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Free Clinic of Sheridan to Celebrate 5 Years

Five years ago, a clinic opened across from Sheridan Memorial Hospital to provide uninsured and underinsured Sheridan County residents between the ages of 19 and 64 the opportunity to receive medical care at little to no cost.

Public Meeting Focuses On Supplemental Water Study

In the summer of 2009, the City of Sheridan requested that the Wyoming Water Development Commission perform a study on the need for a supplemental water supply for Sheridan. The first task of the study was to evaluate water usage and demands for the City and the SAWS system.

No Deliberation Date Set In MDU Rate Increase Proposal

Earlier this month the Office of Consumer Advocate and Montana Dakota Utilities Company reached a stipulation agreement lowing MDU's proposed rate increase to $3.2 million. The Wyoming Public Service Commission heard testimony from the OCA and MDU at a hearing Monday in Cheyenne regarding the stipulation agreement.

Wyoming Statewide Snowpack 70 Percent Of Average

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Snowpack across Wyoming stands at 70 percent of average and water managers are predicting low spring runoff. The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper released its weekly snowpack measurements on Monday. It's the first assessment of the water in Wyoming snowpack this spring season.

Whitney Grant Helps Greenhouse Meet Goal

Whitney Benefits has announced a $250,000 grant to support the Green House Living for Sheridan project. The Whitney grant will enable Green House to meet the March 31st deadline to raise $891,000 for a Wyoming Business Council grant that will cover infrastructure costs of the project. Green House President Doug Osborn said that the grant will support a unique partnership with Sheridan College that will give students additional educational opportunities while also leading to a new level of care for local senior citizens.

Hospital Foundation Announces Lineup For Annual Benefit

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced the lineup for this year's benefit that will take place in mid April. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven says that they are excited to have not one, but two local talents this year.

Building The Future Of Sheridan College

Sheridan College enrollment is expected to increase by about 25% over the next few years.

City Planning Commission Considers Bridgecreek Preliminary Plat and PUD

The City of Sheridan approved the conceptual planned unit development and preliminary plat for the Bridgecreek major subdivision, which will be located just north of Smith Street and west of Jefferson Street. City Planning Director Robert Briggs explains what the project consists of.

Senator Enzi Expresses Disappointment In Health Care Bill

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi issued the following comments regarding this weekend's passage of the health care bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Pinnacle Receives Notification From Nasdaq

Pinnacle Gas Resources, Incorporated announced today that on March 16, 2010, it received written notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market, that because the Company has not regained compliance with the $1 minimum bid price requirement, the company's common stock would be de-listed from the Nasdaq Global Market.