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August 23rd, 2010

Poll Question: Primary Election Results

Were you surprised by any of the Primary Election results?

The August 17th Primary Election had some landslide winners and some very close races, prompting this week's Bank of Sheridan / sheridanmedia.com poll question: “Did the Primary Election results surprise you, and if so, how?”

August 22nd

Muscle Cars Move Over…The Rat Rods are Here

Just one of the many pre-1965 hot rods on display in Big Horn over the weekend.

It was all about tradition at the Absoraka State Takeover 307 Custom Car Show held outside the Bozeman Trail Inn in Big Horn on Saturday.  Forty-six vintage hot rods and customs built before 1965 lined the main drag in Big Horn for onlookers and car enthusiasts alike.

Big Horn Woman's Club 100th Birthday

A creek-side prairie church service began a day of celebrating at the Big Horn Woman's Club 100th birthday party.

It’s still all about community service as members of the Big Horn Woman’s Club threw a party for its 100th birthday and everyone was welcome.  The woman’s club began in September 1910 with an exclusive membership of 12 carefully selected women who gathered in homes to study world affairs, geography, history, and literature.

Students Encouraged to go M.A.D. at School—To Make a Difference

This Sheridan church held a special service for all students heading back to school.

If ‘A’ is for apple, ‘B’ is for boy, and ‘C’ is for cat, then what is ‘G’ for?  ‘G’ is for God, at least, that’s what Pastor Scott Lee of Bethesda Worship Center hopes students returning back to school will remember.

Faithful...But Not Old-Fashioned At Yellowstone

Old Faithful is certainly still faithful. But...well, she's undergone some changes. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story...

She has seen some changes around her, and while still faithful as ever, you won't be able to say she's “old fashioned”:

Upland Bird and Small Game Seasons Begin Soon

Upland bird season opens soon.
Upland bird season opens soon.

Opening day is just over a week away for upland bird and small game hunting season. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke explains what's coming up on September 1st.

Mischke says that upland bird season is a good introduction to the sport for the up and coming hunters.

Sweetwater County Lodging Tax Up For Renewal Vote

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) - Sweetwater County commissioners are
supporting an extension of the county's 2 percent lodging tax.

Ex-retirement Home Worker Sentenced To Probation

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A former retirement home worker has been
sentenced to probation in the death of a woman whose wheelchair he didn't strap down in his van.
A Natrona County District Court judge sentenced 43-year-old Jeffrey Goltermann on Friday to serve one to five years of supervised probation and pay $2,500 in restitution.

August 21st

Rural Health Care Reform

While there has been much debate over extending health insurance coverage to more Americans, there has been less talk about regions where insurance can almost become a moot point. That's because many rural areas, such as parts of Wyoming, have a severe shortage of health care providers.

Rec. District Participation Numbers Continue to Rise

Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright
Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

Participation numbers continue to rise for the various programs offered by the Sheridan Recreation District. The recent Mullinax tennis tournament had 64 participants, which is the biggest turnout that they've ever had. Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that Little Guy Football is also experiencing record numbers.