Archive - Jul 29, 2015

UPDATE: Fire Burns 50 Acres in Sheridan County

Another view of Wednesday's fire. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A grass fire Wednesday afternoon burned about 50 acres about three miles east of Lower Prairie Dog Road in Sheridan County.

Firefighters Respond to Call Near Coutant Creek

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Smoke from fire near Coutant Creek. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Fire and Rescue and the Goose Valley Fire Department responded to a grass fire in the Coutant Creek area Wednesday afternoon.

Two Killed in Shooting in Montana

AP - An FBI official says two people died in a shooting on the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana and a suspect has been arrested.

James Allan Nye

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James Allan Nye, 78, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at his residence.
Services are pending at this time.

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

Local Actors Bring “Putnam County Spelling Bee” To Life

Local actors are currently in production for the musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” to be presented Thursday through Saturday at the Mars Theater in Sheridan.

Absaroka State Takeover is Saturday

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A unique car show will take place in downtown Sheridan this weekend. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

A ‘Taste of Sheridan’

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

In 2008, the North Main Association started the “Taste of Sheridan”, a summertime food tasting festival that features various local restaurants and caterers offering a “taste” of their food.

Highway Patrol Gearing Up For Sturgis Rally

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A motorcycle crash near Devil's Tower, Wyoming during last year's Sturgis Rally in South Dakota. (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

With the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis motorcycle rally set to get underway next week, the Wyoming Highway Patrol is getting ready for the influx of people traveling through Wyoming by adding additional enforcement over the next few weeks.

Troopers fall in state tournament opener / Cheyenne. Laramie, Gillette and Casper advance

AMERICAN LEGION STATE BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers dropped their opener in the American legion double "AA" state tournament last night at Thorne-Rider stadium losing to Casper 10-7.

The Troopers took a 7-4 lead after five innings but Casper came right back and put up six runs in the 6th inning to take the lead back and hold the Troops off late, here's Head coach Ben Phillips.

Wind Didn't Turn Away Concert Goers

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The turn-out was good despite the windy weather for the weekly Concert in the Park, a family friendly outdoor concert held at the band shell in Kendrick Park.

Manager for the concerts, David Kuzara opened with his own weather forecast.