July 30th, 2013


TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers open state "AA" baseball tournament Today. The state tournament format is true double elimination meaning winning on the opening day is huge for any team wishing to make a run at a state title.

This season Casper, Cheyenne Gillette and Sheridan have been the big four and the title chase is wide open.

Troopers Head coach Ben Phillips says which ever team can get a hot pitching staff going will have the upper hand.

Capital Improvements, Airport Cleanup Discussed By Jo Co Commission

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners discussed Capital Improvements and airport cleanup with County Planner Rob Yingling, who updated them on his progress in both matters.

Johnson County Fair 2013

Tuesday was sheep day at the Johnson County Fair, with numerous sheep shows throughout the day, the Sheep Feed, Sheep Lead Contest and the Sheep Dog Trials wrapping up the day.

What's Next For The Cowboy Carousel

After some well-publicized fund raising events during the last year, it's been rather quiet on the Cowboy Carousel front recently, but the committee has still been busy getting ready for the next phase in the project's development.

Data Center Readiness

Joe Sharkey with IMNG Global gives a presentation Tuesday night in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Business Council retained the firm of TMNG Global a couple of years ago to conduct a survey of the state regarding the ability to attract data centers and other similar technology based businesses.

The Vision of West 5th Street

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan held a two-day workshop Monday and Tuesday that gave the public a chance to give their input on the proposed West 5th Street Reconstruction project in Sheridan. City Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Big West Arts Festival is This Weekend

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Over 30 artists from all over the country will be displaying their work for viewing and for sale this weekend as part of the 8th annual Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College. Another aspect of the festival is the full lineup of music that runs from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday.

Not Your Typical Nigerian Wire Scam

Not Your Typical Nigerian Wire Scam

The Sheridan Police Department is preemptively warning residents about a new check fraud scheme that's been seen in southern Wyoming over the past few weeks. Lieutenant Chris Dahmke with the SPD says it's a new twist on an old scam, and he describes what law enforcement typically sees.

Multi-Million Dollar WYDOT Project Leads to More Hourlong I-90 Closures

Multi-Million Dollar WYDOT Project Leads to More Hourlong I-90 Closures

As we told you yesterday, the Wyoming Department of Transportation will be working on the installation of steel structures for overhead dynamic message signs through Thursday night on Interstate 90. The $5.4 million project involves the installation of 19 overhead electronic signs.

Beware of the elusive "Wood Spirit"

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Attendees of the Concert in the Park on Tuesday evening should be on the alert for this "Wood Spirit" that has been seen lurking in the wooded area northeast of the Bandshell as it takes on form. The "Wood Spirit" is the latest work of art by David Peterson who has been busy with his chainsaws this summer in Kendrick Park.