Archive - Aug 5, 2010

Local Doctor Expresses Frustration with County Coroner

Sheridan County Coroner Mark Ferries

Dr. Michael Strahan has been a physician in Sheridan County for almost three decades, and he has also served as the County Public Health Officer for 16 years. Dr. Strahan recently expressed his support for Sheridan County Coroner candidate P.J. Kane in a letter made available to the media.

County Clerk Candidates Discuss Position

Three of the four candidates for Sheridan County Clerk were guests on News/Talk 930 KROE'S Public Pulse program Thursday. The fourth candidate, Dave DeBolt appeared as a guest a few weeks ago, as he had a prior commitment and could not be on with the other candidates.

Hospital Foundation Elects New Chairman

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Board Chair Kevin Bailey

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Board recently held their annual meeting and elected Kevin Bailey to serve as Chairman for the upcoming fiscal year. Bailey says that he looks forward to working with the Hospital Board in the coming year.

Bear Cloud Jury Questionnaire Hearing

A “Hearing Regarding Juror Questionnaires” was held in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday afternoon, specifically regarding the Wyatt Bear Cloud case. Bear Cloud, along with co-defendants Dennis Poitra, Jr. and Dharminder Sen, have been charged with the August 26th, 2009 shooting death of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst.

Public Pulse - Thursday 08/05/10

Linda St. Clair, Gordon Rose, and Eda Thompson, Candidates for County Clerk

Thursday, August 5th

The Sheridan Rec District is gearing up for a busy fall season.

SHERIDAN REC DISTRICT SERIES - We've been talking and highlighting Sheridan Rec District Fall programs this week. One of the more popular fall programs over the past several years has been the Men's Flag Football League. Adult sports specialist Dale Boedecker says a league planning meeting is coming up soon.

Medical Board on Prescription Drug Policy

In recent months,prescription drug abuse and related crimes have been on the rise in Wyoming. On the July 29th edition of Public Pulse, Executive Director of the Wyoming State Board of Medicine, Kevin Bohnenblust (BAH-nen-bluss-t) spoke to us about his group's work on prescription policy and the challenges therein.

Safer Meds: More FDA Authority?

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – News about medication recalls have been common recently. According to the Pew Prescription Project, recalls are up 400% in a year, and at the same time, a new survey shows that nine in ten people want the FDA to have stronger authority to recall potentially unsafe or contaminated meds.

Cowgirl Up

It was nothing but horses and hats and saddles and spurs at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Wednesday night as contestants of all ages competed in the Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo.  Geared for the family, even a smattering of rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of everyone there.