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Celebrating Parkman

Two country flowers enjoying the 2010 Parkman Daze on June 26th.

They might be small, but they couldn’t have been any prouder at the 3rd Annual Parkman Days held Saturday. There was a home town parade with about 15 entries and close to 50 people showed up to watch.

Even John Moreland was there with his friend Annie Stinky Bottom of the No Wipe Tribe.

Bikers Against Bruises a Success

Bikers register before heading out on the Bikers Agains Bruises poker run June 26th.

The rumble of motorcycles could be heard Saturday morning as
over 70 riders took part in the 2nd Annual “Bikers Against Bruises—No Excuse for Abuse” motorcycle poker run. 

It all began 10 a.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn as riders took off to the top of the Big Horns with stops at the Elkview Inn, then on to Greybull, Worland, Buffalo, and finally returning to Sheridan.

WEA-PACE Issues Political Endorsements

The Wyoming Education Associations Political Action Committee released their endorsements last week.

This past Friday, the Wyoming Education Association Political Action Committee for Education, or WEA-PACE, released their endorsements of 42 candidates in this year's election.  Among those endorsements are Mike Massie, a Democrat, for Superintendent of Public Instruction; Matt Mead, a Republican, for Governor; and Democrat Leslie Petersen for Governor. 

Mike Massie – Candidate for State Supt. Public Instruction

Mike Massie, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction (courtesy photo).

Another candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction was Kim Love's guest on KROE's Public Pulse program recently. Mike Massie, the only Democratic candidate for the position, tells us why he's entered the race.

Massie expands on the need to rid the state of PAWS.

Buffalo City Councilman Speaks Out About Project

RDG Planning and Consulting illustration of the proposed Crazy Woman Square project in Buffalo.
RDG Planning and Consulting illustration of the proposed Crazy Woman Square project in Buffalo.

The Buffalo City Council recently approved a $50,000 allocation in their budget to help fund the Buffalo Development Association's Crazy Woman Square Project in downtown. The project consists of three phases and would cost approximately $3 million to complete.

Work Continues at TR Branch Library in Ranchester

Tongue River Branch Library Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon
Tongue River Branch Library Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon

The expansion of the Tongue River Branch Library in Ranchester is nearing completion. Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon fills us in on how things are coming along.

$3.4B Indian settlement stuck in Senate filibuster

A $3.4 billion government settlement with hundreds of thousands of American Indians has been caught in a

Child porn appeal now in the hands of high court

A Casper man serving a child pornography
sentence is waiting for word from the U.S. Supreme Court on his last-ditch hope to have his conviction overturned. Nathaniel "Ned" Solon says a computer virus infected his computer with illegal images of children. He was convicted in 2008, and the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver upheld the convictions.

And the Winner Is.......

The local Colgate Country Showdown competition, sponsored by KYTI 93.7 The Coyote was held Friday night at the Best Western Sheridan Center. There were nine contestants who competed to move on to the state competition. In the end the Eric May Band out of Gillette took home the top prize.

Going Toe to Toe With Cancer

Twenty teams gathered at NSI Friday night to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and raise money to fight back against the ravages of the disease. This was Sheridan’s 18th Annual Relay for Life. Ninety-seven percent of the money raised will be used to help find a cure for cancer and Relay for Life committee member Carrie Brantz says that’s a worthy goal.