Archive - Mar 17, 2016

Thursday 03-17-16

Sheridan County Commission

SC Rodeo recruit signs

Kyle Bloomquist from Raymond, MN is a new recruit that will be attending Sheridan College next fall.Head coach Marc Gilkerson says we are excited to have him on our team he is a multiple event cowboy.

Bloomquist is a 3x National Junior High Finals rodeo qualifier in the bull riding and team roping. He is also a 3x National High School Rodeo qualifier in the bareback and saddle bronc riding.

Kyle will be majoring in Ag Business. He has a strong work ethic and is very dedicated to school and rodeo we are looking forward to having him on the General’s team.

Celtic Sage Plays Tonight in Sheridan for St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day will be celebrated in Sheridan at the Sheridan Inn with the local band Celtic Sage playing tonight from 6-8:30.

Spring Turkey Hunt Season Starts Next Month

Spring turkey hunting season starts April 1.

Wyoming Theater Festival Receives $25K from Neltje

The Wyoming Theater Festival that’s held in Sheridan has received a gift of $25,000 from the local artist, Neltje.

‘The Producers’ Comes to Local Stage

A musical billed as a “witty, sarcastic ride” will be brought to the local stage at the end of the month. The local Civic Theatre Guild opens Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” on March 24 at the WYO Theater in Sheridan.

Power Outage Affects Several Hundred in Dayton/Ranchester Area

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Several hundred people in Ranchester and Dayton were without power Wednesday due to a vehicle hitting a power pole near the two towns in Northwest Sheridan County. According MDU’s website, most of those affected had power restored by 8 Wednesday night.

The History of St. Patrick’s Day

(Photo: Those Richters' Photography ©)

St. Patrick’s Day over the years has become a celebration in the U.S. that centers around the “wearing of the green”, parades, and of course green beer and corned beef and cabbage. But where did it all begin? Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Barrasso Wants a Better Approach on Methane

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming (Photo Ron Richter ©)

U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming delivered an address on the Senate floor Wednesday regarding the Obama administration's recent announcement of a deal with Canada to cut methane emissions from oil and gas production facilities.

Library Must Cut General Fund Revenues

Sheridan County's library system has to trim $104,000 from from its budget in order to pass scrutiny by county commissioners next month.