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Enzi: Honoring our Veterans Should be More than One Day a Year

Gene McNair of Sheridan, Wyoming (center) stops for a picture with Senator Mike Enzi (right) and Senator John Barrasso (left). McNair was in the nation’s capitol on an Honor Flight to visit to the World War II Memorial and to meet with the Wyoming congressional delegation. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., encourages all Americans to take the opportunity to honor the men and women who gave their lives in the fight for freedom and those who continue to serve and protect the country this Memorial Day, May 30th.

Forest Visitors Face Wet, Hazardous Weekend Conditions

Pactola Visitor Center in the Black Hills National Forest

Custer, SD – With widespread flooding and other weather events dominating the news, it’s easy to miss local, hazardous weather conditions. Officials with the Black Hills Forest Service have issued a general advisory for Memorial Weekend visitors.

Memorial Day Survey: Half Say They Want to “Get Away”

Road Trippin' is a fun way to take an economical get-away.

Wyoming News Service, JACKSON, WY - Memorial Weekend marks the official kick-off to summer, generally, and according to a Deloitte consumer survey, half of the respondents want to get away, at least for an overnight trip.

Renowned Economist to Speak at Governor's Summit

Economist Harry J. Holzer to speak at Governor's Summit June 9th and 10th in Riverton.

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Workforce Development Council welcomes Harry Holzer as one of the main guest speakers at the 2011 Governor’s Summit on Workforce Solutions.  The Summit will be held in Riverton at Central Wyoming College June 9th and 10th.

Indian Health Center Update – Memorial Weekend

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Crow Northern Cheyenne IHS Hospital

The Crow Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service Hospital ER is open for emergency cases only.

Community Rallies to Donate

An astonished Bob Green with Cloud Peak Energy's corporate headquarters in Gillette stands in front of about 1/8 of the supplies donated for flood relief on the Crow Indian Reservation.

When Cloud Peak Energy / Spring Creek Coal put out the call that they would like to bring relief supplies to those affected by flooding on the Crow Reservation, little did they realize how Sheridan County steps up.

Governor Mead Signs Executive Order

Governor Mead gives the green light for the Army National Guard to help with flood preparation around the state.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead signed an Executive Order today directing the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security and Wyoming National Guard to deploy small teams to help counties prepare for possible flooding.

Sexting: Prevention & Diversion in Sheridan County

Sexting has both immediate and future consequences.

Dr. Amanda Turlington was host Kim Love's guest on Wednesday's Public Pulse program. The purpose of her discussion was to make parents in particular, and the community in general, aware of sexting – what it is, how present it is in Sheridan County, and preventative steps parents can take with their children.

Post Flooding Health Safety Tips

What might seem like common sense are still good reminders to stay healthy post-disaster.

When the flood waters dry up around the region, what will be left is muck and mud and debris, all of which can hold health hazards.

JCHC Board Receives Construction Update

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees, at their meeting Wednesday night, got an update on the construction at the hospital from Administrator Sandy Ward.