June 21st, 2011

Slide Causes Continued Closure on U.S. 14

U.S. Highway slide area 31.5 miles east of Greybull. (Photo Courtesy WyDOT)

A media release Monday evening from WyDOT's Region 4 Public Information Specialist, Ronda Holwell, indicates that U.S. 14 remains closed about 31.5 miles east of Greybull at about 100 feet of the road way.

Superintendent's Administrative Assistant Retires

Leah Olafson smiles for the camera at her final Sheridan School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting. Olafson served the District for over 30 years, the last as Administrative Assistant to Superintendent Craig Dougherty.

A fond farewell was said to Leah Olafson at Monday's District 2 Board meeting.

What's Next for Sports Complex?

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The Johnson County Recreation District Board denied a funding request from the group responsible for trying to bring a new sports complex to the city, but that hasn't killed the project, according to Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery, who is helping the group organize, get approved and acquire funding for the project.

Buffalo Council to Adopt Budget on Final Reading

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The budget for fiscal year 2011-2012 for the City of Buffalo is expected to be approved on third and final reading at their regular council meeting Tuesday afternoon.

June 20th

Buffalo Man Dies in Crash into Creek

A makeshift memorial stands near the site of the fatal crash in Buffalo.

A one-vehicle accident late Saturday night claimed the life of the driver, 21-year old Kristopher R. Graham of Buffalo. According to Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman, a call came in to the dispatch center about 11:17 pm of a vehicle upside down in Clear Creek in the vicinity of the Busy Bee Cafe in downtown Buffalo.

Public Pulse - Monday 06/20/11

Community Garden w/Gene Davis / Big Horn Polo Club


BIG HORN MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUN - Over 700 participated the the annual Big Horn mountain wild and scenic trail run over the weekend.

Here are the results from this year's event. In the 100 mile race Zach Miller was the overall winner covering the 100 mile distance in an impressive time of 19:13:09 the course record is 18:43:37 set a year ago.

Evan Honeyfield from Idaho Falls won the 50 mile race , Patrick Garcia from Denver won the 50k and Todd Blythe from from Colstrip too the 30k.

KROE Wins Station of the Year

Another great year for Sheridan Media at the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters Convention & Awards in Jackson.

The Wyoming Association of Broadcasters held their annual convention and awards banquet in Jackson over the weekend, and Sheridan Media fared well.

Sheridan College Working to Connect Ag Program with UW

Sheridan College already offers programs that connect with the University of Wyoming to make the transfer process easier when it comes to earning degrees higher than associates, and the community college is working to add more.