Archive - Jul 2013 - News

July 22nd

Fire Training Trailer Invaluable for Firefighters

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Photo: Firefighter/Paramedic Kyle Johnson prepares to complete a ventilation opening with a chainsaw on the roof of the FireBlast 451 ® Mobile Fire Training trailer. Firefighter II George Neeson provides safety. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Personnel with Sheridan Fire-Rescue spent Sunday conducting training evolutions using the fireblast mobile fire training trailer. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer says that the trailer offers an invaluable training experience.

Tongue River Elementary Expansion Project Moves Forward

Tongue River Elementary Expansion Project Moves Forward

UPDATE 7/23 A follow up story with more information is available at

SCSD 1 Board Approves $20.9 Million Budget

SCSD 1 Board Approves $20.9 Million Budget (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their last meeting, the Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees approved at $20.9 million budget for fiscal year 2013-2014.

Goose Creek Polo Cup Returns to Big Horn

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Goose Creek Polo Cup Returns to Big Horn (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Polo enthusiasts will have an opportunity to watch some of the highest rated polo horses and players - and support Goose Creek restoration efforts - at the Flying H Polo Club in Big Horn this weekend.

Wyoming News: Suicidal Eagles, a Stuffed Ram, Plus a Mysterious Exorcism Reported This Week

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Bill Sniffin
We have all seen these huge tour buses cruising around the state this summer.  

Hanging Out With Mr. Trebek

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Friday, we reported that 25-year-old Sheridan resident Patrick Geary would be appearing as a contestant on the popular game show Jeopardy. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more on Geary's once in a lifetime trip to Los Angeles.

July 21st

Absaroka State Takeover Car Show Was Saturday

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Mary Zemski, Miss Absoraka 2013

At one time, parts of Wyoming, Montana, and South Dakota were being considered to form a state call “Absaroka.” It didn't happen, but in celebration of the rebellious spirit of the “state that never was,” the 4th annual Absaroka State Takeover Car Show was held Saturday at the Big Horn-Y, south of

The Poll Question of the Week

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To add or not to add, that's the question bubbling around Sheridan these days when it comes down to adding fluoride to the City's water supply. Not federally mandated, is fluoridation another invasion by government into our lives or is it an additional health benefit provided by the City?

It's a “Short Notice Art Show” at Kendrick Mansion

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As part of the 100th anniversary celebration of Kendrick Mansion coming up next weekend, Sunday marked the beginning of a week of public voting for the People's Choice Award for the art show called the “Short Notice Art Show.”

Johnson County YMCA Denied Rec Mill For New Facility

Johnson County Family YMCA

The Johnson County Family YMCA had issued a request to the Johnson County Commissioners to consider adding a Recreation Mill for them to help fund a new facility to replace the current aging YMCA building.