Archive - Jul 2017

Dog Shows Kick Off Events at Fairgrounds

Youth and dogs line up for the judge's inspection during the showmanship competition Monday. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Scotty, an Australian shepherd owned and showed by Billie Bailey, was named Best in Show in conformation as the dog show kicked off events at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Monday.

Wade Bates

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Funeral services for Wade Bates, 12 year old Decatur, Texas and former Wyoming youth who was killed in an auto accident in Wise, County, Texas last Friday, will be held Saturday, August 5th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Bobby Moore officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home chapel on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

William A. Sand

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Funeral services for Bill Sand, 105 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Friday at the Johnson County Health Care Center, will be held Thursday, August 3rd, at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home in Buffalo with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Bevan Gean Broom

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Bevan Gean Broom, 77, of Sheridan, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Saddle Ridge Therapy Center in Sheridan, Wyoming. He was born on October 28, 1939 to Emer and Eunice (Kester) Broom in Atwood, Kansas. Bevan was raised in Sheridan, Wyoming and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1958 and attended Sheridan College.

Monday 07-31-17

Real Resistance / Wyoming Promise.

Cheney’s Statement on Subcommittee Hearing

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U.S. Representative for Wyoming Liz Cheney (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Wyoming’s lone representative in the U.S. House of Representatives Liz Cheney, sponsored legislation that would require congressional approval of any future moratoriums on coal leases on federal lands.

Dam Repairs May Affect Walk In Area

The Bighorn Reservoir and surrounding private land is enrolled in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Access Yes program. Repairs on the Bighorn Reservoir dam are currently underway and there will be heavy equipment working in the area into the fall.

Aspen Ecology and Management in the Bighorns

On August 15th, the Sheridan Fulmer Library’s Inner Circle will play host to a lecture on Aspen Tree Ecology and Management in the Bighorn National Forest.

Are You Packing? Nope, Just Looking Like a Wyoming Has-been Old-timer

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The first time it happened was when I was in the bar area of the Lander Community Center during a Whiteheart charity fund-raiser to benefit disabled veterans. I was in the process of ordering a glass of IPA beer and some white wine for Nancy.

“Are you packing?”

Fire Alarm Pulled by Young Program Member at Sheridan YMCA

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Last week, the Sheridan County YMCA had a bit of a scare when the fire alarm went off and summoned the Sheridan Fire and Rescue Team. After investigating the situation, the crew determined that a fire alarm had been pulled by one of the young participants in the Y’s Child Care Program.