Archive - Jul 11, 2011

"Let's Rodeo"

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Yes, Rodeo week is finally here and Sheridan is decked out in red, white and blue for the occasion. For a list of events that started July 8th and run through Sunday, July 17th visit:

For parade info see:

"Let's Rodeo"

Slip Sliding Away

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A slide south of Sheridan on Interstate 90 has forced WYDOT to close a portion of the Interstate. (Photos Courtesy of WYDOT)

A slide has forced the temporary closure of I-90 south of Sheridan.

Enjoying the Chili

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L-R, Lynette Heide & Cynthia Hoover, both of Sheridan, taste-testing chili at the Best Out West Chili cook-off Saturday as part of the annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo Boot Kick-Off. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

L-R, Lynette Heide & Cynthia Hoover, both of Sheridan, taste-testing chili

Story Fish Hatchery Open House

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department held an open house to show off the newly renovated Story Fish Hatchery. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Kids of all ages enjoyed the open house at the Story Fish Hatchery over the weekend.

Anna Washut

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Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for Anna Washut, 95 year old former Buffalo woman who passed away March 13th in Spokane, Washington where she had been living with her daughter, will be celebrated Saturday, July 16th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant.

3rd Annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration set for Monday

An event will honor soldiers and veterans this evening at the 3rd annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration at Whitney Park. Coordinator for Whitney Benefits, Janet Austin, says that the event will include a wide array of guests and happenings.


The 9-10 Year Old Sheridan Little League All-Star team "Sheridan Calvary" went to Cody for the Cody Minor League All-Star Tournament Friday and Saturday and came home with the Championship.

They beat the Cody "A" Team in the Championship game 19-7. The boys went 4-0 on the weekend.

They will play in the Wyoming District tournament in Laramie July 18-22.

In this Picture: Front Row L to R -- Aiden Roush, Jaren Brewer, Liam Shannon, Quinn McCafferty, Kellen Mentock
Middle Row L to R -- Kade Eisele, Jaxon Parker, Seth Mullinax, Jacob Boint, Hunter Weiss


The Sheridan Little League Major All-Stars won their division on Saturday at the 2nd Annual Twin City All-Star Tournament in Cody/Powell.

The Majors had to go to extra innings to defeat the Cody Stampede All-Stars 5-4, with a walk off single in the bottom of the ninth. Game had been tied since the 5th inning!

The All-Stars will be heading to Laramie for the East District Tournament, on July 18th.

It is a week long event with 8 teams, and only two advance to go to State in Gillette, the following week.


TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers dropped both ends of their header Saturday with the Billings Halos by scores of 13-3 and 13-11. They get right back on the field tonight with two games over in Spearfish.

It's been a tough stretch of games for their last three weeks that have taken their toll with some players missing several games.

They expect to be back at full strength when the post season begins next week head coach Ben Phillips says the troops are playing a little tired right now.

Poll Question: Rocky Mountain or SFR?

Who provides emergency medical service to Sheridan residents is yet to be decided.

For the past few months, the Sheridan City Council has been working to determine whether or not to contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance, or to contract with Sheridan Fire Rescue to provide ambulance services within the City.