Archive - Feb 2014

February 26th

UPDATE: Jackalope Jump Postponed

Carrie Pilcher, left, and Deputy Boot Hill invite everyone to the Jackalope Jump. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

UPDATE: Feb. 28 -- The Jackalope Jump has been postponed to March 15, due to what organizers called dangerous weather conditions.

ORIGINAL STORY: The jackalope jumpers are taking the plunge this weekend. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Ten Sleep Canyon

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Ten Sleep Canyon in the Bighorns
Photo by Andrew Tkach

James Porter

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James Porter, 76, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

On condolences may be written at
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Mine-Sniffing Dog Visits Sheridan

Senna with a newfound friend, 11-year-old Phoenix Stewart, a student at Highland Park. (Photo by Pat Blair)
Kimberly McCasland and Diana Enzi show map of the countries where land mines can be found. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Students at Highland Park Elementary School in Sheridan were given the opportunity yesterday to see a land mine-sniffing dog in action, thanks to a state tour coordinated by Diana Enzi.

Students Compete in State Science Fair

Several students from the local area will be traveling to Laramie next week to compete in the Wyoming State Science Fair.

Teacher Praises District 2 Technology

High school teacher Kevin Rizer spoke at a recent meeting. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County School District 2 received high marks this week from its teachers in making technology available in classrooms. School District 2 includes schools in the city of Sheridan and Story Elementary.

Local Greenhouse Offers Free Workshops

Landon's Greenhouse in Sheridan is hosting two free workshops on Saturday.

College Hosts Drawing Exhibition

A drawing exhibition and workshop featuring a visiting professor will be presented over a three-day period next month at Sheridan College.

Bronc state wrestling preview / Pokes fall to AFA / Cowgirls at AFA tonight

STATE WRESTLING - The Bronc wrestlers will open the all-class state championships Friday matches begin at 9:00 Friday morning at the Casper Events Center.

Broncs Head coach Tyson Shatto says the Broncs are ready to go. The draw for the bracket took place Monday and Tyson says the bronc have a very good challenge in front of them.

And he says for the Broncs to contend for a title they must get off to a good start to get the momentum going.

February 26th

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 26, 1914

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The Wyoming Society of Civil Engineers have gathered here today for a two-day session. F.C. Emerson, president of the organization, arrived here last night with five other engineers from the Basin country.