June 23rd, 2011

Wyoming is the First State in the Country to “Go Google”

From left to right: The President of Enterprise at Google, David Girouard, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and State Chief Information Officer Flint Waters. ( Photo Courtesy of Governor Mead's Office)

At a media conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that 10,000 of Wyoming’s state employees have now migrated to Google Apps for Government.


TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers dropped both ends of a double header in Cheyenne last night as Post 6 swept by scores of 10-0 and 13-7.

The Troops are now 20-9 overall they play two in Gering, Nebraska tomorrow and two more in Scottsbluff Saturday.

Head coach Ben Phillips says they expect four more good games before returning to Thorne-Rider next week as he says they really have hit the meat of their schedule.

They host a double header Monday night with Casper and Wednesday against Cody.

Barrasso Comments on Health Care “Glitch”

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

Details have surfaced over the last few days about a major glitch in President Obama's health care law that will make 3-million middle class Americans eligible for Medicaid when the law takes effect in 2014.


The Sheridan Babe Ruth 14-15 year olds took 3rd at the 2011 “ENERGIZER” TK INVITATIONAL in Spearfish, SD June 17, 18, and 19th

Back row- Brock Donston, Zach Blaney, Mason Lube, Christian Mayer
middle row- Kendal Walters, Daniel Harvey, Ryan Kobielusz, Tom Fenn
Bottom Row- Joe Shassetz, Kris Clark, Hunter Doyle, Coulter Stopka
Bottom- Bat boy- Alex Donston
Not pictured- Chase Walton, Coaches Tom Mayer and Alden Donston

The Sheridan Babe Ruth 13 year olds took 2nd at the 2011 “ENERGIZER” TK INVITATIONAL in Spearfish, SD June 17, 18, and 19th

County Finds Unfiled Easement With Landowner

Landowners on Fairgrounds Road have been trying to find easements for a water line that was installed on their property by Johnson County to supply city water to the fairgrounds, and have been trying to get water supplied to their property, as they believed they had been promised.

Gatchell's Living History Day Saturday in Buffalo

The annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Living History Day will be this Saturday, June 25th at the museum in Buffalo.

Buffalo's Brock Street Sidewalk Bids Opened Wednesday

Vista Engineering's Jeff Feck checks figures during the bid opening Wednesday.

The engineering firm in charge of the Brock Street/Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project had their bid opening Wednesday at city hall in Buffalo.

June 22nd

Sheridan County Airport to Close For 48 Hours This Weekend

Ther Sheridan County Airport will be closed for 48 hours during the upcoming weekend.

The Sheridan County Airport will be closed to all incoming and outgoing flights this Friday beginning at 7 am through Sunday at 7 am. Airport Manage John Stopka says that the closure has to do with runway construction.

"The Yellow Rose of Texas" or "Oregon Trail Rose?"

Just one-half block off the Main Street Re-construction in Sheridan - behind Star Video - is this lovely gem. Perhaps a "Harison's Yellow" circa 1830 that is famous because the pioneers brought cuttings with them when they came west. The "Harison's Yellow is believed to have its chance root starting in Harison's New York garden - at today's location of 31st Street between 8th & 9th Avenues.

Tongue River Side Celebrates Gill, Belish

Sue Belish attends her final School District 1 Board meeting as Superintendent. Trustee CT Bailey is in the background.

At Tuesday's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting, the Board and Superintendent Sue Belish honored Barbarann Gill, who has retired after over twenty years as Transportation Coordinator for the District.