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

Benth pulls a 16,600 lb Bud Light delivery truck Friday outside PURENERGY Fitness in Sheridan. Benth pulled the truck about 65 feet. (photo: Brad Estes)
Benth stands in front of the 16,600 lb truck before attempting to pull it for a second time. (photo: Brad Estes)

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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From left to right, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Fire Safety Specialist Robert Mahoney, Sheridan Fire-Rescue/EMT Jerry Johnston and Sheridan Fire-Rescue Captain Greg Luhman inspect the “Fire Department Connection” that is used to supply water to an automatic fire sprinkler system. The Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department is gathering critical fire systems data on commercial buildings as part of their Fire Preplan program. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

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.

Revenues Continue to Lag for City of Sheridan

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City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed

It appears that it's going to be another tough budget season for the City of Sheridan as City Treasurer Jennifer Reed explains that ten months into the fiscal year, the numbers continue to be lower than last year at this time.