Archive - Aug 23, 2013

Cheney, Enzi, to Speak at Tea Party Event

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POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - Both Liz Cheney and Sen. Mike Enzi are scheduled to take part in a tea party event in rural Big Horn County this weekend.

Edwin Johnson

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Edwin Johnson, 77, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013 at his residence.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. A reception will follow in the Kane Funeral Home Reception Hall.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Gov. Mead: Test Results a 'Cause for Concern'

Gov. Mead: Test Results a 'Cause for Concern'

The Wyoming Department of Education has released the test results for the state's student assessment showing and overall drop in scores during the 2012-2013 school year, compared to last year.

Sheridan Probation Officer Charged with Felony Count of Sexual Assault

Sheridan Probation and Parole Officer, Chris Yager, was charged this month with a felony count of sexual assault against a former client. Yager will appear before Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff on Tuesday to answer to the charge.

UPDATE 3:49 P.M. Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Department of Corrections, Mark Horan, says Yager was placed on leave in May, as per rules for state personnel. His case is currently under review.

A probation officer with the Sheridan Probation and Parole Office and the Wyoming Department of Corrections, was charged this month with a count of sexual assault. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

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Robert “Bob” F. Woods

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Robert “Bob” F. Woods, 90, of Sheridan passed away at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.


HIGH SCHOOL GOLF - The Big Horn and Tongue River golfers played their first tournament of the season yesterday in Sundance.

The Rams and Lady Rams finished 3rd Mick McAdoo finished 5th and Brody Bard was 7th for the Rams, Kaliegh Anderson was 6th and Jamie Kitterman was 8th for the Lady Rams.

The Tongue River boys finished 5th and did not have any players in the top 10, the Lady Eagles didn't have enough players to have a team score.

The Bronc and Lady Bronc golfers finish up play today in Cody.

Johnson County Wellness Group Discusses Obesity Epidemic

Wednesday afternoon the Johnson County Wellness Group had their quarterly meeting, this time focusing on the Obesity Epidemic in this country and the problem with underage drinking in the State of Wyoming.

Bowling Tournament To Benefit Food Pantry

A family-friendly event happening Friday and Saturday at the Buffalo Bowl will benefit the Bread Of Life Food Pantry.

Both nights beginning at 6pm the Buffalo Bowl will host a Bowling Tournament with all proceeds going to the Food Pantry.