Archive - Jan 2013

Women's Self-Defense

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Recently there has been a lot of news about the 2nd Amendment and self-defense in the news. Six local women have taken this to heart and enrolled in the Women's Self-defense course at the Harbour Combat Club located in the old Moose Building at 331 Broadway in Sheridan.

Shown here is instructor Brady McLean being knocked to the ground by student Pam Klier. In this maneuver Pam hooks Brady's left leg, just above the heel, with the toe area of her right foot as she kicks his left knee with her left foot. Brady helplessly falls over backward allowing Pam to escape and run away.
Another view of the take down of Brady where Pam's right foot hooks Brady's ankle and her left foot strikes his knee
Here Pam uses her left knee as she strikes the well-padded David Harbour
In this photo the padded arm of Brady is about to receive a kick from Kristl Harbour
Here is Kristl's foot making contact - imagine if Brady had no pads and if the foot contained a shoe
Pam uses a similar maneuver in this left leg swing toward the head of David
During a break in the action it was no break for Kristl - her 4-year old daughter Nevaeh wanted in on the action
How about this upward left knee thrust from Kristl as she pulls Brady's head down making both his head and groin vulnerable
Hi-Fives all around after their turn on the mats - Pam Klier, David Harbour, Kristl Harbour and Brady McLean

Sen. Enzi: 'Illegally Appointed Labor Board Members Should Resign'

Sen. Enzi: 'Illegally Appointed Labor Board Members Should Resign' (Photo by Chris Foy)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi called for the resignation for members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) who were appointed directly by President Obama. In a media release, Sen. Enzi called the appointments "illegal." But Enzi is not alone in his sentiments.

Sen. Barrasso: Obama Care Hurts Veterans, Small Business

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, a Wyoming Republican, spoke on the Senate floor Thursday to concerns he's heard from veterans about President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Senator Barrasso says it hurts small businesses and average citizens.

Snow Day for dogs too.

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After rooting through a fresh snowdrift, Clyde raised his head and I got this fun shot.

Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Details on Thursday's Closure of Westbound I-90 Near Rock Creek

For most of the day Thursday, the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near the Rock Creek exit were closed due to an accident involving two semi-trucks and multiple passenger vehicles.

Hill Announces Run For Governor in 2014

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says she will run for governor in 2014. Hill made the announcement during a radio talk show in Cheyenne Thursday morning.

Jay R. Hutton

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“Come sit with me in the gloaming of the day and think of what’s to come, while giving thanks for all that is and has been.” –Jay Hutton

Roy Allen Woofter

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Roy was in the Class of 1951 from Sheridan H.S. He returned each summer for class reunions. He was a supporter and contributor of the Sheridan Legion Baseball, Drum & Bugle Corp, etc. He was a member of the Sheridan Elks, American Legion, Shriners, and Moose Clubs.

In Memory of
Roy Allen Woofter
April 18, 1933 - January 25, 2013
ObituaryBiography

By Francis McCabe

No Unnecessary Travel Advisory Has Been Lifted on Sheridan County Roads

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UPDATE 3:20 pm

The Sheridan County Road and Bridge Crew has been able to get through on all the County Roads at this point and all County Roads are passable.  Therefore the No Travel Advisory has been lifted. Please continue to use caution when traveling the County Roads as visibility in some areas remains limited due to blowing snow.

Road Conditions Worsening In Buffalo Area

UPDATE 3:10 PM

Interstate 90 westbound near the Rock Creek exit has been reopened. An accident Thursday morning caused the closure that lasted for most of the day.