Archive - Aug 2012 - News

August 2nd

Miss Wyoming Will Stop By Fairs in Sheridan, Buffalo

Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden will be in and around Sheridan on August 3-4, 2012. Lexie will be in the Buffalo parade on Saturday August 4, 2012, after the parade she will be walking around Buffalo meeting the community and its members.

Thursday Is Beef Day At The Johnson County Fair

Today at the Johnson County Fair will be the Beef Competitions, meetings on the upcoming State Fair in Douglas and the rodeo will get underway with early roping events.

4-H/FFA Pays Off This Week At County Fair

(Photo by Tracee Davis)

There are going to be quite a few goodbyes at this week's Sheridan County Fair. Many of the 4-H/FFA participants will sell their livestock in the show ring after months of careful care.

Botten Focused on Summer Legislation

State legislator, Jon Botten, appeared on Public Pulse on Newstalk 930, KROE, with host, Kim Love, to talk about how he's wrapping up his term in the Wyoming House of Representatives.

Friday Night Is Buffalo's Annual Fair and Rodeo Park Dance

Buffalo's Annual Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Dance In The Park will be this Friday night at Prosinski Park downtown.

Buffalo Council Extends Optimum Cable Franchise Agreement

Buffalo's City Council voted to extend the existing franchise agreement between the city and Optimum Cable.

Fair Competition Takes Hard Work, Cool Nerves

Contestants show off their sheep Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fair. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

4-H and FFA members from around the county and beyond are showing off their livestock this week at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. After raising their chosen animals almost from their infancy, the competitors know all too well that grace in show only comes from hard work.

August 1st

7 New Fires on Crow Reservation

7 New Fires on Crow Reservation

Lightning across the Sarpy Hills Tuesday night has sparked seven new fires on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. A media release from the Bureau of Indian Affairs states that the East Sarpy fire has covered over 40,000 acres since it was first detected Wednesday morning.

Johnson County Fair Results For Wednesday

Sheep

Results from the 2012 Johnson County Fair Sheep Shows are:

Champion Senior market Showman: Lauren Rives.
Reserve: Taz Hulet.

Champion Intermediate Market Showman: Taylor Rives.
Reserve: Quynn Kennedy.

NWCCD Featured in CNNMoney Article

Sheridan College Dean of Agriculture and Technical Careers Ami Erickson

It's not everyday that education in northeast Wyoming is featured on one of the world's largest business websites, but that's exactly what happened Tuesday as CNNMoney ran a story about enrollment soaring at trade schools and community colleges across the nation.