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June 1st, 2011

Time for a Hershey - A Hershey Track Meet That Is

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On a beautiful make-up day the Hershey track meet went off without a hitch on Tuesday afternoon on Scott Field in Sheridan. In the age 9-10 girl's 200 Meter Dash Chloe Schilling took 1st Place with a time of 27.41 as she comes across the finish line in lane #5 wearing her "I Love My Puppy" shirt.

Big Horn High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Sunday afternoon The Class of 2011 Commencement Ceremony was held at the Big Horn High School. Valedictorian, Colby Wollenman and Salutatorian, Nelson Alzheimer addressed the audience and the 29 other Seniors who were about to graduate. Prior to the presentation of diplomas, scholarships were presented, the armed forces were recognized, a commencement address by Mr.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 06/01/11

Legislators Jon Botten and Mike Madden

Patriotism Runs Deep in this Family

As Staff Sergeant Ericksen, from Montana, prepares to lay a wreath honoring those veterans who are no longer with us his grandfather Melvin M. Heckman of Sheridan, the Wyoming State Chairman of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, looks on.

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: http://www.eatonsranch.com/

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.