Archive - Sep 16, 2011 - News

Stuck 'At the KOA', Stranded Tourists Say They Have New, More Positive Opinions of Wyoming

Lee and Broderick wearing the hats they wore for their 'At the KOA' YouTube video. (Brentwood photography)

Two stranded tourists have found an interesting way to deal with a tough situation. Stuck at the KOA campground in Sheridan, some 2,000 miles from home, the two have called on a 21st century method of raising money - viral YouTube videos.

Wyoming Remembers 8 Students Killed 10 Years Ago

LARAMIE (AP) - Even as Wyoming joined the rest of the nation this week in observing the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the state remembered another tragedy that hit closer to home.

2 Big Horn, 2 SHS Students Named Merit Semifinalists

Four area high school seniors have been named 2012 National Merit Semifinalists, and a total of 27 were selected from Wyoming.

Woodland Park Looks to Push PAWS Scores Even Higher

Woodland Park Elementary principal Jack Brimhall gave the Sheridan County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees goals for the upcoming year and presented PAWS scores for the past year during elementary school updates for District 2 on Monday.

SHS Bronc Pink Day to Raise Money for Welch Cancer Center

The window display case in the hallway of Sheridan High School shows the work students have done as part of the marketing campaign for Bronc Pink Day. The shirt in the photo will be on sale at SHS starting on Monday for $10 with all proceeds going to support the Welch Cancer Center. (photo from Kathleen Pilch)

Last year, Sheridan High School's inaugural Bronc Pink Day raised more than $1,600 for breast cancer research which was then donated to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Buffalo Council Approves Resubdivision for New Businesses

The Buffalo City Council has approved Resolution No. 1329, creating a Resubdivison of the Bighorn Business Center Addition. This will allow the creation of two new lots to accommodate two new business ventures that will be built on the sites, as well as clean up the plat for the entire property for future development.

Free Lunch Offered By ACT in Buffalo Friday

Advanced Communications Technology will provide free lunch to everyone that makes the trek to Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo on Friday. ACT is offering lunch as an opportunity for the community to get to know the company and its employees.

Benefit For Taffy Garro Sunday in Buffalo

Moose Lodge in Buffalo

Two local women, Melody Taylor-Donahue and Crystal Taylor-Neilson, have organized a benefit for their mother this weekend to help with expenses in her fight to regain her health.

WY Biotech 2011

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Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender

The 2nd Annual WY Biotech Conference got underway Thursday night at the Powder Horn Clubhouse in Sheridan with an introduction by Neltje and a Key Note Address by Deborah A. Smeltzer, who has over 30 years of experience in the biotechnology industry.