Archive - Jun 2013 - News

June 30th

Rep. Lummis Joins Others in Supporting Offshore Energy Supply

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Rep. Lummis Joins Others in Supporting Offshore Energy Supply

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act, which aims to expand offshore energy production.

Two Years in a Row

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Eight talented musicians from northeast Wyoming took to the stage at the Best Western in Sheridan to compete in this year's Texaco Country Showdown. For the second year in a row, Jordan Smith of Gillette took home the top prize.

June 29th

Residents Sound Off on Cindy Hill During Open Line Friday

Residents Sound Off on Cindy Hill During Open Line Friday

As part of Open Line Friday on KROE's Public Pulse, host Kim Love takes calls from residents in response to the weekly poll question.

Plea Deal for Lander Pharmacist Accused of Stealing Drugs

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A Lander pharmacist accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of prescription drugs has reached a plea deal.

Former Casper Church Janitor Acknowledges Sex Abuse

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A 29-year-old former janitor has acknowledged leading multiple young girls to believe he was a youth group leader at a Casper church and then taking advantage of that trust.

Week in Review

We begin our Week in Review series with a look back at some of the week's top stories. The Sheridan Police Department released the name of the driver who plowed through the Fifth Street track crossing and hit a moving train on Monday morning.

Showdown at the Best Western

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Tonight the Best Western in Sheridan will be the site of the annual Texaco Country Showdown, where aspiring local country artists will be vying to move on for a chance to win big bucks and a national recording contract.

Lions Club Hosts Benefit Bike Ride

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The Sheridan Lion's Club is introducing a new event during Rodeo weekend this year in hopes of using the down time Saturday morning to raise funds for a good cause.

June 28th

Notes From Johnson County Commission Meeting

Johnson County Commissioners Jim Hicks, John Gibbs and Delbert Eitel

A number of smaller items and issues were brought up and discussed at this week's Johnson County Commissioner's meeting.

The Buffalo High School Spirit Squad had requested the use of the parking lot at the Historic Courthouse for carwash fundraisers they were wanting to put on this summer.

Solicitation Letter Not Affiliated With Sheridan Senior Center

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Officials with the Sheridan Senior Center want to get the word out to the community that a solicitation letter that's been making its way around Sheridan, is not in any way associated with the Senior Center.