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November 8th, 2011

Winter Sports Gearing Up in Jo Co Schools

Now that fall sports seasons are done, at least for the Johnson County schools, the attention will turn to winter sports: Basketball, boys' swimming and wrestling.
Teams arebusy preparing for opening weekend, which will be December 2 and 3 for boys' and girls' basketball and wrestling, and a week later, December 9 for swimming.
The Bison boys' basketball team will open their season with the East/West Tournament in Cody, while the Lady Bison will host this year's East/West Tournament at BHS.

BHS Musicians to March in 2012 Macy's Parade

Sixty-five musicians from Buffalo High School have been selected for a State Marching Band that will spend the next year preparing to march and perform in the 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Ucross Chapel

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Dedicated July 1, 2011 this unique stone chapel sits at the heart of the historic Ucross cattle ranch near the junction of Wyoming Highways 14 and 16 in the Park at Ucross.

Lawmakers Recommend Approval of Wolf Plan

Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A legislative panel has signed off on a plan that could remove federal protections from gray wolves in Wyoming as early as next year. Senator Bruce Burns says the Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee approved the plan on Tuesday.

Kindle and Its Possible Future at Fulmer Library

The Sheridan County Fulmer Library may be home to the Kindle library someday soon.

The Kindle has certainly changed the way many of us read our favorite books these days. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look at if the Kindle library will find it's way to the Sheridan County Fulmer Library.

Bid Awarded for Pathway Bridges Project

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Recently completed pathway in north Sheridan

The City of Sheridan awarded the bid Monday night for the Pathway Bridges Project to Stone Mill Construction of Sheridan in the amount of $253,719.50.

'The Future of Native American Education'

Neltje is donating more land, and this time it's to the Native American Indian Alaskan & Hawaiian Education Development Center.

City Approves Purchase Agreement for Wilson Property

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The Wilson Land Trust property in Sheridan.

On August 29th, the Sheridan City Council held a special meeting to approve the submission of a Community Development Block Grant through the Business Council to purchase and revitalize the Wilson Trust Animal Hospital property.

Increasing Enrollment: SCSD2 Plans for 3 New Schools

Sheridan County School District 2 Administration Building (Sheridan Media file photo)

A six-year trend of increasing enrollment numbers at Sheridan County School District 2 schools has prompted administrators to draft a plan that would call for three new schools in the next few years.

Last Color of Fall?

Just beyond the foot bridge that connects the east and west portions of Thorne-Rider Park stands this huge cottonwood tree still full of fall color while others nearby are now void of leaves. Wyoming designated the plains cottonwood (Populus sargentii) as the official state tree in 1947.