Archive - Aug 1, 2013 - News

Another Scam Hits Sheridan

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The Sheridan Police Department is getting the word out in regard to another scam that has surfaced in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Liz Cheney Explains Why She's Running for the U.S. Senate

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A little over two weeks ago, Liz Cheney announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Mike Enzi.

Miniature Horses Open County Fair Shows

Dane Hansen and Biscuit going through their paces in driving class. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Alexis Bernard and Philco Silver Moon took the championship ribbon in jumping competition as miniature horse events kicked off the outdoor shows Thursday morning at this year's Sheridan County Fair.

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Sheridan County Wednesday

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Sheridan County Wednesday

A motorcyclist from Saskatchewan, Canada died at the scene Wednesday of a wreck on U.S. Highway 14A just a few miles west of Burgess Junction in Sheridan County. Nina A. Fonger was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sergeant Stephen Townsend with the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Environmental Study on Coal Trains Underway

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A group of federal, state and local agencies are preparing for a two-year study on the health effects from coal dust, greenhouse gas emissions and how increased rail traffic affects people, communities and emergency response systems along the rail line.

Johnson County Fair 2013 Results: Sheep, F&F

Tuesday was the day for the sheep shows at the Johnson County Fair, and a number of showmen earned awards and trips to the State Fair.

Going to the State Fair are:
The Junior Market Sheep Showman is Colby Bessler.
Intermediate Market Sheep Showman is Taylor Rives.

Buffalo Mayor Asking For Public Comment On EPA Proposal

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess is asking Wyoming residents to make public comment on a proposed Environmental Protection Agency Air Quality Proposal that could mean increased utility costs to Wyomingites as well as damage to the coal industry and local economies if it is pushed through.

Wagon Box Fight Remembered This Weekend at Fort Phil Kearny

This Friday and Saturday, August 2nd and 3rd, Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site near Story is inviting the public to help celebrate the 146th Anniversary of the Wagon Box Fight.

Brothers Guilty Of Family Violence Battery

On Thursday, July 30, Cody Brothers was found guilty in Johnson County District Court of Family Violence Battery after a jury trial that lasted two days.