November 3rd, 2012

Bird Farm Road Closure from Nov. 6-8

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Bird Farm Road Closure from Nov. 6-8

The Sheridan County Commissioners announced that Bird Farm Road, also known as County Road 28, will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on November 6 through 5 p.m. on November 8.

Black Hills Corp. Lays Off 11 at Wyodak Coal Mine

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Black Hills Corp. Lays Off 11 at Wyodak Coal Mine

Black Hills Corp. has laid off 11 of its workers at the Wyodak coal mine north of Gillette.

Black Hills external affairs manager Wes Ashton tells the Gillette News-Record the layoffs are in response to changing market conditions.


RAM FOOTBALL - The Big Horn Rams football season ended Saturday with a tough 29-28 loss against Lovell in the 2-A semi finals.

The Rams led most of the way but Lovell hung tough and took the lead with 5:43 to play and held off a late Big Horn comeback attempt to win it.

Lovell will play Lyman for the 2-A state title next Saturday in Laramie.

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Broncs held a 3-0 lead after one quarter in Gillette but two Bronc fumbles were turned into Camel touchdowns in the 2nd quarter and the Broncs never recovered.

November 2nd

1/5 of Wyoming Votes Already Submitted

The Associated Press reports approximately 20 percent of Wyoming's registered voters have already cast their ballots via absentee voting. The same report also indicates Republicans strongly outnumber Democrats in absentee ballot submissions.

Sheridan Man Serves to Select UW President

Richard Davis, a Sheridan attorney at Davis and Cannon, LLP, is among 23 individuals from around the state chosen to serve on a search committee for a new president for the University of Wyoming.

December Sage Grouse Meeting Scheduled For Buffalo

The Northeast Wyoming Sage Grouse Working Group will have their next meeting Wednesday, December 12th beginning at 9:30am at the BLM Buffalo Field Office at 1425 Fort Street in Buffalo.

A Close Heartbreaker (Updated)

With the ball and down by one in the waning minutes this throw by the Big Horn Rams ended up in the hands of the Lovell Bulldogs and two kneel downs later the season was all over for the Rams. The final score was 29-28 to send the Lovell Bulldogs into the 2A championship game next Saturday at 10:00 am in Laramie against the Lyman Eagles.

Wyoming’s congressional delegates faced challengers in live debate

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Wyoming’s congressional delegates faced challengers in live debate

Wyoming’s congressional incumbents held their own in a debate against challengers last night, displaying the practiced manner of Washington veterans while responding to criticisms from Democratic challengers and largely getting a pass from minority party candidates.

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Bulldogs intercept the Rams' final toss. The final score: 29-28, Lovell leading. State championship will take place next Saturday. Stay tuned for today's next game in Gillette.

Daniel Swan Found Guilty Of Child Abuse

Daniel George Swan has been found guilty of one count of child abuse, according to a media release from Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock.