Archive - Jan 2010 - News

January 29th

Wyoming Medical Teams Prepare to Head for Haiti

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Some 40 medical professionals from Wyoming have volunteered to help out in earthquake ravaged Haiti.

January 28th

Officials With Several Sheridan Agencies Meet To Discuss Public Transportation

Representatives from RENEW, VOA, the Sheridan Senior Center Mini-Bus program and the Department of Workforce Services met in Sheridan Thursday to address concerns and possible solutions in regards to public transportation in the city.

Reports of Mountain Lions South Of Sheridan Have Surfaced On the Internet Recently

The Internet is a very powerful tool. It can be used for many things, including obtaining and passing along information; however, not all of the information is accurate. Such is the case with a number of photos reportedly taken just south of Sheridan that shows five mountain lions on the prowl. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Senator Enzi Weighs In On President's State Of The Union Address

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi joined Congressional members Wednesday night to witness President Obama's State of the Union address. Following the address, Senator Enzi weighed in by saying.

January 27th

What's the Deal With Wyoming's Wily Winter Weather This Year?

Old Man Weather is known to be a fickle fellow, especially, it seems, when it comes to Wyoming's wily weather:

Jerry Forster, who is the Conservation Technician for the Sheridan County Conservation District, is filling us in on this year's snow-pack stats:

Miss Wyoming to Vie for Miss America Crown This Saturday in Las Vegas

This Saturday, January 30th, Anna Nelson, Miss Wyoming 2009, will be competing at the Miss America 2010 pageant in Las Vegas. Anna hails from Rock Springs, and was crowned at the WYO Theater in Sheridan last June. Her platform is Preventing Teen Alcohol Abuse, and her talent is a character dance done on point.

About a Week Left to Get Pink Flamingo Tickets

Begun about six years ago, the Pink Flamingo has grown into one of the most anticipated social fundraising events of the year. Proceeds from the Pink Flamingo go to Family Planning of the Big Horns, which uses the money to educate women on reproductive health and the importance of getting pap smears to detect cervical cancer and mammograms to detect breast cancer.

Sheridan Memorial Continues To Plan For The Future

Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues to plan for the future, as work is being done to develop a strategic plan that would run through 2014. The current plan was implemented in 2007 and will run until 2011. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty.

Renovations Continue At Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall

Renovations to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall continue, as over the past month the entire floor has been removed.

Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet Is This Saturday

The Sheridan County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be having their annual banquet this Saturday night in Sheridan. Chapter President Chris Morton says that there'll be plenty of nice items available through live and silent auctions.