July 30th, 2010

Wyoming on List of Oil/Gas Disasters

NWF releases new report on oil and gas industry accidents.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – A new report from the National Wildlife Federation catalogs oil and gas industry accidents across the country over the past ten years, including several in Wyoming.

Cherry Time at Farmer’s Market

Flathead cherries from Montana bring scores of people willing to stand in line at this Sheridan Farmer's Market vendor tent.

If variety is the spice of life, then the Farmer’s Market had to be deemed a success, because there were both variety and spice being sold Thursday night. There were lotions and potions along with homemade breads and biscotti. And of course, there were the first-of-the-season, picked-fresh-from-the-garden vegetables, all for sale.

July 29th


The State American Legion Baseball Tournament Continues in Sheridan Today

AMERICAN LEGION STATE BASEBALL - The state American legion baseball tournament continues today with the Sheridan Troopers still alive after beating Rock Springs yesterday.

The Troops built up a huge lead and eliminated Rock Springs from the tournament 19-8 Head coach Ben Phillips says it as a good day to get all the players into the ball game.

A Taiwanese Woman Drowns in Yellowstone's Firehole River

22-year old Lin Ching-Ling from Taiwan died this week after slipping into the Firehole River near Old Faithful. Yellowstone Park Acting Public Affairs Officer,
Lindy Allen:

According to officials, Ling had been submerged for approximately 5 minutes before bystanders were able to pull her from the water.

McBride Talks Recalibration of Funding Model

Stat Superintendent Dr. Jim McBride.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride.

With the Primary Election just over two weeks away, there is no shortage of candidates making the rounds statewide and locally. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jim McBride, is spending some time in Sheridan to meet and greet the locals, but as he explains, there's another reason he's in town.


The Sheridan Troopers beat Rock Springs 19-8 today and advance into Friday at the State American Legion Baseball tournament. The Troops will play either Powell or Cheyenne tomorrow morning at 9:30

Vincent Scott Trial Date Set for October

Vincent Scott will go to trial October 6th and 7th.
Vincent Scott will go to trial October 6th and 7th.

A Status Hearing was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday for Sheridan resident Vincent Scott. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Blood Screening Appointments are Being Taken For The Health Fair

This year's Health Fair will be September 18th at Sheridan College.
This year's Health Fair will be September 18th at Sheridan College.

Blood draws for this year's upcoming Health Fair will be held at Sheridan Memorial Hospital August 12th through the 20th. Hospital Community Relations Director Cecile Pattison says that they are currently taking appointments for the blood screenings.

Bear Mauling And Trapped Cubs Near Yellowstone

(AP) - Montana wildlife officials have
captured a female grizzly and two of her three cubs in a campground near Yellowstone National Park where a man was killed and two others injured in a bear attack.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Capt. Sam Sheppard says the sow was captured in a culvert trap Wednesday evening and two of her
three cubs were captured overnight.

Wyoming State Junior Open Tennis

Sheridan has good results at the Wyoming state Junior Open Tennis Championships

Local junior tennis players represented Sheridan well at the Wyoming Junior Open Tennis Tournament in Casper over the weekend.

Gigi Ruskowsky took first place in the Girls 18 Doubles, Reed Ritterbush took first place in the Boys 14 Singles and Boys 14 Doubles as well as winning the consolation championship in the Boys 16 Singles.

Julia Fenn took first place in the Girls 16 Doubles, second place in the Girls 16 Singles and was the consolation champion in the Girls 18 Singles.