Archive - Jul 8, 2013 - News

Free Trolley Rides to the Rodeo

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(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will be offering some help in getting to and from the rodeo performances at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds this week. Chamber Director of Marketing and Communications Meredith Sopko explains.

Senator Barrasso Visits Sheridan Troops in Bahrain

Senator Barrasso in Bahrain visiting Wyoming National Guard Troops. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Senator John Barrasso spent the 4th of July weekend visiting with Wyoming National Guard troops serving in Bahrain, several of them from Sheridan.

Scars Remain, Wildflowers Abound

The scars from last year's Gilead Fire are still visible from the Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness Area north of Buffalo. (Photos by Chris Foy)

The scars from last year's Gilead Fire are still visible at the Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness Area a few miles north of Buffalo. But adjacent to the dozer lines are dozens and dozens of wildflowers that have since spawned and matured.

We are Living Today in A News Junkie’s Paradise

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Looking back on a half century of holding jobs, the one job that always appealed to me the most and the one that still makes the most sense in describing me is the job of being a reporter.

Arzy Family Donates Bighorn Sheep Mount to Sheridan Game & Fish Office

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Joe Gilbert (at left), Sheridan Wildlife Supervisor and Jim Arzy, son of the former warden who harvested the ram in 1971. (Photo courtesy Warren Mischke/Wyoming Game and Fish)

Former warden with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Raymond F. Arzy, passed away on Thursday, June 20 in Sheridan. But just a couple of weeks before he passed, Arzy and his family decided to donate his cherished bighorn sheep mount.

Story Man Killed in I-90 Rollover on Sunday

Story Man Killed in I-90 Rollover on Sunday

A Story man was killed Sunday after wrecking his pickup truck on Interstate 90 just six miles from Sheridan less than a mile from the Meade Creek exit. 30 year-old David Wayne Wallace died from his injuries after being transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Wyo. Lumber Production Could Double Over Last Year

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Lumber production in Wyoming could be headed toward its best year since the industry hit rock bottom in 2010.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the state's lumber production could double in 2013 over the year before.

First People's Pow Wow

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Immediately following the parade in downtown Sheridan this Friday there will be a special event on Grinnell Plaza from noon to 2 pm.

This Week's Poll Question

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Washington's claim that the Syrian government crossed the line in the sand by using chemical weapons against Syrian rebels is fueling threats of the U.S. imposing a “no fly” zone over Syria.

2nd Annual Cowboy State Strongman Classic Held Saturday

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It was amazing; it was exciting; it was electric at the 2nd annual Cowboy State Strongman Classic held Saturday at Purenergy Fitness on Riverside Street in Sheridan.