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February 28th, 2011

BHS Athletes Crowned Champions

Athletes from Buffalo High School were crowned Champions in their sports this past weekend, and many others had strong performances at State or in preperation for the post season.

February 28th

The Story That Needs to be Told

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Roxie Olmstead

This tiny spit of a woman kept the crowd at the Big Horn City Historical Society’s meeting captivated Sunday.  She was Roxie Olmstead and her topic for the afternoon was “Wyoming’s Ku Klux Klan.”

Don’t Worry; Bead Happy

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"Rookie Beader" Laurel Prusak from Clearmont

It was a beading bonanza beneath the Big Horns Saturday as several ladies gathered at the Historic Train Depot in Sheridan for the first annual “Beading in the Big Horns Retreat.”  Karen St. Clair, coordinator for the event, has beaded for ten years.

Sheridan Jackalope Jump

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Sheridan High School senior, Jessie Jowett, takes the plunge for Special Olympics Wyoming.

Forty-some courageous souls plunged into the frigid waters of Lake DeSmet Saturday and crazy as it seems, it was all for a good cause. It was the fourth annual Jackalope Jump, a fund raiser for the Special Olympics Wyoming.

2-A State basketball field set / Live Broadcast schedule plus East 4-A regionals

Thursday at the state basketball tournament in Casper the Tongue River Lady Eagles will lead off taking on Wyoming Indian in the first round at 10:30 at Casper college.

The Big Horn Rams follow at noon against Rocky Mountain and the Lady Rams will close out day one coverage playing Greybull at 6::00

All three games will be played at Casper college the Tongue River Lady Eagles and the Big Horn Rams games will be live on AM 14-10 KWYO.

The Big Horn Lady Rams game with Greybull at 6:00 Thursday night will be live on 95.5 FM

Sheridan takes 4-firsts in Indoor Track

Sheridan "Tracksters" took first place in 4-events at the 2011 Sheridan Indoor Track Invite held @ Gillette February 26, 2011. Hunter Vineyard in the High Jump @ 1.57m (5-02.00), Mikala Will in the Long Jump @ 15-07.25, McKenzie Butcher in the Shot Put @ 35-04.25 and Dylan Morin in the 800 Meter Run @ 2:02.09.

Jon Botten: Update on Guard ER Bill

A bill has been amended in the Wyoming Legislature regarding National Guard emergency reponse training requirements.

About two weeks into the 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session, Representative Jon Botten had told us about a bill he introduced to amend one of the pieces of National Guard legislation.

EPA Wood Stove Advice

Don't let your energy dollars go up in smoke.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - “Old Man Winter” is hanging on in Wyoming this year, and folks who depend on wood burning for heat may need to purchase a few extra cords. The EPA is offering tips about how to use wood supplies more efficiently and safely.

February 26th

Yellowstone Annual Winter Photo Festival

Yellowstone Park officials are looking for your photos. (Courtesy Photo)

Yellowstone National Park is inviting photographers to share their favorite winter images taken in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem at the 3rd annual Winter Photo Festival to be held in early March. Park Spokesman Al Nash describes what they're looking for.

Sign of the times?

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At the Big Horn Junction just a day ago this sign read 2.99 and now on Friday it reads 3.09. At the major stations in Sheridan things are somewhat better with the price of unleaded rising but still below $3.00 at 2.99. Sure wish the weather would warm up so I could walk or ride a bike.