Archive - Jun 2009 - News

June 26th

State Swine Flu Case Count Goes Up

There's news out of the Wyoming Department of Health regarding cases of swine flu throughout the state. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Local Artist Displays Work at Sheridan College in Johnson County

A Buffalo artist has her work on display at Sheridan College in Johnson County. Services Specialist with Sheridan College in Johnson County Ashlea Redding explains.

Redding said that Anderson's art will be on display through mid-August, and she tells us where the college in Buffalo is located.

Ucross Foundation to Host Arts Talk in Sheridan Next Week

There are plenty of events going on at the Sheridan Inn as part of Buffalo Bill Days, but next Monday the Inn will be host to something a little bit different. Ucross Foundation President, Sharon Dynak, fills us in.

Dynak explains why they decided to hold such an event.

June 24th

Hospital Board Approves Budget

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees talked budget at their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Alger Street in Sheridan to Close Next Week

Construction on various streets in downtown Sheridan has no doubt made it a bit tricky at times to get from one point to another. Principal of Vista West Engineering Randy Bomar tells us about another closure downtown that'll take place next week.

As to why Alger needs to be closed for a week?

Hospital Board Approves Change to Medical Staff Rules and Regulations

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board approved a slight change to the Medical Staff Rules and Regulations. Physicians will now have a bit more time to dictate a report of surgical procedures following surgery.

Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Brad Hanebrink explains why the change was made.

June 20th

75th Anniversary of Airmail Service Celebrated Saturday

The Sheridan County Airport was the site Saturday for the 75th Anniversary celebration of airmail service to Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

June 19th

College Board Approves New Certificate Program

The Northern Wyoming Community College District approved an Industrial Electricity Certificate Program at their meeting this week. The program is being offered at Gillette College. Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, Norleen Healy talks about the program's advantages.

Plenty of Activities Around Sheridan This Weekend

There's certainly no shortage of events this weekend in and around Sheridan. We check in with Sheridan Media's Ron Richter, who highlights a few.

Weather No Deterrent to Northern Wyoming Crops

(AP) - Despite snow, hail and cold temperatures during the spring, crops in the Big Horn Basin seem to be progressing well so far this growing season. Mike Moore of the University of Wyoming Seed Certification Service says he's heard of no reported crop damage from weather across the Big Horn Basin.