Archive - Nov 7, 2011 - News

Pat Lynch Resigns as Coach, Retains Counselor Position

Jo Co School Board

Buffalo Bison Football Coach Pat Lynch submitted his resignation to the Johnson County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees, and during a special meeting Monday night, the Board voted to accept his resignation as football coach and weight lifting coach, but to retain him as a guidance counselor.

FIB Bank Donates Winter Coats to Volunteers of America Programs

FIB has donated over forty winter coats to VOA as part of the "A Warm Coat" program. (Photo Courtesy of VOA)

In a media release issued Monday, Volunteers of America Northern Rockies stated that they were recently recipients of winter coats from First Interstate Bank's coat drive, “A Warm Coat”.

Barrasso: Survey Shows Health Care Law Not Working

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recently authored an opinion piece in the AARP Bulletin titled: “New Health Care Law Works.” In response, U.S. Senator John Barrasso detailed several points opposing the law last week.

Wyoming Business Index Remains Solid

CASPER (AP) - For the 24th straight month, a business conditions index that tracks Wyoming's economy remained on a positive footing in October. The index is compiled by the Denver-based Goss Institute for Economic Research.

Academic Center Plans Unveiled

Whitney Benefits President Tom Kinnison (left) and Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Officials with Sheridan College and Whitney Benefits Monday unveiled the design and location of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center. The steering committee worked with about three to four different options of where the 53,000 square foot facility would be located on the campus of the College.

Northern Cheyenne Tribal School Closed Monday for Repairs (11/7/11)

The Northern Cheyenne Tribal School in Lame Deer will be closed today while repairs are made to a broken water line. We will notify you when the school reopens.

'A Nonproft Gathering' Looks to Enhance Public Service

A Nonprofit Gathering, “promoting service, volunteerism and community collaboration”, will be held beginning at 11 am this Friday, November 11 in the Sheridan College Golden Dome.

Yellowstone Roads Close to Cars for Winter

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Roads to popular destinations in Yellowstone National Park are now closed for the season.

CEA Discusses Proposed Keystone Pipeline

The Keystone XL project, a proposed $7 million pipeline connecting Canada's oil sands with Houston, Texas and Gulf of Mexico refineries, has been widely debated for some time now.

Jo Co Library Benefit Auction Raises Nearly $22,000

The Fireants perform at the Johnson County Library Auction

Friday night in Buffalo, the Johnson County Library had their annual Benefit Auction, and it was a lot of fun, according to Library Director Cynthia Twing.