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June 27th, 2011

Living History Day Gives Back to Community

Square dancers entertain the crowd at the Living History Day at the Jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo.

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo hosted their annual Living History Day Saturday, showcasing many different living exhibits including flintnapping, a blacksmith, a tomahawk thrower, and numerous people dressed in period costumes from the 1800s teaching guests about history.

Jo Co Commission Supports Butch, Sundance Statue

Jennifer Romanoski

The Johnson County Commissioners voted to support the efforts of the Wild Bunch to bring a statue of local outlaw legends Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to downtown Buffalo.

Buffalo's Citywide Garage Sale Appears to be a Success

The Citywide Garage Sale took place Saturday, and according to those that participated, it seems to have been a success.

Buffalo Budgets Money For Settlement

Buffalo's City Council, at last week's meeting, approved Resolution No.1322, amending the current year's budget to allocate funds to the Frankovic Trust to settle a disagreement over a street project on Lucas Street.

June 26th

Headed to the Annual National High School Finals Rodeo - 2011

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National Qualifiers from the local area, Cole Ponce from Big Horn, Casey Collins from Sheridan, Bryce Burnell & Faith Carson from Arvada and Cameron Irwin from Buffalo are headed to the 63rd Annual National High School Finals Rodeo - 2011 - at the CAM-PLEX Facilities of Gillette Wyoming from July 18th - 24th.

Wollenman & Woodward Win Milward Simpson Awards for 2011

Colby Wollenman of Big Horn and Kayla Woodward of Sheridan received the highest honor that a Wyoming High School athlete can receive - The 2011 Milward Simpson Award. Colby earned 9 letters, 5 all-conference and 4-all state awards in basketball, football and soccer and is the first Big Horn male athlete to ever win the award.

Kayla Woodward and Colby Wollenman Win Simpson Award

Lady Bronc Kayla Woodward

Sheridan high school's Kayla Woodward and Big Horn's Colby Wollenman won the 2011 Simpson Award for the state top male and female athlete Saturday night in Casper.

Wollenman becomes the first male athlete from Big Horn high school to win the award.

In 2010 Woodward's brother Austin won the boys Simpson award

This weekend marks 135th Anniversary of Battle of the Little Bighorn

June 25-26, 1876, or 135 years ago, the Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought north of Sheridan near Hardin, Montana.

Banner's Alton Miller Wins Country Showdown Competition

A veteran of the war in Iraq, Alton Miller came into Friday night's local round of the Texaco Country Showdown at the Best Western with heartfelt songs about his service to his country to earn first place in the talent show.

June 25th

Washout Causes Temporary Road Closure in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley

High waters at the confluence of the Lamar River and Soda Butte Creek undercut a 30-foot section of the eastbound lane of the Northeast Entrance road to Yellowstone National Park, forcing officials to close the road while it is repaired.