Archive - Jun 16, 2012

Whitney Simmons Wins Senior Barrels

On the final barrel race of the day Whitney Simmons of Decker ran a quick 18.04 to win Senior Barrels on Saturday afternoon. Whitney was participating in the Senior events (ages 14-18) of the Young Riders Rodeo held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. There was something for everyone up to the age of 18.

TROPPERS WIN TO REACH 20 WINS

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers took two games from Sturgis, South Dakota Friday night winning the first game 12-1 and the second 4-2 and now stand at 20-3 overall.

Kalvin Eisenach got the win in the first game and Schiller Murphy won his second consecutive start picking up the win in the second game.

The Troops play in single nine inning conference game tonight at 5:00 in Gillette and will be back in action at Thorne-rider stadium Monday night when they host Helena, Montana in a single game starting at 7:00.

Soldier Ridge Trail Construction Underway

A glimpse of the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)
A crew from the Montana Conservation Corps break for a picture while working on the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)

Construction has begun on the Soldier Ridge Trail, a single track, publicly accessible non-motorized trail just west of Sheridan City limits. A crew with the Montana Conservation Corps has completed 1.2 miles of the 4.5 mile trail.

Mead: Wyoming Should Explore China Coal Exports

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead returned from China this week confident that Wyoming should continue exploring how to export coal to meet that nation's growing demand.

Doll Resigns After Comments About Greed And Groundwater

Wyoming's top regulator of oil and gas development is quitting after he remarked that greed motivates people who assert that hydraulic fracturing contaminated their groundwater.

Mayor Kinskey Defends Utility Bill Outsourcing

Sheridan mayor, Dave Kinskey, appeared on Public Pulse with Kim Love on Newstalk 930 Thursday and sang praises to the city utilities staff who have recently outsourced the utility billing process.

Fast Facts From JCSD1 Board Meeting

At last Monday's Johnson County School Board meeting, each administrator present gave updates and reports to the board.