Archive - Jul 2, 2015

City, County Close for Holiday

Sheridan city and county offices, along with state and federal offices are closed Friday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.

Q&A: Al Simpson likes Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage means “Wyoming ought to get on board” with nondiscrimination policies, former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson said Monday.

Thursday 07/02/15

Bighorn Mountain Festival, Bill Bradshaw / Antelope Butte Foundation, Jamie Schectman

Myrtle Esther Elkins Kent

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Myrtle E. Elkins Kent, 95, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at her residence.

AP News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

Sheridan Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Sheridan County Detention Center

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(AP) - A woman who was beaten and injured while incarcerated at the Sheridan County Detention Center in 2010 will be awarded $20,000 in damages, plus costs and attorney fees. U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson ruled this week for Catherine Phillips in part of her lawsuit against the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Dave Hofmeier.

Possession and Use of Fireworks Remain Illegal Within Sheridan

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City of Sheridan ordinance states that possession and use of fireworks within city limits is illegal. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Travis Koltiska says that there is a common misconception regarding fireworks in the city.

SEEDA Board Supports Wyoming Theater Festival

Sheridan Mayor and SEEDA Chairman John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority held a special meeting Wednesday to consider a request for $20,000 to co-sponsor the Wyoming Theater Festival. The festival will feature two weeks of plays and performances beginning July 13.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo: ‘Get There Early’

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Next Wednesday night the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be teaming with people, as the first of four nights of PRCA Rodeo gets underway.

Troopers open five game road swing / Rockies fall at Oakland

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers head to Cheyenne for a tournament play begins this afternoon with the host team, they play a team from Texas tomorrow and two with teams from Denver Saturday the tournament closes out Sunday

Head coach Ben Phillips says the big focus this week was at the plate trying to get more aggressive and find find some power.

Pitching will be a big key in all five games in Cheyenne Phillips says lack of experience has hurt them at times this season.