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Armed Forces freedom ride is Saturday
The National Armed Forces Day Freedom Ride WY is Saturday.Deluxe Harley-Davidson of Gillette, 3300 Conestoga Drive, will host a prayer and breakfast at 7 a.m. Saturday.
Wyoming cities seek ability to impose new taxes
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A legislative panel will continue to study the idea of giving local municipalities in Wyoming the ability to impose new, voter-approved taxes to replace the funding they now get from the state.
Free areas: County agrees on no-fee zone on reservoir shore
Once a memorandum of understanding clears legal review with Park County attorney Bryan Skoric, more than a dozen miles of shoreline along Buffalo Bill Reservoir will open for fee-free recreating.Visitors to an area between the South Fork dike and the South Shore boat ramp will no longer be required
Thomas brings USFS, volunteer experience to fire warden position
SHERIDAN — Chris Thomas recently retired from his position as silviculturist with the U.S. Forest Service in Sheridan. A future filled with endless days of fishing and sunshine awaited him, but something kept tugging. The busy life of a federal forester made the jolt into retirement a little too qui
Ending on a high note
“During high school, I was fortunate to have a couple of very inspiring band instructors who pointed me in this direction,” Phillips said. “But I sing like a frog, so choir was not in my future.”
Dine At This Wyoming Smokehouse For A Meal You'll Never Forget
The small town of Big Horn, Wyoming, is known mostly for its history, its high school football team, and (oddly enough) its polo club. The Bozeman Trail museum in town recounts some of the history of the West’s most dangerous journey, and the Big Horn Historical Society is a great source to find pho
Symphony Storytime: "Mole Music"
With Niemann & Sons Music and Stacy LeSartre of the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra. A live violin performance and narration of the story of "Mole Music" and the opportunity to visit up close with a host of instruments. Live Music. Free.
Dancing with the stars brings in $15K
"I owe a big thank you to everyone who made it possible – especially all of the dancers who went outside of their comfort zones to raise money for cancer research. As far as I’m concerned, they’re all winners." -Cheryl MaddenJohn Camino and Kira Wages may have danced away with the mirror ball trophy
Top horses go for big bucks
Two paint draft-cross geldings consigned by Jeff and Christina Tift of Banner topped the 20th annual Best of the Rockies Cody Country Horse Sale on Saturday.The 5-year-old named Bobby McGee brought $35,000, tying the 2017 top bid. It is the second highest sale price in recent years. In 2016, $36,000
Benefits beyond the bottom line
When the local economic development organization JOCO First recently approached the Buffalo City Council and the Johnson County commissioners in need of $25,000 from each entity, the community was understandably concerned.A decline in oil and gas production has meant that both the city and the count
Pizza restaurant opening in late June
A professionally-trained chef with plans to open a new restaurant in Cody pledges to support local farmers and ranchers.Nathan Kardos is preparing to open the Trailhead Italian & Woodfired Pizza at 1326 Beck Ave., by the end of June. The new restaurant will occupy 5,380 square feet in the former Buf
Struggle over Yellowstone National Park landmark names continues
In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, a large bison blocks traffic as tourists take photos of the animals in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park in Wyo. AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File
Kathleen Kennedy plans Lando spin off
Kathleen Kennedy wants a 'Star Wars' spin-off focused around Lando Calrissian.The Lucasfilm president would love to see a movie that focuses on the selfless leader, played in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' by Donald Glover.Speaking to Premiere France, she said: "We think that the next spin-off will be de
Buffalo Lions Club fishing derby May 26-28 at Lake DeSmet
Ticket outlets are: in Buffalo, (Wa-Hoo Likkers/Outback Lounge, Lake Stop, Sports Lure, Ultimate Outdoors, Crazy Woman Liquor; in Sheridan: Rocky Mountain Discount Sports; and in Gillette at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports.
Fillies go 1-2 at Thermop meet
The Cody girls golf team finished 1-2, while the boys took first in the team score Friday at a small, wet golf tournament in Thermopolis.“We ran into a steady pace of rain throughout the day. By the end of things, we were soaked to say the least,” coach Jacob Kraft said. “We struggled to hang on to
Photos: Best of the Rockies Horse Sale
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Channing Tatum wishes Jenna Dewan a happy Mother's Day
Channing Tatum has wished his estranged wife Jenna Dewan a happy Mother's Day.The 38-year-old actor split from Jenna, 37, in April, but that didn't stop the 'Magic Mike' star from wishing the mother of his four-year-old daughter Everly a great day on Sunday (05.13.18).He said on his Instagram Story:
Ten Sleep board hires new principal
The board approved the resignations of Ten Sleep School agriculture and business teacher Jarred Bower, Ten Sleep School fourth- and fifth-grade teacher Ross Hauptman, who also received teacher of the year, and Ten Sleep School secretary Angela Munger.
VA to host caregiver picnic
The event, organized by the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System and The Hub on Smith, will feature caregiver support materials and a number of local speakers. In addition, caregivers can receive free massages and visit with other caregivers.
Sheridan receives EPA funding for projects
The Wyoming grantees are among 145 recipients across the nation selected for EPA Brownfields environmental assessment, utilizing loan funds and clean-up grants. The EPA is providing a total of $1,425,000 in 2018 Brownfields grants to three recipients in Wyoming.