February 5th, 2013


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The entrance to the Veteran's Home walking trail in Buffalo.
Photo Credit: Angela Lowman Jacob


Kayla Woodward
Fallon Lewis

WYOMING COWGIRLS - The Wyoming Cowgirls are 6-2 in league play and the cowgirls are off until Saturday night when they host Boise state.

We heard from Cowgirls Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis Monday and we finish that up today.We found out yesterday Woodward was named the Mountain West conference player of the week after the Cowgirls pick up wins at New Mexico and at home against Colorado state.

February 5th

Buffalo Council, Jo Co Commission Meetings Tuesday

The Johnson County Commission and the Buffalo City Council will have their first meetings of February Tuesday, and both will work through full agendas.

The county commissioners will review the county audit report, award the bid for the Canal Road Bridge, and amend the agreement between Sheridan and Johnson Counties on the Lake DeSmet Agreement.


The Elks Northeast District Hoop Shoot was held Saturday, February 2 in Cody.

The participants were the winners of the local Hoop Shoots held in Cody,Powell, Greybull, Worland and Sheridan.

Five kids from the Sheridan area participated with two of them placing first and qualifying to go to the State Hoop Shoot in Casper on Feb. 16

In the 8 - 9 Girls, Tori Pearce made 11/25 to win over Kennedy Nieman of Cody
with 8/25.

In the 10 - 11 Boys, Brock Bomar made 20/25 to beat out Rudy Sanford of
Worland with 18/25.


LARAMIE, Wyo. -For the second time this season, Wyoming forward Kayla Woodward earned Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played from Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2013. It is the fourth honor of her MW career.

Woodward, a sophomore from Sheridan, Wyo., led Wyoming to a 2-0 record with a road win at New Mexico (72-54) and a home victory over Colorado State (82-67).

Design Standards Ordinance Approved

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The Sheridan City Council unanimously approved the third and final reading of ordinance #2124 Monday night. The ordinance amends City code pertaining to building and site design standards to make the development process more administrative.

State Board of Ed. to Hire Firm for Director Search

State Board of Ed. to Hire Firm for Director Search

The Wyoming State Board of Education announced Monday it intends to hire a search firm to hasten the selection process of the state’s first Director of the Wyoming Department of Education.

Billings Organization Aims to Provide a 'Safe Haven' for Abuse Victims

Billings Organization Aims to Provide a 'Safe Haven' for Abuse Victims

Valerie Courtney with the Billings-based BVC Safe Haven Ranch aims to eradicate child abuse. Someday, Courtney says she hopes to have a plot of land where survivors of abuse and abused animals can come together to heal. This April, they will be holding their first annual fundraiser in Billings.

SHS Continues to See a Rise in the Graduation Rate

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During the 2007-2008 school year, Sheridan High School had a graduation rate of 76 percent, which prompted the school to begin interviewing parents and students about what needed to be done differently to improve the graduation rate.

SC to Offer Free Tax Preparation Again This Year

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Sheridan College is once again offering free income tax preparation this year, as students have been working for the past month to become certified in income tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program sponsored by the IRS.