Archive - Jul 2009 - News

July 29th

Sheridan County Fair Continues Through The Weekend

There’s only a few more days of the Sheridan County Fair this year. Open class competitions begin today and the entertainers will arrive. Tonight the Whitlocks will perform a concert underneath the grandstands at 8:00, after the pocket pets show in the sale ring. Fairgrounds director Sharon Nadeau tells us what’s coming up for the weekend.

Hospital Board Acknowledges Marked Improvement In the Account Receivable Department

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital May Move Forward With Oncology Consulting Group

Over the past couple of months officials at Sheridan Memorial Hospital have been discussing ways to expand Oncology services provided at the hospital. Program Development Manager LaNora Dixon.

Bus Tour Of Wagon Box Fight Is This Sunday

In celebration of the 142nd anniversary of the Wagon Box Fight, the Fort Phil Kearny/Bozeman Trail Association are offering a bus tour this Sunday of the historic sites relating to the fort and the Wagon Box battle.

Fort Phil Kearny Curator Sonny Reisch tells us about the details of the bus tour.

July 28th

SEEDA Gets Update On Early Childhood Education Center

There are only a few weeks left before the Hand-in-Hand Early Childhood Education Center facility will be complete. Now is crunch time for the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority. The Board has to make sure that all the final funding for the building is in place.

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...