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Sheridan's Everest Mountain Climber's Home Safe

Darren Rogers, right, with Mingma Tenzing on Mount Everest. (Photo Provided)

Wyoming's Everest mountain climber who survived the earthquake and avalanche in Nepal is home safe and sound. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Chamber Program Focuses on Economic Development

Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Economic development will be the focus of the program for this month’s luncheon hosted by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

UPDATE: Yellowstone South Entrance Opens, Fee Goes Up

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The South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park from Wyoming opened for the season on Friday.

Yellowstone’s South Entrance Now Open

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The South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park from Wyoming opened for the season on Friday.

Last Call for 'Laughter' Show

Today is the final performance for the Carriage House Theater Guild’s production of “Laughter, Always the Best Medicine.”

Program Addresses Willow Dieback in Forest Ecosystem

A program on the condition of the willows in the Bighorn National Forest will be presented next week at the community college in Sheridan.

Climber Begins Hike Down Everest

The mountain climber from Wyoming who has now begun his treacherous walk down Mount Everest following the earthquake-caused avalanche remains in grave danger. Sheridan Media News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Holy Name’s Mayfest Set for Weekend

The organizers of this weekend’s Mayfest celebration hosted by the Holy Name Catholic School in Sheridan are hoping everyone comes out in their best 1950s attire, by wearing their angora sweaters with poodle skirts or cuffed up jeans with rolled-sleeved T-shirts. They don’t need the saddle shoes or penny loafers because this is a sock hop.

Library Hosts Bike Maintenance Class

Anyone who wants to learn how to keep their bicycle in good running order, from cleaning the chain to fixing a flat tire, will most likely enjoy an upcoming class offered at the library in Sheridan.

Friend of Sheridan's Everest Climber Wants Rescue from Nepal

A friend of Sheridan’s Everest climber who survived the earthquake caused avalanche in Nepal is hoping to arrange a rescue. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Three Winning Lottery Tickets Purchased in Local Area

Twenty-five players have won $1,000 each in the most recent WyoLotto drawing held Thursday, including three from the local area, setting a record for the number of large winners per drawing in the history of the state's lottery.

Sheridan Climber Begins Trek Down Everest

Climber Darren Rogers of Sheridan who survived Saturday's earthquake-launched avalanche on Mount Everest in Nepal has been airlifted off the mountain top, as we reported earlier, but he still has a long way to go.

Sheridan Climber's Been Airlifted Off Everest, Other National Reports

Sheridan mountain climber Darren Rogers who survived the killer avalanche Saturday on Mount Everest in Nepal, has been airlifted off the mountain.

Annual Run Raises Money for Homeless Shelter

The annual Beaver Creek Slide and Bike Slog that raises money for the local homeless shelter will be held Saturday.

UPDATE: Sheridan Climber's Been Airlifted off Everest

UPDATE: We've just received word that Sheridan climber Darren Rogers has been airlifted off of Mount Everest. Stay tuned for details.

Sheridan Climber on Everest is Alive

UPDATE: 8 Sunday Morning
Sheridan mountain climber Darren Rogers who was climbing the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal Saturday morning when an earthquake sent an avalanche careening down onto basecamp killing at least 15 people, is alive.

Tickets Still Available for Governor’s Breakfast

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead will be in Sheridan on Wednesday to speak at a breakfast hosted by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

Sheridan Man Killed in Crash

Photo Submitted by Carol Althauser

A single-vehicle crash in the mountains west of Sheridan claimed the life of a local truck driver. Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Game Department Sets Hunt Seasons

After dozens of public meetings and a review of comments from the public, the hunt seasons and quotas for Wyoming have been set for big game species, which include bison, upland game birds, small game and wild turkeys.

CASA Breakfast Honors Volunteers

The annual breakfast event that honors volunteers of the Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns group referred to as CASA will be held this morning at 7:30 at the Best Western in Sheridan.