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September 26th, 2009

Sheridan College Helps Put On College Rodeo

The annual Sheridan College Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo began Friday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds and ends today. About 300 competitors from Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska are participating, and trying for the chance at winning cash prizes and belt buckles.

North Main Street Association Still Has Big Plans For That End Of Town

Gateway entrances to the community and preserving open space are two recurring themes in the plans for the north end of Sheridan. The City of Sheridan is currently in the process of approving a master plan on a portion of over 500 acres recently annexed into the City. The North Main Neighborhood Association has risen as a driving force in the area.

Beautiful Weather For Running In Wolf Creek Area

Nearly 100 people will descend on Eaton’s Ranch today to try their hand at the Wolf Creek Wrangle. The 10-mile-run or 10-kilometer-hike is bringing everyone together to help out Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns. Habitat Executive Director Jessica Lindsley says the event was conceived by chance.

September 25th

Yellowstone National Park Releases Fire Updates

Two lightning-caused fires that started this month in Yellowstone National Park continue to burn.

Campbell County Cemetery Board Member Appears in Court

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A member of the Campbell County Cemetery Board has made her initial court appearance on charges related to her conduct with cemetery and board operations.

Christina Maycock is charged with obtaining property by false pretenses, wrongful appropriation of public property, misuse of office and two count of open meetings violations.

September 24th

Montana Man Lucky To Be Alive After Fiery Accident On Interstate 90

A flatbed tow truck ran off the highway and burst into flames yesterday afternoon on Interstate 90 just east of Sheridan. 28-year-old Robert Nixon from Shepherd, Montana was driving the truck westbound on the interstate. For unknown reasons the vehicle pulled to the left and ran into the guard rail at a machinery access just west of the Piney Creek Road exit.

Commissioners To Hold Special Meeting On Monday

Sheridan County Commissioners will have a relatively short agenda for a special meeting to be held on Monday. All 5 of the items for consideration involve some type of construction project. Two separate issues will allow work to begin at the Sheridan County Community Health Building.

Sheridan College Rodeo Team Hosts Event This Weekend

Most students attending Sheridan College complete their studies in two years. That means athletic teams rarely have the same rosters from one year to the next. This is also true of the Sheridan College Rodeo Team. This year they have a new instructor, as well. Marc Gilkerson will host his first Sheridan College Rodeo as Head Coach this weekend.

Public Health Keeping Tabs On H1N1 In The Schools And In The Community

Sheridan County Public Health has received numerous reports of confirmed and unconfirmed cases of the H1N1 influenza virus recently. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Sheridan Senior Center Will Be The Site Of Flu Clinic In Early October

Sheridan County Public Health is gearing up for another busy flu season, as the first round of flu clinics begin Tuesday October 6th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Flu shots will be available at the Sheridan Senior Center that week as well. Director of Family Caregiver Services at the Senior Center, Stella Montano.