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May 30th, 2013

Brucellosis Found in Bighorns

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Two elk have tested positive for brucellosis in the Bighorn Mountains.

May 29th

Sheridan Trolley Service Expands to Meet Needs

Sheridan Trolley Service Expands to Meet Needs

Now that summer is right ahead of us, the Sheridan Trolley is out and about - and we can expect to see a lot more of it this year. CEO of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Johnson, says the service has continued to evolve as community needs grow and priorities shift.

Confronting Hypertension, the 'Silent Killer'

Confronting Hypertension, the 'Silent Killer' (Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

May is Hypertension Awareness Month, and on Wednesday's edition of Public Pulse, host Ron Richter spoke with representatives from the Sheridan Senior Center about ways our community can be more aware of "the silent killer" - and ways to combat it.

WyDOT Gives Annual Report To Jo Co Commission

Representatives from the Wyoming Department of Transportation spoke to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting, updating them on current year funding, trends they see in the near future, and what impacts the recent fuel tax increase may have on their budgets and future projects in the state.

Bad Debt Expense Contributing to Decline in Revenue at Hospital

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Board of Trustees for Sheridan Memorial Hospital met for their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.

Kendrick Pool to Open Friday

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(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Recreation District)

Opening day for Kendrick Pool in Sheridan is this Friday. Aquatics Specialist with the Sheridan Recreation District Jamie Ostermyer says now is the time for parents to register their kids for swim lessons.

Sheridan Parkfit Begins Next Week

The Wellness Council of Sheridan County along with EMIT Technologies and the Sheridan Recreation District are once again offering a unique way to get in shape this summer. Parkfit will begin next Wednesday at Kendrick Park.

Sponsors of Repealing Senate Enrolled Act 1 File Petitions in Cheyenne

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Sponsors of Repealing Senate Enrolled Act 1 File Petitions in Cheyenne

Sponsors of a proposed referendum to repeal Senate Enrolled Act One, originally known as Senate File 104, filed their petitions in Cheyenne on Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

Sheridan Angels Host Sale for School Supplies

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(Sheridan Angels logo taken from Facebook)

Sheridan Media News previously reported the Sheridan Angels, a grassroots neighbor helping neighbor group organized on Facebook, had a special back to school project in mind.

Honeybees Face Environmental Stressors

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(Photo from Wyoming News Service)

The USDA has said the nation's population of honeybees is declining at a worrisome rate.