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November 22nd, 2013

AP News Update

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WILD HORSE ROUNDUP

BLM wild horse roundup planned for SW Wyoming

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management plans to begin gathering wild horses in southwest Wyoming this week.

What are your spending plans for the upcoming holiday season?

The Bank of Sheridan
Spend more
8% (48 votes)
Spend the same
23% (138 votes)
Spend less
64% (383 votes)
Undecided
4% (25 votes)
Total votes: 594

Commissioners Give Floodplain Plan Update

A mallard takes a swim on Big Goose Creek, which is in the floodplain. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The floodplain management plan for Sheridan County, that must be in place by January, has undergone a few changes recently, and become confusing to some.

So, News Director Leslie Stratmoen discussed the plan in detail this week, with two of the commissioners, in hopes of gaining a better understanding.

Here's the report.

Friends Auction May Hit Million Mark

Presenter shows off one of many auction items. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Friends of Sheridan County Public Library may have reached their goal of raising over $1 million with their auction earlier this month.

Dayton Tables Weapons Ordinance

The town council in Dayton tabled a discussion of an ordinance prohibiting discharge of weapons in city limits until a full council can be convened.

Survey: Binge Drinking Declines at State University

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Surveys by the National College Health Assessment show a decline in the percentage of University of Wyoming students who binge-drink.

The rate of binge-drinking over a two-week survey sample declined to 43 percent in 2011 from 46 percent in 2001.

Farm Bureau Sets Next Year Policy

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Cow grazes in mountain field. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation has adopted policies for the coming year on various issues, including livestock trespass, taxes, wildlife damages and support of the coal industry.

The organization adopted the policies during its annual meeting this month in Laramie.

November 22nd

Looking ahead to another busy wekeend on the local sports scene

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The regular season of basketball for the Broncs and Lady Broncs will be Friday, December 6th

Today we hear more from Broncs Head coach Gale Smith says they have three important areas of emphasis they are pushing as the prepare for the home opener.

The Broncs and Lady Broncs play Green River on December 6th at 5:45 and 7:30 both games will be broadcast live on KWYO and 87.7 FM.

The Sheridan college basketball teams play on the road this weekend at separate tournaments in Idaho.

Buffalo Senior Center Plans Holiday Bazaar

This Friday and Saturday, November 22nd and 23rd, the Buffalo Senior Center will have its annual Holiday Bazaar fundraiser, featuring hand-made item perfect for holiday gifts.

Moving Expenses Approved For New Buffalo Planner

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven spoke to the city council at their meeting this week to ask for approval to sign and send an agreement for the city to pay for moving expenses for the new city planner.