Archive - Jun 8, 2011

STT Board Chair Resigns

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Judy Taylor has announced her resignation from the Sheridan Travel and Tourism Board.

Chairman of the Sheridan Travel and Tourism Board, Judy Taylor, tendered her resignation Wednesday. Taylor made the announcement via a letter that was sent to Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey; members of the City Council and members of Sheridan Travel and Tourism.

Red Grade Road to Ranger Station Will Open This Week

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Officials with Sheridan County have announced that Red Grade Road to the Ranger Station will open Friday morning.

The wet spring has forced Sheridan County to keep Red Grade Road closed longer than usual this year, as it's typically open by Memorial Day weekend.

Escapee Captured

56-year-old William S. Coomer escapee has been captured.

Weston County authorities have confirmed that 56-year-old William S. Coomer has been captured and is back in custody after he was found near LAK Reservoir in eastern Weston County Wednesday.

Beauty before Age

The Sheridan Main Street reconstruction project makes this spot of beauty inaccessible for viewing by vehicle this year. But for pedestrians, adjacent to the reconstruction zone is this cluster of beautiful fragrant lilacs in front of Taylor Place, the former John S. Taylor School.

Explosion in Billings Destroys Home

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Firefighters battle a fire after a home at 1411 Granite Avenue in Billings exploded Wednesday, June 8, 2011. (Photo Courtesy of the Billings Gazette)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Billings police say nobody was injured in an explosion that destroyed one home and damaged three others.

Flash Flood Watch for Jo Co

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Johnson County through Thursday.

Marcy Schuler, Information Specialist with Johnson County Incident Command, issued an update on the flood conditions in Johnson County Wednesday.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 06/08/11

Celebrate the Arts w/ Karen Myers & Fanchon Wilson / State Panel on Students with Disabilities w/Carrie Braher and Julie Heil

Young to Teach Plato

photo of Plato bust, done by the artist Salinian

Traditional and non-traditional students alike will have an opportunity to explore the classical philosophy of Plato during a class offered at Sheridan College this fall.

TROOPERS TAKE TWO ON THE ROAD

Wyoming / Montana All-star basketball this weekend

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers ran their record to 11-4 overall with a double header sweep in Powell yesterday.

They took the opener 9-4 and the second game 5-4. The Troops open their youth trooper baseball camp this morning at Thorne-Rider stadium.

The camp is open to all Webb Wright players the camp opens at 9:00 they will be taking registration at Thorne-Rider before the camp opens this morning.

They host two with the Torrington Tigers Friday night and then two the Gillette Roughriders Sunday at 1:00 and 3:00 we will be broadcasting game one live on 14-10 KWYO.

Jo Co OKs Agreement for VOA Juvenile Services

The Johnson County Commission approved a new contract for Volunteers of America to continue providing juvenile probation and other services to the county at their meeting Tuesday.