Archive - Oct 1, 2009

Hospital Auxiliary Wins Statewide Award

The Wyoming Hospital Association held its annual convention in Sheridan this week. At a banquet Wednesday night a special award was bestowed to the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Hospital Community Relations Director Cecile Pattison explains.

Public Pulse - Thursday 10/01/09

Vision Beyond Borders (Whole Program)

Man Claiming to Be From Sheridan Police Department Making Fake Phone Calls to Women

Detective Sgt. Tom Henry informed us that around 7:30 Thursday morning, a man claiming to be “Officer Owens” from the Sheridan Police Department called two different Sheridan women.

Wet Weather Helping Extinguish Arnica Fire in Yellowstone

Yellowstone officials will be opening the road between Lake and West Thumb for short periods each morning beginning today to allow for public travel through the two miles of road affected by the Arnica Fire. There will be three opportunities each day: from 6 to 8 am; from noon to 1 pm; and from 6 to 8 pm.

Thursday Oct. 1st

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Broncs start Week 6 on a 4-game winning streak and will take the #1 ranking in 4-A football into the Homecoming game with Laramie tomorrow night. Head coach Don Julian says the time is now to really get the momentum rolling. The Broncs had a bit of a letdown after they beat Green River three weeks ago, and struggled against Rock Springs.

Barrasso Cautions Against Bill That Would Essentially Create A New Energy Tax

Recently, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill that would change the tax law in our country. The Energy Tax Bill now gets to go before the Senate and they are debating the merits of the tax They are currently looking to see if the bill will have it’s desired effect and encourage developing environmentally responsible projects.

Senator Enzi Says Healthcare Reform Efforts Are Still Continuing

The debate over healthcare reform continues in the United States Senate. Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi introduced an amendment to the healthcare bill yesterday that was designed to help mitigate some of the rising costs of medical care. Part of the proposed bill would require everyone to purchase health insurance similar to laws requiring liability insurance on our vehicles.

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The month of October has been designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In an effort to show that it is possible to break the cycle of violence, the Sheridan Advocacy and Resource Center is holding their annual March Against Violence this Saturday. Rhonda Weber sees the effects of violence each day during her work at the Center.

Old Man Winter Makes His Presence Felt In Parts Of Wyoming

Winter-like weather has been converging on parts of Wyoming since Wednesday as the Big Horn Mountains and Yellowstone area are receiving significant amounts of snow. Meteorologist Matt Solum with the National Weather Service in Billings says it won't be long before another cold front moves into our area.