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January 27th, 2012

What Lurks Below

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Anyone looking for these? (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)
Speedracer? (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)
Keys anyone? (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

Most of us have a pretty good understanding of what the function of the sewer system is, but what about some of the things that end up “down there” that aren't neceassarily supposed to be flowing through the City of Sheridan sewer lines. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the scoop.

JCHC To Appeal Department of Health Inspection Findings

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

At the Johnson County Healthcare Center Board meeting Wednesday night, Administrator Sandy Ward reported that the recent inspection of the new lab and radiology departments had turned up a few points that the Department of Health wants corrected before they approve the facilities.

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering Sunday

Angela Jarvis

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Gathering fundraiser is this Sunday, and this year's theme is slightly different and more glamorous than in years past.

Author To Discuss Wolves At Johnson County Library Saturday

Johnson County Library

Cat Urbigkit, an award-winning author and photographer, will be giving a free presentation entitled “Public Attitudes About Wolves,” this Saturday at the Johnson County Library.
Steve Rzasa, with the library, tells us more.

Buffalo Council Amends This Year's Budget, Adds Funds

At last week's Buffalo City Council meeting, the budget for Fiscal Year 2012 was amended by council vote.
Resolution No. 1334 amended the budget to show a total increase of $654,000.

January 26th

How Sheridan Memorial Handled Wednesday's Power Outage

How Sheridan Memorial Handled Wednesday's Power Outage

Wednesday's power outage affected over 3,000 MDU customers in Sheridan County. According to MDU Spokesman Mark Hanson, the outage was caused by a piece of equipment that broke on a transmission line causing two substations west of Sheridan to shut off.

Renovated VAMC Medical Unit Unveiled

VA staff demonstrate the patient safe handling device during tours of the remodled VA Medical Center Wednesday. The hadling devices run along the celings of rooms from the beds to the bathrooms, allowing safe transport for disabled patients. (photo, Brad Estes)

VA staff and others from the community packed the hallways of the remodeled third floor medical unit at the VA Medical Center Wednesday afternoon for a ribbon cutting ceremony that included tours of the new ward.

Hospital Board Approves Funds to Move Pathology Department

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Facilities Services Manager Rob Forister

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is committed to providing a cardiac catheterization lab to provide cardiac care for Sheridan County residents.

SHS Student Wins Trip to Costa Rica with Spanish Club

Superintendent Craig Dougherty draws the winning name while Spanish teacher Mario Montano prepares the back up names Tuesday at Sheridan High School. (Brad Estes)

Even though it's been unseasonably warm this winter in Wyoming, learning that you've won a free trip to Costa Rica in late January would probably brighten anyone's day.

Council Work Session Focuses on Upcoming Projects

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson

A noon work session held by the Sheridan City Council Wednesday centered around some of the big projects that took place in 2011, and some of the upcoming projects slated for 2012.