Archive - May 26, 2010

Funding Concept for Cancer Center Approved

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty
Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty presented the Board of Trustees with a proposal for a funding concept for expansion of the Welch Cancer Center. McCafferty explains the proposal that was approved by the Board.

State Jobless Rate Decreases for Third Straight Month

Wyoming jobless rate decreases for third straight month.
Wyoming jobless rate decreases for third straight month.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Employment says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen for the third consecutive month. Wyoming's jobless rate for April was 7.1 percent. It has fallen steadily from January's 7.6 percent rate.

Young Wildlife Should Be Left Alone

Young ducklings like this should be left alone.
Young ducklings like this should be left alone.

Over the next few weeks, people may notice an abundance of young wildlife milling about. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that people finding young animals often assume the newborns have been abandoned, which is almost never the case.

May "Pops" Concert May 24, 2010

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The May "Pops" Concert held in the Sue Henry Theater at Sheridan High School at 7:00 pm May 24, 2010 featuring Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Percussion under the direction of Band Director Diane Knutson.(1 of 53)

Lillian M. Hillier

Long time Story and Sheridan resident, Lillian M. Hillier, 88, died Monday, May 24, 2010 in Bozeman, Montana.

Mrs. Hillier was born April 27, 1922 in Harvey, Louisiana to Frazenda and Lucia (Plaisance) Gendron. She grew up and attended schools in Larose, Louisiana graduating from Larose High School.

Local Meeting About Healthcare Changes

Health Care Meeting

A meeting about the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce's health insurance program was held at Sheridan College Wednesday. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss benefit changes in the Chamber plan and also how the recently-passed healthcare reform legislation will affect local businesses.

Chamber Director Janelle Anderson

Clifford Leland Smith

Clifford Leland Smith passed away May 24, 2010 in Sheridan, Wyoming, a sad day for his family and friends. Eighty-one years earlier, August 28, 1928 was a joyous one, on the other hand, for Paul and Virginia (Linn) Smith as they welcomed their first-born son in to this world at the very same hospital.

Brian King Resigns From College Board

Opening At College

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of board member Brian King this week. King, who has been on the board for a year and a half, is moving to Laramie because his wife was accepted into a PhD program at the University of Wyoming.

Hersey Track Meet on Tuesday, May 25th

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The Sheridan Recreation District hosted the annual “Hershey” track meet, involving a soft ball throw, a standing long jump and lots of running events, yesterday at Homer Scott Stadium. (1 of 21)

Dalton Parno
Dalton Parno

Red Grade Road to Partially Open

Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston
Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Public Works Department and Sheridan County Commission have announced that Red Grade Road shall be open to the Ranger Station, effective this Friday, May 28th at 8 am. County Commissioner Bob Rolston says that people should keep in mind that the road won't be in the greatest shape when it opens.