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September 5th, 2011

Buffalo, Jo Co Meetings Scheduled Tuesday

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their meeting Tuesday, September 6 beginning at 9am at the courthouse.

September 4th

Henry Collins Rides for a 64 @ Don King Days

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On a beautiful Sunday afternoon at the 23rd Don King Days, Henry Collins boarded his bronc the old fashioned way - rode for 10-seconds - bailed off between pickup men Cody Cunningham and Jim Smith - and had the top score of 64 on the day. After two go-rounds in the steer roping Casey Tillard leads with 15.5 & 14.4 for 29.9 on the day.

WGFD: Tips on Avoiding Black Bear Conflicts for Sheridan County

(photo courtesy of WGFD Sheridan Regional Office)

Last week we reported what Yellowstone National Park advises visitors as to what they should be aware of when dealing with grizzly bears, as the park is conducting its seasonal grizzly studies amid a recent fatal grizzly attack. For Sheridan-area residents, according to WGFD Information Officer Warren Mischke, communities like Big Horn, Story and Dayton should also take certain precautions to avoid bear conflicts.

September 3rd

South Park Phase II

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The City of Sheridan continues to restore the South Park area.

Restoration of the South Park area in south Sheridan has been an ongoing effort by the City over the last several years. Stream enhancements and a pathway extension project will most likely be the next improvements made to the area.

Enjoy Your Labor Day Weekend

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Looks like Labor Day is drawing near as the flags are up and flying, Don Kings Days is on the horizon, the last polo matches of the season (The Henry Burgess Memorial Cup & Don King Days Cup) are on tap and the Hang Gliders Fly-In will take place at Sand Turn in the Big Horn Mountains.

Remembering Edward Schunk

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As the Friday evening sun sank from view west of the Edward Schunk Celebration of Life, the crowd filled the Big Horn Fire Hall and spread north onto the driveway sharing many memories of the life and times of Mr. Schunk. For more see: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new... and http://www.sheridanmedia.com/obi...

Christensen Says Wyoming has More Playmakers

LARAMIE - Wyoming coach Dave Christensen is expecting more excitement from his team this season despite starting a true freshman quarterback.

Christensen says the Cowboys have more playmakers than they've had over the past two seasons.

Freshman Brett Smith, of Salem, Ore., will lead the offense after winning the starting quarterback job during training camp.

Smith is only the third true freshman since 1974 to start at quarterback for the Cowboys. He is one of nine true freshmen who are expected to see playing time on offense, defense and special teams.

UW Football Fans Heading to Laramie Can Expect Some Road Work

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Transportation Department says fans traveling to the University of Wyoming's opening football game Saturday night should be aware of construction the Laramie area.

Wyoming Fails to Identify Lands Worth Saving

CHEYENNE - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and the state's 23 counties didn't recommend that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management designate any parcels of land in the state as "crown jewels" worthy of possible wilderness protection.

September 2nd

Off and Running @ The Gun

Under perfect weather conditions the Sheridan High School Boys Varsity Cross Country team of: Michael Rotellini, Kyle Dietsche, Chris Garber, Taylor Bruso, Jordan Ligocki, Paul Stadick and Chris Romanjenko were off and running at the gun in the 2011 Michelle Ludwig Invitational 5000 Meter Run held on the grounds of Fort Mackenzie Friday afternoon.