Archive - Sep 25, 2013

Covering the Courts

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The four tennis courts along with the warm-up and pickle ball areas at Thorne-Rider Park have recently been resurfaced.

College on Lockdown During Search for ID Fugitive

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers in southeastern Montana continued searching Wednesday for a 36-year-old Idaho man suspected in a carjacking.

Phone Service Halts Extension Move

Educator Scott Hininger of the University of Wyoming's extension office in Sheridan said a problem with phone service delayed the department's move to a new location last week, at the last minute.

Play Leads Characters Down Path Of Destruction

Carriage House Theater

Two sets of parents, each defending the actions of their child, leads seemingly reasonable adults down the path of destruction for the upcoming Sheridan Civic Theater Guild play.

State Veterinarian Says Horses Still Need West Nile Vaccine

Despite the onset of fall, the state veterinarian says horses still need to be vaccinated against the West Nile virus.

Gayle M. Jack

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Gayle M. Jack, 59, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements

Wednesday 09-25-13

People in the Mountain Scenic Byways, Ruth Beckwith / Early Childhood Symposium Michelle Sullivan and Jenny Craft

Kenneth Bettcher

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Kenneth Bettcher, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2013 at his home with his wife by his side.

Kenny was born on July 27, 1944 in Burke, SD to parents Alfred and Freida (Hauf) Bettcher. He moved to Sheridan when he was 15 and later married Betty Jean “Jeanie” Rucki on June 1, 1963 at Holy Name Catholic Church. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - The Bronc football team hosts their homecoming game with Rock Springs Friday night the Big Horn Rams and Tongue River Eagles are also home this week and we will broadcast all three games live.

We will start in Big Horn Friday at 1:00 with the Rams playing Wright at 1:00 on 14-10 KWYO and 87.7 FM.

The Rams are 2-1 coming off a 34-19 loss at Burns last Friday Head coach Micheal McGuire says that loss really stung.

The History of Food Production in Sheridan County

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Tuesday night, in the Inner Circle of the library, local historian and Director of the Wyoming Room at the library, Judy Slack, presented a program illustrating the vast amount of food production in Sheridan County in it's early days.