May 21st, 2011

Downer Addition Flooding

There has been some flooding in the Downer Addition area.

The creeks and waterways in Sheridan County continue to rise with the continuous precipitation. Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens says that there is one area that has experienced flooding.

May 20th

Free Spay-Neuter Event Underway

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One of the many cats that were sterilized Friday at the Free Spay/Neuter Clinic at the Fairgrounds.

Day one of the three-day free spay-neuter clinic hosted by Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue was a big success as hundreds of pet owners filled the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall Friday.

Sheridan Recreation District Trims Budget

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright informed the Sheridan City Council Friday at a budget work session that the Rec. District has reduced their budget by $100,000.

Buffalo to Host NEWY Meeting Saturday

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders, or NEWY, will have their monthly meeting in Buffalo Saturday at City Hall beginning at 8:30 am.

Bison Boys Advance to Title Game, Girls Fall

The Bison boys' soccer team will advance to the title game Saturday after handing the Lander Tigers a 2-0 defeat on Friday.
Buffalo will take on the Cody Broncs for the 3A Championship Saturday at noon.
The Bison girls came up short in their quest for a state title, falling to Jackson 4-2 on Friday.
Buffalo's girls will take on Cody for the third-place trophy Saturday at 11am.
The track and field state meet continues Saturday in Casper.

City of Sheridan Announces First Round of Layoffs

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City of Sheridan Announced Layoffs

The City of Sheridan has announced the first round of employee layoffs. City Human Resources Director Heather Doke says that the layoffs included two full time positions and three part time positions.

Jo Co Incident Command Flood Update for Friday

Rainy weather is expaected through next week.

The Johnson County Incident Command issued an update Friday on the flooding situation in the county. Additional moderate to heavy rainfall is expected through tonight, which may cause minor rises in creeks and rivers, however most will remain well below flood stage or below bankfull.

Wyoming's Gatorade Player of the Year at Work

Buffalo Bison Senior Kasey Esponda, Wyoming's Soccer Gatorade Player of the Year, goes to work on a rainy Thursday afternoon as the 2011 State Soccer Championships got underway by kicking the ball past Powell's Charles Wittick. A few minutes later Kasey would score Buffalo's second score en route to washing out Powell 8 to 0. Buffalo next faces Lander Valley on Field #2 at 4:00 pm Friday.

Larkins & Finley Preliminary Hearings Held

Jamison Finley's and Riley Larkins' cases have been bound over to 4th Judicial District Court.

18-year-old Riley Larkins and 24-year-old Jamison Finley each had their Preliminary Hearings in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon.

Getting to know you

Buffalo Senior Mattie Reid follows the ball right through Powell's goalie on a rain soaked Big Horn Equestrian Center field Thursday afternoon. The Lady Bison poured it on and came away with an 8 to 0 win. Scroll down to see Mattie run through the goalie. Next up for the Lady Bison is a game against Jackson Hole at 2:00 pm Friday on Field #2.