Archive - Jul 2009 - News

July 9th

Local Legislators Weigh In on Governor's Budget Cuts

Several of our local legislator's appeared on KROE'S Public Pulse program Thursday. The topic of Governor Freudenthal's budget cuts to state agencies in the amount of $231 million was addressed.

Senator John Schiffer commented on his feelings about the cuts.

We've Got A Look At Some Of The Stories Making News Around The State

We get up to speed at some of the top stories from around the state with Sheridan Media's Ron Richter.

Career Readiness Initiative Celebrates One Year This Week

The Wyoming Career Readiness Certificate Initiative celebrates its first year in operation Thursday. The Initiative, administered by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, has issued over 760 certificates to Wyoming’s job seekers in the past year says Director Joan Evans.

July 8th

Craft Brothers Play To A Pair Of Sold Out Shows

The Three Twos, the Carhart Brothers, and the Boys from Acme are just some of the names that Mitch, Dave, and J.T. Craft are known by at the WYO Theater. In 1995 the Craft Brothers developed their Wild and Woolly WYO Show and it’s been a smash hit ever since. Both of last night’s performances were sold out weeks in advance.

Rodeo Time Brings Back Memories For Former Rodeo Clown

The rodeo clown may be one of the most versatile occupations in the sport. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher talked with one former clown about his rodeo life.

Chamber Of Commerce Members Get Update On Sheridan Real Estate Market

Anyone who has attempted to sell his or her home in the past year may have noticed the stagnation in the housing market. Members of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce were given a snapshot of the current real estate market at the Chamber’s monthly luncheon. Sheridan County had seen a continuous appreciation in real estate from 1994 until 2007.

Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation Helps Those Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

Soon after the passing of Kelly Schreibeis to breast cancer in October of 2003, friends and family formed the Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation to help provide financial assistance for basic necessities, for residents of Sheridan County undergoing breast cancer treatment.

5th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival Is This Weekend

The 5th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo gets underway tomorrow at the Johnson County Fairgrounds and will run through Sunday. The three day festival is home to some of the country's best musicians and the Wyoming mandolin and banjo championships.

Record Numbers Reported For June In Yellowstone

Visitation numbers at Yellowstone Park continue to rise. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Officials with Yellowstone National Park report that they had a record number of visitors in the month of June and for the first six months of the year.

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