Archive - Jan 9, 2012

Full Wolf Moon

Full Wolf Moon is the name of the first full moon of 2012. Full moon names date back to Native Americans of a few hundred years ago. Tribes kept track of the changing seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Amid the cold and deep snows of mid-winter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages - thus the name Full Wolf Moon.

Mont.Teacher Disappears While Running; Shoe Found

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The search resumes Monday for a Montana high school teacher who didn't return from a weekend run.

Verizon Wireless Network Back Up In Mont., N. Wyo.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Verizon Wireless spokesman says service has been restored after a Sunday morning outage of more than seven hours in Montana and northern Wyoming.

BRONC WRESTLERS 6TH IN DOUGLAS

The Sheridan Broncs were 6th at the Douglas invitational Saturday and had two champions Derek Berrettini at 120 and Clay Carter at 132 Carter reamins unbeaten at 25 -0

2nd placers, Scott Hanify 145, Lucas Giesey 170

3rd placer Jackson Hanify 113

Broncs dual at Buffalo Tuesday night and compete at the "Cowboy" Invitational in Miles City, Montana this weekend.

UW Pleased With Governor's Budget Entering JAC Meetings

UW President Tom Buchanan

The University of Wyoming, like other educational entities across the state, is looking forward to funding for capital construction projects in the upcoming budget session of the legislature.

WEEKEND FULL OF GREAT SPORTS ACTION

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan high school basketball teams saw mixed results in Riverton over the weekend.

The Lady Broncs swept three wins to go 9-1 on the season beating Kelly Walsh, Riverton and Evanston.

The Lady Broncs will play at Billings Senior Friday night and at home against Natrona county Saturday.

The Broncs dropped two out of three beating KW then losing close games to Riverton and Evanston falling to 8-2 on the season after the final game Saturday Head coach Mike Ibach.

Jo Co Signs Confidentiality Agreement With Property Owner

Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Commissioners voted to sign a confidentiality agreement with the owner of a property in Buffalo that has been mentioned as a possible acquisition for future expansion of the Johnson County Library.

JCHC Financial Report Good So Far, Says Administrator

JCHC Board of Trustees

Johnson County Healthcare Center Administrator Sandy Ward reported to the Hospital Board at their last meeting that the financial report for November and December showed revenues above last year at the same time, and also above where they were forecast for fiscal year 2012.

Buffalo Council Waives Portion of Fees for Habitat House

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from Habitat For Humanity to waive a portion of the water and sewer tap fees for a home they will be building in the Greenleaf Subdivision.

Sheridan County Receives Homeland Security Grant

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Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Sheridan County recently received a grant from the Office of Homeland Security in the amount of $84,810.13.