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May 23rd, 2010

It’s All About You…Baby!

5-Month-Old Jorja Lyon

Babies don’t come home with an owner’s manual and being a new parent can be frustrating and sometimes scary at times.  Sheridan Memorial Hospital hosted its first annual baby fair this past Saturday to make new or expectant parents aware of the resources available in our community to help in that journey called parenthood.

Reservoir Levels Improving

City of Sheridan Utilities Director Dan Miller
City of Sheridan Utilities Director Dan Miller

Recent springtime snow and rain has had a very good impact on the reservoirs that help supplement the City of Sheridan's water supply. City Utilities Director Dan Miller says that the runoff, combined with the above average moisture we've received over the last few months, bodes well for the City.

Two Sheridan County Teachers Receive Awards

Two Sheridan County teachers receive Arch Coal Golden Apple awards.
Two Sheridan County teachers receive Arch Coal Golden Apple awards.

The Arch Coal Foundation has announced that sixteen teachers from around the state have earned Arch Coal Golden Apple Achiever awards. Of the sixteen, two were from Sheridan County: Rebecca Adsit from Sheridan Junior High School, and Cordelia "DeDee" Roberts with Big Horn Elementary School.

Fire House Open House Fun

Fire Station

As part of National Emergency Medical Services Week, Sheridan Fire-Rescue held their bi-annual open house over the weekend.

This year's theme is “EMS, Anytime, Anywhere, We'll Be There.” Fire Marshall Brian Songer

Personnel at Sheridan Fire-Rescue also offer year-round smoke detector and car safety seat inspections.

Proposed Wyo. power line names wind farm customers

TransCanada has signed agreements with
three wind energy developers to supply power to the company's proposed $3 billion electrical transmission line that would run from Wyoming to the Southwest.
The Calgary-based company announced this week that it had
concluded "open season" auctions for potential customers.

Blackfeet woman sees end to 14-year govt. fight

After 14 years standing toe-to-toe with
the federal government in an attempt to recover billions of dollars of squandered Indian trust money, a Montana woman may finally see a $3.4 billion settlement that could be approved by Congress this month.
Elouise Cobell's class-action lawsuit represents at least

College blocking newspaper story about 2008 trip

A Laramie County District judge has issued
a 10-day restraining order against a Wyoming newspaper to prevent it from publishing a report thought to be critical of a community college president.
Judge Peter Arnold imposed the order Friday at the request of
Laramie County Community College officials who argue that

May 22nd

Enzi Speaks Out On Financial Regulation Legislation

Senator Mike Enzi

The Restoring American Financial Stability Act has garnered a lot of attention in Washington. The stated aim of the bill, proposed by U.S.

School House Rock Cello Style

Werner Family Quartet

Seeking to inspire others, The Werner Quartet of Bozeman, Montana, make a return visit to perform for students at Wyoming Girls School on Friday.  The classical cello quartet is made up of four Werner siblings…all under the age of 20. Hele’ne’ is a student at Yale; Luc, goes to Harvard; and Mariel and Ande’re, attend a charter school at home. 

Baggs, Kaycee Monitor Rivers For Flooding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Officials are keeping a close watch on rivers that are overflowing their banks in two Wyoming towns. Baggs is on the Little Snake River in Carbon County. Police Chief Ed Owen says the water on Friday afternoon had reached some dikes that were built in town to control flooding two years ago. The Middle Fork of the Powder River runs through Kaycee in Johnson County.