Archive - Jun 2019 - News

June 24th

$1.5M Wyoming grant for coal research center may be extended

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials say they may extend a $1.5 million state grant for a coal-research facility.

Wyoming News Update

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will affect tens of millions of people and cause premature deaths to spike.

A Look Back in Time: June 25, 1919

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 25, 1919.

Sheridan County Approves Agreement for WIC Program

Sheridan County has approved the annual agreement between themselves, the Wyoming Department of Health's Public Health Division and the Sheridan County WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Program.

Annual Pig Wrestling Event Saturday in Buffalo

The event is a fundraiser for Summit Gymnastics to help offset costs and keep the program affordable for more families.

Commissioner Cram Discusses Comprehensive Plan

Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram was recently a guest on our talk show Public Pulse, and one topic he touched on was the county's update to their Comprehensive Plan.

College District Looking at Applied Baccalaureate Program

Sheridan College could be offering an applied baccalaureate degree program in the fall of 2020. (Photo from Sheridan Media files)

Wyoming's Legislature in the session earlier this year authorized the state's community colleges to start offering their own applied baccalaureate – bachelor's degree level – programs.

Fall Prevention Focus of Presentation

Fall prevention will be the focus of a program at The Hub on Smith Street Thursday. (Photo from Sheridan Media files)

Things that put people at risk for falls, and what they can do to prevent falls, will be the focus of a presentation at The Hub on Smith this week.

Bake Sale Raises Funds for Alzheimer's Support

A bake sale at The Hub on Smith Street Monday helped raise funds for support for those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Breads, muffins and other baked goods were on sale Monday at The Hub on Smith Street in this year's effort to raise funds for the support of those living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia and their caregivers.

Enzi Co-sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Update Prescription Drug Labels

Wyoming's U.S. Senator Mike Enzi has joined Senator Michael Bennet in sponsoring a bill to authorize the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to modify outdated drug labels to reflect new evidence relevant to the drug and its use.