Archive - 2012

February 6th

LOCAL SPORTS WEEKEND WRAP UP

BRONC / LADY BRONC HOOPS - The Sheridan high school basketball teams split their games with Gillette and have more conference play this week with Laramie and Cheyenne South.

The Lady Broncs will begin the second round of conference play this week with a conference record of 3-2 and 13-4 overall.

They lost at home against Gillette 55-51 Friday Head coach Sean Yeager says two pretty good teams played a tough game.

And he says several of their underclassmen got their first taste of what the rivalry is all about.

Buffalo Council OKs Change Order For Pathway Project

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved a change order in the amount of $1,800 for the Cemetery Road Pathway Project.
Buffalo Public Works Directro Les Hook explains why the change order was necessary.

Weekend High School Sports Results From Johnson County

Johnson County's high school athletes had a busy weekend and most teams fared very well.
In basketball, the Bison boys traveled to Wheatland on Friday and downed the Bulldogs 55-53 in overtime.
Saturday they hosted Thermopolis at BHS and beat the Bobcats 61-33 to improve to 10-6 for the year.
The Lady Bison fell to the Lady Bulldogs 47-35 on Friday and traveled to Thermopolis on Saturday where they dropped the game to the Lady Bobcats 40-26. Their record now stands at 6-10 on the year.
The Kaycee Buckaroos mauled Hulett on Friday 76-26 and beat Upton 50-44 on Saturday.

RMI Roundup Fast Approaching, Vols and Sponsors Needed

Buffalo will host this year's Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup coming up in March, and preparations are underway to make the event a success for not just Buffalo, but the surrounding area as well.

JCSD1 to Legislature: Review Regional Cost Adjustments

Johnson County School District No. 1, in addition to looking at and hopefully convincing the Wyoming Legislature to change how funding recapture and entilement districts is done, is also trying to mold the state's Regional Cost Adjustment (RCA) into a better-working plan for the district.

February 6th

Black Tie Bingo

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Saturday was a night for folks to get all dressed up for an evening of laughter, fun, and all for a good cause. It was the seventh annual Black Tie Bingo sponsored by the Rotary Club.

Immature Bald Eagle

These 3 photos are of a young bald eagle that has not quite reached maturity.

Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Recruiting Still a Focus at Buffalo's Healthcare Center

Recruiting was discussed and still identified as a priority at the last board meeting for the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Free Tax Help at the Sheridan Senior Center

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Now that tax time is once again upon us, the Sheridan Senior Center is offering tax assistance to those that may need a help filing their taxes before the April deadline. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins.

Pavillion Residents Upset Over Federal Hearing on Fracking

A study by the EPA has linked groundwater contamination in the Pavillion area to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it is best known. Last week a hearing was held by a Congressional Subcommittee on the matter; however, nobody from the tight knit community in Wyoming was invited to testify.