March 17th, 2013

Wyoming Earns Postseason Berth in CBI ( 1st Round Tuesday Night)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (March 17, 2013)

The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has earned a second-straight postseason berth for just the 11th time in program history, as the Cowboys accepted an invitation on Sunday to play in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Buick.

UW will face Lehigh on Tuesday at 7 p.m. MT in Wyoming's Arena-Auditorium. The game will be televised on AXS TV.

A Gathering of Green

(Photo by Ron Richter)

There was plenty of green in Kendrick Park Saturday as the Sheridan Jaycees held their 8th annual Run 'til You're Green Fun Run. While the forecast called for possible snow showers, the weather held up and the event drew nearly 150 participants.

WDE Interim Director Warns Joint Education Committee

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WDE Interim Director Warns Joint Education Committee

The Wyoming Department of Education's interim director, Jim Rose, sent a letter to the co-chairs of the Joint Education Committee, warning them of some current challenges the department faces.

March 16th

Big Horn Braces for "World's Smallest Parade"

If you're looking to add some novelty to this year's St. Patrick's Day, you may want to head out to Big Horn. The self-proclaimed “World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade” will kick off around 3:15 or 3:30 this afternoon.

Refinery Worker Accused of Plant Sabatoge

A Rawlins man is facing criminal charges for allegedly tampering with valves at the Sinclair oil refinery to give workers the day off.

BeneTerra Named Water Management Company of the Year

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BeneTerra Named Water Management Company of the Year (From left to right: Adam Zimmer, Brian Edwards, Charles Nicholson, Lesley Pearson, Grace Lockared, Derek Lowe and Daniel Creasy/Photo courtesy Sandy Baker)

BeneTerra, a waste water dispersal and management company based in Sheridan, was recently named Water Management Company of the Year for 2012 at the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Awards ceremony in Denver.

Bridge Rehab Project to Begin in Dayton on the Tongue River Bridge

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that S&S Builders of Gillette will start work on the Tongue River Bridge project in Dayton Monday.


SOCCER - The Sheridan high school soccer teams opened the regular season Friday against Riverton.

The Lady Broncs played in Riverton to a scoreless overtime draw, the Broncs hosted Riverton Friday night and played the Wolverines to a 2-all overtime tie.

Both teams will play at a Jamboree in Casper today they play matches with Rock Springs, Kelly Walsh and Natrona county. All Jamboree matches are shortened to 26 minute halves.

TRACK / FIELD - The Bronc and Lady Bronc track teams open their season at the Casper "Earlybird" invitational today.

March 15th

UW Sets Record for External Research Funding

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Faculty members at the University of Wyoming received a record 86 million dollars in external funding in the 2012 fiscal year. Vice President for Research and Economic Development Bill Gern says the impact on Wyoming’s economy is much greater than the 86 million dollar