Archive - Jul 2009 - News

July 11th

Rodeo Celebrations Turn To Nightmare For Beating Victims

Two men were taken to the hospital after an altercation in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Police and ambulances responded to a fight near the intersection of East 3rd and North Gould Streets at 3:30 Saturday morning. Two men were found lying on the ground and the Sheridan Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division was called to find out what happened.

July 10th

No Action Yet On Freudenthal's Judge Nominations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Governor Dave Freudenthal says there's been no action yet by the White House on his submission of three names - including his wife's - for an open federal judgeship in Wyoming.

Free Workshop To Be Held On Stone Preservation

A free workshop on stone preservation will be held by the Wyoming State Historic Preservation office on July 30th from 9 am. to 4 pm. at the highland cemetery in Casper. The State Historic Preservation office is sponsoring this workshop as part of their monuments and markers stewardship program.

Senator Enzi Calls For Competition In Health Care Reform

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, discussed why competition works for health care reform during the HELP Committee mark up this week.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade Judges Announce Parade Winners

Here are the results of the judging for the 2009 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade.

The Sheridan Rotary Club Parade Judges would like to thank Linda Wigglesworth and her committee for an extremely well organized parade that proceeded on schedule.

Beds Along The Bighorns Entices More Entries With Winner Take All Cash Prize

The annual Sheridan Jaycees and Sheridan Media Beds Along the Bighorns race had six entries this year, all of them trying to claim the World Bed Racing Trophy and $500 cold hard cash. Bob’s Super Clean is a perennial favorite.

Sneakers And Spurs Run Bigger Than Ever

The field included hundreds of runners for the annual Sneakers and Spurs race in downtown Sheridan on Friday morning. The event is a five-kilometer run with the finish line right in the heart of Sheridan at Grinnell Plaza. Sean Wilde was the first one to complete the course and says his cross country teammate helped him win the race.

Kiwanis Continue Tradition Of Serving Breakfast To Parade Goers

The crowds at 6AM were already growing on Grinnell Plaza in preparation for Sheridan WYO Rodeo Friday events. The Kiwanis have been preparing pancakes for decades and Kiwanis members say the pancake breakfast is their biggest fundraiser of the year.

And what did those eating the pancakes think?

July 9th

Thursday Night Sheridan Wyo Rodeo Performance Was One Of The Biggest Ever

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo nearly marks the halfway point in a professional cowboy’s quest for the National Finals Rodeo in December. The Sheridan County Fairgrounds was packed last night with people who witnessed many of the nations top cowboys compete.

Forward Sheridan Hires New Executive Director

Forward Sheridan has been without a president and executive director since this spring when former CEO Philippe Chino left to take a job in Campbell County. After searching for several months, Forward Sheridan Board Chairman Dick Weber says they have hired a new director.