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October 21st, 2010

Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine Receives National Award

Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine recently received a presitgious National Reclamation Award from the Office of Surface Mining and the National Mining Association. The Excellence in Surface Mining Reclamation Award was received for successful shrub establishment on reclaimed land.

New Veteran Service Representative at Sheridan VA

Visit http://www.va.gov for more on veterans' services.

A media release from the VA Veterans Service Center in Cheyenne informs us that John Goodell (GOOD-ull), an Army veteran from Sheridan, was hired as the new Veterans Services Representative, or VSR, with an office at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

BLM Receives C+ from Wilderness Group

The Wilderness Society issued a report this week on land conservation endeavors.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - An overall grade of C+ has been issued to the Bureau of Land Management, according to a new report card released Wednesday by The Wilderness Society. The report tracks how the BLM is doing in keeping National Landscape Conservation System holdings healthy and accessible to the public.

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.