September 23rd, 2013


SC Rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson

The Sheridan College rodeo teams traveled to Chadron Nebraska this past weekend.

The men’s team scored 405 points placing 4th. They were led by sophomore Zeke Thurston, who won the saddle bronc riding again this weekend.

He was 79 points winning the long round and scored 73 points in the short round splitting 1st and 2nd which placed him 1st in the average earning 175 team points.

He also placed 10th in the long round in the tie down roping with a 12.0 time, he tied his short round calf in 9.5 seconds placing 3rd in the short round and 5th in the average earning 60 team points.

September 22nd


BRONC FOOTBALL - The Bronc football team beat #1 ranked Cheyenne East 42-21 Friday night Head coach Don Julian.

They set the tone of the game on the first play from scrimmage as Nick Gill went 80 yards for the Broncs first touchdown.

Julian says that play was designed just for Cheyenne East and they hit it.

Now they look ahead to this week's homecoming game with Rock Springs.

VOA Bandana Barn Dance was Saturday

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Saturday night was the 6th annual VOA Bandana Barn Dance, a fund raising event for Volunteers of America Northern Rockies. Well over 300 people attended the sold out affair and President and CEO for VOA tells us what it's all about.

The Elks Gun Show was Held this Weekend

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Elks Lodge #520 held their first-ever gun show this past weekend and the turnout was great. The timing couldn't have been more perfect. Organizer Bill Dahlin...

Dahlin said the gun market is good.

It's That Time...Pumpkin Picking Time

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The Koltiska Pumpkin Patch is open and folks can head out to the Koltiska Farm on Cat Creek Road while enjoying the fall colors, and pick their own pumpkin, straight out of a pumpkin patch.

The Poll Question of the Week

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Earlier this month, legislators discussed raising the tax on beer. The current 2 cent per gallon tax hasn't been raised in the state since it came into effect during Prohibition and Wyoming's beer tax is the lowest in the country. The national average is 28 cents per gallon.

“On the Water” Saturday

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It began as a Friday night get together and fundraiser for Joey's Flyfishing Foundation, a non-profit organization geared around mentoring and ended up with a fly fishing tournament called “On the Water.” Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott joined them out on Piney Creek.

Johnson County HS Sports Wrap For 09 23 13

High school athletes at Buffalo and Kaycee High Schools had a full weekend of competition, with some teams faring well, others are still struggling so far this young fall season.

Buffalo's Oktoberfest A Bigger Success, Says Chamber

Buffalo's Fourth Anuual Oktoberfest celebration was this past Saturday, and was another big success according to the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, organizers of the event.

Johnson County Commission Meeting Briefs

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners agreed to sign an OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) Grant Award Agreement, in the amount of $14,000 which is down significantly from last year's grant amount of $26,000.