January 2nd, 2013

Playoffs loom, Manning still looking to improve

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning writes down his New Year's resolutions on index cards.

Though he refused to divulge what's on those cards, he never left much doubt about what his day-to-day goals on the football field were for 2012, the year of his comeback.

Work hard. Improve. Keep building chemistry.

Those are the only ways to get to the ultimate goal - winning the Super Bowl, which is something Manning and the Denver Broncos are now favored to do.


The 2013 Elks Hoop Shoot will be held on Sunday, January 6 at the Hoffman Dome at Sheridan College. Shooting will begin at 2PM.Contestants should arrive no later than 1:30 to check in.

The contest is open to girls and boys from 8 to 13 years old. Age will be determined by how old they will be on April 1, 2013. The three age groups are: 8 - 9, 10 - 11, and 12 - 13.

Contestants at the Hoop Shoot will shoot 25 free

Washington Wills Pokes Past SMU 59-56, Pokes now 13-0

Dallas, Texas (Jan. 2, 2013) – Senior forward Leonard Washington notched 19 points and 11 rebounds and scored 13 of the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team’s final 17 points to guide the Pokes to a 59-56 win at SMU on Wednesday night in Moody Coliseum.

The Cowboys trailed by four with just over six minutes left, before Washington took over down the stretch to give Wyoming its best start in program history at 13-0.

Webinar Series Aims to Help Local Restaurant Owners

In a three-part series of online courses, restaurant and hospitality industry veteran Chris Tripoli will be teaching future or prospective restauranteurs some tricks of the trade when it comes to operations and finance. (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Council)

The Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center announced an upcoming series of online courses that are designed to help current and prospective restauranteurs improve operations and their bottom lines.

Sen. Enzi on Fiscal Cliff Deal: 'Much More to be Done'

Sen. Enzi on Fiscal Cliff Deal: 'Much More to be Done' (Photo by Chris Foy)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, issued a statement Wednesday on the recent passage of a bill to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. The Senate ultimately passed the measure in a vote of 89 to 8 and the House of Representatives passed it in a vote of 257 to 167.

Unemployment Figures in Sheridan and JoCo Some of the Lowest in Wyo.

Unemployment Figures in Sheridan and JoCo Some of the Lowest in Wyo.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released statistics Wednesday that show Sheridan and Johnson Counties were in the top three of counties across the state with the lowest percentage of those who are unemployed.

County Plans to Continue Dana Avenue Closure

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

On November 1st of 2011, the Sheridan County Commissioners temporarily closed Dana Avenue from 13th to 15th Street due to safety concerns.

New Roles for Rosie

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Representative Rosie Berger (Photo by Ron Richter)

When next week's legislative session begins in Cheyenne, Representative Rosie Berger will have a couple of new roles to get used to. Berger comments on being Chair of the Corporations Committee and House Speaker Pro Tempore.

Commissioners Approve Schilleman Day Camp CUP

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The Sheridan County Commissioners Wednesday approved a request for a conditional use permit from Ryan and Lyndsey Schilleman to build a day camp facility to benefit the staff and clients of RENEW.

I have seen the future . . .

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Bill Sniffin

I have seen the future.
It is just like today. Only different.
Oops, it changed again.
Never mind.

Based on the past 10 years, folks in Wyoming should be feeling pretty perky about the future.