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August 30th, 2011

SCSD No. 1 Implementing Common Core

SCSD1 Superintendent Marty Kobza

As Sheridan County School District No. 1 settles into the new school year, one thing they will focus on will be implementing a Common Core Curriculum, in an effort to make sure all students are given every chance to improve in areas where they might struggle.

Motorcycle Accident North of Gillette Results in Fatality

Motorcycle Accident North of Gillette Results in Fatality

A one person motorcycle accident late Monday afternoon 42 miles north of Gillette on WYO 59 resulted in the death of 28-year-old Ryan Coates of Gillette. Wyoming Highway Patrol Sergeant Stephen Townsend explains the events that led to the fatal crash.

Economics Plays a Role in BHMC Director Position

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Sheridan County Commissioner and Big Horn Mountain Coalition President Mike Nickel

The Big Horn Mountain Coalition made the decision to eliminate the Executive Director position for this current fiscal year. The position was held by Trish Ullery-Whitaker.

Library Receives $6,000 Donation for Purchase of New Books, Reception for Donor Tomorrow

Just a couple weeks as an exchange student in Sheridan almost 40 years ago was all it took for Akiro Sakai to fall in love with the area.

Blast at Wyo Oil Production Site Kills 3 Workers

CHEYENNE (AP) - An oil company spokesman says an explosion at a Wyoming oil storage site has killed three workers.

NW Wyoming Watches for New Wildfires

Firefighters in northwest Wyoming remain on alert for new wildfires after thousands of lightning strikes hit the area over the weekend.

SHS X-COUNTRY OFF AND RUNNING

X-COUNTRY - The Bronc and Lady Bronc cross country runners started their season at the Casper invitational last Friday, the Broncs had four varsity runners and did not qualify for the team race and the Lady Broncs raced JV in the first meet of the season, that will all change this week as Sheridan high school will host the Michelle Ludwig invitational.

Head Coach Art Bauers says their Pre-season went well and both teams are young and the opening race went well.

Buffalo, Jo Co sign MOU For Fire Mitigation in Mosier Gulch

Map of Mosier Gulch burn areas

Fire mitigation in Mosier Gulch west of Buffalo will begin later this fall, after a Memorandun of Understanding, or MOU was signed between the City of Buffalo, Johnson County, the Bureau of Land Management and private landowners in the area.

Bison Sports Weekend Results

The Bison sports teams were in action over the weekend, and results were mixed.
The Lady Bison volleyball team was at the Douglas Invite and split their matches, going 2-2. Buffalo beat Cheyenne South in pool play 3-0 before losing to Douglas 1-2. In the tournament, the Lady Bison beat Newcastle and then lost to the eventual tournament champion Torrington.
Jenna Anderson and Kinzi Litzel led in attacking and blocking, and Sam Schroefel served 95% and had 86 assists for the tournament.
The girls will be at the Gillette Invite this Friday and Saturday.

Possible Issues with Buffalo's Wastewater Plant

Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant

The City of Buffalo has found some possible issues with their new wastewater treatment plant, which has been finished less than a year.