Archive - Jul 28, 2009 - News

Tongue River Adventure Club Takes Trip Into Sheridan County’s Past

A group of students from Tongue River Elementary and Middle Schools got to spend several days in the Bighorn Mountains searching for something. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher tells us what they were looking for.

Accident On Red Grade Road Tuesday Could Have Been A Lot Worse

Just before 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon a near catastrophe was avoided on Red Grade Road in Sheridan County. Big Horn Volunteer Fire Department Chief Russ Cox gives us the details.

As to why the bailout was needed?

Storms On Monday Drop A Significant Amount Of Rainfall In The Sheridan Area

We've had our share of unusual weather this summer and Monday was no exception with a high amount of rainfall, especially for the last week of July. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Big Goose Creek Runs Red....Well, Technically Orange

Residents of Sheridan may be asking themselves, what in the world was going on with Big Goose Creek? as it took on a reddish orange hue Tuesday. Monday's heavy rainfall was the cause says John Deutscher with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Burglaries In Ranchester And Dayton

The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in a case involving a string of burglaries in Ranchester and Dayton. 19-year-old Joseph Watkins and 20-year old Brandon Jones were both taken into custody in the last two days. Sheridan County Deputy Sergeant Mike Gale...

Park Service Awards Japanese Internment Grants

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The National Park Service has awarded nearly $1 million to increase public awareness about sites related to the detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II.

The largest of the 19 grants - $282,000 - is going to an organization that is building a museum at the former Heart Mountain Relocation Center outside Powell, in northern Wyoming.

Governor Freudenthal Urges Caution On Water Project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Dave Freudenthal says a Colorado businessman's plan to pipe water from southwest Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range must not affect any Wyoming water users or future water development in the state.

Normative Services Makes Changes To Renew Contract With DFS

Last Friday, Normative Services received confirmation from the Department of Family Services that they would once again have a contract to serve Wyoming kids.

Sheridan County Fair Runs Through The Rest Of The Week

The Sheridan County Fair began Sunday and will continue through Monday, August 3rd. Area youth competed in equine events on Monday. Fairgrounds Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau says the staff will be working long hours to make sure the community will have the best fair experience.