Archive - Sep 4, 2018

Local Farrier Finishes Well in WCB Competition at Don King Days

Local Farrier Troy Ehrentrout finished in the top 20 in Monday’s Liberty Live Shoeing competition. This was the 6th World Championship Blacksmith contest to be held at Don King Days in Big Horn.

Council Gives First-Reading Approval to Hospital Rezone

Rob Forister, Sheridan Memorial Hospital director of facility support, listens as the hospital's rezone proposal is presented to the city council. (Photo by Pat Blair)

An ordinance rezoning the Sheridan Memorial Hospital campus from R-3 residential to MA – Medical Arts – passed first reading in the Sheridan City Council meeting Tuesday night.

Dog & Cat Shelter Discusses Anchor Dog Program

The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter has discovered a way to help not only veterans but the dogs at the shelter as well with a program called the Anchor Dog Program.

Balloon the Bighorns Rally This Weekend

The 2nd annual Balloon The Bighorns hot air balloon rally will be happening this weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center, with 13 different hot air balloons and their crews on hand for the three-day event.

Gordon 'Disappointed' With Decision On Wyoming Grizzly Bear Hunt

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Mark Gordon

Wyoming gubernatorial candidate Mark Gordon said he is disappointed in a decision by U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen that placed a temporary block on the start of Wyoming’s first grizzly bear hunt in 40 years.

Shock Announces Run For HD40 Seat

Chris Shock, an Independent, has filed to run for the position of State Representative for House District 40.
In a release, Shock said he was encouraged by many friends to run for the position, and filed the paperwork with the Secretary of State's Office to be placed on the ballot in November.

Buffalo ACO Updates Council On Sick Raccoon

Karen Kimutis

During Tuesday's city council meeting, Buffalo Animal Control Officer Karen Kimutis discussed a sick raccoon she recently dealt with.

Commissioners Contract With Pascal for One-Cent Campaign

From left, commissioners Tom Ringley, Mike Nickel, Steve Maier and Terry Cram. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County commissioners have engaged the firm of Pascal Public Relations to develop and execute a public education campaign for the one-cent vote coming up in the November general elections.

Commissioners Clear Way for Firearms Business

With one dissenting vote, Sheridan County commissioners Tuesday approved a conditional use permit that will allow operation of a firearms shipping and receiving business, and possibly gunsmithing, on the Beaver Creek Ranch.

Black Bear Hunt Areas 1 and 2 Closed

The black bear hunting season in areas 1 and 2, which are in the northern Big Horn Mountains, are closed.