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October 20th, 2013

Fort Hosts Full Moon Friday

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An October full moon was the perfect backdrop as visitors got a taste of the spookier side of history at Fort Phil Kearny Friday night. It was the first-ever “Full Moon Fort” with guided lantern tours of the fort grounds sprinkled with the fun and freaky facts of soldier and native daily life.

Board Hears Audit, Project Update

The recent audit conducted of the Johnson County School District has been completed and came back “clean” for the most part, with only a few items left to be completed.
District Business Administrator Matt Ramey gave a report to the Board of Trustees at their last meeting, saying there are a few minor issues that will need to be addressed, and the auditors will have a report ready to present to the board in the near future.

Weekend Sports Wrap For Buffalo, Kaycee 10 20 13

The Bison football team came close to getting their first win of the season at home last Friday, but ultimately fell to the Torrington Trailblazers 17-16. They are now 0-7 for the season and will travel to Rawlins this week to play the Outlaws and their season is done.

Shutdown Effects Mixed, Says Buffalo Chamber

The recent partial shutdown of the Federal Government has had negative effects on some local businesses, but slight or no effects on others, and in some cases has actually helped local business, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.

Johnson County Healthcare's Sufficient

Public Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler gave a report to the Board of Health on Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training that is currently happening in Kaycee.

Week in Review

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the stories that made the news this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming explained why he voted against the debt limit increase that essentially ended the government shutdown.

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October 19th

Big Horn Seniors Shine on Senior Night

On Saturday Big Horn's Homecoming Queen, Hanneah Puckett, traded her crown for a VB uniform as she, the five other seniors and a supporting cast of underclassmen took on the Lady Bulldogs from Sundance. It was a tough go in the first game but the Lady Rams came from behind to win 26 to 24. In the second game it was all Bulldogs 25 to 18.

Education Quality Draws Differing Grades

A recent survey indicates that Wyoming educators and employers are far apart on whether state schools are providing a quality education.

Local Fire Marshal Quits

The fire marshal of the Sheridan Fire-Rescue department is leaving at the end of the month.

Commissioners Continue Cap Tax Talk

Cap Tax meetings continued this week, with the Sheridan County commissioners trying to clarify for voters what qualifies as projects before the proposal goes to a vote on Nov. 5.