Archive - Aug 2011

August 28th

SHS Offers Classes to Wide Array of Students

About 30 percent of students who graduate from Sheridan High School don't go on to college right after high school. SHS Principal Dirlene Wheeler says that post-secondary education doesn't always mean classes at a four-year college.

August 27th

Community Celebration Set for North Main Opening

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the North Main community partners invite the public to a community celebration Monday for the opening of North Main Street in Sheridan.

“Just the Facts, Please”

Wyoming News Service- Just the facts, please. That’s the name of an upcoming event in Casper where Wyomingites are invited to pick the brains of experts on federal healthcare reform.

19th Annual Elks Youth Rodeo Gets Underway

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The first contestant in the rodeo program in Senior Barrel Racing, Cashlee Cunningham, comes around barrel two and heads for number three as the 19th Annual Elks Youth Rodeo got underway at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Saturday morning at 8:00 am. Cashlee turned in a respectable time of 17.945 to get things started.

CHAPS Benefit Polo Cup is Sunday

The 3rd annual Children and Adults in Partnership Benefit Polo Cup will take place Sunday at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

August 26th

Wheels Up

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This pup trailer filled with oil took the corner at East Ridge Road and KROE Lane a little too tight Friday afternoon. The tanker did not rupture and there were no injuries involved in the accident.

Photos by Ron Richter

Steady Progress Made on Fires in the Bighorns

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Steady Progress Made on Fires in the Bighorns

Additional resources arrived, and steady progress was made Friday on the eight lightning caused fires on the Bighorn National Forest. Fire crews with the Bighorn National Forest were reinforced Friday by 3 hot shot crews, additional smoke jumpers and a helicopter.

The Dogs Will Swim

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The annual Dog Swim is Saturday at Kendrick Pool.

The Kendrick Pool will close for the season today by going to the dogs so to speak, as canines will be more than welcome to cool off with a dip this afternoon in the pool. Recreation Specialist with the Sheridan Recreation District Nick Dore.

Fires Continue to Burn in Yellowstone

Several new fires are burning in Yellowstone National Park.

Five new fires have been discovered in Yellowstone National Park, which now brings the total of fires reported in the park this year to 14. Yellowstone Public Information Officer Al Nash says that all of the fires are relatively small in size.

Rainbow Pay Dirt - Sheridan 31 & Cheyenne Central 12

Friday evening just moments before game time a rainbow appeared over Sheridan High School as the Sheridan Broncs were about to take to the field for the first game of the season. The Bronc Cheerleaders held the paper Bronc Head for the the players to run through and into an evening of Bronc dominance as they beat the Cheyenne Central Indians 31 to 12. Scroll down for more of the action.