August 14th, 2013


FALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS - The Big Horn, Tongue River football teams open practice Monday.

Tonight the Eagles will have gear check out and their player / parent meeting at the high school.

Gear check out for the Eagles will be at at 5:30 and the player / parent meeting is at 6:30 at Tongue River high school.

The Eagles open practice Monday evening at 5:00 with a team meeting then hit the field 6:00.

The Rams go Monday morning at from 5:30 to 7:30 and 5:00 to 7:00 in the evening and starting Tuesday they'll go in the morning from 6:30 to 8:30.

Johnson County Attorney Releases Trial Updates

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock's office has released information on trials that occurred in July and August in Johnson County District Court.

Echoes Of The Past Cemetery Tours Continue This Week

The annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Echoes Of The Past Cemetery Tours will continue this Thursday and Friday and wrap up Saturday, August 17th.

JCSD1 Board Working To Give School Back To City Of Buffalo

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One board of Trustees discussed whether or not to move toward giving the old Clear Creek School building back to the City of Buffalo.

SAWS Approves Professional Services Agreement for Booster Station Project

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board voted unanimously Wednesday to have OMP Engineering put together a preliminary design for a SCADA system that would be used to monitor the remote SAWS pump stations.

Montana Senator to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser in Sheridan

A fundraiser for the Wyoming State Democratic Party that will be held in Sheridan later this month will feature U.S. Senator for Montana, Jon Tester. Chairman of the Sheridan County Democrats Hollis Hackman.

Padlock Ranch Nominated for NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award

Earlier this year we reported that the Padlock Ranch was the recipient of this year's Leopold Conservation Award in Wyoming. The ranch has now been named a regional finalist for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Environmental Stewardship Award.

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued

The Wyoming Wilderness Association has been pushing for the designation for the Rock Creek Wilderness Area as protected wilderness since 2005, when the Bighorn National Forest recommended the action in its forest plan.

Chamber Luncheon Focuses on College Bond Issue

Wednesday's monthly luncheon of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce focused on the Sheridan College tech center expansion and renovation bond issue soon coming before the voters in a special election.

If College Bond Issue Passes, Funds to Tech Building Would be Audited

During his recent visit on Public Pulse, Sheridan College president Paul Young responded to a question about the upcoming bond issue coming before voters on August 20th. I asked if there was a guarantee that, if passed, the funding would go towards the renovation and expansion of the technical education center and not some other project.