Archive - Sep 23, 2009 - News

Hospital Board Hears Results From Patient Needs Assessment

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees met for their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Sheridan Memorial Has An Unusually Busy Summer

Typically, the summer months for hospitals are slower than usual. That wasn't the case at Sheridan Memorial Hospital as Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman points out.

Johlman said that most hospitals see a downturn during the summer due to vacations and people putting off procedures until the fall and winter months.

School District Two Continues To Excel In Elementary Education

Earlier this month Sagebrush Elementary School was one of two schools in the state to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon School. The national award is given out annually by the U.S. Department of Education to schools that are academically superior and that demonstrate dramatic gains in student achievement to high levels.

Wyoming Veterans Museum Has New Permanent Hours

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum has new permanent hours of operation. The museum, located in Casper on the grounds of the Natrona County International Airport, is now open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm. It is closed on Mondays.

Students Learn How to Think Like Millionaires ... The Right Way

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, if Susan Beecham, CEO and Founder of Money Savvy Generation has anything to say about it, anybody can learn how to bank the bucks, but especially young people.

Wyoming Public Health Education Conference in Sheridan

Every fall the Wyoming Public Health Association, along with the Wyoming Environmental Health Association, holds an educational conference that helps professionals statewide with current health issues. This year’s conference is taking place this week at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

Barrasso leads senate to save nearly $3 Million

A bill before the U.S. Senate would have the National Forest Service spending $2.8 million on wildland fire management. Wyoming Senator John Barrasso opposed the measure and asked the full Senate to approve an amendment striking the expenditure. What was the reason for Barrasso’s concern?