CEO of Vacutech John Tucker on Company, Sheridan's Future
At Thursday's Forward Sheridan investor update held at the Black Tooth Brewing Company, CEO of Vacutech John Tucker was the keynote speaker and he had some promising things to say about Sheridan and the company's future.
Strategic Planning Session Seeks to Drive Sheridan County Prevention Efforts
The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, along with the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition, is hosting an upcoming strategic planning session to investigate viable programs and actions to fight the issues of alcohol and drug abuse, tobacco use and suicide in Sheridan County.
Gatekeepers Program Aims to Address and Prevent Suicide in Sheridan
In 2010, Wyoming had the highest suicide rate of any state, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control. And Wyoming has ranked in the top five states for suicide for years. In our two-part series on the topic, Sheridan Media's Chris Foy examines what could be causing this - and what community organizations are doing to help prevent suicide and start the conversation.
The Sheridan Police Department is warning people to be on the lookout for a new scam that is making its way around Sheridan. This one involves contacting the individual through e-mail says Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke.
A report released Tuesday by the Food Research and Action Center shows that Wyoming has made improvement in making sure low-income students are getting a nutritious breakfast. Crystal FitzSimons with FRAC says the program has many benefits.
At this week's Buffalo City Council meeting, Bobbi Walseth, Director of CASA, and Patsy Jenkins, Coordinator for Johnson County, requested helpfrom the council in finding a new facility to house the Johnson County CASA program.
Johnson County's Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, released $400,000 in a retainage account at the request of Groathouse Construction, who built the recently-completed Judicial Center for the county.
New PRBRC Report Recommends Protecting Groundwater Resources
The Powder River Basin Resource Council released a report this week recommending that Wyoming legislators and industry leaders implement a series of specific actions to protect what they say are scarce and dwindling groundwater resources.