June 1st, 2011

Eatons' Annual Horse Drive - Take Two

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All "slickered" up Eatons' Cowboys trail 100+ horses in the rain down 5th Street and into Sheridan on the annual horse drive from winter pasture, through Sheridan and on to the ranch at Wolf Creek, Wyoming. The dude ranching season kicks off each year following this annual drive. Scroll down to see more of the drive. For more about Eatons' see:

Kendrick Pool Opening Delayed

Kendrick Park Pool is delayed in opening for the 2011 summer season because of recalled pool drains.

The end of school usually means the beginning of swimming season at the Kendrick Pool, but there will be a delay in the arched doors opening into water fun and swim lessons.

Snowpack Continues to Increase

Snow being plowed in the Big Horn Mountains (photo courtesy of WYDOT)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's snowpack continued to climb over the past week, raising concerns about the likelihood of flooding as temperatures rise. Natural Resources Conservation Service water specialist Lee Hackleman says the water content of the snowpack across Wyoming stands at 327 percent of average, up from last week's level of 227 percent of average.

Feds Tally Montana Damage; Floods to Linger

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Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer says he won't call up the Montana National Guard to fill sandbags and do other chores that local communities should be able to do on their own.

Insurance Settlement OK'd for MetraPark Rebuild

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This tornado caused considerable damage in Billings nearly a year ago, June 20, 2010.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone County commissioners have approved the final insurance settlement for the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark, which was severely damaged by a tornado last summer.

City Budget Work Session: Second Half of Public Works

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

Tuesday's Sheridan City Council Budget work session was the second half of the Public Works Department as the presentation focused on the Building Department and the Planning and Engineering divisions.

Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area to Remain Closed

The Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area will not open as scheduled today. (Photo Courtesy of the Game and Fish)

The Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area that was scheduled to open today will remain closed due to a portion of Pass Creek Road being closed because of a washout seven miles off Parkman Road, which provided access to the Kerns area.


2011 HOOP JAM - This weekend the 3 on 3 Sheridan Hoop Jam basketball tournament will take place in Whitney Plaza.

The event draws youth and adult teams from all over the region the tournament benefits many youth programs including the Sheridan high school Athletic trainers program.

Sheridan high school Activities Director Don Julian says the training program is a huge part of activities at Sheridan high school.

Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is Saturday

The 4th annual Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship fundraiser is this Saturday night in Sheridan.

The 4th Annual Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser will be held this Saturday night in Sheridan. Th scholarship allows students from Sheridan High School to travel abroad.

Buffalo Council Approves YMCA, Baseball Requests

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved a request, with conditions, for maintenance to be performed at the city-owned YMCA building.