Archive - Feb 21, 2011

Kathy Mattea Returns to the WYO Theater

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On a cold Sunday evening COAL was the theme as Kathy Mattea returned to the WYO Theater Stage. Kathy returned to her folk and bluegrass roots in support of her latest release, COAL saying she wanted to pay tribute to "my place and my people." 483 Sheridanites weren't disappointed as the WYO Theater sold out for her return. For more on Kathy see:

Historic Eatable Art

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Kassi hit a home run with their "historic eatable art" - the Sheridan Area Tourism Celebration cake - at the Historic Sheridan Inn on Friday. Many Sheridanites and historical characters from the past gathered for a tourism celebration and the presentation of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations award that recognizes Sheridan, Wyoming as one of America's 2011 destinations.

Historic Eatable Art

Sidney K. Hynd

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Sidney K. Hynd, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at Westview Healthcare Center. Services are pending at this time.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Betty J. McCullough

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Betty J. McCullough, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at Sheridan Manor. Service are pending at this time.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Gary Raymond Velos

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Gary Raymond Velos, 66, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at his residence.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Sheridan Shooters win another tournament


The Sheridan Shooters 4th grade basketball team won first place at a tournament in Rapid City, South Dakota.

In the picture Back Row L to R: Brock Bomar, Nate Roe, Kade Eisele, Jaxon Parker, Tristan Bower. Front Row L to R: Coach Troy Bower, Eli Johnston, Carter Wells, Garrett Coon and Xander Coon.

DSA Wins Main Street Award

The Wyoming Main Street program is part of the Downtown Sheridan Association's Master Plan.

Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Stacie Coe and her assistant Bonnie Gregory traveled to Cheyenne last week to attend the quarterly meeting of Main Street Managers from around the state.

Film Incentive Bill Renewed

Representative Rosie Berger (two to the left of John Wayne) and Representative Jon Botten (4th from the right in the back row) at the Film Incentive Bill Renewal Signing.

Thursday the $1 million Film Incentive Bill, Senate File 41 – also known as Fifi – passed renewal, with the help of a cowboy icon.


Lady Bronc Seniors Haley King, Brianna Smith and Kayla Woodward

LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan Lady Broncs will close out the regular season on the road at Cheyenne Central and East this week Head coach Derek Bissitt says the conference title is on the line.

The Lady Broncs are tied for the conference lead with Gillette if they both win two in Cheyenne this week the conference title will be decided by a tie breaker.

BRONC BASKETBALL - The Broncs gave Gillette a great run in the razor city but came up two points short as the Camels held off the Broncs 53-51.

Bison Weekend Sports Wrap

The Bison Wrestlers finished fifth at the 3A East Regional Tournament in Glenrock, but a number of individuals will move on to the State Tournament next week in Casper.
Douglas took first at Regionals, followed by Torrington, Wheatland, Newcastle, Buffalo, Rawlins, Glenrock, Thermopolis and Cheyenne East.