As 2011 approached the halfway point the Sheridan area experienced the hottest temperature to date on Wednesday. The 97 degrees recorded at 2:53 pm was just 7 degrees short of the record 104 set in 2002.
Great Lakes flight 7220 from Denver to Sheridan arrived Tuesday evening just as the sun was setting over the Bighorns. The Sheridan County Airport is back in operation after last weekend's closure for major construction on the main runway.
The Sheridan Junior High School "Soldier Pile Wall Project" engineered by Vista West Engineering of Sheridan is nearing completion. The 2.14 acre project on the Sheridan County School District No. 2 property included excavation of unstable soils; installation of a soldier pile retaining wall and tieback system; and slope grading seen here.
The Tongue River Valley Community Center is sponsoring the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus on Friday, July 1, 2011. The Circus will be held at the Ranchester Town Hall Grounds (directly behind the Ranchester Town Hall). Show times are 5:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance (through Thursday) at either TRVCC location or at The Sugar Boot and The Sports Stop in Sheridan.
National Qualifiers from the local area, Cole Ponce from Big Horn, Casey Collins from Sheridan, Bryce Burnell & Faith Carson from Arvada and Cameron Irwin from Buffalo are headed to the 63rd Annual National High School Finals Rodeo - 2011 - at the CAM-PLEX Facilities of Gillette Wyoming from July 18th - 24th.
Colby Wollenman of Big Horn and Kayla Woodward of Sheridan received the highest honor that a Wyoming High School athlete can receive - The 2011 Milward Simpson Award. Colby earned 9 letters, 5 all-conference and 4-all state awards in basketball, football and soccer and is the first Big Horn male athlete to ever win the award.
Alton Miller, from Banner Wyoming, made the first stop to Stardom Friday evening at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Alton competed against seven other local talent contestants and came out on top in the Texaco Country Showdown - America's Largest Country Music Talent Show for the last 30 years.