August 25th, 2010

Two Plea Changes in District Court Wednesday

There were a couple of plea changes in District Court Wednesday.
There were a couple of plea changes in District Court Wednesday.

17-year-old John “JJ” Hatch changed his plea in District Court Wednesday on a number of felony charges. Hatch plead guilty to an amended charge of Felony Robbery.

Coca-Cola Polo Cup - Part I

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The ball is in for the score

The Big Horn Equestrian Center hosted the Coca-Cola Cup

Summer's Last Full Moon

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Summer's Last Full Moon

The last full moon of summer was seen rising

Block Party on Grinnell Tuesday Night

This young lady enjoys cooling off at the 1st Annual End of Summer Block Party, held on Grinnell Plaza August 24th.

The 1st Annual End of Summer Block Party was held on Grinnell Plaza Tuesday night. The focus? Recognizing community orginizations and giving them the opportunity to network with each other.

Organizer Dave Tarver has great intentions and it's all about sharing the burden.

Buffett; Diller to Join Montana Economic Summit

Warren Buffett among several high-profile speakers at Montana Economic Development Summit, which will be held in Butte in September (Courtesy Photo).

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Max Baucus says investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett is scheduled to participate in the Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte next month. Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. He's scheduled to speak to the gathering live via video.


Tony Garber Competes in the Leadville Trail 100

On August 20 and 21 Tony Garber from Sheridan ran the Leadville Trail 100. He ran the race in honor of David Westlake who was struck and killed by lightning in the Big Horn mountains in July.

Westlake was already entered to compete in Leadville this year and was on a training run when the tragedy occurred.

Wendell Robison approached Garber about running the Colorado race at David's memorial and made arrangments to have both entered.

Garber was honored to carry David's assigned race bib #847, throughout the race, ultimately carrying it across the finish line.

Senior Center Polo Benefit Nets $4K

Internationally known wildlife artist and conservationist David Shepherd, daughter Wenday Case and wife Avril enjoy the Sr. Center Polo Benefit Cup on August 8th (Courtesy Photo).

On August 8th, the Sheridan Senior Center hosted a Polo Benefit Cup and live auction, which raised more than $4,000.

Suicide Prevention Week September 5 – 11 – Part 2 of Series

There is help for veterans facing mental and emotional challenges.

Yesterday we began a series highlighting information from the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition as they get ready to observe Suicide Prevention Week September 5th – 11th. Two members of the coalition, Vanessa Hastings with Northern Wyoming Mental Health and counselor Dawn Sopron were guests on the August 23rd edition of Public Pulse.

August 24th


HIGH SCHOOL GOLF - The Sheridan Bronc golfers held off Cheyenne Central to win the Douglas invitational yesterday the Broncs took the team title by 12 shots. Overall six broncs placed in the top ten Kamrin Allen led the way finishing 2nd, Cameron Lindell was 3rd, Toby Nicholas was 4th, Taylor Reed was 5th, Jace Rader 7th and Taylor Spiegelberg was 10th.

Sheridan high school will host the next tournament which tees off tomorrow at Kendrick golf course and will conclude Friday.

The Big Horn and Tongue River golfers hosted their own event yesterday at Kendrick golf course.

SAWS Board Will Discuss Water Study's Preliminary Findings

Water Doesn't "Grow On Trees"

As the Sheridan-area expands, our need to tap into more water resources grows as well. Figuring out which resources to develop for the future is the current question for the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board, also known as SAWS, and will be the subject of discussion during a special public meeting Thursday.