Archive - May 25, 2016 - News

Black Thumb Gardening

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“Black Thumb Gardening,” a brief introduction to growing plants, drew nearly 30 gardeners to the Inner Circle of the library Wednesday night.

Hospital Board Approves Purchase of Telemetry Equipment

Trustees of Sheridan Memorial Hospital approved purchase of telemetry and monitoring equipment for the hospital at their meeting Wednesday night.

McCafferty Talks About Hospital Growth at Event

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty talked about the hospital's growth and services Wednesday morning during a Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce coffee meeting at the hospital on West Fifth Street.

Annual Fishing Derby At Lake DeSmet This Weekend

The 33rd annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby will be happening over the Memorial Day Weekend at Lake DeSmet.

Buffalo To Host Season-Opening Indian Relay Race

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association (PIHRA) will be having its season-opening event in Buffalo June 11th and 12th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Conservation Easement Transfer Closer After County Actions

Johnson County Commissioner Bill Novotny

A conservation easement owned by Johnson County is closer to being transferred to the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust after the county commissioners approved a number of motions at their last meeting.

Sheridan County High School Rodeo Set for Sunday and Monday

If you like to watch Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling and other rodeo events head to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds for the Sheridan County High School Rodeo on Sunday and Monday. This event will feature over 200 contestants from across the state.

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Yellowstone

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Around 9am on last Wednesday, 47-year-old Texan Wendy Larrabee was struck by a motor vehicle as she was crossing the West Entrance Road on foot. Witnesses started CPR immediately and rangers arrived within minutes, but Larrabee was pronounced dead at the scene.

Little Goose Bridge on Highway 87 to Close Next Week Temporarily

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A Wyoming Department of Transportation Contractor, S&S Builders of Gillette, will begin work on a bridge rehab project on the Little Goose Bridge on US 87 southeast of the Big Horn “Y” towards Story on Tuesday, May 31.

Forest Officials Remind People to ‘Know Before You Go’

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With the Memorial Day holiday approaching, officials with the Bighorn National Forest are gearing up for the kick-off to the summer outdoor recreation season. Many campgrounds have begun opening up, with more slated for Friday and the coming weeks.