Archive - Jan 2012

January 29th

Johnson County Teams Have Productive Weekend

Buffalo's Tiersyn Taylor (#20) drives against the Worland Defense during their g

All of Johnson County's high school teams were in competition this weekend and all had a good showing.
In basketball, the Kaycee boys got the weekend started by traveling to NSI on Thursday, dropping a close game 62-56 in overtime. They then beat Arvada-Clearmont 91-39 Friday night.
The Kaycee Lady Bucs beat A/C 60-43 Friday and ran away from Class 2A Sundance 42-16 on Saturday.
The Bison boys took down Douglas 56-37 on Friday and then beat Worland 79-41 on Saturday.

JCSD1 Hopes For Help From Lawmakers On Cashflow Issues

Dr. Rod Kessler

At last week's meeting in Kaycee, the Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees discussed cash flow issues the district may face this year or in the future thanks to changes in how money from recapture districts is given by and paid back to the state.

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering A Success

Winter Gathering 2012

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce held their annual Winter Gathering fundraiser Sunday night at a new venue, the Deerfield Building downtown, and according to Chamber Director Angela Jarvis, it was a great time and a great success.

BRONC / LADY BRONC INDOOR TRACK RESULTS

BHSU
Stadium Sports Grill Invitational
Black Hills State University - Young Center
Friday January 27, 2012

No Team Scores Kept

SHS Girls Individual Results: (Top 8 Only)

60 Meter Dash

7th Nikki Kassen 8.50

800 Meter Run

1st Katie Rotellini 2:31.15
6th Addy Ostler 2:39.40

1600 Meter Run

5th Addy Ostler 5:50.40

4 X 400 Meter Relay

3rd Sarah Maze 4:29.92
Brynne Gardner
Katie Rotellini
Bailie Dannels

8th Raien Emery 4:46.42
Emily Gradwohl
Tori Blea
Marissa Hegy

High Jump

8th Erin Jensik 4’ 8”

Triple Jump

January 28th

Accountability in Education

State Board of Education member Sue Belish

Accountability in education was a major issue during last year's legislative session in Wyoming and it appears that it will continue to be an issue during this year's budget session that begins next month.

Wolf Author/Photographer to Present at Sheridan Library Sunday

(Game and Fish photo)

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host a talk this Sunday at the Library by Cat Urbigkit, an author/photographer whose principle subject is wolves.

Fossil Fuels vs. Wildlife in Wyoming

(sheridan media file photo)

(WY News Service) -- Two species in Wyoming, the sage-grouse and Wyoming Pocket Gopher, are listed on a report that link oil and gas development to declines in their respective populations.

JCHC Dedicates New ER To Former Employee

Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward and Tommy Smith's mother Liz Camino.

In a ceremony held in the new Main Entrance and new Emergency Room of the remodeled Johnson County Helathcare Center Friday afternoon, the hospital dedicated their new ER to former employee Tommy Smith.

Johnson County HS Basketball Teams Victorious

Saturday's basketball scores for Johnson County high schools:
Buffalo boys 79, Worland 41.
Buffalo girls beat Worland 50-46 in overtime.
Kaycee girls over Sundance 42-16.

As We Look Skyward Today - We Remember

As we look skyward at the fiery sunset of January 28, 2012 we are reminded of what happened 73-seconds after the fiery lift off of the space shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986. It was on that day of disbelief that many of us watched the shuttle, with seven on board, explode in a forking plume of smoke and fire - there were no survivors.