Archive - Jun 24, 2010

North Sheridan Interchange Project

A good crowd turned out Thursday night for WYDOT's presentation on the North Sheridan Interchange Project.
A good crowd turned out Thursday night for WYDOT'S presentation on the North Sheridan Interchange Project.

Over a decade ago the Wyoming Department of Transportation began considering possible improvements to the North Sheridan Interchange. WYDOT District Engineer Mark Gillett says that in 2009, WYDOT began a study of the North Main Interchange to address deficiencies.

Part Two in our Series on Bark Beetles in the Big Horns

Fallen City west of Dayton is an area that Forest officials are keeping tabs on for bark beetle damage.
Fallen City west of Dayton is an area that Forest officials are keeping tabs on for bark beetle damage.

In the first part of our two part series on the impacts of the bark beetle in the Big Horn Mountains, we told that while there are some signs of bark beetle infestation, the problem is nowhere severe as it is in other parts of the state and country.

Naked and Nasty near Wamsutter

The first week of summer brought out the bizarre near Wamsutter on Wednesday that ended with two people taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Sergeant Stephen Townsend explains the unusual events that unfolded.

Public Pulse - Thursday 06/24/10

Mike Massie: Democratic candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Hospital Board Trustee to Resign

Hospital Board member Randy Bomar has announced that he will resign from the Board soon.
Hospital Board member Randy Bomar has announced that he will resign from the Board soon.

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees learned Wednesday that Trustee Randy Bomar will be resigning from the board soon. Bomar's resignation comes as the result of changes made by the Wyoming Board of Registration for Professional Engineers to their rules and regulations that govern engineers in the state.

With Eyes Wide Open

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The Superhorse Championships hit the road and are in Sheridan Wyoming for a June 22nd performance where the Sheridan County Fairgrounds plays host.

The Superhorse Championships hit the road and are in Sheridan Wyoming for a June 22nd performance where the Sheridan County Fairgrounds plays host.

Margery Voiles Receives Suspended Sentence

4th Judicial District Courtroom, Sheridan, WY

44-year-old Sheridan resident Margery Voiles received two suspended sentences in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

Commissioners: Tornado-Damaged Arena Fixable

Another view of damaged Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark in Billings, MT. (courtesy photo)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone County commissioners say the tornado-damaged Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings appears to be structurally sound.

Commissioners Jim Reno and John Ostlund said Wednesday that engineers hired by the county's insurance company determined the 12,000 seat arena needs major repairs, but will not have to be demolished as some had feared.

The Sheridan Troopers play on the road tonight in Rapid City

Trooper Baseball

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers are 8-22 and will play two in Rapid City tonight. The Troops have looked pretty good the last few weeks but have taken some tough losses in some close games and Head coach Ben Phillips says they would like to see more consistent play.

For the most part the the defense has been getting better but they are leaving too many runners on base.