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July 26th, 2010

Miniature Horse Show Highs and Lows

Horse and Wragler compete in the Minature Horse Show at the 2010 Sheridan County Fair this past weekend.

Miniature Horse Show Brings Out the Best and Worst of Participants

BIG HORN POLO SUNDAY CUP WINNERS

DUCKS UNLIMITED/PHEASANTS FOREVER CUP WINNERS

Here are the results from Sunday July 25 at the Big Horn Polo Club:

Ducks Unlimited/Pheasants Forever Cup:
Sheridan Seed Co. beat Century 21 in a very close game ending in an 8-7
score.
Winners Picture, Sheridan Seed Co: Chris Morton of DU, Drew Luplow, Kim
Warren, Wayne Garrison, Bob Brotherton, John Smith of Pheasants Forever.

Runners-up Picture, Century 21: Agustin Arellano, Roni Duke, Weston
Gracida, Putter Goodwin, John Smith of Pheasants Forever.
MVP was Kim Warren.
Best Playing Pony was "Peanutbutter" owned and played by Weston Gracida.

TROOPERS HEADED TO STATE:PLAY LARAMIE IN THE OPENER WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Troopers Qualify for state

JETS BASEBALL - The Sheridan Jets won two and lost two at the “B” American legion state baseball tournament in Casper.They opened with a 13-7 win over Laramie then lost against Cheyenne 9-6, they came back and beat Cody 18-10 before being eliminated by the Casper “Drillers” 10-1.

Cheyenne took the championship beating Casper 9-2.

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers lost 13-11 vs Powell in their district tournament opener then turned it on winning four in a row and qualifying for the state tournament which begins Wednesday at Thorne-rider stadium.

Wildfire Season on Crow Reservation

Two helicopters like this one were part of the response to the Spike Fire in the Pryor Mountains on the Crow Reservation.

Officials with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Crow Agency & Aviation released a report Sunday on a three-acre timber fire on the remote eastern slopes of the Crow Reservation’s Pryor Mountains. The blaze heralds the start of serious fire season on the Reservation.  Lightning struck in the area about four days before. 

Operation Independence Campaign

Rindy West, Director of Development for the Sheridan Senior Center.

Earlier this summer, the Sheridan Senior Center began summer fundraising campaign called Operation Independence. Director of Development, Rindy West, explains.

July 25th

Poll Question: Commission Vote on Countywide Inspections

The Sheridan County Commission voted not to establish a countywide building and electrical inspection process.

Even though a positive recommendation came from the Sheridan County Planning Commission to encourage the establishment of a countywide building and electrical inspection process for new construction, the Sheridan County Commission last week voted unanimously (minus one vote as Commissioner Cram was out of town) not to implement such a process at this time.

Serious Birthday Bash For People's Assistance Food Bank

There was a birthday bash in Sheridan's Kendrick Park over the weekend, but this wasn't just any old birthday party:

Calling All Volunteers!! Extreme Makeover—VOA And Habitat-Style

Jessica Lindsley of Habitat paints Jeff Holsinger of VOA with a "brush of kindness"
Jessica Lindsley of Habitat paints Jeff Holsinger of VOA with a "brush of kindness"

Volunteers of America and Habitat for Humanity are teaming up to give Sheridan's Community homeless shelter at the V.A. an “extreme makeover” of sorts.

It's been 12 years since the shelter has been spruced up. Director of Community Affairs with the VOA, Ethan Boone:

G&F to Use Helicopter to Stock Lakes in the Bighorns

The Game and Fish Department will be stocking fish in the Bighorn Mountains with a helicopter in early August.
The Game and Fish Department will be stocking fish in the Bighorn Mountains with a helicopter in early August.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be using a helicopter to stock over 20 lakes in the Cloud Peak Wilderness on the east slope of the Bighorn Mountains this summer. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that this is done every couple of years since many wilderness lakes lack the physical habitat needed for trout reproduction.

McCormick Road to be Closed for Construction

McCormick Road in Sheridan County will be closed due to construction for the next couple of weeks.
McCormick Road in Sheridan County will be closed due to construction for the next couple of weeks.

Sheridan County Road 109, or McCormick Road, will be closed temporarily for construction. DCM Construction Supervisor Todd Gardner explains what they will be doing to the road over the next few weeks.

Gardner says that there are alternative routes that area homeowners will be able to use.