October 5th, 2011

Areas Near Reservoir Fire Re-Opened for Day Use

Hot, dry weather caused smoke from the Reservoir Fire to kick up over the Bighorns that could be seen from north Sheridan Saturday evening. photo by Brad Estes

Predicted cooler wet weather in the area of the Reservoir Fire, coupled with a two-week pattern of minimal fire behavior has allowed Big Horn National Forest officials to re-open the Shell and Adelaide Reservoir Areas for day use.


Jake Mangis a sophomore won the long round in the team roping with partner Corbin Nichols from CWC, they had a time of 6.8, they roped their steer fast in the short round, but Jake only managed to snag a leg which added a 5 second penalty to their time of 6.2 making it a 11.2 on 2 which placed them 5th in the short round and 5th in the average.

Matt Schieck a sophomore with his brother Brad Schieck from UW placed third in the long round in the team roping with a time of 7.3, they drew a good steer in the short round but Brad was unable to catch him, so they placed 7th in the average.

Feds Release Wyo. Wolf Delist Plan

Wyoming Game and Fish photo

CHEYENNE (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its plan to remove wolves in Wyoming from federal protection and allow them to be shot on sight in most of the state.

Wyo. Education Meeting Includes Reform Discussion

CHEYENNE (AP) - Several key lawmakers assured teachers and school administrators that state legislative education reform efforts are evolving, and educators have a role in helping to shape it.

Buffalo, Jo Co to Move Forward With Joint Engineer

Johnson County Commissioners

The Johnson County Commission approved the proposal to move forward in the process of creating a joint city/county engineer position after hearing the proposal from City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling.

Buffalo Senior Center Will Get New Roof

Buffalo Senior Center

Buffalo Senior Center Acting Director Sally Frost and Board of Directors member C.W. “Burley” Johnson came before the Buffalo City Council Tuesday to present estimates for the replacement of the roof on the city-owned Buffalo Senior Center Building.

Information Released on Traffic Chase In Buffalo

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek released more information on the traffic chase and crash that happened in Buffalo Monday evening.

October 4th


X-COUNTRY - The Sheridan high school cross country teams close out their regular season tomorrow at a meet in Helena, Montana.

Head coach Art Bauers has a young and talented group of runners on both teams this fall and he says with the season coming to close in three weeks a sense of urgency has taken over the runners.

And he says the young Bronc and Lady Bronc runners have done a good job this fall of staying competitive.

The Art of Seeing

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Janet Christenot enjoying the landscapes of Dennis Jacobs.

An artist's reception was held Tuesday evening at Sheridan College's Martinsen Gallery featuring the work of photographer Dennis Jacobs. The show is called “The Art of Seeing: Landscapes of Wyoming and Hawaii."

New Report Indicates Wyoming Needs Juvenile Justice Reform

New Report Indicates Wyoming Needs Juvenile Justice Reform

A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation suggests that Wyoming is in dire need of juvenile justice reforms as the state has the highest rate of juvenile incarceration.