Archive - Nov 1, 2018 - News

Ethan Evans Creates Winning Stroll Button Design

From left, Christmas Stroll committee Chair Judy Taylor, Sheridan Mayor Roger Miller, Ethan Evans and Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Eleven-year-old Ethan Evans created the winning design for this year's Christmas Stroll Button.

B&G Club Breakfast To Recognize Buffalo's Jim Hicks

Jim Hicks

The 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Club of the Bighorns Awards and Recognition Breakfast is coming up next Thursday, November 8th, and those wishing to attend should reserve their spots now.

JCHC Board Takes No Action On CME Fund Usage

The medical staff at the Johnson County Healthcare Center are interested in modifying the use their Continued Medical Education (CME) funds, and Chief of Staff Dr. Blaine Ruby brought the idea before the Board of Trustees for consideration.

Richard Tass On Running For House District 40

Richard Tass

Richard Tass, a Republican from Buffalo, is running for the seat in Wyoming House District 40 against Independent candidate Chris Schock of Clearmont.

Montana tribe sues pharmaceutical companies over opioids

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Indian tribe has filed a lawsuit against companies that produce and distribute opioid pain medication, alleging the drugs have caused a public health hazard on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

UW Survey Finds Knowledge Gap on Drugged Driving

Nearly one-quarter (23 percent) of adults in Wyoming believe that driving under the influence of marijuana is less dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a new survey by the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center (WYSAC) at the University of Wyoming.

Square Dance Lessons Continue Long Tradition of the Activity in Sheridan County

Nineteen U.S. States have designated Square Dancing as their state dance and although Wyoming is not one of them, the activity has a long tradition in the state, including in Sheridan County.

Council Candidates Discuss Priorities

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With less than a week remaining before this year’s General Election, we continue to highlight some of the locally contested races. Today we hear from candidates for Sheridan City Council. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Increased Syphilis Cases Reported in Wyoming

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The Wyoming Department of Health has detected an alarming increase in reported syphilis cases throughout Wyoming.

Transition Plan Lays Out UW Commitment to Biodiversity Science

The University of Wyoming would establish a new “center of excellence” in biodiversity science based at UW’s Bob and Carol Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, under a plan presented to the UW community today.