Archive - Feb 21, 2011

Kathy Mattea Returns to the WYO Theater

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On a cold Sunday evening COAL was the theme as Kathy Mattea returned to the WYO Theater Stage. Kathy returned to her folk and bluegrass roots in support of her latest release, COAL saying she wanted to pay tribute to "my place and my people." 483 Sheridanites weren't disappointed as the WYO Theater sold out for her return. For more on Kathy see: http://www.mattea.com/KathyMatte...

Historic Eatable Art

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Kassi hit a home run with their "historic eatable art" - the Sheridan Area Tourism Celebration cake - at the Historic Sheridan Inn on Friday. Many Sheridanites and historical characters from the past gathered for a tourism celebration and the presentation of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations award that recognizes Sheridan, Wyoming as one of America's 2011 destinations.

Sheridan Shooters win another tournament

THE SHERIDAN SHOOTERS

The Sheridan Shooters 4th grade basketball team won first place at a tournament in Rapid City, South Dakota.

In the picture Back Row L to R: Brock Bomar, Nate Roe, Kade Eisele, Jaxon Parker, Tristan Bower. Front Row L to R: Coach Troy Bower, Eli Johnston, Carter Wells, Garrett Coon and Xander Coon.

DSA Wins Main Street Award

The Wyoming Main Street program is part of the Downtown Sheridan Association's Master Plan.

Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Stacie Coe and her assistant Bonnie Gregory traveled to Cheyenne last week to attend the quarterly meeting of Main Street Managers from around the state.

Film Incentive Bill Renewed

Representative Rosie Berger (two to the left of John Wayne) and Representative Jon Botten (4th from the right in the back row) at the Film Incentive Bill Renewal Signing.

Thursday the $1 million Film Incentive Bill, Senate File 41 – also known as Fifi – passed renewal, with the help of a cowboy icon.

LOCAL WEEKEND SPORTS ROUND-UP

Lady Bronc Seniors Haley King, Brianna Smith and Kayla Woodward

LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan Lady Broncs will close out the regular season on the road at Cheyenne Central and East this week Head coach Derek Bissitt says the conference title is on the line.

The Lady Broncs are tied for the conference lead with Gillette if they both win two in Cheyenne this week the conference title will be decided by a tie breaker.

BRONC BASKETBALL - The Broncs gave Gillette a great run in the razor city but came up two points short as the Camels held off the Broncs 53-51.

County, City Join Forces for Economic Development

Johnson County Commissioners

At the Johnson County Commission meeting last Tuesday, Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling presented an agreement to the commission drafted between the two entities to jointly apply for state and Federal funding for economic development in Buffalo and Johnson County.

Bison Weekend Sports Wrap

The Bison Wrestlers finished fifth at the 3A East Regional Tournament in Glenrock, but a number of individuals will move on to the State Tournament next week in Casper.
Douglas took first at Regionals, followed by Torrington, Wheatland, Newcastle, Buffalo, Rawlins, Glenrock, Thermopolis and Cheyenne East.

New Jo Co Commissioner: 'About What I expected'

Johnson County Commissioner John Gibbs

The newest Johnson County Commissioner, John Gibbs, says his first couple of months on the job have been an adjustment and he is still learning, but so far it is pretty much what he expected it to be and he is enjoying the job.

Beat the Winter Blues Fund Raiser

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A packed Sheridan County Exhibit Hall, supporting the furry friends at the Dog & Cat Shelter.

It was a full house as hundreds packed into the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds Saturday night, despite the winter storm that blew in for the “Beat the Winter Blues,” a fundraiser for the Dog and Cat Shelter.  The attendance went way beyond what Shelter Director Cel Hope expected or