Archive - Sep 2011

September 27th

SHERIDAN COLLEGE PAT HAMILTON RODEO RESULTS

SC Rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson

The 51st Annual Sheridan College Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo had 384 contestants from 14 different colleges and universities attend with 646 total runs in three days.

The Sheridan College Rodeo team had some great runs and rides.

Cotter Kinghorn and Donny Scantling won the long round in the team roping with a time of 7.5, they roped their steer in the short round fast but had a ten second penalty at the barrier they ended up 5th in the average.

VOA Graduates 49 from Recovery Programs

Kelly Carrol, director of the Gathering Place in Sheridan, speaks to graduates Saturday. (photo by Ethan Boone, VOA)

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies recognized 49 in Sheridan on Saturday who have graduated substance abuse recovery programs in the past few years.

Jo Co School Board Adopts Goals For District

Johnson County School Board

The Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their meeting Monday night at the Kaycee School, and adopted goals for themselves and the District.

Oktoberfest Draws 1,300 to Buffalo

Scott Madsen of Buffalo gets into the spirit of Oktoberfest last weekend in Buffalo.

The 2nd Annual Buffalo Oktoberfest was Saturday in Crazy Woman Square, and nearly 1,300 people came through the gate at the event, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.

Some Damage in Weekend Fires in Buffalo, Johnson County

Two fires, one in Buffalo and the other in Johnson County, caused damage to property over the weekend.

September 26th

THE BRONCS END AN AMAZING RUN WITH THE 2011 STATE GOLF TITLE

BRONC SENIOR KAMRIN ALLEN 2010, 2011 4-A STATE CHAMP

SHERIDAN BRONC GOLF - The Broncs repeated as 4-A state champs winning by 14 shots the Broncs were led by Senior Kamrin Allen who also won his second straight Medalist title.

Allen says the Broncs had a great season and to cap it off Saturday with another state title was great.

The Broncs led by three shots heading into the final round as Allen says they felt comfortable playing with the lead even though it was still tight heading into Saturday's round.

Free Gold To Behold

Monday evening's sunset enhances the already brilliant golden fall foliage near the Cottonwood Center at 1449 Sugarland Drive.

Moose, Moose, and More Moose

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These moose were all roaming the swamps in the Big Horn Mountains above Buffalo.

Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Wet Spring and Large Snowpack Hindered State and Local Tourism

Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker

Heavy springtime precipitation and a record breaking snowpack that led to flooding and landslides along various highways were factors that resulted in tourism statewide and locally being down for the early part of the season.

State Lawmakers Continue to Review State Retirement System

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

As state lawmakers gear up for what is sure to be another busy budget session in early 2012, the issue of the Wyoming State Retirement system continues to be addressed by the Joint Appropriations Committee.