Archive - Dec 28, 2011

Confused duck?

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Perhaps no one told this mallard duck that the Polar Bear Plunge is January 1st at Lake DeSmet - not on December 28th in Kendrick Park. Speaking of "The Plunge" the one on January 1, 2012 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Polar Bear Plunge.

Perhaps no one told this mallard duck that the Polar Bear Plunge is January 1st at Lake DeSmet - not on December 28th in Kendrick Park.
January 1st 2011 revisited
Hop in the water will be fine in 2012

Samuel Underwood

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Samuel Underwood, 67, of Sheridan passed away on Monday, December 26, 2011 at the Billings Clinic.

Sam was born on April 20, 1944 in Casper, WY to parents Samuel and Ethel (Hoffman) Underwood.

He attended Casper Schools and worked for the Casper Sanitation Department before moving to Sheridan. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and family reunions.

William "Bill" Schwartz

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William "Bill" Schwartz, 56, of Sheridan passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at his residence.

Bill was born on August 26, 1955 in Sheridan, WY to parents Harry Fletcher and June (Lewis) Schwartz. He attended Sheridan schools and graduated in 1973. He was a Master surveyor and had worked in several states including MT, FL, and WY.


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Funeral services for Bert Barker, 82 year old Casper man who passed away suddenly at his home in Casper early Tuesday morning, will be held Saturday December 31st at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home in Buffalo with Pastor Quin Williams officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home on Friday 1:00 p.m until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 12/28/11

Concord Coalition w/Paul Hansen

Stove Ignites Couch in Garage Tuesday; No Injuries

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter II/EMT Gary Harnish assesses the fire conditions while Firefighter/EMT Andy Lindberg (airpack) rushes to assist Firefighter/EMT Brett Smith make the initial entry into the south side of the structure.

Sheridan Fire Rescue says that a wood- and coal-burning stove most likely caused a couch to ignite in a garage being used as a living space at 951 Burton Street in Sheridan on Tuesday.

Local Retailers Wait Following Sears Closure Announcement (Updated 12/29)

The announcement by Sears Holdings that they plan to close more than 100 Kmart and Sears stores following another down Christmas sales season has left local retailers across the country waiting for the announcement on which stores will get the axe – and that includes Sheridan's stores.

Winter Wilderness Holiday Ball is Tonight

The Wyoming Wilderness Association will host the first-ever Winter Wilderness Holiday Ball Wednesday night at the Historic Sheridan Inn with a little something for everybody.

Bored Kids? TRVCC Youth Nights Tonight, Tomorrow

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Christmas-vacationing kids driving you crazy with their new i-gadgets, remote control cars and Red Ryder BB guns? Drop the youth off at the remodeled Tongue River Valley Community Center youth room at their Ranchester location for their grand reopening tonight and tomorrow night.


BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan high school basketball teams are back in practice this week as they prepare to restart their seasons next week in Riverton.

Broncs Head coach Mike Ibach has the Broncs at 7-0 for the first time in his eight seasons as he talks about what they needed to address heading into the break.

They are unbeaten and Ibach says they Broncs have done many good things to earn their number one
4-A ranking.