Archive - Feb 15, 2010 - News

City Of Sheridan May Make Changes To Their Drug Testing Policy

In light of the recent arrest of Sheridan Fire-Rescue employee Andrew Joy for delivery of a controlled substance, the City of Sheridan is contemplating a change to their drug testing policy. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey explains how the current policy reads.

Mountain Men: Discovery, Disease and Diet Presentation Is Wednesday At Sheridan College

This Wednesday there will be a presentation by Dennis Heizer at Sheridan College entitled "Mountain Men: Discovery, Disease and Diet. Heizer's presentation will focus on the Northern Rocky Mountain Fur Trade from 1825 to 1840.

House Revenue Committee Approves Wind Tax

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A legislative committee has recommended approval of a tax on wind energy generation in Wyoming despite warnings from industry that it could slow development and increase power costs. The House Revenue Committee voted Monday to reduce the proposed tax by two-thirds, from $3 to $1 per megawatt hour.

Public Is Invited To Open House Tour At Sheridan Memorial Wednesday

Officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital are inviting the public to an open house tour Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm. Hospital Community Relations Coordinator Cecile Pattison explains what the tour will consist of.

How Much Do You Know About Islam?

People crowded into the Unitarian Church in Sheridan this weekend to hear a lecture on the history, politics and diversity of the world's 2nd largest religion, Islam. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the the:details:

144 Bills and a Balanced Budget - Wyoming Legislative Update

One week down, three to go at the 2010 Budget Session in Cheyenne. State lawmakers had last week to introduce their bills, and were limited to five per legislator, bringing the total introduced to about 145.

Wyoming Department of Health Issuing Lifesaving Wallet Cards

Because more than half of Wyoming adults don’t recognize heart attack and stroke signs and symptoms, the Wyoming Department of Health’s Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program is providing “wallet cards” to help residents learn more.

Dave Ivester, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Manager, tells us.

Public Invited to the 1st Annual Snowshoe Shuffle

Outdoor enthusiasts will have an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Big Horn Mountains and help raise money for a good cause. A week from Saturday, February 27th, the 1st Annual Snowshoe Shuffle will take place at Camp Bethel, located between Lake Sibley and the Arrowhead Lodge. Michelle Maneval with The Sports Stop/Foot of the Big Horns explains.

Sheridan City Council Will Meet Tuesday Night Due To The Holiday

Sheridan City Council will be meeting tomorrow night due to the President's Day holiday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.

Sheridan Workforce Center offers Career Readiness Certificate Workshop

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services’ Sheridan Workforce Center has teamed up with ACT, Incorporated to offer businesses a free Career Readiness Certificate Workshop. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans.