Archive - Jul 9, 2015

Governor Names Sheridan's Hill as Poet Laureate

From the Office of Gov. Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead held a news conference today to sign an Executive Order appointing A. Rose Hill of Sheridan as Wyoming’s new Poet Laureate. Hill is the seventh Poet Laureate in state history.

FEMA DSAT Teams In Johnson County Beginning This Weekend

Federal assistance is now available for residents of Johnson County that were affected by the flooding that occurred last month in Buffalo and Johnson County.

John Edward McWilliams

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John Edward McWilliams, 91, died at his home on Big Goose where July 6, 2015. He'd lived for well over 80 years. He was born in Sheridan on April 8th, 1924 to Henry and Julia McWilliams. His father, Henry, was born in Buffalo to one of the earliest families settling in the area.

Shaun Ellen Beasley

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Shaun Beasley, 44, passed into the hands of the Lord on Wednesday July 8, 2015, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family following a stroke. Shaun was born on March 30, 1971, in Salem, OR, the first daughter of John and Susan Beasley. She was a special child who touched hearts with her spirit and drive, always gaining respect by those who knew her.

WYO Rodeo Events Continue

WYO Rodeo week events continue tonight through the weekend in Sheridan. Zane Garstad and Nick Siddle stopped in to the station to give us the rundown.

Tonight's Miss Indian America Exhibit Reception

Miss Indian America Exhibit Poster -- Photo Provided

The reception for the Miss Indian America Reunion exhibit at the SAGE gallery in Sheridan starts tonight at 5:30. Edre Maier and Judy Slack stopped by the station this week to give us the details.

First Sheridan Farmers Market Opens for Season

The first Farmers Market for the season in Sheridan opens today on downtown’s Grinnell Plaza. Market Manager Bonnie Gregory said more than 50 vendors have signed up to be there.

Lummis Defeats Attempt to Strip Wyoming Wolf Fix

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U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming joined a bipartisan majority of her colleagues on Wednesday to vote down an amendment designed to strip gray wolf language from the Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016.

Mead’s Protest Reveals Sage Grouse Conflicts

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Only weeks after a Kumbaya moment with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in which he celebrated sweeping federal greater sage grouse conservation rules, Gov. Matt Mead has protested those same measures.