November 2nd, 2011

Community College Summit Postponed by Weather

CHEYENNE (AP) - The first Wyoming Summit on Community Colleges has been postponed because of weather. The event was scheduled to take place Wednesday in Cheyenne.

Wyoming Students Improve in Math, Reading

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming students have improved their math and reading scores on a national assessment test.


GENERALS BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college Generals opened the 2011-12 basketball regular season last night with an 84-63 win over Williston, North Dakota Head coach Steve Smiley.

They held the Tetons under 70 points Smiley says for the most part the defensive intensity was there all night.

And Smiley says the Sophomores did a good job of leading and their Freshmen group had their moments as well.

The Generals will play at a tournament in Gillette Friday and Saturday.

City of Buffalo Denies Request from Buffalo Ridge Developer

The Buffalo City Council at their meeting Tuesday, denied a request from Justin and Bruce Beckner, developers of the Buffalo Ridge Subdivision, to reverse a decision made by the planning and zoning commission that denied a re-subdivision of his property.

Lady Bison, Lady Bucs Named To All-Conference Teams

Volleyballers from Buffalo, Kaycee and Arvada-Clearmont have been named to their All-Conference Teams.
In Class 3A, Buffalo's Jenna Anderson was named to the 3A East All-Conference Team.
Kaycee's Megan Lund, Brekyn Hokanson, Chelsea Ullery and Becca Manning were named to the Class 1A Northeast All-Conference Team.
Arvada-Clearmont's Megan Gibbs and Bailey Roebling were also named to the 1A Northeast All-Conference Team.
Roebling was named the Conference Player of the Year, and Arvada-Clearmont's Frank Pratt was named Coach of the Year for the 1A Northeast Conference.

Jo Co Commission, Buffalo Council Celebrate 'Movember'

John Gibbs gets his shave.

Johnson County and City of Buffalo will be celebrating “Movember” this month to recognize men's health issues.

Jo Co, Buffalo Support Energy Development at Lake DeSmet

Johnson County Commission

Both the Johnson County Commissioners and the Buffalo City Council have agreed to lend support for an energy company to develop a coal/gas to liquids plant at Lake DeSmet, after drafting and approving a letter that will be sent to the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board.

November 1st

The Big Horn A Cappella Choir

It was snowy evening outside but inside the Big Horn High School Auditorium Tuesday evening it was a musical delight. The evening started with the Big Horn High School Band directed by Ariel Downing performing such numbers as the Civil War Suite. Then came the Big Horn High School Choir with soloist Christian Klepperich.

Kleenburn AML Reclamation Project Receives Award

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Sheridan County receives award for Kleenburn reclamation project.

Reclamation work at the Kleenburn Coal Mine Site in Sheridan County recently received national recognition with the 2011 Western Regional Abandoned Land Mine Reclamation award.

Lease Approved, Operating Agreement Needs Work

Sheridan College President and SEEDA Chairman Dr. Paul Young

Opening the doors to the former Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan moved one step closer Tuesday, as the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority approved the lease agreement with future tenants First Light Inc.