Archive - Jun 2010 - News

June 7th

Sam's Trophy Gets Permanent Home

Sam's Trophy, which is a life size bronze of Sam Mavrakis carrying the head of an elk over his shoulders, now has a permanent home. The sculpture was moved to the corner of Coffeen Street and Gould Monday morning.

Hoop Jam 2010

It was all about competition paired with good old-fashioned fun at this weekend’s 10th Annual Hoop Jam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, held at Whitney Plaza in Sheridan.

159 teams from 3rd grade through adult, from across Wyoming and Montana, competed for prizes at the event.  The plaza was jam-packed as crowd estimates pushed the number well past the 900 mark. 

Kleenburn Celebrates Fishing Day

The official dedication of the new Kleenburn Recreation Area, in conjunction with the Wyoming Game & Fish Free Fishing Day, brought out over 150 people to enjoy a nice summer day Saturday.  And it sure didn’t hurt that the Sheridan County Commissioners served up lunch for the crowd either.

Museum Hosts Community Appreciation Day

Visitors enjoy free Sheridan County Museum day.

Saturday, the Sheridan County Historical Society and its museum hosted its third annual Community Appreciation Day at the museum.  The event commemorated the Historical Society’s 50th anniversary, but also was a celebration of the fact that the mortgage of the 6,800 square foot museum was paid off last December.

Community Resource Expo Thursday

Nearly thirty service organizations are coming together in one location this Thursday, June 10th to offer the public an opportunity to learn about how they may be of assistance for a wide variety of needs.

Senior Center Needs Your Vote

Senior Center Director of Development Rindy West

The Sheridan Senior Center is in need of your assistance – a shameless request for a vote, if you will. Director of Development Rindy West explains.

As to what facets of the Senior Center possibly contributed to their application making the final cut, Rindy says.

June 6th

Poll Question: Keep Municipal Court?

Should the City of Sheridan drop the Municipal Court to save money in the Budget?

Two weeks ago, in one of our Sheridan City Council Budget Work Session stories, we reported that the Council was considering the possibility of doing away with the Municipal Court and delegating the cases typically heard there to Sheridan County Circuit Court.

City Council to Address Development Tonight

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey
Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first regular meeting of June this evening. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.

Tidbit Tuesdays Has Expanded

Tidbit Tuesdays begin this week at the Sheridan County Museum.
Tidbit Tuesdays begin this week at the Sheridan County Museum.

Tidbit Tuesdays at the Sheridan County Museum will begin tomorrow on the porch of the museum. This is the third year of the program and it continues to expand because of its popularity. Curator of Museum Education Nathan Doerr.

Showdown over Wyo. 'Code of the West'

It's showdown at high noon over the Code of the West, Wyoming's official code for living a virtuous life like the ideal cowboy.