Archive - Mar 7, 2012

All-State Selectees

The Wyoming Coaches Association has announced the Girls and Boys 2A Basketball Conference Teams and All-State Selections. On the All-State lists were Stephen Yellowtail, Sarah Nielson & Sarah Rawlings from Tongue River and Erica O'Dell from Big Horn.

Sheridan's Broadway Center

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The theater district of Broadway New York and Broadway Center of Sheridan have more in common that what you may first think. Daniel (DannyLee) Hodnett, recently from Los Angeles and now with the Theater Faculty at Sheridan College appeared Tuesday on Public Pulse where he discussed the upcoming play "Helldrivers of Daytona" with Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson.

Bison Open State With Loss to Star Valley

The Buffalo Bison basketball team took their #4 seed from the east into their opening game against #1 from the west Star Valley, falling to the Braves 67-49 today at Casper College.

Buffalo now falls into the consolation bracket where they will play Lander, after they lost their opening game to Wheatland 43-33.

The Buffalo/Lander consolation game will be Thursday at noon at the Casper Events Center, with the loser going home and the winner moving on to the Consolation Championship Game.

“The View From the Passenger Seat”

Cynde Georgen's photo exhibit, "The View From the Passenger Seat" is on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Library.

An artist's reception was held Tuesday night for Sheridan resident Cynde Georgen who's photo exhibit, “The View From the Passenger Seat”, is on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library mezzanine.

LX Bar Bill, Legislative Recap

The House passed legislation concerning the LX Bar Ranch (SF36) on third reading Monday with its funding in place, $280,000, and the bill to make the area a state park is on Gov. Matt Mead's desk. Representative Rosie Berger.

Lawmakers to Continue Evaluating Developmental Disability Waiver Program

Perhaps the lesser talked about aspect of the disagreement on funding between the House and the Senate at the legislature in Cheyenne was how to subsidize the Department of Health's developmental disability waiver program in order to reduce the wait time for those who apply. Rep. Rosie Berger.

eBooks Available at Library, More Coming Soon

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library (Sheridan Media file photo)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library now has eBooks that can be read on a variety of devices, and an even wider collection is on its way.

Commissioners OK Surveillance System at Fairgrounds

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Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier

Soon the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be equipped with a state of the art surveillance system in an effort to cut down on vandalism. Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract with Collins Communications Tuesday in the amount of $25,635.68 to install the system over the next few months.

Buffalo Swim Club Competes At State Meet in Gillette

Front row, left to right: Neil Meders, Nate Holt, Alex Cahhal, Matt Scarlett, Tim Cohoon, Sarah Johnson, Jack Holt, assistant coach Will Robbie. Middle: Head Coach Ed VonHolst, Luci Riddle, Ashlee Webber, Max Kessler, Keegan McDonald. Back row: Macey Johnson, Libby Poley, Porter Wing, Gunnar Poley, Seren Chapin, Alescia Webber, Natalie Cahhal, Hailee Riddle, and Nathan Kessler. Photo courtesy of Lanna Wing Photography. Used by permission.

The Buffalo Swim Club took nineteen swimmers from Buffalo and traveled to Gillette this past weekend to compete in the Wyoming Winter A & B Short Course State Championships.

They brought home two State Champions and a number of other great finishes.

State Championships were won by Nate Holt in the Boys 15-16 200 Backstroke with a time of 2:09.99; and Gunnar Poley in the Boys 11-12 500 Freestyle in a time of 6:01.93 and in the Boys 11-12 200 Freestyle in a time of 2:10.62.

Hearing Draws Discussion, Jo Co Commission Awards License

Johnson County Commissioners

A public hearing on a liquor license application held during the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday drew discussions, concerns, and some anger over the county's recent award of a seperate license to another applicant.