Archive - Aug 6, 2012

Public Pulse - Monday 08/06/12

Monday 8/6/12 Library / Chamber of Commerce

Sheridan Co. Fair Pig Wrestling

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Photos by Judy Hagerott

After the Storm

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As the cold front moved east Friday evening, just after a serious rain shower between Big Horn and Red Barn Ranch towards Little Goose Canyon, the skies cleared, the sun appeared, the smoke disappeared and the beauty along the Bighorns glowed in the evening sun.

Photos by Tim Doolin
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Sarpy Hills Mopup Precedes Three Days of Lightening Danger

The Sarpy Hills complex of fires threw a slight smell of smoke over the City of Sheridan during the weekend caused by isolated smokes burning in the interior of the fire. As of this morning, the 82,000 acre fire, which was started by lightening, is 65 percent contained.

Candidate Forums to Take Place This Week

Candidate Forums to Take Place This Week

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee will be holding two candidate forums this week. Both candidate forums will take place at the Sheridan College CTEL at 7 pm this Wednesday and Thursday.

Council to Consider Rezone Request Tonight

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The Sheridan City Council tabled a rezone request from a property owner at 600 KROE Lane in Sheridan. Mr. Hart is requesting to rezone 2.6 acres from B-1 business to M-1 industrial to make his property more marketable. The Council will once again consider the item this evening.

Buffalo Police Chief Discusses Training, Grants, Watering

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder updated the city council on a number of items at the last council meeting in July.

Sheridan Tourism Picks Up

Tourism through Sheridan has picked up this summer, which is good for the city's revenue. Penny Becker, executive director of Sheridan Travel and Tourism, explained that recovery from last year has been slow.

Make Way For The House Hoist

A family home is making a treck from Big Horn into the city of Sheridan tomorrow morning, and the project's coordinators are hoping for the patience and cooperation of Sheridan citizens in their paths. The house will make its way from Bird Farm Road to Highway 335, then on to Big Horn Avenue.

BASEBALL SEASON OVER / FOOTBALL OPENS TODAY

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers were knocked out of the American legion state baseball tournament Saturday against Wheatland.

After losing to Wheatland last Friday they had to beat Laramie Saturday morning to have a chance to face Wheatland again. They beat Laramie but couldn't over come the Lobos and lost 9-4.

The Troopers end a remarkable season with 50 wins and 11 losses.

Wheatland and Cheyenne post six will represent Wyoming at the "A" and "AA" Northwest regional tournaments.