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October 20th, 2010

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:

Phase III Bids for Big Horn Elementary Advertised Today

School District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith

At last night's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting, the board unanimously – absent Johann Nield, who was not present – voted to approve $8,393,145 as the Guaranteed Maximum Price for Phase III of the Big Horn Campus project. Business Manager Jeremy Smith says that bids will go out today, and then...

Fire Ban Officially Lifted

County fire officials give the "green light" to burning; the fire ban has been lifted as of 10 a.m. October 19th.

Upon the recommendation of Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch and the Fire Chiefs of the Rural Fire Protection Districts, the Sheridan County Commissioners have rescinded Resolution 10-07-025 to remove the partial fire restrictions imposed August 3. Lifting of the fire ban is effective as of 10:00 a.m., October 19, 2010.

October 18th

Candidates Massie and Hill On Reforming Wyoming Education

Cindy Hill and Mike Massie

The race for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction is one of the more heated races this year. The two running candidates, Mike Massie and Cindy Hill both spoke at Monday's forum. Mrs. Hill was the first to speak:

U.S. House Candidate David Wendt: “I'm A Fiscal Conservative”

Wyoming U.S. Representative Candidate, David Wendt

David Wendt was the sole candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives at Monday's election forum at Sheridan College, as Wyoming's current U.S. Representative, Cynthia Lummis, was not in attendance.

Education? Taxes? Healthcare? SLIB? Candidates Discuss “The Issues” At Sheridan College

Sheridan County Commissioners Candidates

With just two weeks to go before the general election, the first of two candidate panels, sponsored by the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce, was held at Sheridan College last night. Candidates for the national and state races, as well as Sheridan County Commissioners were Monday's panel speakers. So how successful were last night's panelists in persuading audience members?