Archive - Jun 2010

June 30th

Officials Briefed on Poll Results

Sonoran Institute Project Manager John Heyneman

The Sonoran Institute and the Nature Conservancy partnered to commission an outside firm to conduct a poll to survey Sheridan County residents to gauge support for the Optional One Cent Sales Tax that is up for renewal this year. 300 random registered voters were surveyed by telephone over a three-day period in late May.

LDCC Receives Variance Request

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board received a variance request from Dick Hall at their meeting Wednesday. LDCC Administrator Edith Johnson-LaMeres says Hall's variance request pertains to elevation of a residence that he would like to build on three acres of land he owns near the Lake.

First Concert in the Park

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Beyond the Komainus (the lion dogs that stand at the entrance to the park) is the gathering, in front of the band shell, for the first "Concert in the Park" for the summer of 2010.

First Concert in the Park

Governor Receives Recommendation From Sage Grouse Team

The Sage Grouse Implementation Team made its final recommendations to Governor Dave Freudenthal Tuesday, the same day that several environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit over the bird's status.

Big Horn Mountain Festival Is Next Weekend

The 6th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival is next weekend

The 6th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will take place next Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo. One of the many organizers for the event, Lynn Young says the festival has become a premier musical event in Wyoming, attracting musicians from all over the country.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 06/30/10

Senator Bruce Burns and Representative Rosie Berger

Tiger Framed in Flames

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Tiger Framed in Flames

It is for real - A tiger leaping through a ring of fire during the 2nd performance of the Traveling Shrine Circus

June 29th


After splitting two with Casper the Sheridan Troopers play the next six on the road

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers split last night's double header with the Casper Oilers. The Oilers took game one 12-5 head coach Ben Phillips says

They came back to win the late game 9-5 behind the starting pitching of game winner Ben Buckingham Phillips says the difference was the Troops playing a cleaner game.

The Troops play their next six on the road and have a busy month coming up as they prepare for the post season and state tournament.

City Water Main Hit

Sheridan Public Utilities Director Dan Miller

City of Sheridan officials learned of a hit to a water main near the 5th Street bridge along the bike path late Tuesday afternoon. Utilities Director Dan Miller says that the incident may have caused some temporary water pressure issues for residents.

Freudenthal Discusses State and Federal Issues

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

During his bi-monthly media conference Tuesday, Governor Dave Freudenthal discussed state and federal issues. Last week Freudenthal declined the first of what is expected to be dozens of federal health care reform grants, stating the grant was not in Wyoming’s best interests.