Archive - Jul 2010 - News

July 5th

Wyoming Eyes Alternative Energy

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

Converting vehicles to run on natural gas is one small step in helping our country lessen its need for foreign oil. Wyoming State Legislators have put into place a concept in the 2011-2012 budget that will require State Agencies to convert to natural gas at the time that they are trading out their utility vehicles.

“Stunning” Fireworks at Bighorn Equestrian Center

Despite a rain-filled morning, the star-spangled sky over the Bighorns were flushed with fireworks this Fourth for the annual Independence Day celebration at the Bighorn Equestrian Center.

July 4th

Weekly Poll Question: 1-Cent and Conservation

A recent survey conducted by the Sonoran Institute revealed that of 300 Sheridan County residents polled, 71% would favor spending 1-Cent funds on Parks, Trails and Conservation projects.

Elemental Nature Showcase

This year’s summer exhibition at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery features the work of artists, Pamela Kendall Schiffer and David Bungay.  Called “Elemental Nature,” the show features 58 paintings and prints which focus on the natural world, particularly the American West.

Local Couple takes “Best of Show”

It was all spit polish and shine as over one hundred classics, trucks, muscle cars, and hot rods rolled down the streets of Sheridan this past weekend, all part of the local car club's Karz Rod Run.

Absentee Balloting for Primary Begins This Week

Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Miech

Absentee balloting for this year's Primary Election will begin this Thursday, July 8th. Sheridan County Election Supervisor Brenda Miech says there are a couple of ways to obtain an absentee ballot if you can't be present at the polls on Election Day.

Today's Independence Day Festivities At Bighorn Equestrian Center Still On

“Sunshine” in the Forecast Through Tonight

For those of you wondering if the light wind and sprinkles we've been getting today will put a damper on tonight's Independence festivities at the Bighorn Equestrian Center, fireworks sponsor/coordinator Bruce Burns says the party is still a go

Gun rights advocates plan holiday displays

Gun rights advocates in Jackson are getting
their holsters ready for Fourth of July events.
Several firearms owners in the Jackson area are wearing their weapons at holiday events to show support for open-carry laws.

July 3rd

Hoodwinked in Sheridan

The order of the evening was hoodies and blankets as a cold front blew through Sheridan Friday night, but that didn’t hamper the enthusiasm of the crowd at the band shell at Kendrick Park.  Vertical Church hosted its “Free Movie Night” with close to one hundred bundled up, happy movie goers in attendance.

Pine Bluffs Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Rape

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A tortuous kidnapping and rape of a Pine
Bluffs woman last spring has a suspect. Twenty-nine-year-old Refugio R. Cerenil faces more than 20 years in prison for allegedly breaking into a woman's home on April 24 and strangling her until she went unconscious.