Archive - Feb 2010 - News

February 15th

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.

February 14th

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.

New McDonald's In Sheridan Has Events All Week As Part Of Their Grand Opening

The new McDonald's on the corner of Coffeen and Brundage Lane in Sheridan has a full schedule of events this week as part of their Grand Opening. McDonald's Area Supervisor Larry Storo Jr. explains.

Cody Museum Shifts To Greener Operations

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - The Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody is taking steps to become greener. Facilities manager Paul Brock says the center's sustainability efforts run hand in hand with the museum's main purpose of preserving the past for the future. The movement at the center started in small steps, with changes like recycling containers in the break room.

Northern Wyo Growers Begin Seeking Federal Aid

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - Growers in northern Wyoming whose crops were damaged or destroyed by a severe freeze in October are beginning the application process for federal aid.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Jan. 4 declared Park and Big Horn counties primary disaster areas because of a freeze that damaged area sugar beet, dry bean, alfalfa seed, corn and possibly other crops.