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April 30th, 2012

Public Pulse - Wednesday 04/25/12

Memorial Hospital Baby Fair / Downtown Development Authority with Stacie Coe

Dayton and Sheridan Search and Rescue Execute Save at Tongue River Canyon

The Tongue River Canyon turned treacherous this weekend when two hikers were caught in inclement weather. The Dayton Search and Rescue successfully extracted a stranded hiker from the canyon Saturday. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County Emergency Services were called to the Tongue River Canyon this weekend when some hikers ran into trouble.

A Celebration at Ucross

Ucross Founder Raymond Plank speaks to a crowd Saturday at the Ucross Foundation.
Ucross Founder Raymond Plank speaks to a crowd Saturday at the Ucross Foundation.

The Ucross Foundation held an Arbor Day Celebration over the weekend that included an early birthday party for the founder of Ucross, and a special book signing. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

WEEKEND SPORTS WRAP UP

BRONC / LADY BRONC SOCCER - The Broncs swept two games over the weekend beat Cheyenne Central 4-0 and finishing up the weekend beating Cheyenne East 1-0 Saturday.

Head coach Kevin Riser says to stay in the race for the conference title and an automatic bid into the state tournament they needed both victories.

Weather conditions were brutal for both games but Riser says the Broncs fought through the wind and rain to pick up both games.

Poll Question Ponders the Spending of AML Funds

The Wyoming Legislature this past session approved the use of $10 million in Abandoned Mine Land funds to renovate the arena auditorium at the University of Wyoming. This week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridanmedia.com Poll Question addresses that decision by legislators.

Commissioner Wildeman Recaps WCCA Meetings

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming County Commissioners Association Spring Meetings were hosted by Sheridan County's Commissioners last week, April 25-27.

Weekend Sports Recap For Johnson County

The Bison and Lady Bison soccer teams had the weekend off but will wrap their regular seasons up this week with three games beginning Tuesday with Worland, Thursday with Douglas and Friday with Newcastle.

The Bison track and field team hosted their Crazy Woman Invite Friday and had a number of athletes perform well, including Shannon Horn winning the girls 100 meter dash; Hannah Chapin in the girls 1,600; Matt Scarlett in the boys 1,600; and Taylor Hepp in the boys high jump.
Both the Bison boys and girls teams won the meet.

Auditions For Missoula Children's Theatre Monday In Buffalo

The Missoula Children's Theatre will present their adaptation of King Arthur's Quest this Saturday, but auditions for local kids will be held Monday afternoon at Meadowlark Elementary School in Buffalo.

Legislator Madden: Drug Tests for Unemployment Benefits

Earlier this year, the Wyoming legislature considered requiring drug tests for Welfare recipients in Wyoming.

Wyoming Workforce Safety Has a Long Road to Haul

The state of Wyoming has had one on-the-job fatality every 10 days for the last 20 years, and that has made Wyoming either the first or second most dangerous state for employment since 2001.