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August 1st, 2013

LOCAL BASKETBALL OFFICIAL INDUCTED INTO THE WYO SPORTS OFFICIALS HALL OF FAME

Brett Reed recieves hall of fame award from WHSAA commisioner Ron Laird

Longtime Sheridan basketball and baseball official Brett Reed was recently inducted into the class of 2013 of the Wyoming sports officials hall of fame.

The ceremony was held in Casper during the Wyoming coaches association annual conference and all-star weekend.

Pictured with Brett are wife Debbie and daughter Dianne Thompson

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Sheridan County Wednesday

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Sheridan County Wednesday

A motorcyclist from Saskatchewan, Canada died at the scene Wednesday of a wreck on U.S. Highway 14A just a few miles west of Burgess Junction in Sheridan County. Nina A. Fonger was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sergeant Stephen Townsend with the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Environmental Study on Coal Trains Underway

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A group of federal, state and local agencies are preparing for a two-year study on the health effects from coal dust, greenhouse gas emissions and how increased rail traffic affects people, communities and emergency response systems along the rail line.

Johnson County Fair 2013 Results: Sheep, F&F

Tuesday was the day for the sheep shows at the Johnson County Fair, and a number of showmen earned awards and trips to the State Fair.

Going to the State Fair are:
The Junior Market Sheep Showman is Colby Bessler.
Intermediate Market Sheep Showman is Taylor Rives.

Thursday 08-01-13

Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney

July 31st

Troopers Defeat Jackson Giants 17-2

The Sheridan Troopers offense proved to be too much for the Jackson Giants as the Troopers came away with a 17 to 2 win at the State AA Baseball Tournament in Cheyenne on Wednesday afternoon. After the game, head coach Ben Phillips talked with us.

Skyler Holwell was the winning pitcher and the only pitcher used by the Troopers for the entire contest. Now the Troopers will play Cheyenne Post 6 tonight at 7pm.

Phillips talks about Cheyenne Post 6.

Buffalo Mayor Asking For Public Comment On EPA Proposal

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess is asking Wyoming residents to make public comment on a proposed Environmental Protection Agency Air Quality Proposal that could mean increased utility costs to Wyomingites as well as damage to the coal industry and local economies if it is pushed through.

Wagon Box Fight Remembered This Weekend at Fort Phil Kearny

This Friday and Saturday, August 2nd and 3rd, Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site near Story is inviting the public to help celebrate the 146th Anniversary of the Wagon Box Fight.

Brothers Guilty Of Family Violence Battery

On Thursday, July 30, Cody Brothers was found guilty in Johnson County District Court of Family Violence Battery after a jury trial that lasted two days.

County P&Z Commission to Consider Riparian Zoning Amendment Tonight

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The Story Woman's Club was the site of a public meeting Wednesday night where officials with Sheridan County went over the proposed amendments to zoning regulations regarding riparian areas in Sheridan County that would establish a riparian buffer zone of at least 50 feet from the high water mark pe