Archive - Jun 2011

June 27th

Another Successful Run for Bikers Against Bruises

After dodging some flooding near Buffalo, the weather cooperated and 39 riders made the run from Sheridan to Worland and then back on Saturday for the 3rd Annual Bikers Against Bruises Poker Run.

2011 Rodeo Parade on Schedule Despite Main Street Construction

Those worried that the 2011 Sheridan Wyo Rodeo Parade might be interrupted by the construction on Main Street can rest assured that there will be few changes in their parade watching experience. Rodeo board member, Linda St.

Poll Question: Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

President Obama pledged last week to begin the American troop withdrawal process out of Afghanistan by the end of this 2011.

Last week, President Obama addressed the nation to announce his plan for withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.

SIMPSON AWARDS / BASEBALL AND MORE

MILLWARD SIMPSON AWARDS - Sheridan high school's Kayla Woodward and Big Horn's Colby Wollenman were the winners of the annual Millward Simpson award as Wyoming's top high school athletes.

The ceremony was held in Casper Saturday night. Wollenman and Woodward were both multi-sport standouts in high school.

Wollenman is the first male athlete from Big Horn high school to win the Simpson award while Woodward follows her brother Austin who won the award in 2010.

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers are 20-12 overall after dropping three straight in Nebraska over the weekend.

Jo Co Commission Supports Butch, Sundance Statue

Jennifer Romanoski

The Johnson County Commissioners voted to support the efforts of the Wild Bunch to bring a statue of local outlaw legends Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to downtown Buffalo.

Buffalo's Citywide Garage Sale Appears to be a Success

The Citywide Garage Sale took place Saturday, and according to those that participated, it seems to have been a success.

Buffalo Budgets Money For Settlement

Buffalo's City Council, at last week's meeting, approved Resolution No.1322, amending the current year's budget to allocate funds to the Frankovic Trust to settle a disagreement over a street project on Lucas Street.

Living History Day Gives Back to Community

Square dancers entertain the crowd at the Living History Day at the Jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo.

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo hosted their annual Living History Day Saturday, showcasing many different living exhibits including flintnapping, a blacksmith, a tomahawk thrower, and numerous people dressed in period costumes from the 1800s teaching guests about history.

June 26th

Headed to the Annual National High School Finals Rodeo - 2011

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National Qualifiers from the local area, Cole Ponce from Big Horn, Casey Collins from Sheridan, Bryce Burnell & Faith Carson from Arvada and Cameron Irwin from Buffalo are headed to the 63rd Annual National High School Finals Rodeo - 2011 - at the CAM-PLEX Facilities of Gillette Wyoming from July 18th - 24th.

Wollenman & Woodward Win Milward Simpson Awards for 2011

Colby Wollenman of Big Horn and Kayla Woodward of Sheridan received the highest honor that a Wyoming High School athlete can receive - The 2011 Milward Simpson Award. Colby earned 9 letters, 5 all-conference and 4-all state awards in basketball, football and soccer and is the first Big Horn male athlete to ever win the award.