July 20th, 2016

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

July 19th

Troopers Lose at Gillette / Jets Open State "B" Tournament / Rockies fall against TB / SC Volleyball camp

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers lost their game at Gillette 16-11 Tuesday night they now sit at 38-21 overall.

They will play their final home game of the season tomorrow night against Laramie it's a single nine inning game first pitch is scheduled for 6:00 and we will have it live on 14-10 KWYO.

JETS BASEBALL - The Sheridan Jets open their state tournament in Casper tonight they will play Laramie in the opener at 7:00.

School District 2 Summer Institute Starts Today

The second annual Summer Institute, put on by Sheridan County School District 2, starts at 10 a.m. today at Sheridan College.

The New Vaudevillians will Grace the WYO Theater Stage for Four Weeks Starting Tonight

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The annual "New Vaudevillians" Show at the WYO Theater begins a four week run tonight.

WYO theater executive Director Erin Butler says Sheridan had a long history of Vaudeville shows and says the "New Vaudevillians" keeps that history alive.

A Look Back in Time: July 20, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on July 20, 1916.

School District 2 Adopts Budget

Sheridan County School District 2 trustees adopted a budget Tuesday night that projects spending more than $66.6 million this year, including more than $49.4 million from the district's general fund.

[UPDATE] Firefighters Respond to Two Wildfires in the Bighorns

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Update Tuesday 7:03PM
The lightning caused Buck Mountain fire has been contained holding it just under an acre in size. Air resources continue working on the Arden Fire near Shell Reservoir. The cause of this fire is still unknown. The fire has burned about 120 acres in timber. Additional firefighting resources, including six hand crews and engines, have been ordered to help with the fire. There are now closures in the areas. Follow this link to see the designated areas

Livestock Sale, 4-H Sale, Camping Topics at Ag Committee Meeting

A discussion of Superior Livestock Sales, a report on dispersed camping in the Bighorn National Forest and updates on the 4-H Buyers' reception and Beer Garden at the Sheridan County Fair were on the agenda of the Ag & Natural Resources Committee Tuesday.

Johnson County Adopts Budget

Johnson County commissioners expect to spend $14.9 million this year to operate the county.

Juvenile Reported Injured in Collision

A juvenile was taken to Sheridan Memorial Hospital by a family member after his bicycle collided with a vehicle Monday night on Highway 335 in Big Horn.