Archive - Sep 29, 2010 - News

Community Assessment Wrap Up

The Community Assessment Team from the Wyoming Rural Development Council goes over the findings of the two-day assessment at Sheridan City Hall.

Two teams from the Wyoming Rural Development Council wrapped up their two day community assessment in Sheridan with a Town Hall meeting Wednesday at Sheridan City Hall. The assessment was a five year follow up to the one that was conducted in 2004.

Sheridan Memorial Holds Disaster Drill Exercise

Staff with Sheridan Memorial Hospital took part in a disaster drill exercise Wednesday.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital conducted a couple of emergency decontamination disaster drills Wednesday. Students from Sheridan High School participated in the training exercise by posing as patients that had been contaminated by an explosion in the school's lab.

Enzi Seeks to Overturn Health Care Regulation

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, who is a ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, urged the Senate Wednesday to move forward on the consideration of a Resolution of Disapproval that would overturn a new health care regulation that breaks President Obama's promise.

Public Invited to Easement Celebration

Earlier this month we reported that John and Vanessa Buyok gifted over 800 acres to the Sheridan Community Land Trust to protect it from development in perpetuity. On Saturday, October 9th, the public is invited to celebrate that gift, as CLT Executive Director Colin Betzler tells us.

New State Regs and Concurrent Enrollment, The Issue of the Year

Sheridan County School District 1 and Northern Wyoming Community College District held their annual joint board meeting at the new Big Horn High School last night. After dinner and a tour of the new facility, the two groups discussed concurrent and dual enrollment, including possible legislative changes to these programs.