoff Meeting this Wednesday in Buffalo.

Game and Fish to Host Meetings on Revised Wolf Plan

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting eight public meetings around the state in the next few weeks to give the public a chance to comment on the revised Gray Wolf Management Plan.

August 21st

Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Tax Refund Program

The deadline is coming up to apply for the tax refund program that offers those 65 and older financial benefits as a return of several taxes collected by the state. Kim Deti, with the Wyoming Department of Health, explains where funds come from.

August 20th

Facilities Director Makes Policy Request to Fair Board; Commissioners

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht made a policy request to the Fair Board and County Commissioners that pertains to the annual Sheridan County Fair. Albrecht explains more about the proposed policy.

Department of Health: Not All “Birth Certificates” Official

The Wyoming Department of Health is reminding people that not all documents labeled as “birth certificates” are considered as official birth certificates frequently needed to prove identity.

RMI Organizational Meeting Monday in Buffalo

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce announced there will be an organizational meeting for those interested in helping the Rocky Mountain International Roundup which will take place in Buffalo early in 2012.