August 3rd, 2011

Fire Early Wednesday in Woodland Park Village Total Loss

A structure fire was a total loss early Wednesday morning in the Woodland Park Village at 5901 Coffeen Ave. According Goose Valley Fire Chief Bob Williams, Sheridan Fire Rescue were first to respond to the call, followed closely by Goose Valley at approximately 3:30 am. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries to residents or firefighters. The fire was extinguished by 7 am.

August 2nd

County Commissioners Reject CUP to Build 9 Cabins in Story

County Commissioner Tom Ringley

Prior to their approval of amendments to quarry regulations at Tuesday morning's Sheridan County Commissioners meeting, which included one amendment to take public input into account when granting quarry permits, public input may have stopped another proposal.

Local Legislators Hold Public Meeting on Redistricting

Local legislators from L to R: Representative John Patton, Senator Bruce Burns, Representative Mike Madden and Representative Jon Botten

The 2010 Census figures showed a 21% growth in Johnson County and a 9.6% growth in Sheridan County when compared to the last Census in 2000. Wyoming is one of 36 states that leave the redistricting up to the State Legislature to redraw the electoral district boundaries due to population changes.

City of Sheridan Won't Protest Cablevision FCC Filing

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City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley

The City of Sheridan will not protest Cablevision's filing with the Federal Communications Commission to remove the City Council's authority to regulate cable rates.

Jo Co Commission Gets P&Z Draft Document

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling and County Planning Commission Chair Margaret Smith-Braniff presented their draft zoning and mapping document to the county commissioners for their approval at Tuesday's meeting.

Sheridan Co. Fair: Inaugural 4-H Rocket Camp a Success

An event slightly outside the realm of what one might usually find at the fair, had kids launch rockets from the fairgrounds arena using what they learned during a week learning about aerospace.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant Application

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The Buffalo City Council approved a grant application request from Planner Zach Montgomery at their meeting Tuesday, but not before some discussion on related issues.


Lady Generals Head coach Jennifer Weitzel

LADY GENERALS VOLLEYBALL - The Sheridan college Lady Generals volleyball team and new Head coach Jennifer Weitzel are hosting their youth volleyball camp this week.

We caught up with Weitzel in the Hoffman dome during yesterday's session.

Weitzel got the job late in the spring and has been playing catch up ever since but says she is starting to get her legs under her as they get ready to open pre-season practice next week.

Silo Sunset

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A view from Mydland Road in Sheridan as the sun sets on a Tuesday evening.

SCA Rodeo Results 7/25/11

1D Barrels
1. Ronda Holwell 18.21
2. Megan Belus 18.24
3. Whitney Simmons 18.26

2D Barrels
1. Sierra Zowada 19.37
2/3. Cashlee Cunningham 19.40
2/3. Becky Kobielusz 19.40

3D Barrels
1. Amber Ringeisen 20.22
2. Valarie Wood 20.27

Senior Barrels
1. Shyanna Cahoy 18.40
2. Lacy Blea 18.41

Junior Barrels
1. Ellie Bard 18.29
2. Kade Koltiska 18.74

Pee Wee Barrels
1. Madison Farella 22.43
2. MaKenzie Wood 23.33
3. Kennedy Myers 26.00
4. Nick Albrecht 33.22

1D Poles
1. Ronda Holwell 21.30

2D Poles
1. Kylee Cahoy 22.48
2. Lori Sigurdson 22.51

Senior Poles