Archive - Sep 2012

September 27th

SHS VOLLEYBALL IN GILLETTE TONIGHT / BIG FOOTBALL DAY FRIDAY

LADY BRONC VOLLEYBALL - The Lady Bronc volleyball team plays a conference match in Gillette tonight then head to Billings for the annual Border War games with the Billings schools Saturday.

With the addition of several new faces the defending state champs have gone through some growing pains and Head coach Wendy Ruby says the progress continues.

Substance Abuse Prevention Group Discusses Recent Events

Bill Hawley

Wednesday, the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition had their monthly meeting and the discussion centered around the recent death of a man at a local bar and the ways that, as a community, these types of tragedies can be prevented in the future.

September 26th

Timber!

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An 85 foot cottonwood tree that has stood on Wyoming Avenue in Sheridan for almost a century came down Wednesday due to the Wyoming-Park reconstruction project. The full news story can be viewed here.

Photos by Ron Richter

Bringing Down the Tree

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Kay Schmitz stands by a 85 foot cottonwood tree that came down shortly after this picture was taken. (Photo by Ron Richter)

One aspect of the Wyoming-Park reconstruction project in Sheridan is the removal of trees, some of which have been around for many moons. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researcher Helps With Groundbreaking Discovery

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A University of Wyoming scientist was recently part of a research team that discovered the first documented case of a mammal regenerating tissue after shedding its skin.

Flesh Eating Bacteria Claims One Victim in Wyoming

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - An infectious disease specialist at Campbell County Memorial Hospital says one of the three people treated there for Group A Streptococcal infections has died.

Court Changes Bond For Wilkerson During Hearing Wednesday

A Bond Modification Hearing was held Wednesday for Richard Cameron Wilkerson, 30, who is being held on second-degree murder charges in connection with the death of 45-year old Brian Newman last weekend in Buffalo.

Looking to Fill a Seat

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Sheridan County Republican Chairman Jesus Rios

To fill the vacancy caused by State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten's resignation, the Sheridan County Republican Party has called a meeting of the Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen that reside in District 30 to select three qualified applicants.

SMH Foundation Elects New Leadership

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation has some new leadership. Ada Kirven, Foundation Director, announces her teammates.

Little Guy Football at Sunset

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Tuesday's sunset over the Cowboys and Dolphins Football game serves as a reminder that the Little Guy Football season is drawing to a close. Only two evenings of 1st - 4th grade football remain while four nights of regular season for the 5th - 6th grade tackle football remain. It looks like there will be four nights of playoff football for the tackle teams - October 9, 10, 16 & 17.