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August 26th, 2011

Airport Gets Construction Grant Following FAA Shutdown

A Federal Aviation Administration shutdown in July forced the Sheridan County Airport to wait on an grant that would allow them to renovate their taxiway, but airport Manager John Stopka said Friday that they received that grant this week, and now they will be able to start the project in September.

Time to Make Tracks for the Final Blood Draws

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Don't forget that 7 to 9:30 am Saturday August 27th ends the Blood Draws at Memorial Hospital - if you haven't already made an appointment it is too late. The Health Fair will be Saturday, September 24th from 9 am - Noon at the Sheridan College Bruce Hoffman Dome - bring your Blood Draw results with you.

Look What Awaits This Year's Elk Youth Rodeo Top Winners

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The 19th Elks Youth Rodeo will be held on Saturday and Sunday, August 27th & 28th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds where the "All Around Senior" will drive away in this Ford Truck pulling the "All Around Youth Award" Jackson, 3-horse trailer. Fremont Motor Sheridan, Inc.

Who do you favor for the Republican Presidential nomination?

The Bank of Sheridan
Huntsman
5% (29 votes)
Cain
4% (20 votes)
Santorum
1% (7 votes)
Gingrich
2% (11 votes)
Paul
13% (71 votes)
Bachmann
5% (27 votes)
Romney
13% (68 votes)
Perry
28% (152 votes)
Johnson
0% (1 vote)
Palin
28% (152 votes)
Total votes: 538

Buffalo City Works Crews Busy With Various Projects

The dip in the intersection of North Adams Avenue and West Lott Street is in the process of being removed and curb and gutter will be added as well, according to Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook, who updated the city council at last week's meeting on a number of projects being handled by his department.

Ranchester Set to Celebrate its Centennial

Ranchester will celebrate 100 years since its inception as a town this Saturday with events going on all day along Highway 14 East.

Change Order Approved by Buffalo City Council

A request by Geoff Spiering Construction for an extension to the contract to build the new city shop resulted in a change order to extend the contract by 33 days.

AP Update: Fires in Montana, Wyoming

Fires have spread resources thin across Wyoming and Montana, after lightning caused multiple fires throughout the week. Warm temperatures and low humidities have created dangerous fire conditions for these areas.

Update: Fires on the BHNF Holding Even, Not Expanding

Eight wildfires were reported in the northern Big Horn National Forest after thunderstorms brought lightning across the area Thursday. Largest of these, the West Pass fire is about 15-acres in size.

THE 2011 FOOTBALL SEASON OPENS TONIGHT

FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Bronc football team opens the season tonight at Homer Scott stadium against Cheyenne Central.

We heard a little about the offense yesterday on the defensive side of the ball they must replace 10 of 11 starters Head coach Don Julian.

The Broncs dominated special teams last year returning eight kicks and punts for touchdowns and Julian says this fall again they will make special teams a big part of their success.