Archive - May 2013

May 28th

A Springtime Road Tour of Wyoming

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Perhaps it was the dust blowing off where water used to be in Boysen Reservoir during a downpour that typified what spring means in Wyoming.

Lazulie Bunting Bird

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Couldn't resist taking a picture of this beautiful Lazuli Bunting bird on my bird feeder. Photo by: Helen Mitchell

Hail In Story On Memorial Day

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Photos by: Ted Wenkus


TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers went 3-2 at the Gillette Memorial day weekend tournament they split their games Sunday beating the Billings Halos 14-2 and dropped a back and forth game with Gillette 8-7 as Gillette held off a late Trooper rally.

The Troopers are now 7-5 overall and 1-0 in conference play next up for the Troopers is a little break to rest up after the long weekend will be a double header at Wheatland next week on Monday before a big conference game back in Gillette a week from today.

May 27th

A Sea of Blue Caps and Gowns

Schools across Sheridan County held commencement ceremonies on Sunday afternoon. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was at Sheridan High School and has the story.

Memorial Day Ceremonies at Sheridan College

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Monday, at Sheridan College's Veterans Plaza, a Memorial Day ceremony was held and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was there and brings us this story.

The OTHER Buffalo Happening This Weekend: Fishing Derby

Buffalo's other major event this weekend, along with the Memorial Day Services and the high school rodeo, was the annual Lake DeSmet Lion's Club Fishing Derby.

The event featured over $50,000 in cash and prizes available to win over the three days of the long weekend.

Buffalo Council Forgives Lien Against Occidental

The Buffalo City Council voted to forgive liens against the Occidental Hotel property stemming from CDBG grants that were awarded to them a number of years ago for economic development at the property.

Memorial Day Observed In Buffalo

The reason for this weekend's Holiday, Memorial Day, was observed Monday during the annual Observances held downtown and at Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo.

Lest We Forget

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Heavy rains Monday morning pushed Sheridan's Memorial Day Parade along with the ceremonies which were to follow, inside, to the Sheridan VA Medical Center auditorium.