Archive - Jul 2010 - News

July 14th

Car & Truck Show is This Saturday at Plains Tire

Plains Tire in Sheridan is having a Car and Truck show this Saturday.
Plains Tire in Sheridan is having a Car and Truck show this Saturday.

This Saturday the parking lot of Plains Tire in Sheridan will be filled with unique cars and trucks as Plains is hosting a car and truck show. Plains Tire Manager Pat Shippy explains that the money raised from the event will go toward a good cause.

Dave Debolt – Candidate for County Clerk

KROE's Public Pulse will be host to many candidates leading up to the August Primaries.

Leading up to the August Primaries, Sheridan Media intends to have as many local and state candidates as guests on KROE's Public Pulse program.

Rhonda Vincent Concert Benefits RENEW

Rhonda Vincent celebrate her birthday at her benefit concert at The WYO Tuesday evening. (photo courtesy of Ace Young)

In their third trip to the breathtaking Big Horn Mountains, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage brought with them the true sound of traditional bluegrass with their amazing harmonies, commanding stage presence, and Grammy-award winning musicianship.

July 13th

Are Yellowstone Tourists Coming Out of Hibernation?

Still Faithfully The Favorite Of Yellowstone

Tourism in the U.S. has had a rough couple of years. Periods of high gasoline prices and high unemployment has meant low levels of tourism. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more

What's Burkina Faso Got To Do With Wyoming?

Senator Barrasso and Thomas Dougherty

Most probably don't consider Wyoming to be closely connected with the Burkina Faso. And while we may be geographically and culturally far from this African nation, we do share a personal connection. If confirmed, Thomas Dougherty of Casper will become not the first, but the second Wyomingite to become the U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso.

Lummis Heart Mountain Bill Clears House

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis
U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3989 Tuesday, the Heart Mountain Relocation Center Study Act. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis sponsored the bill, and she explains what it would accomplish.

Aggravated Robbery Suspects Appear in District Court

Aggravated robbery suspects appear in District Court
Aggravated robbery suspects appear in District Court

20-year-old Gerald “Jesse” Hamlin and 17-year-old Dillon Sutherlin both appeared in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday on charges of Aggravated Robbery. As part of a plea agreement with the State, Sutherlin changed his plea to guilty on a lesser charge of Robbery.

Pretrial Conference Held for 1st Degree Murder Defendant

A Pretrial Conference for Dennis Poitra Jr. was held Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court.
A Pretrial Conference for Dennis Poitra Jr. was held Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court.

A Pretrial Conference was held in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday for Dennis Poitra Jr, one of three co-defendants charged with 1st Degree Murder in the alleged shooting death of Sheridan Businessman Robert Ernst on August 26th, 2009. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

Sheridan Man Struck by Lightning

Sheridan resident David Westlake died Monday after being struck by lightning Sunday evening in the Big Horn Mountains.

Just before 6 pm Sunday, July 11th, the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office responded to Forest Service Road 315 to assist Forest Service personnel in regard to a medical incident involving 63-year-old Sheridan resident, David Westlake.

July 12th

Fire in Southeast Corner of Yellowstone

Doane Fire

Lightning from a recent thunderstorm has caused a fire to start in the southeastern section of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone Public Affairs Director Al Nash says, however, that the fire, named the Doane Fire because it is near Doane Mountain, is under control.