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July 12th, 2012

Dust Abatement on Holloway Today

The Sheridan County Road and Bridge department will be treating Holloway Avenue between 13th and 15th Streets today for dust abatement for the second time this year.

Runway Construction Update

The Sheridan County Airport is in the middle of runway construction, but great care is being taken to prevent disruption of air traffic.

JCHC Board OKs Increases In Prep For Budget Approval

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Board of Trustees approved price increases, increases in wages and pension contributions and the capital budget in preparation for approval of their final operating budget later this month.

Ash Creek Fire Is Out, But Not Over

The view from Diamond Butte Lookout shows land singed by the Ash Creek Fire. The fire is now 100 percent contained after the fire devoured almost 250,000 acres of land over the course of two weeks. (Photo by Gerald Vickers, Incident Management Team)

The Ash Creek Fire in southeastern Montana is reported completely contained after approximately two weeks of active fire behavior that destroyed 249,562 acres of BLM, county, and private land.

Senior Center Dog Show Saturday In Buffalo

The Buffalo Senior Center will be hosting a dog show this Saturday for fun (and some fun prizes) and all types of dogs and their human companions are welcome to participate.

Wyoming Wednesdays Builds Bridges Between Cultures

Small spectatiors take in some of Joseph LaForge's family heirlooms. LaForge was this week's guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce's Wyoming Wednesday lecture. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Wyoming has some shoddy history when it comes to intercultural relations with Native Americans. Joseph LaForge, whose Crow name is Red Bear, remembers being kicked out of a resteraunt as a young boy because of his heritage. He grew up hearing stories from his grandparents about the subjugation of his family and even the massacre of their horses. While it's a sore spot for both settlers and natives here, Joseph is doing his part to leave the past in the past and bridge the gap between the two cultures.

July 11th

TROOPERS SWEEP TWO / WYO CONTINUES / YOUTH FOOTBALL

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers ran their record to 38-8 last night after sweeping a double header with Spearfish, South Dakota.

The Troops took a 1-0 lead in the 3rd inning Spearfish tied it at one on the 4th then took a 2-1 lead in the 5th, the Troop's bats warmed up as they scored four in the 6th to take a 5-2 lead and that would be the final score.

Skyler Dietsche had a big 2-RBI single to give the Troops the lead Cameron Harnish went 3-3 with a double and run score and Josh Loeske and Lucas Giesey each had RBI singles in the win.

Tyrell Smith Has A Great 89 Ride

Tyrell Smith from Great Falls, Montana aboard Shining Mountain on this ride may have ridden his way into the record book of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo with his ride for a score of 89. Tyrell was the last Saddle Bronc Rider Wednesday evening during the First PRCA Rodeo Performance of the 2012 Sheridan WYO Rodeo.

G&F Does Not Budge On Lake DeSmet Lease Conditions

The Wyoming Game And Fish Commission has been meeting in Lander this week to discuss a number of issues including the proposed lease of water at Lake DeSmet. They chose to stick to the original lease conditions and not negotiate at all with Johnson County.

Sunset @ the Fairgrounds

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The sun setting beyond the tepees located just south of the Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Tuesday evening. The tepees serve as a reminder that the World Championship Indian Relay Races are on tap Wednesday evening as the first running of the PRCA Rodeo Performance is set to kick off at 7:00 pm. Wednesday is Kids Night (Kids 12 & Under $7.00).