Archive - May 2010

May 27th

Enzi Speaks Against “Emergency” Appropriations

Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi

As the U.S. Senate debates H.R. 4899, the Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010, many remain worried about the federal government's spending habits.

Hospital Experiences Record Month

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Controller Susan Novak

April was a record breaking month at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, this following two consecutive slow months. Hospital Controller Susan Novak gives us a rundown of the numbers for April.

Junior High History Quilt

Students in Mr. Peterson's history classes at Sheridan Junior High School just completed their 2nd Semester research project. For twelve years in all teaching history, and for the fourth year since coming to SJHS, Mr. Peterson has had his students make a quilt. One year a quilt was made up of squares showing the history of how Sheridan's street names came to be.

Sign of the Times

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Senior Sheridan High School student Mark Peacock shows off his Spelling 101 twist on what is coming up on Sunday - GRADUATION!

Sheridan High School Senior Prank

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Sheridan High School Senior Prank (1 of 6)

Unitarians Put Down Roots

For the first time in thirty years, the Sheridan Unitarian Universalist Fellowship owns its own building.  Local president Victor Ashear says this is quite an accomplishment.

Public Pulse - Thursday 05/27/10

Author Craig Johnson on his new book "Junkyard Dogs" / Advocacy & Resource Center-Crimes Against Elders

YMCA to Assist KARES

Tuesday afternoon the clients, parents, friends and staff at the RENEW KARES home gathered for a special announcement. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

May 26th

Funding Concept for Cancer Center Approved

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty presented the Board of Trustees with a proposal for a funding concept for expansion of the Welch Cancer Center. McCafferty explains the proposal that was approved by the Board.

State Jobless Rate Decreases for Third Straight Month

Wyoming jobless rate decreases for third straight month.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Employment says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen for the third consecutive month. Wyoming's jobless rate for April was 7.1 percent. It has fallen steadily from January's 7.6 percent rate.