Archive - Sep 2011 - News

September 11th

Red Hat Society Enjoys Buffalo Hospitality

Red Hat Society parade in Buffalo

The annual Red Hat Society's State Convention was held in Buffalo over the weekend, and the town's hospitality and events were a huge hit with the estimated 150 ladies in attendance from all over the region.

Jo Co Library Asks Commission for Expansion Direction

Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Library Foundation Board approached the County Commissioners at last week's meeting to seek direction on where they should go in addressing the library's expansion or possible relocation.

Scratch and Sniff Fun Day

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Eight year-old Cameron tries to convince 'Ellie' to go over the jump not through it.

It was a day devoted to dogs and their owners Saturday, at the 3rd annual “Scratch and Sniff Fun Day” held at Kendrick Park.

The event raised about $1,800 for the Sheridan County Dog and Cat Shelter.

A Dead Ringer of an Event

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Carrie Stahley hoping for a ringer at the Jaycee Horseshoe Tournament.

It was the first of its kind Saturday as the Sheridan Jaycees hosted their first annual horseshoe tournament at Marshall Park.

Organizer Cathy Rosenthal explains it was fundraiser done with a great cause in mind.

Governor Mead: Invest in Wyoming Cities, Towns and Counties

Governor Mead: Invest in Wyoming Cities, Towns and Counties

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead continues to express his belief that now is the time to invest in Wyoming by sending money to cities, towns and counties. This is a priority that the Governor focused on during the last legislative session.

Ten Years Later Sheridan Media Reflects on 9/11, Share Your Stories With Us

Ground Zero with the American flag hung by FDNY responders to the World Trade Center. (Federal Emergency Management Administration file photo)

Ten years ago today at 7:58 am the first plane hit the first World Trade Center tower in New York City. Whether close to the tragedy on the east coast or right here in Wyoming, most Americans felt close to the event in a way as everyone seems to remember where they were that morning.

September 10th

BOA Looking for a Fifth Member

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BOA Chair Nancy Drummond

The City of Sheridan Board of Adjustments is comprised of five members from the community who serve on a volunteer basis.

Representative Lummis Applauds Jobs Frontier Report

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative and Vice Chair of the Congressional Western Caucus Cynthia Lummis applauded the recently released Jobs Frontier Report.

September 9th

Mead tells BLM to Balance Energy Development with Conservation in Bighorn Basin

Gov. Matt Mead, in a release from his office, responded to a Bureau of Land Management's plan to guide future management of federal lands and minerals in the Bighorn Basin with a letter that says energy development can be done in the area while still balancing that approach with conservation.

Don't Despise Small Beginnings

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Tom Gipson with 3 year-old little cowpoke Caden Tillard from Glenrock giving the "Chute Help" a try-out at Don King Days.

What began with an idea and some scribbling on a napkin, eighty-one year-old, Tom Gipson, from Granbury, Texas, took his idea to fruition with a one-of-a-kind roping chute.