Archive - Apr 30, 2010 - News

“Nuts And Bolts” Seminar Well Attended At Republican Convention

A scene from the Wyoming State Republican Convention at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

One of the highlights of day two at the Wyoming State Republican Party Convention was the “nuts and bolts” training seminar for prospective candidates and their staff. Wyoming Republican Chair Diana Vaughan says the seminar was well attended.

Wyoming Receives $700,000 Medicaid Fraud Lawsuit

Improper marketing campaign of the drug Seroquel nets the state $700k.

Wyoming will receive a $703,000 Medicaid fraud settlement from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for allegedly engaging in an off-label marketing campaign that improperly promoted its anti-psychotic drug, Seroquel. 

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates on KROE

We took advantage of Sheridan hosting the Wyoming State Republican Convention this weekend by inviting all four Republican gubernatorial candidates to be on Friday's Public Pulse program.

Sheridan Media News Director Ron Richter served as host of the program, posing questions to Rita Meyer, Colin Simpson, Matt Mead and Ron Micheli.

WYO Western Film Series

In the past, it wasn't a Saturday morning without a few cartoons and a wild and woolly western to start the day. Well, the WYO Theatre in Sheridan is putting a bit of a spin on that tradition, beginning Sunday evening, May 2nd. Executive Director Nick Johnson explains.

C&K Equipment Donates to Diesel Technology Program

In a media release from Sheridan College, we learn that C&K Equipment has donated a 2002 Bobcat 864 skid steer to the Diesel Technology Program. The compact, track loading skid steer will allow Sheridan College students to develop skills in hydraulics, electronics and heavy duty electrical systems.

Snow, Snow...Everywhere But Here?

We haven't seen much in terms of spring snowstorms Northeast Wyoming this season, although the one currently coming through is expected to last into the weekend. Albert Richmond, who is the Lead Forecaster for National Weather Service in Billings, explains why some of the snowstorms have passed by our area, and why this one may be