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August 23rd, 2011

Bison Golf Team Opens Strong at Wheatland

The Buffalo Bison Golf Team began their season at the Wheatland Invitational on August 18 and 19.
Teams from Buffalo, Cheyenne Central and Cheyenne East, Wheatland, Torrington, Douglas and Rawlins played in the tournament.
According to Coach Chad Rose, the Bison boys had a 5 stroke lead after the first day with a score of 342 and improved 10 strokes to 332 the second day to win the tournament.

New Recycling Center Power Delayed

Buffalo's new Recycling Center.

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center will have to wait at least a few more days to get power, according to Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman, who attended an meeting Monday to update the entities involved in the project.

Johnson County Will Have White Powder Response Exercise

Johnson County Commission

Emergency Management Coordinator for Johnson County, Marilyn Connelly, put in a request to the County Commissioners at last week's meeting for them to authorize the White Powder Response Plan, and to authorize a preparedness exercise to be staged at the courthouse at a future date of her choosing.

August 22nd

Antelope Hunting Should be Great This Year

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Fall antelope season is right around the corner. Photo courtesy Warren Mischke.

This is the first in a series looking at the hunting forecast for Northeast Wyoming. Today, we'll take a look at antelope hunting.

National Watercolor Exhibition

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Elizabeth Thurow of Sheridan received an honorable mention for her watercolor called "Flower Fiesta."

The Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan is playing host for the 26th annual “Watercolor Wyoming National Exhibition,” now on display through the end of August.

Sunset @ The Box Cross Ranch

At the west end of Box Cross Road (CR-111), where the road ends, is Box Cross Ranch where Mother Nature painted a view to behold on Monday evening as the sun was setting. No doubt Victor Slack has seen many such views over the years from his Box Cross Ranch - thanks for sharing this one with us.

County Work Session: Suicide Prevention Coalition

Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coaliton Chair Vanessa Hastings

At a work session Monday the Sheridan City Council received an update from Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition Chair Vanessa Hastings, who discussed some of the findings from a 2007 report from Mental Health America and Thompson Healthcare.

Has This Summer Been Hotter Than Last?

This latest heatwave in the Sheridan region may be one of the last of the summer as fall isn't too far off on the calender.

Council Holds Special Meeting to Make Planning Commission Appointment

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City of Sheridan Council President John Bigelow

City of Sheridan Planning Commission member Kay Pearson resigned last week, which prompted the Sheridan City Council to hold a special meeting Monday to make a temporary appointment to the commission. The Council unanimously appointed Jason Szwec to a term of no more than 60 days.

Gotta Go? Go in Style

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Just in time for the Sheridan County Rodeo the county-purchased mobile shower/restroom unit arrived and was placed into service. The $54,000 unit, purchased from Ameri-can Engineering of Indiana is a most welcomed addition to the participant area of the fairgrounds where it was first placed - adjacent to the rodeo office east of the main arena.