Archive - Apr 2017

April 27th

Gearing Up for ‘Pitch Day’

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The five finalists for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge competition have been busy preparing for “Pitch Day” that will take place Tuesday, May 23 at 6 pm at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Wyoming Hotshots Celebrate 50 Years

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Wyoming Hotshots crew member Dave Ferrier cutting a tree during the Foss Lake Fire in Minnesota, May 2016. (Courtesy photo)

The Bighorn National Forest has been home to the Wyoming Interagency Hotshots for 50 years.

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment.

MILITARY BASE MOLESTATION

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a former member of the military has pleaded guilty to two counts related to the sexual molestation of a child on military bases in Washington and Louisiana.

Weather Forces Athletic Postponements / Rockies Drop 3 of 4 to the Nats / Troopers Scheduled for two in Rapid City

TRACK / GOLF / TENNIS - The Wyoming track classic has been canceled today so track and field is on hold for the weekend Sheridan high school golf and tennis competition has been canceled.

SOCCER - They will try and play soccer the Broncs and Gillette are playing Cheyenne East and Central those games have been moved to the indoor football facility at the University of Wyoming for tonight and tomorrow.

Dancing With The Stars II Happening Saturday In Buffalo

The second annual “Dancing With The Stars Johnson County” event, a benefit for the American Cancer Society, will be happening this Saturday night in Buffalo.

JCHC Board Discusses Pending LifeFlight Helipad

Sandy Ward, left, and current JCHC CEO Nicole Hobbs.

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center received and update on the LifeFlight helipad, which is one of the final components of the 2018 capital construction project that included the new Amie Holt Care Center and various upgrades to the facility.

Weather Slows Some Work On Lobban Avenue Project

Brent Bennett

Buffalo's Lobban Avenue reconstruction project is tentatively scheduled to be completed this summer, but recent cold and snowy weather has slowed the paving portion of the project, according to Project Engineer Brent Bennett with Nelson Engineering.

A Look Back in Time: April 28, 1917

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on April 28, 1917.

Crowd 'Encouraging' at Empty Bowl Fundraiser

One of the soup lines staffed by volunteers. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds was already packed with people less than 10 minutes after the 9th annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser got started.

Hospital Trustees Approve Changes to Medical Arts Complex

Sheridan Memorial Hospital trustees have approved around $837,000 in changes to the new Medical Arts Complex expansion that will be built on the hospital grounds on West Fifth Street.