Archive - Jul 29, 2010

McBride Talks Recalibration of Funding Model

Stat Superintendent Dr. Jim McBride.

With the Primary Election just over two weeks away, there is no shortage of candidates making the rounds statewide and locally. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jim McBride, is spending some time in Sheridan to meet and greet the locals, but as he explains, there's another reason he's in town.


The Sheridan Troopers beat Rock Springs 19-8 today and advance into Friday at the State American Legion Baseball tournament. The Troops will play either Powell or Cheyenne tomorrow morning at 9:30

Vincent Scott Trial Date Set for October

Vincent Scott will go to trial October 6th and 7th.

A Status Hearing was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday for Sheridan resident Vincent Scott. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Blood Screening Appointments are Being Taken For The Health Fair

This year's Health Fair will be September 18th at Sheridan College.

Blood draws for this year's upcoming Health Fair will be held at Sheridan Memorial Hospital August 12th through the 20th. Hospital Community Relations Director Cecile Pattison says that they are currently taking appointments for the blood screenings.

Bear Mauling And Trapped Cubs Near Yellowstone

(AP) - Montana wildlife officials have
captured a female grizzly and two of her three cubs in a campground near Yellowstone National Park where a man was killed and two others injured in a bear attack.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Capt. Sam Sheppard says the sow was captured in a culvert trap Wednesday evening and two of her
three cubs were captured overnight.

Wyoming State Junior Open Tennis

Sheridan has good results at the Wyoming state Junior Open Tennis Championships

Local junior tennis players represented Sheridan well at the Wyoming Junior Open Tennis Tournament in Casper over the weekend.

Gigi Ruskowsky took first place in the Girls 18 Doubles, Reed Ritterbush took first place in the Boys 14 Singles and Boys 14 Doubles as well as winning the consolation championship in the Boys 16 Singles.

Julia Fenn took first place in the Girls 16 Doubles, second place in the Girls 16 Singles and was the consolation champion in the Girls 18 Singles.

Sheridan 13 Year Old Babe Ruth State Runner-ups


Bottom row, left to right: Zach Ahlstrom, Brock Donston, Tom Fenn, Joe Shassetz, Tory Music, Ryan Kobielusz

Top row, left to right: Coach Tom Mayer, Chris Clark, Hunter Doyle, Zach Blaney, Christian Mayer, Mason Lube, Christian Iberland, Coach Alden Donston

Home “Resale” Fees Raise Ire

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – With real estate values still low in most of the country, a new investment device has surfaced, and a coalition of consumer groups and real estate industry organizations is sounding an alarm.

Kids and Lawn Mower Safety

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - Mowing the lawn is a summertime chore for many kids, and sometimes a way to make some extra cash. But did you know that each year across the country, 9,000 kids end up in emergency rooms because of lawn mower-related injuries?


Sheridan's Kamrin Allen is playing with teammate Taylor Reed at the Jr America's cup

The Jr America's cup golf tournament is being played in Albuquerque, New Mexico this week. Two Sheridan Broncs are part of the four person team Wyoming.

Kamrin Allen and Taylor Reed are playing with Dylan Lym of Evanston and Kyle Fanning from Cheyenne.

Entering the Third and final round today Allen is tied for 16th place at one-over par with rounds of 71 and 72. Reed is tied for 63rd place at seven over.