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September 8th, 2011

Bison, Bucks Sports Weekend Preview

All of the Johnson County teams will be in action this weekend, both at home and on the road.
The No. 2-ranked Buffalo Bison football team, coming off a 21-0 win at Worland, will host third-ranked Powell at the Bison Bowl Friday night. Kickoff is set for 7pm.
The volleyball team took on the Rawlins Lady Outlaws in a conference matchup Thursday night, and will stay for the Rawlins Invite today and Saturday.
The cross country team will compete in the Wayne Chaney Invite today in Gillette.
The swim team will be in Powell today for their invitational.

Jo Co Commission Approves Site For Off-Track Betting

Johnson County Commission

Betting on horse racing got easier to do in Johnson County, after the County Commissioners approved a request from investors looking to put a site in Buffalo. The Commissioners approved the site at their meeting Tuesday.

New Jo Co Justice Center Welcomes Visitors

From left: Johnson County Commissioners John Gibbs, Smokey Wildeman (with scissors) and Delbert Eitel cut the ribbon to open the new criminal justice center.

The New Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center had their official ribbon cutting on Thursday and welcomed visitors with a free meal and tours of both the old and new facility.

Sarantopulos Show a Success

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Lauren Sarantopulos stands next to one of her paintings.

Thursday night, the Sagebrush Community Art Center hosted an artist's reception for sensation, 13 year-old, Lauren Sarantopulos.

JAC to Receive Retirement System Update Today

JAC to Receive Retirement System Update Today

The State Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee has been meeting in Cheyenne to discuss issues that will be addressed during the next legislative session in early 2012. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look at the Wyoming Retirement System, which will be the topic of the day today at the JAC meeting.

BOA Approves Special Exemption for Cell Tower

Kevin Howell with Verizon Wireless addresses the Board of Adjustments about a proposed cell tower at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The City of Sheridan Board of Adjustments approved a special exemption for the construction of a 60' monopole cell phone tower at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

Window is Filling with Food!

As darkness is upon us, the window is continuing to fill up at Cost Plus, corner of Main and Brundage Streets in Sheridan with A LOT of non-perishable food items and sundries, which will be divided between the People's Assistance Food Bank and the Salvation Army Food Pantry!

More Broadband Internet Access for Wyoming Students

CenturyLink (formely Qwest) workers work at a terminal box outside Woodland Park elementary Thursday. (Photo by Stan Woinoski)

Two-thirds of Wyoming's 88,165 students will soon have Ethernet broadband access, thanks to an agreement between the State of Wyoming and CenturyLink, according to a release from the governor's office Thursday.

SEEDA and First Light Discuss Maintenance Fund and Lease Agreement

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Sheridan College President and SEEDA Chairman Dr. Paul Young

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority held a special meeting Thursday to discuss details of a draft lease and a long term maintenance fund with representatives of First Light Inc.

Study: Warming Climate Could Cut Trout Habitats, Could Help Some in High Elevations of Bighorns

Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone National Park. (Photo courtesy of National Parks Service)

A report from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that was released in mid-August said that cutthroat trout may be one species of trout that are particularly susceptible to a warming climate.