Archive - Apr 18, 2012

High Kicking to Korea

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18-year-old Tongue River Senior Katie Reed recently achieved 2nd Degree Black Belt status in Taekwondo and will be taking a trip to South Korea with several other members from AJF Martial Arts in Ranchester.

Photos by Ron Richter

SHS Band Presents: "A Festival Concert"

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Music was in abundance all day Wednesday at Sheridan High School for the District Music Festival that was open to the public. There was even music in the Wrestling Room. A special treat the evening before featured the: Beginning Band, 3rd and 4th Period Percussion Class and the Symphonic Band on stage that was also open to the public.

Colorado Man Found in the Big Horns Died of Exposure

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The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that an autopsy performed on 33-year-old Felipe De Jesus Aragon shows that he died of hypothermia that was brought on by exposure to the elements.

A Reassuring View

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The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in a recent on-line article came to the conclusion that: "Among patients with major trauma admitted to level I or level II trauma centers, transport by helicopter compared with ground services was associated with improved survival to hospital discharge after controlling for multiple known confounders." It is reassuring to see that Sheridan Mem

Strongman Competition Coming To Wyoming

Crossfit, P90X, Mixed Martial arts; the new, innovative workouts are all the rage these days, and this July there will be another way to grunt, flex and lift things in Wyoming.

EPA Wants Full Review Of Ore. Coal-Export Project

Seattle (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency wants the Army Corps of Engineers to do a thorough review of the impacts of exporting U.S. coal through Northwest ports.

SFR to Implement Extensive Fire Preplan Program

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In an effort to better their response to fires, Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be expanding their Fire Preplan program to include all of the commercial buildings within the City of Sheridan. Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains.

TRACK AND FIELD / COWBOY JOE / TROOPER BASEBALL COLLEGE SIGNEE

TRACK AND FIELD - The Sheridan high school track teams hosted the "Gary Benson" Memorial Border War track meet yesterday. The Broncs Micheal Rotellini won two events with winning times in the 800 and 1600 meters.

Saturday Sheridan high school hosts the annual "Dan Hansen" track invitational events will get underway at 10:00.

SOCCER - The Bronc and Lady Bronc soccer teams have more conference action this week. The Broncs play in Laramie and Cheyenne South while the Lady Broncs host the Plainsmen and Bison.

Buffalo, Johnson County Drop USDA Grant/Loan For SW Quad

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery told the city council at their meeting Tuesday that the application for the USDA Grant/Loan for the SW Quadrant Infrastructure Project has been withdrawn.

He explains the decision.