February 5th, 2014

SC Splits at Casper / UW Splits with Lobos / Getting ready for Sheridan-Gillette round 1

SC HOOPS - The Sheridan college Generals and Lady Generals split at Casper college last night the Lady Generals lost 73-57. The Generals whipped the T-birds 77-61.

They play at home Saturday against Dawson CC games will be at 3:00 and 5:00

UW HOOPS - The Wyoming basketball teams played New Mexico last night. The Cowgirls beat the Lobos 79-75 the Pokes lost in overtime in the "Pit" 66-61 both teams play UNLV Saturday.

WWI Topic of College Faculty Lecture

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The Sheridan College Faculty Lecture series continues this evening with social science instructor Mike Walker's presentation, “The Legacy of the First World War: The View from One Century Later”. The lecture will take place at 7 inside the Whitney Presentation Hall at the college.

County Athletes Sign to play College Football

Sheridan Bronc Senior Justin Orum, seen here on the left, protecting his QB to RB exchange during the game against Laramie and Big Horn Ram Senior Colter Carzoli, on the right, is running for a score against Lyman. Justin and Colter have signed National Letters of Intent to play football for Black Hills State University and South Dakota School of Mines respectively.

City Water System Receives E-P-A Violation

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The City of Sheridan's water system has received Notice of Violation from the Environmental Protection Agency for exceeding the Total Coliform Rule. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Board Seeks Grant for Natural Gas Service

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The Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board is seeking a grant from the state to help finance a natural gas line that will serve residents of Dayton and Ranchester. The application is for $2.5 million and would be from the State Loan and Investment Board.

More Members May Be In Fair Board's Future

The Johnson County Commissioners approved a number of people to various boards at their Tuesday meeting, including one to the Fair Board out of what they said were “a very qualified group” of six applicants.

Library Offering Computer Classes Again

When the Johnson County Library began giving classes last year for people to learn how to better use their handheld electronic devices, smart phones and computers, it was such a success they have decided to continue the program this winter as well.

Council Tables Decision on Buffalo Ridge Property

Buffalo's City Council briefly discussed an issue with developer Craig Beckner on open, public areas within the Buffalo Ridge Subdivision, before tabling any decision to have City Works Director Les Hook investigate the issue further.

College Offers Jazzy, French Lunches

The local community college is offering something a little different for lunch, these days – a jazz cafe and European cuisine. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Shelter Needs Director, Money, Walkers

One of the local animal shelters has postponed this month's fund-raiser, while the search for a director is on, but they still need help exercising the animals. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.