Archive - Jul 19, 2011

Four Dead After Washout in Southeastern Wyoming

A washout on WY-130 in Southeastern Wyoming has claimed the lives of four people from Colorado. (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities have identified the four Colorado family members killed after their vehicle drove into a washed-out section of a mountain highway in Wyoming.

Rocky Mt Ambulance assists the Roundstone Team

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Unit MS96 from Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to an Indian Relay Race accident involving David Roundstone a member of the Roundstone Team on Saturday evening at 7:38.

Rocky Mountain Ambulance assists the Roundstone Team


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Funeral services for Henry Songer, 73 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly on Saturday at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo after a long illness, will be held Thursday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Russ Cahhall officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral.

Comments From City Officials on Council's Tough Decision

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The Sheridan City Council Monday discuss the contract proposal for EMS with Rocky Mountain.

The decision by the City of Sheridan to contract EMS to Rocky Mountain Ambulance will no doubt be second guessed and scrutinized by many, as it essentially means that 8 firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be laid off.

Big Horn to Celebrate 130th Birthday Saturday

The town of Big Horn is turning 130 years old, and its residents are ready to celebrate. On last Wednesday's Public Pulse, Judy Slack talked about how the event will begin at 5 pm Saturday.

High Water Levels in Yellowstone Finally Receding

Borderline record-high water levels caused by heavy snowpack in Yellowstone National Park are finally peaking and beginning to recede, according to a release from the park Monday.

Sheridan County Approves Budget

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Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee' Obermueller

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a $22.7 million dollar budget Tuesday. The general fund budget; $16.3 million, is down 9% from last year's budget.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 07/19/11

Women's Trans National Golf Championship / John Ransom-finance editor,

Public Pulse - Monday 07/18/11

Representative John Patton and John Schiffer

Gary Horst

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Gary Horst, 67, formerly of Sheridan passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011 in Fort Collins, CO.

Services for Gary will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 10:00 at Holy Name Catholic Church with

Father Ron Stolcis officiating.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.