Kendra Cousineau

AAUW celebrates 100 years, continues battle against gender wage gap

September 20, 2014

SHERIDAN — Less than 90 years ago in Sheridan, it was illegal for women to be downtown alone. In Montana, it was illegal for unmarried women to fish alone. Women have come a long way in just under 100 years. Strides for women’s equality rights have been made by many groups, but there is one Read More

Rams travel to Glenrock Friday to take on Herders

September 18, 2014

BIG HORN — Coming off of a 55-22 win over Lyman, the Rams will travel to Glenrock Friday to take on the Herders. “They’re a team that really likes to run the ball and be physical up front,” coach Mike McGuire said. The last time Glenrock beat Big Horn was in 2011, but the games Read More

White injured in women’s game against Otero

September 15, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals soccer team had a dramatic weekend. Due to the conditions of the SC field after last week’s snow, the teams played their games on Big Horn High School’s field Saturday and Sunday. Things against Otero weren’t looking good for the Lady Generals. They were down 3-0 with about Read More

Defense comes out flat for SC men’s team Saturday

SHERIDAN — It wasn’t a pretty start for the Sheridan College soccer team Saturday. Within the first 15 minutes, Otero was up 3-0. “We came out flat, as we do quite often,” Coach Jeff Hallenbeck said. “(Otero is) ranked nationally, and they came out on fire.” The second half went a little better for the Read More

Big Horn blows past Lyman, 55-22

September 12, 2014

BIG HORN — If the Big Horn Rams were ever in doubt during their 55-22 win over Lyman, all they had to do was give the ball to Kerry Powers or Christian Mayer. Though when you’re up by 20 at the half, there is not much room for doubt. Colton Williams put the first points on Read More

Eagles game against Moorcroft moved to SHS field

DAYTON — The Tongue River Eagles football team will play its first home game today at 1 p.m. against Moorcroft. The Eagles beat Moorcroft last year 12-0 for their first of two wins of the 2013 season. Coming off of a road win against Rocky Mountain, coach John Scott said the team has just been Read More

Big Horn working to keep momentum going

September 11, 2014

BIG HORN — Coming off of a 25-0 blowout against Lovell last week, the Rams will finally play on their home field Friday against Lyman. The game time has been changed to 4 p.m. because the lights are not set up yet. Coach Mike McGuire said the team has been in their regular preparation mode, Read More

Dayton Mercantile gets new start

September 9, 2014

DAYTON — Owners Craig and Elaine Stevens have breathed new life into the Dayton Mercantile. They bought the historic building last September, and moved from Cheyenne to open it on June 30. They originally just bought the building as a residence, but once they moved here and learned the history of the building, along with Read More

Lady Generals fall to USU

September 8, 2014

SHERIDAN — There was a war in Sheridan on Saturday, but it likely went unnoticed if you weren’t at the Golden Dome watching the Sheridan College volleyball team battle over the net. They faced Utah State University-Eastern and it was a battle between the blockers, the players and the boundary lines. The Lady Generals were Read More

Big Horn Rams blowout Lovell, look forward to first game under home field lights

September 5, 2014

LOVELL — It was a blowout in Lovell last night as the Big Horn Rams crushed the Bulldogs 25-0. “The story of the night was our defense,” coach Mike McGuire said. “We forced three turnovers, and we did a good job of stopping their run game and forcing them to throw.” It was a slow Read More

Eagles play ‘most physical’ game coach has seen in 14-7 win over Rocky Mountain

COWLEY — The Tongue River Eagles beat Rocky Mountain tonight in Cowley 14-7. This is the first win for the Eagles in the past six games they have played. Quarterback Will Kerns was the first to score on a quarterback from about a yard out. This sent Tongue River into halftime up 7-0. Lane Dockery Read More

Rams to kick off 2014 season at Lovell

September 4, 2014

BIG HORN — Although high school football started last week, Big Horn didn’t get a chance to rejoice in that. They played a no-score scrimmage against Lander and have yet to test their new lights in Ram country. But Big Horn does get to play this weekend — and keep score. The top-ranked Rams in Read More

Tongue River moves to 1A, starts season with game against Rocky Mountain

DAYTON — After several exciting season openers last week for 4A teams, the smaller teams get to start their high school football season this weekend. Tongue River has moved to the 1A division and will face the wyopreps.com No. 4-ranked Rocky Mountain Grizzlies Friday in Cowley. Though a brand new division for the Eagles, this Read More

Blacksmith competition, rough rodeo events highlight Don King Days despite inclement weather

September 3, 2014

BIG HORN — It was a wet start Sunday for Don King Day events out at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. But attendees didn’t seem to mind as long as their jackets were zipped and their beer or mimosa glasses were full. The blacksmith contest started at 9 a.m. and the contestants managed to stay Read More

Blacksmith competition, rough rodeo events highlight Don King Days despite inclement weather

BIG HORN — It was a wet start Sunday for Don King Day events out at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. But attendees didn’t seem to mind as long as their jackets were zipped and their beer or mimosa glasses were full. The blacksmith contest started at 9 a.m. and the contestants managed to stay Read More

Generals drop rough game to USU; coach promises team will turn it around

August 30, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Generals fell to Utah State University 4-0 Friday in their first regular season game. Coach Jeff Hallenbeck said there were are a lot of factors that contributed to the loss, but it started with not having three of their starters due to paperwork and injuries. “However, I am not using that Read More

Ogg buys first lottery ticket; first drawing Wednesday

August 25, 2014

SHERIDAN — Sheridan resident Mary Ogg had a pretty good day yesterday. By noon, she had the keys to her brand new Jeep, and the very first lottery ticket ever to be sold in Wyoming in her hands. Ogg won a promotional giveaway on Aug. 16 out of more than 20,000 entries to be the Read More

Local polo ranch hopes to change the game with breeding program

August 22, 2014

SHERIDAN — When it comes to how babies are made — you know, the birds and the bees — the process seems pretty straight forward. As a new technique for breeding polo ponies gets introduced in Sheridan County, though, that process can get a little complicated. Sebastian Mariani, the breeding manager and trainer for Jan Pamela Read More

Organizers add marketplace to Big Horn Heritage Days

August 19, 2014

BIG HORN — Collette Eliason and her family have owned the Big Horn Mercantile in Big Horn since it first opened in 1882 and the family, along with local business owners, is hoping to bring a little life back to the area with the Big Horn Marketplace. Eliason started the Big Horn Bash back in Read More

Elected officials, 2014 hopefuls attend Reagan Day Dinner

August 18, 2014

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan County Republican Party held its annual Reagan Day Dinner Saturday night at the new Thorne Rider Campus Center at Sheridan College. Some of the notable guests included Sen. Mike Enzi, candidate for U.S. Senate Bryan Miller and Secretary of State candidate Pete Illoway. The keynote speaker was 20-year-old Charlie Kirk who has Read More

Kinnison donates pet-saving kits to emergency departments

August 7, 2014

SHERIDAN — What would be the first thing you grabbed if your house was on fire? For a lot of people, it would be their pets. Thanks to Tom Kinnison, first responders in the Sheridan area now have the means to help rescue your pet, and keep them alive in case of smoke inhalation. Kinnison Read More

Business owners see enthusiasm for Crazy Days slip

August 5, 2014

SHERIDAN — Locals know that if you want to find the best deal in the summer, you head down to Crazy Days, a community summer blowout sale featuring all of the best downtown shops. Alecia Roush, manager of Bighorn Design, says Crazy Days isn’t how it used to be though. “Crazy Days used to be Read More

Squeal-filled night at the fair

August 4, 2014

Members of the Legerski’s Sausage pig wrestling team grab ahold of their pig and move toward the barrel Sunday night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. The team finished second in the men’s division, behind the Pot Bellies. Pictured, from left, for the Legerski’s Sausage team are Logan Garstad, Hayden Legerski, Nate Kane and Nate Berg Read More

Bland takes top prizes in sheep categories at fair

SHERIDAN — It was pretty obvious who ran away with all of the prizes Saturday at the Sheridan County Fair Sheep Show. Gabriel Bland, 11, won champion in Junior, Market Sheep Showmanship, first in the Market Blackface category, and champion in Whiteface Market lamb. He also took second in class 2 of the blackface market. Read More

Slow offense results in Jets’ Sunday elimination

July 28, 2014

SHERIDAN — After a long playoff series, the Sheridan Jets wrapped up the American Legion ‘B’ State Tournament on Sunday, but unfortunately did not come out on top. It was a late start for the Sheridan Jets in Saturday night’s matchup against the Gillette Rustlers, but that extra practice time didn’t seem to matter. The Read More