Archive - Jul 2011

July 25th

Buffalo Council Approves Asbestos Removal at YMCA

Johnson County Family YMCA

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday, approved a request for funding to remove asbestos from the city-owned YMCA building.

NABO Events Bring Thousands to Buffalo

Basque dancers perform during the parade Saturday in Buffalo.

Everything Basque was celebrated this past weekend as NABO, the North American Basque Organizations, held their annual convention and festival in Buffalo.

July 24th

LOCAL BASEBALL POST SEASON PLAY CONTINUES THIS WEEK

SHERIDAN TROOPERS - The Sheridan Troopers lost against the host team Gillette in the north district tournament in Gillette Saturday night.

The Troops have a two seed as they get ready to open the state tournament Wednesday in Cheyenne.

The Troopers open with Laramie Wednesday afternoon.

SHERIDAN LITTLE BASEBALL - The Sheridan little league 9-10 year olds won their district tournament in Laramie last Friday beating Laramie in the title game 23-19 coming back from 12 runs down to win the game.

Basque Festival (NABO) held in Buffalo, Wyoming

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The Basque community held a great festival in Buffalo, Wyoming over the weekend. The parade and festival were a showcase of the culture and traditions, including many sheepwagons, dancing, music, arts and crafts, and food and wine.

Big Horn Turns 130 - Part II

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The "Big Horn Birthday Bash" to celebrate Big Horn turning 130 continues with more photos of that event of July 23rd, 2011. For more: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new...

Sheridan Rec. District Considering Background Check Policy

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

The Sheridan Recreation District is in the process of developing a background check policy to preserve the safety and well being of the youth that participant in their programs. Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright.

July 23rd

Wyoming First Lady Donates Books Through Scholastic Reading Ambassadors

Pictured from left-right: Lucie Osborn from the Laramie County Library,daughter Mary Mead and and First Lady Carol Mead. . (Photo courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead and Publisher Scholastic recently donated 500 books to a summer reading program in Laramie County. Mead joined up with the Scholastic Reading Ambassadors program to encourage children to work on their literacy skills over the summer. Mrs.

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

(Wyoming News Service)- The City of Cheyenne is certainly celebrating more than Frontier Days right now, as they were recently named one of the top ten “Most Livable Cities in America” by AARP The Magazine, and were also featured in the USA Today.

Big Horn Turns 130

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There was plenty to do in and around Big Horn on Saturday when the area celebrated 130 years of existence with a "Big Horn Birthday Bash." Among the events were raffles, vendors, live music, a pig roast, cowboy poets, local authors, drum and bugle corps and tours of Bradford Brinton. Come back for more photos.

"Tricks & Treats"

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You may have heard of "Trick or Treat" but if you attended any of the four recent rodeo performances you were rewarded with "Tricks & Treats" by the Sure Shot Trick Riders based out of Calgary, Alberta who provided trick and roman riding at break-neck speeds.