Leslie Stratmoen

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Taste of Home Culinary Specialist Stops by Station

Culinary specialist Eric Villegas appeared on the KROE Morning Show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The culinary specialist who's here for Sheridan Media's Taste of Home cooking school was interviewed this morning. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Governor Signs, Files Emergency Rule for Wolves

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead signed and filed an emergency rule late Wednesday establishing that Wyoming's commitment under its wolf management plan is legally enforceable.

Program Tells Story About Orphan Trains

A program about the orphan trains that delivered more than 250,000 children out West over an 80-year period will be presented in Sheridan over the weekend.

Frackelton's Donates Proceeds to Food Group

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Coming up on Monday, the Frackelton's restaurant in downtown Sheridan will be donating 100 percent of its sales that day to The Food Group to help feed local school children.

Jarvis Says State Chamber Group's Beneficial

The statewide group that brings together chamber of commerce directors from across the state changed its name recently and will be headed up by two local Chamber CEOs – Dixie Johnson of Sheridan and Angela Jarvis of Buffalo.

Reconstruction of Attorney's Office Begins

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Reconstruction starts today on the Sheridan County Attorney's Office in downtown Sheridan that was damaged this spring by a fire.

Sheridan Airport Now Flies Fewer Flights, Smaller Planes

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

The local air service company operating out of the airport in Sheridan has now reduced its daily number of flights from three to two and is flying smaller planes.

Internment Camp Was Like Prison

Childhood memories of living in Wyoming's internment camp for the Japanese during World War II will be shared Tuesday night by Sam Mihara.

BLM Lifts Fire Restrictions

Fire restrictions put in place through a recent fire ban have been lifted on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the counties of Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell.

Sheridan Climber Preps for Cho Oyu Ascent

Sheridan climber Darren Rogers is still working his way up the summit of Cho Oyu in Tibet. The summit is the sixth highest mountain in the world at nearly 27,000 feet above sea level, according to Wikipedia.

'50 to 1' Producer Talks About the Film

The producer of a film that's playing right now in the local theater shared his thoughts about the project with News Director Leslie Stratmoen. Here's the report.

Roush Joins Chamber Board

Kay Roush -- Submitted Photo

Kay Roush who is the senior vice president of operations at First Federal Savings Bank and branch manager of the bank's Coffeen Avenue office in Sheridan is the newest member of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Lineup Set for Country Music Festival

The Band Perry -- Photo Provided
Keith Urban -- Photo Provided
Toby Keith -- Photo Provided

As already announced on this station, three of the headlining acts have been booked for next summer's country music festival in Sheridan.

Oktoberfest Features Brews, Bikes, Bouncies

Organizers of this weekend's Oktoberfest in Buffalo stopped by the station this week to talk about the brews, the bikes and the bouncies. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

College Offers Conversational Spanish, Chinese

In response to student requests, Sheridan College in Johnson County is offering conversational Spanish this year, for the first time.

Farmer's Market Features Chef's Challenge

A chef's throw-down, the likes of the TV show “Chopped” kicks off today's farmer's market in Sheridan. Market Manager Bonnie Gregory said the chefs will all be given a mystery meat to come up with a dish within a time limit.

Juvenile Hospitalized After Crashing Stolen Vehicle

A juvenile is in the hospital after crashing a stolen vehicle following a chase through town.

Local Chamber Directors Lead Statewide Group

Dixie Johnson, left, and Angela Jarvis, were both at an event Wednesday in Buffalo.

Two local chamber directors will be guiding the state organization this year.

Health Officials Encourage Drug Donations

With the annual drug take-back day being planned across the nation later this month, state health officials are taking the moment to remind residents that some medications can be donated to help others.

Commission Approves Parking Lot Project, Grants

This is the house on Burkitt that will be demolished to make way for the parking lot. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Among items approved during today's meeting of the Sheridan County Commission, was a design agreement for a county parking lot on Burkitt, a grant for Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns and a resolution authorizing the application for funds from the Wyoming Water Development Commission for purchase of water in Park Reservoir.