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August 22nd, 2013

Wyo. ACT Scores Lower than 2012, National Average

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's scores on the ACT college entrance exam are lower than last year's and also below the national average. The average overall score for Wyoming students in the 2013 results was 19.8, down a half point from last year.

Commissioners Urge Extreme Caution Following Fire

On August 18, a group of shooters at the Buffalo Run recreational area in Sheridan County started a fire due to the use of exploding targets. Earlier this month the U.S. Forest Service prohibited the use of exploding targets on national forest and grasslands in the Rocky Mountain Region.

SMH Blood Screenings Continue Through Friday

Wellness screenings offered by Sheridan Memorial Hospital to the general public are still taking place through Friday. The main test, the blood chemistry/lipid-direct LDL screen, provides information used by healthcare providers to measure a person's overall health. 

Thursday 08-22-13

Senior Center / CHAPS w/Sue Suddith

Liz Cheney Issues Statement on Resident Fishing License Fine

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Candidate for U.S. Senate, Liz Cheney, has paid $220 after she was ticketed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for purchasing a resident fishing license when she had only been in state for a few months.

LADY BRONC SWIMMERS LOOK FOR A BIG 2013 SEASON

LADY BRONC SWIMMING / DIVING - The Lady Bronc swimmers and divers open next week at the Gillette relays and pentathlon Friday and Saturday.

Head coach Brent Moore says most of the swimmers came into practice this week with good summer training already behind them.

And he says that has them ahead of schedule in their early season training process.

And with numbers up the team building is very important for the swimmers to feed off each other in practice and in competition.

August 21st

Johnson County OKs Grant App After Investigation

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their Tuesday meeting, approved the grant application from the Buffalo Senior Center for a CDBG to pay for a study on the facility in the amount of $15,000.

First Annual Zombie Fun Run Thursday In Buffalo

The first in what is hoped to be an annual event, the Zombie Fun Run, will be Thursday night, August 22nd in Buffalo, with proceeds from the event to help the Buffalo High School Cross Country Team and The Bread Of Life Food Pantry.

Buffalo Council OKs Sponsorship, Fee For Water Study

At their meeting Tuesday, the Buffalo City Council approved Resolution No. 1363, which will have the city sponsor a WWDC Level 1 Reconnaissance Study Application for the BRASS, or Buffalo Rural Area Supply System project.

College District Working on Ways to Help Ensure Graduation

Over the summer Sheridan College Vice President of Academic Affairs Jon Connolly worked with a team of colleagues to determine a better way to gauge whether a student will be successful in college and earn their diploma.