May 24th, 2012

Buffalo City Planner Discusses Rec Board Projects

The City of Buffalo has applied for five grants for five different recreation-related projects they hope to accomplish.
Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery said they are looking forward to hearing some good news from the Johnson County Recreation Board in July.

May 23rd

Wyo Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The unemployment rate in Wyoming held steady at 5.3 percent from March to April. The rate is down from 6 percent a year ago and remains well below the nationwide unemployment rate of 8.1 percent.


ALL-STATE SOCCER AWARDS - Eight Bronc and Lady Bronc senior soccer players named 1st team all-state.

For the Lady Broncs Seniors Nicci Kassen, Rickie Ryan and Noelle Golinvaux and for the Broncs Cole Smith, Braydon Drell, Hunter Reece, Gabe Dahmke and Jake Moore.

Four Buffalo Bison soccer players made the 3-A all state 1st team they are Kaleb Rodriquez, Wyatt Witty, Neil Medders, Seth Hostetler and Kade Myers.

All state voting is done by the coaches, coaches nominate their own players but cannot vote for them in the balloting.

The SHS Symphonic Band

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On Tuesday evening the Sheridan High School Band Department presented the May "Pops" Concert. Among their selections was "To Challenge the Sky and Heavens Above" by Robert W. Smith and directed by Band Director Diane Knutson. The selection highlighted soloists: Sara Burrell on the French Horn and Allison Kruse on the Oboe.

Outstanding Band Member - Trace Addlesperger

During the May "Pops" Concert held Tuesday evening many awards were presented near the end of the program, including this one from Band Director Diane Knutson to the Outstanding Sophomore Band Member Trace Addlesperger. As Trace came forward he got a big hug from Diane to go along with his award. Trace, who plays the trumpet, is also an All-State band awardee and a District Honor Band member.

2012 Hershey Track and Field Meet (updated)

Boys and girls between the ages of 9-14 were out in numbers for the local 2012 Hershey Track and Field meet held on Tuesday afternoon on Scott Field. Kids had the opportunity to throw a softball, do a standing long jump and run fast in various running events. Top finishers qualify for the State meet to be held in Lander Wyoming on Saturday, June 16th.

Buffalo Police Issue Warning Against New Phone Scam

BPD Police Chief Jason Carder

The Buffalo Police Department has received notification of a new telephone scam and are warning residents to be aware and not be taken advantage of.


Four individuals and a set of brothers are among the 11th class of inductees into the Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony is at 6:30 p.m. June 23 at the Parkway Plaza Hotel in Casper. Cocktails and a silent auction start at 5 p.m.

The newest class includes former University of Wyoming football standouts Casey Bramlet of Wheatland and David Edeen of Cheyenne; multi-state standout and coach Bruce Collins of Rock Springs; long-time Rawlins High volleyball coach Sandy Jebens and brothers Ben and Blaine Phillips of Sheridan.

Buffalo Man Sentenced In Child Pornography Case

William Jannasch of Buffalo was sentenced in District Court on Monday in Buffalo after pleading guilty to two counts of possession with intent to deliver child pornography.

Big Horn Ram

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Taken May 14, 2012 heading east down Sylvan Pass toward Cody
Photographer: Haley Patterson