July 22nd, 2014

State Baseball starts Thursday at Thorne-Rider / Troopers end regular season Friday / Summer Slam volleyball August 1st

STATE "B" AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Jets open their state tournament in the late game tomorrow night at Thorne-Rider stadium.

They will play Casper in the first round, the Jets are the two seed heading into the post season.

Head coach Ryan Murner says this summer has been like the last few as his young team has shown great improvement since the opening month of the season.

And he says for the Jets this summer all their success starts with the pitching staff.

AP News Update

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A Look Back in Time: July 23, 1914

A new telephone system will be organized, connecting the city of Sheridan and the mines north of here.

Sheridan Group Wins Another Blues Challenge

A music group from Sheridan recently won a blues competition in Casper. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Health Officials Concerned Over Rise in Whooping Cough Cases

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Reported cases of pertussis, or whooping cough as it is better known, continue to rise, prompting the Wyoming Department of Health to remind people that it is a vaccine preventable disease.

City Treasurer Provides Financial Update

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City Clerk/Interim Treasurer Scott Badley provided a financial update for the city at Monday night's council meeting. While only one month into the fiscal year, revenues from the sales and use tax are higher than what was anticipated.

Rec. District Pony League Softball Champs

SRD 2014 Youth Girls Softball Pony League Champions

The Fletcher Construction / Wendy’s Rockies defeated the Let’er Buck Carwash / Pepsi Marlins for the league title.

Ag Committee Visits Family Farm

Brad Holliday and his family are raising chickens for meat, and growing tomatoes, corn, lettuce, kale and other crops on their farm outside Dayton.

Retired Firefighters; Wildland Colleagues in Danger

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By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.

— July 22, 2014

Five retired federal fire managers are criticizing a national wildfire group for failing to ensure firefighters’ safety by falling short on everything from decision-making to communications and even supplying crews with maps.

Road and Bridge Assumes Maintenance at Mikesell-Potts

On July 1st, Johnson County Road and Bridge took over the maintenance, cleaning, and everyday up-keep of the county-owned Mikesell-Potts Recreation area at Lake Desmet.