Archive - Jun 2010

June 21st

Tennessee Man Wins AARP Spelling Bee

A really big ocular-related word a Knoxville, TN man correctly spelled in Cheyenne over the weekend earned him the win at the 2010 AARP National Spelling Bee.

Tornado Aftermath in Billings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A tornado that ripped the roof off a sports arena in Billings also tore apart a casino, bar and coin-operated laundry in the city's downtown area.

WEEKEND SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS FROM RUNNING TO POLO.

BIG HORN MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUN - The over all 100 mile winner of Big Horn Mountain Wild and Scenic Trail run set a new race record Mike Wolfe from Helena Montana was the overall winner with a time of 18:43:37 which is a new course record.

June 20th

Enzi Talks Healthcare at WAB Convention

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi was in Sheridan over the weekend, where he spoke at the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention. Senator Enzi says that he has some major issues with the healthcare bill passed earlier this year by Congress.

Unfinished Business for City Council

The Sheridan City Council will meet tonight.

The Sheridan City Council will address some unfinished business at their regularly scheduled meeting tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview of what's to come.

College District Readies for Quality Checkup

The Northern Wyoming Community College District is preparing for a visit later this year from a Quality Checkup Team from the Higher Learning Commission. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Young elaborates on what the Quality Checkup Team will be looking for.

Grizzly bear that mauled man shot and killed

A grizzly bear linked by DNA to the killing of
a Wyoming man outside Yellowstone National Park has been tracked down by helicopter and shot dead.
Chris Servheen of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the bear was found Saturday by trackers following a signal from a radio collar that had been placed around the bear's neck just a few hours before the attack

Workforce Training through Sheridan College

For the past several years, in an effort to enhance the existing workforce and to assist those coming back into the workforce, Sheridan College has been one of the community colleges in the state to provide classes. Director of Workforce Training and Development, Karen St. Clair explains.

June 19th

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum – Part 1 in a Series

The Sibley Room at the Sheridan Holiday Inn was full-to-brimming for the public GOP gubernatorial forum, hosted Saturday morning by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters.

June 18th

LeDoux Memorial Dedication is This Weekend

Sculpture of Chris LeDoux that will reside in the Chris LeDoux Memorial Park in Kaycee.

The Chris LeDoux Memorial Park Dedication will take place this afternoon in Kaycee, Wyoming. The dedication of the park will include the unveiling of a life-and-a-half size bronze of LeDoux's legendary ride from 1976 where he won the Professional Rodeo World Championship in bareback riding in Oklahoma City. The sculpture was done over a four year period by artist D. Michael Thomas of Buffalo.