While the 2009 Sheridan County Fair doesn't officially begin until this Sunday, there have already been several events including the public fashion review and dog agility and confirmation showmanship and obedience show's.
Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau tells us why it's so important for people to come out and see what the fair has to offer.
Operation Independence is an annual ask letter that is sent out around the 4th of July by the Sheridan Senior Center. Development Coordinator for the Senior Center Rindy West says Operation Independence was once again a success this year.
One of the most horrible things that could happen when driving in the mountains of Wyoming is losing your brakes on the twisting roads. One R-V driver experienced that fear on Monday. The driver was traveling east on U.S. Highway 16 near Buffalo and opted to take the runaway truck ramp. The ramp is one of only 3 in the nation that uses a series of 9 metal nets to stop runaway vehicles.
Downtown Sheridan has been torn up with construction for the past two summers. The City has been trying to update its aging infrastructure along with repairing road surfaces. The Brooks Street Phase II project, along with the Smith Street project, has created a few dilemmas for drivers looking for the shortest route to their destination. Once again traffic patterns will change on Monday.
The old Kleenburn mine site, or Acme pits as some call the area, has seen many uses over the last 100 years or so. The land that fronts on the Tongue River has seen coal mining and was even home to the Boy Scouts Camp Kleenburn for a number of years. The land is owned by Sheridan County and has been used extensively by off-road vehicle riders.