Archive - Apr 2012 - Pictures

April 16th

Have Building - Need Furnishings

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A special meeting of the Sheridan County School District No. 2 board of trustees will be held on Wednesday, April 18th at 11:45 am in the District Central Office. The purpose of the meeting is to award bid recommendations for the furnishings and equipment for the new Meadowlark Elementary School. The building is progressing nicely and is scheduled to be complete by August.

April 14th

PURENERGY Fitness Strong Man Truck Pull

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Strong Man Truck Pull Test Run at PURENERGY Fitness.

Friday afternoon, Jake Benth, of Sheridan, pulls a 16,600 lb delivery truck approximately 65 feet, using ONLY his own muscles. The pull was a test run for the Wyoming State Strong Man competition that will be held this summer. The pull took place on the street beside PURENERGY Fitness, owned by Nolan and Caryn Moxey.

Braden West - Pinewood Derby Grand Champion

After two hours of grueling racing Braden West from Sheridan's Cub Scout Pack 385 came out on top and took home the Elakawee District Pinewood Derby "Grand Champion" trophy at the races held Saturday morning at Hammer Chevrolet.

After a Hard Day of Racing

After a hard day of driving at the Pinewood Derby track brothers Aiden, 7; and Gaige Vielhauer, 9; of Pack 385 in Sheridan sat down to enjoy their well deserved lunch courtesy of Todd Windsor and Jimmy Johns.

Let'em Fly

Kori Puckett, Big Horn; Nick McGaugh, Tongue River; Kaitlyn Bell, Big Horn; and Bryce Williams, Big Horn; let 'em fly at the Powder Horn Golf Course on Friday. Big Horn and Tongue River hosted the event involving several area high school teams that included Upton, Lusk, Moorcroft, Sheridan (JV only) and Wright.

April 13th

Green House - Needs some $ for trees & flowers

In the recent edition of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce "Member to Member" e-publication it was noted that a "Beautification Campaign For Green House Living" program is underway. A fundraiser that will raise the necessary funds for the trees, shrubs, and perennials to enhance the landscaping of the Green House cottages at the Village at Cloud Peak. For more info scroll down.

Rain in the Clouds Saturday?

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Should you happen to venture forth on Saturday for a game of golf it may be decision time as you approach this "1st Tee/Clubhouse" sign at the Powder Horn. You might want to look up for possible precipitation coming down before turning left to start the Mountain Nine or you might want to turn right and head for shelter in the Clubhouse.

Selkirk Crabapple in all its glory

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This Selkirk Crabapple with its profusion of fragrant flowers was seen in Big Horn on Thursday as it basked in the sun before the arrival of rain forecast for the weekend. The Selkirk Crabapple - Malus 'Selkirk' - is a member of the Rosaceae - Rose Family suited to the Sheridan area with its hardiness zone rating of 4-7. For more see: http://www.cirrusimage.com/tree_...

The New Welch Cancer Center

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Officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital invited the media to take a tour of the new Welch Cancer Center Friday.

Photos by Ron Richter

April 12th

Helping Clean-Up the Sheridan Area

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On a breezy Thursday morning two entities were seen helping do their part to clean up the Sheridan area. Vehicles were being vacuumed and washed at the brand new Let'Er Buck Car Wash on Brundage Lane (WYO 334) while a Wyoming Department of Transportation street sweeper was busy sweeping the shoulders of the highway.