Archive - Jan 23, 2017 - News

Dual, Concurrent Enrollment Information Presented at Meeting

Just under 300 Sheridan High School and Fort Mackenzie students are taking college-level courses through concurrent enrollment classes this year.

Units Respond to Fire Call

Several units responded to a fire call on Highland Avenue last week, but Sheridan Fire Capt. Gary Harnish said the incident turned out to be an issue with an electrical panel and no fire.

Washing Your Hands Still Most Effective Way to Keep From Getting Sick

Most people are aware that washing your hands is an important part of hygiene and preventing the spread of germs, but, according to Bridget Baker, Director of Quality Care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, you need to also be sure you are washing them effectively.

Future of Energy as Seen From a Texas Point of View

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The cold wind is blowing, the snow is piling up and the temperatures are plummeting in Wyoming as I write this . . . from Texas, where it is 74 degrees!

We make an annual trip to north Dallas each January and it seems that I always learn something about energy that can be applied to Wyoming.

Relay for Life Daffodil Sales

Every year, the Relay for Life hosts events to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. The Sheridan Jaycees is currently helping with that cause by participating in the Daffodil Sales.

Balow on Why Graduation Rates Continue to Improve

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Jillian Balow(Bay-Low), Wyoming’s Department of Education Superintendent, recently announced that the state graduation rate had improved for the fourth consecutive year.

Sheridan: A Great Place to Retire in Wyoming

When it comes to retirement, Sheridan ranks in the top ten Wyoming cities.

Wyoming News Update

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UW vice president to serve on prestigious advisory council

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming's vice president for research and economic development has been appointed to the Advisory Council for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Hospice Variety Show Performs To Packed Houses

The Hospice Variety Show to benefit Buffalo's Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice played before two packed houses Friday and Saturday nights to raise funds for the Hospice program and recognize those that have benefited from the program.

Commissioner Appointed To Lake DeSmet Board

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed and then approved the appointment of Commissioner Linda Greenough to the Lake DeSmet Operations Board during their recent regular meeting.