Archive - Jul 2009 - News

July 6th

Weather The Likely Cause Of Tractor-Trailer Rollover On Interstate 90

A Washington man was very lucky when the semi-truck he was driving rolled on Interstate 90 just west of the Piney Creek Interchange. 53-year-old Gary Woodhead was traveling westbound on Interstate 90 when a wind gust caught his trailer and forced him off the road.

Construction Project Disturbs Local Residents

Brundage Lane has construction projects in three separate locations. The furthest west is the joint City of Sheridan/Sheridan County reconstruction of the street from the Airport to Big Horn Avenue. The original plan included asphalt covering the street. Lower construction costs and overall durability caused the City and County to change the project and use concrete.

Main Street Showcased Some Amazing Vehicles

Vehicles parked all up an down Main Street in Sheridan may not be a very rare occurrence. Show vehicles parked downtown, from classic hot rods to brand new supercars, means the KARZ Club Rod Run. Mark Wells is the event chairperson.

What did everyone else think of the show?

Blake Shelton Plays To Thousands At The Fairgrounds

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds were crowded on Friday night for a night of country music. Bucky Covington and Blake Shelton headlined the show hosted by the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Gold Buckle Club. Several dozen people even showed up hoping to walk away with more cash in their pocket than when they arrived.

4th Of July Fireworks Big Event At Equestrian Center

Pyrotechnician and Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns once again planned the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. He gathered five different fireworks choreographers that put the display to music. Teka Brock and her band provided entertainment in the hours before the show.

We've got the details on a few of the events for Rodeo Friday

Rodeo Friday in Sheridan has its fair share of events that last from sunup to sundown. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details on a couple that the Sheridan Kiwanis Club put on every year.

Town Of Dayton Now Has A Raw Water Ordinance

The Dayton Town Council approved the 3rd and final reading of an ordinance that will enforce the rules and regulations of the town's raw water system when complete. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood.

Fulmer Library Offering Writing Workshop Next Week

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be hosting a writing workshop Friday July 17th. Fulmer Library Executive Director Cathy Butler.

The writing workshop will be presented by Tina Welling, Author of Crybaby Ranch. It will take place next Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Inner Circle at the Fulmer Library.

July 4th

JACKSON'S FOURTH OF JULY BUDGET CUT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Budget cuts meant there were fewer law enforcement officers patrolling the Fourth of July festivities in Jackson. Sgt. Alan John of the Jackson Police Department said officers would be out in force. But he says that budget cuts mean there will be fewer officers than usual at Music in the Hole event.

RAWLINS RVS

RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) - Rawlins officials are considering allowing people living in recreational vehicles to permanently stay in mobile home parks.The Rawlins City Council will vote on the proposed ordinance Tuesday. The city normally does not allow RVs from setting up residence in mobile home parks.