Archive - Aug 31, 2010 - News

Biotech Conference to be Held in Sheridan

There will be a biotech conference in Sheridan in mid September.
There will be a biotech conference in Sheridan in mid September.

A recent scientific report from Battelle identified key economic characteristics about biotechnology and Wyoming. The report showed that Wyoming is one of the few states that does not have a biotech organization. Forward Sheridan is one of several organizations that are sponsoring a Biotech conference in Sheridan later this month.

VOA Recovery Picnic is This Weekend

Volunteers of America Wyoming & Montana is hosting the 3rd annual “Now More than Ever” Recovery Picnic this weekend. VOA Recovery Mentor Shanna Knuckles gives us the details of the event.

Dental Report Describes Wyoming’s “State of the Mouth”

The Wyoming Department of Health and the Wyoming Dental Association has just released the first comprehensive oral health study of Wyoming residents in more than 20 years. The Oral Health Initiative report and the accompanying 26 specific recommendations are designed to improve Wyoming’s oral and overall health. 

Poitra Trial: Day 2 – Morning Testimony

State vs. Dennis Poitra, Jr. began day two of testimony in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning.

Day two of the trial in the State vs. Dennis Poitra, Jr. got underway at 9 o'clock, with the first witness of the day being Department of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Loy Young taking the stand.

Poitra Trial: Jury Selected, First Witnesses Called

Dennis Poitra, Jr.'s trial began August 30th in 4th Judicial District Court.

Day 1 of the trial of the State vs. Dennis Poitra, Jr. saw the selection of a jury, opening statements and three witnesses called.

SEEDA Discusses Transfer Of High Tech Park, WYO Project

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority, or SEEDA, is considering the possibility of transferring ownership of the high tech park that is currently under development in Sheridan. This joint powers board—comprised of members from the City of Sheridan, Sheridan College and Sheridan's School District—discussed this proposal at their board meeting last night.

“Back To School”--Not Just For Students

It is “back to school” week again in our local communities. This includes Sheridan College, where regular classes start today. College President Dr. Paul Young:

However, Dr. Young also “attended summer school,” if you will, beginning his tenure as college president June 1st.