Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 5th

Free Fishing Day Saturday

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Residents and nonresidents alike, took to the waters Saturday for a free day of fishing.   It’s a day set aside where fishermen of any age can cast their line in Wyoming’s waters without a license except in Yellowstone Park or the Wind River Indian Reservation.

4th Annual Matthew Perkins Memorial Fundraiser

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Saturday night hundreds gathered in the Holiday Inn Convention Center in support of the 4th Annual Matthew Perkins Memorial Fundraiser. Matthew died in a tragic car accident over three years ago and Jane Perkins, Matt's mother, explains why the fundraiser.

Hoop Jam 2011

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The constant beat of basketballs bouncing off the pavement could be heard over the weekend as 156 teams from across Wyoming showed up for some 3-on-3 b-ball.

Flood Watch Continues for Johnson County

The Johnson County Incident Command issued an update to the possible flood situation in the county over the weekend.

Sculpture Cleaning Seminars Part of This Year's Celebrate the Arts

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The kick-off event for this year's Celebrate the Arts in Sheridan is just few days away, as festivities will begin this Thursday at 5 pm at the Historic Sheridan Inn. Sheridan Public Arts Chair Fachon Wilson explains an addition to this year's event.

Annual Rabies Clinic in Sheridan Starts Monday

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan annual rabies clinic will get underway Monday at the Kendrick Park Bandshell. The rabies vaccination is $10 a shot and is good for three years as long as your animal has previously had two rabies vaccinations a year apart.

Yellowstone Continues Efforts To Open Dunraven Pass, Beartooth Highway For Season

Yellowstone National Park Crews continue their efforts to Open Dunraven Pass and Beartooth Highway for the season. Spring clearing of the Beartooth Highway will resume Monday following a week-long cleanup and safety assessment of a rock slide that temporarily closed the road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower Junction. That road reopened June 1st.

June 4th

Sheridan Police Remind Residents to Be on the Lookout for Scams

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The latest scam to be reported to the Sheridan Police Department involved a local business receiving an e-mail supposedly from a well known bank. The e-mail noted that the subject's account had been deactivated because of “possible unauthorized access”.

June 3rd

Flood Stage Could Be Reached By Monday

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman received some bad news Friday at the flood briefing by the National Weather Service in Billings. Coleman says that what he learned was inevitable with the sudden rise in temperatures.

Supplemental Consensus Fund Meeting

Allocation of $1.8 million in supplemental consensus funding that was approved during this past legislative session was the topic of a meeting this week between officials from the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Ranchester, Dayton and Clearmont.