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July 20th, 2011

Busy Time for Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity is always looking for volunteers, either at their ReStore facility or repairing and constructing homes.

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns has been busy lately with several recently completed projects and several more planned for the near future. Habitat Construction Manager Eliza Evans explains what they've been up to.

3rd Street Thursday Festival Set For This Week

Three weeks into July means its time for the 3rd Thursday Street Festival. Downtown Sheridan Association Director, Stacie Coe, gave a rundown of this month's edition of the event.

Mead Tells Yellowstone to Allow More Winter Use

Governor Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead has asked Yellowstone National Park to allow more public access to the park during winter months, according to a release from the Governor's office Tuesday. Mead explains his appeal.

Jo Co, Buffalo Agree to Joint Powers for Juvenile Services

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved a Juvenile Services Joint Powers Agreement that will now allow the entities involved to go after grants for juvenile services.

Jo Co Awards Fuel Contract to Red Eagle

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Monday, awarded the contract to provide fuel services for county vehicles to Red Eagle Oil Co. of Buffalo.

Buffalo to Host NABO Festival This Weekend

The North American Basque Organization, or NABO, will hold their annual convention and festival in Buffalo this Thursday through Sunday.

July 19th

POST SEASON BASEBALL / LOCAL GOLF

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers open their district tournament in Gillette tomorrow against Riverton.

The Troops ended the regular season Sunday sweeping a double header from Sturgis, South Dakota Head coach Ben Phillips says it's good to build a little momentum heading into the post season.

He says they have taken it easy this week in practice getting ready for the opener in Gillette tomorrow.

And he says they are expecting to do well this weekend.

And the name on the winning ticket is . . .

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CHAPS (Children, Horses, and Adults in PartnerShip) rider 4-year old Jace Horn of Sheridan rode into the arena Saturday evening and pulled the winning ticket, for a WYO Rodeo jacket, which he handed to Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board President Zane Garstad. Jace is riding "Spot" and accompanied by Therapeutic riding instructor Dr. Jessica Ricchio and Volunteer Jason Ricchio.

Four Dead After Washout in Southeastern Wyoming

A washout on WY-130 in Southeastern Wyoming has claimed the lives of four people from Colorado. (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities have identified the four Colorado family members killed after their vehicle drove into a washed-out section of a mountain highway in Wyoming.

Rocky Mt Ambulance assists the Roundstone Team

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Unit MS96 from Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to an Indian Relay Race accident involving David Roundstone a member of the Roundstone Team on Saturday evening at 7:38.