Archive - Sep 24, 2009

Public Health Keeping Tabs On H1N1 In The Schools And In The Community

Sheridan County Public Health has received numerous reports of confirmed and unconfirmed cases of the H1N1 influenza virus recently. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Sheridan Senior Center Will Be The Site Of Flu Clinic In Early October

Sheridan County Public Health is gearing up for another busy flu season, as the first round of flu clinics begin Tuesday October 6th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Flu shots will be available at the Sheridan Senior Center that week as well. Director of Family Caregiver Services at the Senior Center, Stella Montano.

Public Pulse - Thursday 09/24/09

Sheridan Senior Center / Jim McClellan " The Man Who Loved Trains"

Thursday, Sept. 24th


01:54, Suspicious Circumstance, Main Street, Sheridan
15:10, Civil Dispute, Adkins Avenue, Sheridan
16:32, Warrant Service, 54 W. 13th Street, Sheridan
16:36, Civil Dispute, Coffeen Avenue, Sheridan
18:45, Animal Incident, Thompson Creek Road, Merical Avenue, Clearmont

Montana, Wyoming Wind Power Sought for $3B Lines

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Canadian company is seeking wind power developers to move electricity along a pair of $3 billion transmission lines in Montana and Wyoming, potentially spurring a major increase in renewable power exported from the Rockies to the Southwest.

Wyoming lost 2,200 Jobs from July to August

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's unemployment rate edged up to 6.6% in August, as the state lost 2,200 jobs.

The Wyoming Department of Employment reported Wednesday that August's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up from 6.5% in July. The month-to-month increase is not considered statistically significant.

Thursday, Sept. 24th

HS FOOTBALL - The Big Horn Rams and Sheridan Broncs take their shots at #1 tomorrow. The Rams head to Glenrock while the Broncs play at Gillette.
The Rams have gotten their season turned in the right direction since an opening season loss to Greybull, with two straight impressive wins. They head to unbeaten Glenrock tomorrow.

Habitat For Humanity Is Racing Against The Clock To Finish Projects

The fall weather has been pretty warm so far this year. But in Wyoming there’s no telling how long that will last. Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns will try to take advantage of any nice weather this fall to finish two projects they have underway. Every Friday and Saturday in October will be community build days on the homes.

Sheridan To Showcase Fairgrounds For Statewide Conference

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds will host representatives from fairgrounds throughout the state this weekend. Starting tonight, the Wyoming Association of Fairs Conference will bring in representatives from almost every one of Wyoming’s 23 counties.

Wells Fargo Donates To Local Non-Profits

Five local non-profit agencies got a boost Wednesday morning thanks to Sheridan’s Wells Fargo Bank. The Bank solicited applications from several smaller non-profit agencies in the community and gave a total of $4,000 to the five that were chosen. Wells Fargo President Anthony Spiegelberg.