Archive - Jun 2010

June 24th

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.

June 23rd

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.

Hospital Board Approves Budget

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved the budget for fiscal year 2010-2011.
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved the budget for fiscal year 2010-2011.

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year at their monthly meeting Wednesday. Hospital CFO Ed Johlman explains the numbers.

Forest Service Monitoring Bark Beetle Damage

An image of what bark beetles can do to lodgepole pine trees,
An image of what bark beetles can do to lodgepole pine trees,

The bark beetle has no doubt been reeking havoc throughout parts of Wyoming over the past few years, but for the most part, the infestation hasn't been too severe in the Big Horn Mountains. That is starting to change, however, as both the west and east slopes of the mountain are starting to show signs of damage.

False Alarm at the Sheridan County Airport

Crews from Sheridan Fire Rescue received a call to assist several other Sheridan County emergency service agencies just before noon Wednesday at the Sheridan County Airport. Sheridan Fire Rescue Captain Mike Miller explains what happened.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 06/23/10

Senior Center / Lauren Sarantopulos My Big Paintings

Roberts Sentenced for Vehicular Homicide

23-year-old Jerald Roberts was sentenced June 22nd to 2 to 4 years for Aggravated Homicide by Vehicle.

It was an emotional morning in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

Relay for Life this Weekend

Every year another candle can be added to your birthday cake is a gift.

Friday night Sheridan's 18th Annual Relay for Life event will take place. Over twenty teams that will be taking part, with the theme “Celebrating Birthdays.”

For the third year, it all happens at the track facilities on the Normative Services campus west of Sheridan. Event Chair Lynnie Phipps comments.