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February 9th, 2010

Dayton Council Approves Grant Resolution For Kitchen Remodel At TRVCC

The Dayton Town Council approved a resolution Monday night that will allow the town to move forward with a grant application for the Tongue River Valley Community Center. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood explains that they are looking to remodel the kitchen at the community center.

Are You S.A.D.?

The days are getting longer, and that is good news for people suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder. As it is also known, S.A.D. is a form of depression that affects people in the winter, primarily because the darker and shorter winter days do not provide enough sunlight during the day for some people's bodies to quit production of melatonin, the hormone that makes us tired.

Wyoming Bill to Ban Texting While Driving Advances

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A bill that would ban Wyoming drivers from sending text messages has cleared two important legislative hurdles. Democratic Senator Floyd Esquibel of Cheyenne is the prime sponsor of the bill, Senate File 20. He says that banning texting while driving would improve highway safety in the state.

February 9th

Sheridan School District 2 Board Passes MDU Resolution

Just as the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County have done in the past two weeks, Sheridan County School District 2 trustees passed a resolution to oppose the proposed MDU rate increase.

District 2 Trustees Approve Stimulus Money Grant Proposal

Of the agenda items on which School District 2 Trustees took action Monday night, one was approval of the stimulus fund proposal, including 11 temporary positions. The nearly $1.8 million dollars received through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will go to paying for the staff, as well as purchasing state-of-the-art technology enhancements and professional development programs.

Sheridan County School District 2 Board Recognizes Two Ends of Extra-Curriculum Spectrum

At Monday night's Sheridan County School Board February meeting, members of Sheridan High School's All-State Orchestra attended. Those in the audience were treated to Wynton Grant's and Megan Jenkins' duet, which many agreed would have been preferred to continuing with regular board business.

Governor's Healthcare Proposal Encourages Personal, Financial Responsibility

During his State of the State Address Monday, Governor Dave Freudenthal stated that a health insurance reform program he has proposed will help control costs by encouraging people to
take responsibility for their health.

Local Firefighter Makes Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court

30-year-old Andrew Joy of Sheridan made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday on the charge of Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Joy is a firefighter/paramedic with Sheridan Fire Rescue. Circuit Court Judge John Sampson approved continuance of the $5,000 unsecured bond that was set Friday afternoon on the stipulation that Joy adhere to the bond conditions.

CHAPS To Host Benefit Community Valentines Dance Friday Night

Children, Horses, and Adults in Partnership stands for CHAPS, and they are partnering with Easter Seals for a community Valentines Dance this Friday in Sheridan to benefit the Matt Elliott Memorial Scholarship Fund. CHAPS Executive Director Sue Suddith.

WHY DOES OUR REGION HAVE SUCH ABNORMALLY HIGH NUMBERS FOR THIS COMMON MEDICAL TEST?

There has been some talk lately in the local medical community about some abnormally high numbers we are finding in the area. Jan Ritola, who is the Director of the Family Planning of the Big Horns in Sheridan, explains

So how much higher are our numbers?