Archive - May 30, 2013 - News

Hoop Jam is a Go Rain or Shine

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The 13th annual 3-on-3 Hoop Jam basketball tournament is set to take place Saturday and Sunday in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Wyoming

(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Every year the Wyoming Game and Fish Department designates one day a year as their annual Free Fishing Day in the state. That day is Saturday, June 1st. Sheridan Region Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

UW Hosts Astronomy Experience for Students From Around the U.S.

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Six undergraduate students from colleges across the United States are attending a 10-week astronomy experience at the University of Wyoming. Astronomy Professor Daniel Dale says the educational program is funded by a three-year, 200-thousand dollar grant from the National Science Foundation.

EXCLUSIVE: SHS Student Leads New Effort to Get Sheridan Speedway Up and Running

EXCLUSIVE: SHS Student Leads New Effort to Get Sheridan Speedway Up and Running (Photos courtesy Jeff and Lorna Pelesky)

A junior at Sheridan High School is leading a re-energized effort to get the Sheridan Speedway up and running. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Devils Tower Climbing Ban Starts Saturday

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Devil's Tower National Monument is instituting it's annual ban on climbing for the month of June to pay homage to Native Americans, who will be having ceremonies there throughout the month.

Letter From the Public: Circus DOES Have Violations

If the Jaycees’s had done an independent background check instead of just asking the Circus’ Owners if they abuse their animals they would have found this evidence.

Sagebrush Celebrates Summer's Coming

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(photos by Tracee Davis)

The gymnasium at Sagebrush Elementary School was converted into an inflatable jungle today to give the students an uplifting send-off for summer vacation.

School Principal, Mike Wood:

EMIT Tech Gives $20K to Raising Readers

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EMIT Technologies donated $20,000 to Raising Readers in Wyoming this morning to empower the group to continue giving out books to reinforce the importance of literacy in Wyoming's youth.

Circus Raises Eyebrows; Jaycees Issues Statement

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(photo by Tracee Davis)

The Carson & Barnes Circus is setting up at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds in rainy weather this morning amidst a significant group of citizens within the community calling for a boycott.

Brucellosis Found in Bighorns

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Two elk have tested positive for brucellosis in the Bighorn Mountains.