Archive - Dec 2011 - News

December 17th

DOL Proposal Could Negatively Affect Family Farms and Ranches

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis recently urged Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to withdraw the Department's proposal to limit the participation of youth in farming and ranching activities.

December 16th

G&F: Lifetime Licenses Make Great Christmas Gifts

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department offers lifetime small game and bird hunting and fishing licenses for 10-year Wyoming residents. Sheridan Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says these make great Christmas gifts.

SCOPE Program Graduates Ten Students

Ten local students proudly display their GED's during the SCOPE graduation Friday in Sheridan.

The Sheridan/Johnson County Opportunity Project for Education program or SCOPE held their graduation ceremony Friday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Buffalo Council Approves Request to Reallocate Funds

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from the Recycling Board to reallocate funds away from curb and gutter to pay for concrete in the area surrounding the new recycling center.
Mayor Randy Dyess explains further.

Toys for Tots Distribution Day is Tomorrow

U.S. Marine Corp. photo

The U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Program's distribution day will be held all day Saturday in Sheridan. The program has been around since 1947, and for more than 10 years locally, helping parents in need with Christmas gifts for their kids.

VOA Gets $60,000 For Milestones Children’s Home

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies announced in a media release Friday that they have received a $60,000 donation from the S.K. Johnston Family Fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation. They will use the grant to defray the construction costs of their recently completed Milestones Children's Home.

December 15th

Jo Co Entities Receive Gifts From Uranium One

From left: Donna Wichers, Cynthia Twing, Steve Reimann, Donnie Whipple, Larry Albright, Bobbi Walseth, Mike Qwast, Mike Scarlett, Jeff Shelley, Dave Loden, Smokey Wildeman and Scott Gibbs.

Uranium One held a brief ceremony Thursday afternoon to present monetary donations to various Buffalo and Johnson County entities.

Hunter Education Class Offered In Buffalo

Jim Dawson instructing safe shotgun technique.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be offering a hunter education class in Buffalo beginning Jan. 5th, 2012.

Big Horn Middle School Christmas Concert

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Barak Broad playing the udu.

It's the annual tradition at area schools that brings out all sorts of folks, but especially the parents and grandparents. It's the Christmas concerts and Thursday night, Big Horn Middle School held theirs.

NWCCD Trustees Approve New Certificate Program

Dean of Agricultural and Technical Services Ami Erickson

Trustees for the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board approved a new certificate program at their monthly meeting Thursday night. NWCCD Dean of Agricultural and Technical Services Ami Erickson explains what the Farrior Certificate Program is.