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June 17th, 2012

TROOPERS WIN 11 OF 12 AFTER VICTORY SATURDAY IN GILLETTE

The Sheridan Troopers won 20-2 in Gillette Saturday night to run their overall record to 19-3.

The Troops will be back in action at home Monday night when they host a single nine inning game with Helena, Montana first pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

2012 BIG HORN MTN.WILD AND SCENIC 50K / 30K FINISHING TIMES

50K

501 Amanda Alexander 07:47:26 F 35 50K Sheridan WY
502 Linda Allen 11:08:03 F 49 50K Lewistown MT
503 Tracey Anderson 07:16:42 F 50 50K Colorado Springs CO
504 Graham Argyle 07:52:09 M 58 50K Lethbridge
506 Mara Beard 07:03:55 F 38 50K Billings MT
507 Kathy Bick 06:45:02 F 48 50K Billings MT
508 Sandra Biller 06:17:51 F 24 50K Laramie WY
509 Dave Black 11:14:52 M 61 50K Sheridan CO
510 Don Frichtl 10:55:43 M 56 50K Paxton IL
511 Jeff Bollman 05:31:19 M 44 50K Billings MT

Habitat Hires New Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Matt Davis

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns has announced that they've hired Matt Davis as their executive director.

Golf Tournament Friday to Benefit Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan

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Golf Tournament Friday to Benefit Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan will be holding their 9th annual golf tournament this Friday, June 22nd at the Powder Horn Golf Course beginning at noon. The event is a four person scramble with over $1,000 in cash and prizes.

State Legislator Discusses Clean Coal Initiatives

State Legislator John Patton said he stands behind the legislature's support of clean coal technology, citing it's necessary to stay competitive in an international market.

June 16th

Thinner Forests Mean Slower-Moving Fires

As firefighters continue to battle massive blazes in New Mexico and Colorado, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell is renewing his call to restore forests to a more natural state.

Whitney Simmons Wins Senior Barrels

On the final barrel race of the day Whitney Simmons of Decker ran a quick 18.04 to win Senior Barrels on Saturday afternoon. Whitney was participating in the Senior events (ages 14-18) of the Young Riders Rodeo held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. There was something for everyone up to the age of 18.

TROPPERS WIN TO REACH 20 WINS

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers took two games from Sturgis, South Dakota Friday night winning the first game 12-1 and the second 4-2 and now stand at 20-3 overall.

Kalvin Eisenach got the win in the first game and Schiller Murphy won his second consecutive start picking up the win in the second game.

The Troops play in single nine inning conference game tonight at 5:00 in Gillette and will be back in action at Thorne-rider stadium Monday night when they host Helena, Montana in a single game starting at 7:00.

Soldier Ridge Trail Construction Underway

A glimpse of the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)
A crew from the Montana Conservation Corps break for a picture while working on the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)

Construction has begun on the Soldier Ridge Trail, a single track, publicly accessible non-motorized trail just west of Sheridan City limits. A crew with the Montana Conservation Corps has completed 1.2 miles of the 4.5 mile trail.

Mead: Wyoming Should Explore China Coal Exports

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead returned from China this week confident that Wyoming should continue exploring how to export coal to meet that nation's growing demand.