Author Archives: Staff Reports

Big Horn Equestrian Center to host Don King Days

SHERIDAN — Don King Days will return to Sheridan this weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. The World Championship Blacksmiths Horseshoeing Contest, which will continue through the two official days of Don King Days Sunday and Monday, begins Saturday at 9 a.m. The competition is open to the public to watch. Two fun days… Continue Reading

Landon’s holding fairy gardening workshop Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a free fairy gardening workshop on Saturday. Starting at 10 a.m., all members of the community are invited to bring their own container, or purchase one from the store, and design and plant their own fairy garden in this workshop. The only cost is any items you… Continue Reading

WYO’s Season Spotlight on Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a 2015-16 Season Spotlight on Wednesday. This free event is open to the public and will shine a light on the WYO’s upcoming season, spaces and faces to give the community the opportunity to meet and visit with the many hardworking people that make up the historic and… Continue Reading

Rubio Garcia leads Generals to 2-0 win over NJC

Rubio Garcia leads Generals to 2-0 win over NJC

SHERIDAN — Things are looking good for the Sheridan College men’s soccer team so far this season. After finishing 1-14 a season ago, head coach Jeff Hallenbeck has his team on an early path to success this year. The Generals took down Northeastern Junior College 2-0 Saturday to begin the season 2-0. Hallenbeck’s squad scored… Continue Reading

TR volleyball goes 2-1 to open season

SHERIDAN— The Tongue River volleyball team got lots of court time over the weekend as they opened the season at the North Big Horn County Tournament at Rocky Mountain High School (Cowley). Playing in abbreviated best-of-three set games, the Lady Eagles grabbed two wins on Saturday. The Lady Eagles lost their first of three games… Continue Reading

SC volleyball beats Phoenix, drops two to top-10 teams

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team got a taste of some of the nation’s best over the weekend, finishing 1-2 at the Western Wyoming Tournament. The Lady Generals opened the tournament against the No. 8 ranked Salt Lake City Community College but fell just short in three even sets (21-25, 21-25, 22-25). Suli Hifo… Continue Reading

Big Horn Middle School volleyball starts season against TR

SHERIDAN— Big Horn Middle School volleyball got underway Saturday with the season’s first games against Tongue River. With what Big Horn head coach Morgan Stalick attributed to great serving and persistence, the Big Horn varsity team beat the Tongue River varsity 25-17, 25-21. Also, Big Horn’s junior varsity fell to Tongue River’s JV in a well-fought contest, 25-19,… Continue Reading

Inconsistency costs Lady Broncs in Cheyenne

SHERIDAN — The Lady Broncs volleyball team didn’t have the start to the 2015 season that they were probably hoping for, going winless over the weekend at the Cheyenne Invite. After a 2-0 loss to Natrona and a 2-1 loss to Riverton Friday, Sheridan dropped three matches Saturday. Spending much of the weekend battling 4A… Continue Reading

Editorial: Why is ABF struggling so much?

For roughly four years, the Antelope Butte Foundation has been working to revitalize and reopen the Antelope Butte Ski and Recreation Area. The nonprofit needs somewhere between $2.9 and $4.33 million to complete the task. As of last week, ABF had raised a little more than $210,000. So we have to ask: Why is the… Continue Reading

Federal court judge issues injunction, blocks EPA controversial rule

SHERIDAN — A preliminary injunction was issued Thursday by a federal district court judge in North Dakota, blocking implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial “Waters of the United States” rule. The injunction stopped the rule from taking effect Friday. The state of Wyoming along with 11 other states and two New Mexico state agencies filed… Continue Reading

Owings, Lady Broncs dominate to win Worland Invite

SHERIDAN — The bad news for the Sheridan girls golf team was Victoria Owings had to compete in a one-hole playoff Friday at the Worland Invite. The good news: it was against her teammate. Owings and Mollie Butler tied atop the girls individual leaderboard with two-round scores of 167, forcing the one-hole playoff for the… Continue Reading

SHS girls tennis wins two; boys go 1-1 in Riverton

SHERIDAN — As expected, Sheridan High School’s top girls singles player, Julia Fenn, cruised to two easy victories over Riverton and Jackson Friday in Riverton. It was the girls doubles teams that made the difference for coach Bob Faurot’s team. The Lady Broncs only lost one match on the day. They went 5-0 against Riverton… Continue Reading

Kitterman wins again, shoots 91 to win Sundance Invite

BIG HORN — Jamie Kitterman made it two-for-two Friday by winning the Sundance Invite golf tournament. The Big Horn Lady Ram won the Moorcroft Invite last week to open the season, and her 91 bested Lusk’s Caysea Hart by one stroke to take the Sundance Invite. Tongue River’s Kylee Knobloch shot a 96 to finish… Continue Reading

Sheridan runners fill top-20 at Buffalo Invite

SHERIDAN — There were a lot of names from Sheridan High School atop the Buffalo Invite cross-country results sheet Friday. Behind Buffalo’s Maggie Chapin, who won the girls’ race with a time of 20:08.6, the next six finishers came from SHS. Xiomara Robinson was the Lady Broncs top runner with a time of 21:06.3. Newcomer… Continue Reading

Grass fire grows out of control, consumes home

Grass fire grows out of control, consumes home

SHERIDAN — A structure fire at 56 Woodland Park Road Thursday evening destroyed a mobile home, numerous abandoned vehicles and garbage and wood piles. Goose Valley Fire Department Chief Bob Williams said the property owner left a burn barrel unattended, which started a grass fire. The fire soon got out of control, eventually consuming the… Continue Reading

High bond set for man arrested for DUIs, domestic abuse

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was placed on probation following a 2014 conviction for driving under the influence. Since that time, prosecutors allege the man has racked up two additional DUIs and a domestic abuse charge. Timothy Dunn, 50, Sheridan, will be held on a total of $25,000 in cash-only bonds for the three counts… Continue Reading

Man charged with forgery, unlawful use of credit card

SHERIDAN — A man who allegedly used an ex-girlfriend’s credit card and forged her signature won’t get out of jail unless he posts a $20,000 cash bond following his hearing in circuit court Thursday. Matthew Fiscus, 44, Sheridan, faces two felony forgery counts and one felony count of unlawful use of a credit card. If… Continue Reading

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