Archive - May 2011

May 28th

Enzi: Honoring our Veterans Should be More than One Day a Year

Gene McNair of Sheridan, Wyoming (center) stops for a picture with Senator Mike Enzi (right) and Senator John Barrasso (left). McNair was in the nation’s capitol on an Honor Flight to visit to the World War II Memorial and to meet with the Wyoming congressional delegation. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., encourages all Americans to take the opportunity to honor the men and women who gave their lives in the fight for freedom and those who continue to serve and protect the country this Memorial Day, May 30th.

Flags and Flowers are in Place for Memorial Day

The flags are flying, flowers are in place and the grass has been groomed at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day.

Because of rain, the parade was canceled. The wreath-laying was moved to the VA Medical Center Auditorium.

A free community barbecue with music will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 758 N. Broadway from 1-6 pm after the parade and ceremonies.

May 27th

Forest Visitors Face Wet, Hazardous Weekend Conditions

Pactola Visitor Center in the Black Hills National Forest

Custer, SD – With widespread flooding and other weather events dominating the news, it’s easy to miss local, hazardous weather conditions. Officials with the Black Hills Forest Service have issued a general advisory for Memorial Weekend visitors.

Memorial Day Survey: Half Say They Want to “Get Away”

Road Trippin' is a fun way to take an economical get-away.

Wyoming News Service, JACKSON, WY - Memorial Weekend marks the official kick-off to summer, generally, and according to a Deloitte consumer survey, half of the respondents want to get away, at least for an overnight trip.

Renowned Economist to Speak at Governor's Summit

Economist Harry J. Holzer to speak at Governor's Summit June 9th and 10th in Riverton.

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Workforce Development Council welcomes Harry Holzer as one of the main guest speakers at the 2011 Governor’s Summit on Workforce Solutions.  The Summit will be held in Riverton at Central Wyoming College June 9th and 10th.

Indian Health Center Update – Memorial Weekend

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Crow Northern Cheyenne IHS Hospital

The Crow Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service Hospital ER is open for emergency cases only.

Community Rallies to Donate

An astonished Bob Green with Cloud Peak Energy's corporate headquarters in Gillette stands in front of about 1/8 of the supplies donated for flood relief on the Crow Indian Reservation.

When Cloud Peak Energy / Spring Creek Coal put out the call that they would like to bring relief supplies to those affected by flooding on the Crow Reservation, little did they realize how Sheridan County steps up.

After the Rains - The Beauty of Sheridan Shines Through

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After the rains of the past week blue skies returned Thursday afternoon to reveal the beauty of Sheridan and the vibrant pink blossoms of May at 352 W. Loucks. If you drive by it'll turn you into a "rubbernecker" so you might want to walk by and enjoy both the view and the aroma of the blossoms.

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Sheridan County All-State Track Athletes

The 2011 All-State Honors are out and Sheridan County has four outstanding track athletes: Wyatt Mirich from Big Horn, Taylor Heaps and Hunter Vineyard from Tongue River and Taylor Kraft from Sheridan.

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Big Horn Valley Flooding Day 2

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Pictures sent in to us by Doug and Trudy Bahm.