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January 1st, 2012

Nancy & Clint Plunge into 2012

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115 hearty souls plunged into Lake DeSmet, including Nancy and Clint Spence of Sheridan, in the 25th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at Lake DeSmet at 1:00 pm, Sunday, January 1st. Nancy and Clint live in Sheridan but Clint works in Anchorage, Alaska and he thought the water was cold even by Alaska standards. Organizers made a couple last minute changes.

Resolution: Get the Kids Outside More

(WY News Service) -- Though Wyoming kids are some of the better ones in terms of spending time outdoors, integrating those gadgets kids are so accustomed to these days will get them into the outdoors even more, says the National Wildlife Federation.

January 1st, 2012

Take the Plunge at Lake DeSmet

Take the Plunge at Lake DeSmet

The 25th annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place later today at Lake DeSmet. Since the lake isn't totally frozen due to a somewhat mild winter so far, the event will be a it different this year says Spokesman Rob Forister.

Sheridan Senior Center to Provide Medicare Counseling This Week

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Sheridan Senior Center to Provide Medicare Counseling This Week

The Sheridan Senior Center issued a media release stating that Meg Pruett, a Senior Medicare Patrol and Wyoming State Health Insurance Assistance Program Volunteer will be available at the Sheridan Senior Center on Fridays from 9:30 to 1pm.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant, New Sgt. For BPD

BPD Acting Police Chief Jason Carder

A request for the Buffalo Police Department to accept a grant for the purchase of radios and requests for appointment of a new sergeant for the Police Department were approved by the city council at their last meeting December 20.

Holiday Basketball Clinic for Girls

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On Saturday afternoon Sheridan Lady Generals Head Coach Frank McCarthy and several of his Lady Generals held the "Lady Generals Holiday Basketball Clinic" for girls grades 1st through 8th in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.

Goodbye 2011

For the last time in 2011 the sun sinks behind the Bighorns adorned with a fresh coat of snow and Old Glory that proudly flies from the entryway at 224 Upper Road - between Sheridan and Big Horn. When we next see the sunrise it will be 2012. Happy New Year!

Kade Relaford working on a layup in the Dome

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Kade Relaford, a 3rd Grader at Highland Park Elementary, took advantage of the 4th Annual Generals Holiday Basketball Clinic on Saturday morning in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL RESULTS / LOCAL SPORTS SCHEDULE

ENERGY CLASSIC SCORES - There is some high school basketball going on in Northeast Wyoming as Gillette high school is hosting their annual "Energy classic" tournament.

On Friday both the Gillette boys and Natrona county boys lost, NC lost 63-49 against Bismarck, North Dakota and Gillette dropped an 81-74 game against Brighton, Utah.

In the girls bracket the Gillette Lady Camels beat Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 76-45.

The tournament concludes Saturday night.

2011 Stories: 'Stuck At the KOA'

Clinton and Taylor wer stuck at the KOA in September.

In what was a little lighter story from 2011, you might remember those guys who were stuck at the KOA.