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October 21st, 2010

CPR to a Disco Beat

Changes are in the works for administering CPR.

Little did the artists on the legendary soundtrack for Saturday Night Fever probably ever think that one of their greatest hits of all time would be used in the medical field, but the American Heart Association is doing just that. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

October 20th

Two Arrested for Cabin Burglaries

Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier
Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office has received several reports over the last few weeks of cabin burglaries in the the Bighorn Mountains near the Burgess Junction area, specifically along the Tongue, Big Willow, Little Willow, and North Tongue drainages.

City of Sheridan Expects Health Insurance Increase

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City of Sheridan Human Resources Director Heather Doke
City of Sheridan Human Resources Director Heather Doke

Health Insurance premiums are expected to increase for the City of Sheridan as the paid loss ratio continues to climb higher than the desired 85%. City Human Relations Director Heather Doke.

The fact that the paid loss ratio is almost 91% at this point in the fiscal year means that an impending increase is looming.

The Stolen Quilt Has Been Returned

This quilt that was stolen eariler this month from the Fiber Arts Show at the Fulmer LIbrary in Sheridan has been returned.
This quilt that was stolen eariler this month from the Fiber Arts Show at the Fulmer LIbrary in Sheridan has been returned.

The quilt that was recently stolen from the Fiber Arts Show at the Sheridan Fulmer Library has been returned. The owner of the quilt and one of the organizers for the Fiber Arts Show Carol Kolf explains how the quilt was returned.

County Commission October 19th Report

(l to r) Commissioners Cram, Ringley, Rolston, Nickel and Maier

Sheridan County Commissioners made quick work of their second regular October meeting Tuesday morning.

Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Dr. David Khan with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

With the beauty of Autumn comes the not-so-attractive effects of the fall allergy season. On one end of the spectrum are people suffering from sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, coughs, congestion and scratchy throats. But on the other end of the spectrum is allergic reaction that can lead to serious ailments and even death.

October 19th

Local Candidates Featured in Election Forum

The second of a two-part candidate forum was held Tuesday night at Sheridan College.

Partnership Will Help Expand the Arts at Sheridan College

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

In late August of this year, the WYO Theater, the City of Sheridan, and Sheridan College partnered to submit a grant application through the Wyoming Business Council. The grant is for a Business Ready Communities Grant in the amount of $3 million. The plan is to renovate not only the WYO Theater, but to also renovate the Hallmark and Perkins buildings as well.

G&F Seeks Information on Poaching Incident Near Kaycee

The Game and Fish needs your help in recent poaching case.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for help in apprehending those responsible for the wanton destruction of a large bull elk in northern Natrona County, just south of Kaycee.

District 1 Hears from Tongue River Schools

School District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

During an information-packed Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening in Ranchester, two main agenda items filled quite a bit of the three-hour gathering.

First, Trustees listened as Superintendent Sue Belish presented certificates and photo plaques for the District Wall of Fame to the following: