Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 8th

Alternative Forages Topic of Presentation in Buffalo

Blaine Horn, UW Extension Educator

The University of Wyoming's Cooperative Extension Service presented a seminar Thursday night in Buffalo with the topic of discussion being alternative forages that producers can use for extending their grazing season and different ways they can improve hay production.

April 7th

All You Need to Know About Kenya in One Easy Lesson

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Chepchumba Soti Limo, who goes by "Chumba", is a Kenyan woman pursuing her engineering degree at the University of Wyoming. She was the featured speaker at the Festival of Cultures presentation at the Sheridan College C-Tel.

Her name is...

Let's just call her Chumba. Thursday night in the CTEL Presentation Hall of Sheridan College, Chumba gave the 30-plus people there, a tour of her native country Kenya, a third world nation.

Sheridan College Responds to Buffalo Bulletin Article

Sheridan College has applied for permits to operate an educational facility at the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch.

An article in the April 6th edition of the Buffalo Bulletin indicates that Sheridan College has been named the buyer of the Spear-O-Wigwam Dude Ranch in the northern Johnson County area of the Big Horn Mountains.

Pinewood Derby Classic is Saturday

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The 3rd annual Sheridan Media Pinewood Derby Classic is this Saturday.

The 3rd annual Sheridan Media Pinewood Derby Classic will take place this Saturday at Hammer's Chevrolet in Sheridan.

County Officials Creative for a Cause

Commissioner Bob Rolston (in pink) and Commissioner Steve Meier focus on their artistic efforts for the SAGE Ceramic Train Auction and Cinco de Mayo party.

Picture this: five Sheridan County commissioners, Sheridan's mayor and a representative of the Sheridan Regional Office of the Wyoming Game and Fish on a rainy Tuesday afternoon.

Latest Snowpack Report Shows Increase

A map of the various snotel sites around Wyoming.

The third snowpack summary of the water year is out, and it shows another increase for the year for both the Tongue and Clear Creek drainages compared to last month.

Buffalo Council Approves Vision Buffalo Commission

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

At their regular meeting Tuesday night, the Buffalo City Council approved on first reading Ordinance No. 1347, which will change City code recognizing a newly-formed Vision Buffalo Commission.

Jo Co Library Book Sale This Weekend

Cynthia Twing, Johnson County Library

Starting Thursday and continuing through Saturday, the Johnson County Library will have their Spring Used Book Sale.

According to the library, it's a perfect opportunity to stock up on reading materials at a great price.

JoCo Employees Choose Insurance Provider

Johnson County Commission

Johnson County's employees chose to stay with their current health insurance provider and the Insurance Committee relayed the employees' wishes at the county commission meeting Tuesday.

April 6th

Hope for Hilary

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(from left-to-right) Joleen Herbert, Hilary Herbert and John Herbert

Three years ago, a car accident suddenly changed the lives of the Herbert family in Sheridan, as the daughter of John and Joleen, Hilary Herbert was left as a quadriplegic, unable to move, speak or eat.