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July 25th, 2012

SMH Needs Phlebotomists for Annual Blood Screenings

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is looking for people to draw blood during its Annual Blood Screenings, which will be Aug. 13-18. Cecile Pattison, community relations officer for the hospital, explains the hospital has got a lot going on that week.

Meadowlark Lake Boat Ramp Closes For Wetland Construction

The boat ramp just west of the Lakeview Campground at Meadowlark Lake closed Wednesday for crews to begin work on a one-acre wetland complex, part of the current $8.2 million highway improvement project on U.S. 16 east of Ten Sleep in Washakie County.

Crazy Days/Nights This Weekend In Buffalo

The annual Crazy Days/Crazy Nights celebration will be this Friday and Saturday in Buffalo.

Angela Jarvis, Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, tells us how Crazy Days began and how it has grown into this weekend's events.

Heat Stresses Fish, Too

These fish were caught earlier this year in the Big Horn Mountains. Today, fish are stressed by warm, low waters. (Photo by Justin Davis)

The dog days of summer are taking their toll on everyone and everything, to include the fish in our streams. Warm weather means less oxygen in the water, which equates to slower moving, more vulnerable fish.

SCSD#2 Among Best In PAWS Scoring

The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) test scores released earlier this week indicate Sheridan's public school system is one of the best in the state. School District #2's superintendent, Craig Dougherty, tells why.

Cloud Peak Strikes A Deal For Crow Coal

A Wyoming mining company has reached a tentative deal to mine an estimated 1.4 billion tons of coal on southeastern Montana's Crow Indian Reservation.

Enzi, Barasso Vote Against Middle Class Tax Cuts

Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso both opposed the bill sponsored by Senate Democrats to extend tax cuts for all but the highest-earning Americans.

On the Foundation Fundraiser is Tonight

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On the Foundation Fundraiser is Tonight

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns is having a fundraiser tonight that is certainly unique in its own right. Habitat Executive Director Matt Davis explains their “On the Foundation” event.

July 24th

A Look Back, and a Look Forward

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey at a media conference Tuesday at City Hall.

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey held a media conference Tuesday that began with the Mayor taking a look back at some of the City's achievements during his first two terms and a look forward at some of the City's goals in the future if he were to be re-elected.

SEEDA Moves Closer to Targeted Industries Study

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City of Sheridan Planning Director and SAWS Administrator Robert Briggs

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority took a step closer to their goal of having a target industries and career technical education and training study done for the Sheridan area. The Joint Powers Board Tuesday approved to move forward with a request for qualifications.