Archive - Jun 6, 2011

Bus Carrying Wyoming Students Crashes in Iowa

A bus transporting a youth marching band from Wyoming to a national competition crashed and ended up on its side in western Iowa on Monday. (Photo Courtesy of The Des Moines Register)

MINDEN, Iowa (AP) - A bus transporting a youth marching band from Wyoming to a national competition in Indiana crashed and ended up on its side in western Iowa, leaving more than three dozen people injured.

Fun is not measured by the length of the slide

Minutes after opening for the season at 12:30 pm on Monday 4th grader Corey Hansford goes down the 170-foot slide into 59-degree water on the left while Kindergartner-to-be Ty Miller goes down the 6-foot slide out of a frogs mouth into much warmer water. You be the judge as to who is having the most fun.

Flood Watch for Jo Co Through Tuesday (Update)

A Flood Watch remains in effect for Johnson County Through Tuesday afternoon. Clear Creek and Middle Fork of the Powder are being watched closely.

The Johnson County Incident Command has updated the flood situation in the county as of Monday. A Flood Watch remains in effect for the entire county through Tuesday afternoon.

SEEDA to Take Public Comment on HIH Center Tuesday Night

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SEEDA will hold a work session Tuesday night to take public comment on the closing of the Hand in Hand Childcare Center.

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority will be taking public comment this evening regarding the future of the now closed Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan.

Sylvan Pass Now Open; Dunraven and Beartooth Passes Soon

View through the windshield approaching Sylvan Pass from the east Friday, June 3rd. (NPS Photo by Wade Vagias)

Over the weekend, snow experts at Yellowstone National Park determined that the snow pack above Sylvan Pass has stabilized, allowing for the pass to be open as of 8 pm Sunday evening, June 5th.

Sheridan Storm U-13 / U-14 Soccer

The Sheridan Storm U13/U14 boys finished the 2011 spring soccer season with only 1 loss. Unfortunately, it came in the Gold Division State championship game against the U14 Riverton team.

The game ended in a shootout to determine the winner and we came up short. It was the 5th season in a row the majority of the boys ( which are U13 players ) had played in the state championship game and it was the first time they lost.

They did end the season ranked number 1 in the State of Wyoming on the gotsoccer web site.We are very proud of these boys and how they played all season.

No Fear of a Rabies Needle Here

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Kaycee leaps onto the table for his rabies shot early Monday morning at the Band Shell in Kendrick Park. Monday was the first day of the Rabies Clinic and Kaycee, a keltie and border collie mix. was dog #6 to get his shot by Mack Bischoff, of Bischoff Veterinary Services. Curt Vojta, Kaycee's owner, said they were probably off for a frisbee throw next.

TROOPER BASEBALL / ALL-STAR BASKETBALL

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers took two games from Douglas Friday before dropping a pair in Rapid City yesterday.

The Troops beat up Douglas Friday night at Thorne-Rider stadium sweeping the double header 11-2 and 17-1. They played yesterday in Rapid City and dropped two games against Post #320 by scores of 14-10 and 14-4.

The Troops will play a road double header in Powell tomorrow before coming home for two games with Torrington Friday.

Sheridan City Council to Receive Update on Cablevision FCC Filing

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Sheridan City Council to Receive Update on Cablevision FCC Filing

The Sheridan City Council tonight will receive an update on a recent filing by Cablevision with the Federal Communications Commission. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says the issue was brought forth by the sale of Bresnan Communications.

Poll Question: Taxes Subsidizing Ethanol

Wyoming has a 40-cents-per gallon tax subsidy on ethanol produced, with little benefit to the state.

Representative Mike Madden, along with Representative John Botten, were guests last week on Public Pulse. Among the topics discussed was the issue of taxes in Wyoming being used to subsidize Ethanol development.