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February 12th, 2010

Antibiotic Use Becoming A Problem On Industrial Farms

Most Americans have learned through the years that antibiotic use doesn't cure the common cold, and that misuse of the lifesaving drugs can be detrimental to fighting off bacterial infections. There is ever growing concern expressed from the American Medical Association and other health groups about the use of antibiotics on industrial farms.

House Committee Advances Wind Farm Bill

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A House committee has advanced a bill to give counties permitting authority over wind farms and set minimum development standards for wind projects. The Minerals Committee approved the measure Friday morning and sent it to the full House.

Sheridan City Council Holds Work Session on Liquor Licenses

Mayor Dave Kinskey, Councilman Steve Brantz and Councilman John Heath held a work session Friday morning in the 3rd Floor City Hall Council Chambers regarding what different kinds of liquor licenses are available in the state of Wyoming, and the rules outlined within each type of license.

Troopers Seize Cocaine & Heroin During Traffic Stop Near Buffalo

Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers in the Buffalo area have made the fourth largest seizure of heroin conducted by the Patrol in the last 10 years.

Three people remain in custody after Troopers seized cocaine, heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia from their vehicle during a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon. The traffic stop on the vehicle was originally made for a speeding violation approximately 7 miles south of Buffalo on northbound Interstate 25.

Two of Three Armed Robbery Suspects Bound Over to District Court

Gerald "Jessie" Hamlin and Dillon Sutherlin each had their Preliminary Hearing in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Hamlin was charged on February 1st for Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon and given a $75,000 cash-only bond. He was bound over to District Court yesterday.

Award-Winning Door Invented and Manufactured in Sheridan

Yesterday, we brought you Part 1 of a series on an award-winning safety door invented by two Sheridan VA Medical Center employees. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson continues with Part 2.

February 11th

Islam and The West Will Be Discussed at a Local Church Friday Night

A renowned speaker is visiting and will be giving a talk about a subject on almost everyone's mind now days. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the:story:

Honestly, if only everyone else in the world thought like me, everything would be great. So far, however, I've had trouble getting everyone to see how sensible that is.

Fairboard Considers Future Of Infield Restrooms

Phase one of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Master Plan is underway and it will significantly improve drainage at the fairgrounds. Phase one calls for the removal of the restrooms in the infield area, however; County Commissioner Steve Maier stated that there wouldn't be enough funding available in the upcoming budget to cover the cost of building new restrooms at this time.

Recreation District Board Approves Contract For Design Of Spray Park

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees approved a proposal from OLC out of Denver Colorado to design a spray park in Sheridan. The spray park would be located within Thorne-Rider Park, however; the exact location will be determined in the future by OLC. Board Member Bill Mentock raised the question of affordability of the project.

Two Sheridan Women Design Award Winning Door for Sheridan VA Medical Center - Part 1 of a Series

In the ongoing effort to improve upon patient safety at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, particularly in the Psychiatric Ward, two VA employees designed an award-winning door that is taking off on a national level. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has part one of a series.