Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 27th

EPA Wood Stove Advice

Don't let your energy dollars go up in smoke.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - “Old Man Winter” is hanging on in Wyoming this year, and folks who depend on wood burning for heat may need to purchase a few extra cords. The EPA is offering tips about how to use wood supplies more efficiently and safely.

February 26th

Yellowstone Annual Winter Photo Festival

Yellowstone Park officials are looking for your photos. (Courtesy Photo)

Yellowstone National Park is inviting photographers to share their favorite winter images taken in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem at the 3rd annual Winter Photo Festival to be held in early March. Park Spokesman Al Nash describes what they're looking for.

Lakin Adjusting to Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Councilman Stan Lakin

Buffalo City Councilman Stan Lakin took office in January, aware of what he was stepping into and ready to contribute however he could.

Kindergartners Learn About the Dentist

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Sheridan College Dental Hygiene student Dani Sanchez in her bug outfit, shares a smile with a friendly caterpiller at Kindergarten Day.

Thursday, the dental hygiene students at Sheridan College welcomed about 380 kindergartners to the school. Dental Hygiene student Dani Sanchez of Ft. Collins, Colorado, tells us what they did.

February 26th

Hospital AR One of the Lowest in The Region

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has decreased their accounts receivable significantly over the last four years.

Accounts receivable is defined as money which is owed to a company by a customer for products and services provided on credit. Several years ago Sheridan Memorial Hospital made it a goal to try and lower their accounts receivable significantly.

The Challenge is Almost Complete

There are only a few more days left in the annual "Pennies for Presidents Day" fundraiser.

With the month of February drawing to a close, the final push is on for the 8th annual “Pennies for Presidents Day” fundraiser challenge.

City's Curbside Recycling Pilot Program is Wrapping Up

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All indications are that the City's curbside recycling pilot program went very well. (Courtesy Photo)

After 8 months, the City of Sheridan Curbside Recycling Pilot Program is nearing an end, as they will be picking up both containers that have been used in the program Monday February 28th, and Tuesday March 1st from the Sparrow Hawk Subdivision.

Jon Botten on Concealed Carry Bill

House District 40 Representative Jon Botten

In our rotation of speaking with our Sheridan / Johnson County Legislative delegation, Representative Jon Botten discussed the recent Concealed Carry bill.

Landfill Public Workshop

The City of Sheridan hosted a public workshop Thursday night to give nearby landowners of the City Landfill a chance to voice their likes and dislikes of the facility.

Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters to Perform Ice Show Next Week

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Sheridan Ice Figure Skater Katelyn Kayser practicing her program.

The Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters are winding down their season, and once again it will culminate with the 2nd Annual Ice Show at the Sheridan Ice Rink next week.