Archive - Aug 2010

August 25th

Quality Improvements at Sheridan Memorial

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Quality Services Manager Lajune Bacon

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees received the annual quality report at their monthly meeting Wednesday. One area that was greatly improved upon over the past fiscal year was patient falls. The hospital reduced the number of falls to below the national average over the past year, and much of it can be attributed to preventative measures that were put into place.

Freudenthal Issues Revised Executive Order On Sage Grouse

Governor Freudenthal issues revised Executive Order on sage grouse.

Governor Dave Freudenthal issued a revised Executive Order Wednesday on Wyoming’s sage grouse Core Population Area Strategy, aimed at protecting the bird to prevent an Endangered Species Act listing while offering opportunities for resource development.

Two Plea Changes in District Court Wednesday

There were a couple of plea changes in District Court Wednesday.

17-year-old John “JJ” Hatch changed his plea in District Court Wednesday on a number of felony charges. Hatch plead guilty to an amended charge of Felony Robbery.

Coca-Cola Polo Cup - Part I

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The ball is in for the score

The Big Horn Equestrian Center hosted the Coca-Cola Cup

Summer's Last Full Moon

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Summer's Last Full Moon

The last full moon of summer was seen rising

Block Party on Grinnell Tuesday Night

The 1st Annual End of Summer Block Party was held on Grinnell Plaza Tuesday night. The focus? Recognizing community orginizations and giving them the opportunity to network with each other.

Organizer Dave Tarver has great intentions and it's all about sharing the burden.

Buffett; Diller to Join Montana Economic Summit

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Max Baucus says investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett is scheduled to participate in the Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte next month. Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. He's scheduled to speak to the gathering live via video.


Tony Garber Competes in the Leadville Trail 100

On August 20 and 21 Tony Garber from Sheridan ran the Leadville Trail 100. He ran the race in honor of David Westlake who was struck and killed by lightning in the Big Horn mountains in July.

Westlake was already entered to compete in Leadville this year and was on a training run when the tragedy occurred.

Wendell Robison approached Garber about running the Colorado race at David's memorial and made arrangments to have both entered.

Garber was honored to carry David's assigned race bib #847, throughout the race, ultimately carrying it across the finish line.

August 24th

Senior Center Polo Benefit Nets $4K

On August 8th, the Sheridan Senior Center hosted a Polo Benefit Cup and live auction, which raised more than $4,000.

Suicide Prevention Week September 5 – 11 – Part 2 of Series

Yesterday we began a series highlighting information from the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition as they get ready to observe Suicide Prevention Week September 5th – 11th. Two members of the coalition, Vanessa Hastings with Northern Wyoming Mental Health and counselor Dawn Sopron were guests on the August 23rd edition of Public Pulse.