July 12th, 2012

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.

July 11th


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).

West Prong Fire Contained, Several Others Nearly Contained in Sheridan County

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West Prong Fire Contained, Several Others Nearly Contained in Sheridan County

Several fires burning around Sheridan County are most likely responsible for much of the smoke around the region Wednesday. The West Prong Fire, which was started by lightning early Tuesday morning is now contained.

Waiting To Compete

Competitors wait anxiously for their turn in the ring. This morning's slack competitions drew a small crowd, but the stands will be filled for the main event tonight. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Bulldoggin' It!

Dust flew at the fairgrounds this morning for the slack steer wrestling event. The main competition will be tonight. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Public Pulse - Tuesday 07/10/12

Representative Mike Madden