Archive - Jun 2010

June 28th

Mike Massie – Candidate for State Supt. Public Instruction

Mike Massie, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction (courtesy photo).

Another candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction was Kim Love's guest on KROE's Public Pulse program recently. Mike Massie, the only Democratic candidate for the position, tells us why he's entered the race.

Massie expands on the need to rid the state of PAWS.

Sheridan County Junior Golf Series

Sheridan County Summer Junior Golf Series

The Sheridan County Jr. Golf Tournaments are open to all girls and boys ages 8-17 years old and kick-off is Monday, July 19th. Golfers will play 5, 9 or 18 holes, depending on their age and course difficulty.

Schedule:

Monday, July 19th @ the Sheridan Country Club
Monday, July 26th @ Kendrick Municipal Golf Course (a Wyoming Parks & Recreation Association Junior Golf Day)
Monday, August 2nd @ the Powder Horn Golf Club

A Sheridan High School Senior wins the "Millward Simpson' Award

Austin Woodward 2010 "MillwardSimpson" Award Winner

SIMPSON AWARDS - Sheridan high school senior Austin Woodward became the 5th student from Sheridan high school to win the annual “Millward Simpson” award Saturday night in Casper.

The Simpson award goes to the top high school male and female athlete of the year for the state of Wyoming. Woodward added this honor to a long list he received for his efforts this past school year. he was named All-state in football and basketball, was named the Wyoming Gatorade football player of the year and to the state's Super 25 football team.

June 27th

Buffalo City Councilman Speaks Out About Project

RDG Planning and Consulting illustration of the proposed Crazy Woman Square project in Buffalo.
RDG Planning and Consulting illustration of the proposed Crazy Woman Square project in Buffalo.

The Buffalo City Council recently approved a $50,000 allocation in their budget to help fund the Buffalo Development Association's Crazy Woman Square Project in downtown. The project consists of three phases and would cost approximately $3 million to complete.

Work Continues at TR Branch Library in Ranchester

Tongue River Branch Library Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon
Tongue River Branch Library Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon

The expansion of the Tongue River Branch Library in Ranchester is nearing completion. Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon fills us in on how things are coming along.

Morse Code, Anyone?

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In 1999 the last four stations that communicated with ships by Morse code signed off the air but keys.

Austin Woodward named the Milward Simpson Award winner

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Austin Woodward named the Milward Simpson Award winner on Saturday at the Casper Petroleum Club.

Austin Woodward named the Milward Simpson Award winner

One of three juvenile great horned owls

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One of three juvenile great horned owls observed in a tree at the Sheridan VA Medical Center on Friday.

One of three juvenile great horned owls observed in a tree at the Sheridan VA Medical Center on Friday.

$3.4B Indian settlement stuck in Senate filibuster

A $3.4 billion government settlement with hundreds of thousands of American Indians has been caught in a

Child porn appeal now in the hands of high court

A Casper man serving a child pornography
sentence is waiting for word from the U.S. Supreme Court on his last-ditch hope to have his conviction overturned. Nathaniel "Ned" Solon says a computer virus infected his computer with illegal images of children. He was convicted in 2008, and the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver upheld the convictions.