Archive - Aug 24, 2009

Local Businessman Takes Trip Overseas To Teach His Craft

Local businessman David Oakes owns and operates Captain Clean in Sheridan, and he recently embarked on a trip overseas to lend his expertise on the art of carpet cleaning.

Oakes explains what the project entailed at the University.

Suicide Prevention Week Activities Planned In Sheridan County For Early September

September 6th - 12th is Suicide Prevention Week, and there are several activities planned for Sheridan County. Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition Chair Vanessa Hastings explains what the Coalition is trying to accomplish.

Residents Near Wyoming's Snowy Range Voice Opposition to Parking Lot

The message is clear. More than 90% of those recently attending a public comment forum gave a “thumbs down” on Forest Service plans for a 10-acre A-T-V parking lot on the Snowy Range Scenic Byway.

08/24/09 Sports for Monday

SHS GOLF - The Sheridan Bronc golfers started defense of their State Championship with a runaway win in the first tournament of the season at Kendrick Golf Course. The Broncs totaled just 593 strokes, out-distancing 2nd place Gillette by 49 shots.

Weekend Report Says Frontier Days Lost Money

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (AP) - Cheyenne Frontier Days may be drawing impressive rodeo crowds. But the financial health at the "Daddy Of 'em all" isn't so grand.

Montana State Has Many Construction Projects

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Students heading for classes at Montana State University can expect to see a lot of construction. The school is getting a major renovation with new buildings under construction and several older buildings getting major renovations at a combined cost of $52 million.

Weekly Poll Question - Health Care Sold Across State Lines?

It seems that talk about health care is everywhere nowadays. A lot of people have different ideas on how to handle the issue. Most do agree that insurance should be sold across State lines and on a national level, but would that make insurance cheaper or worse.

Wyoming Dems Explain Health Insurance Reform Benefits for the Cowboy State

The Wyoming Democratic Party held a media conference in Casper Friday, stressing the urgency and real need for health care reform in Wyoming.

Among those speaking was Leslie Petersen, Wyoming State Democratic Party Chairwoman.

Rain Does Not Stop the Polo Game

It was raining yesterday out at the Big Horn Equestrian Center, but the rain did not stop the Polo players from enjoying the Sunday afternoon chuckers.

Bear Lodge Resort Hosts Wyoming's First-Ever Jeep Jamboree Event

Off-road enthusiasts and Jeep lovers combined into one group over the weekend up at the Bear Lodge Resort in the Big Horn Mountains. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.