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August 2nd, 2012

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.

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.

Buffalo Council Extends Optimum Cable Franchise Agreement

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

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.

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.

New SRO for Sheridan Junior High

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Sheridan Police Officer Sam Damon reads to members of Raising Readers of Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of the SPD)

Sheridan Junior High School will have a new School Resource Officer when school begins this year. Officer Sam Damon will be the newest SRO this fall, and is one of two Resource Officers in Sheridan Schools.

Untrimmed Tree Causes Small Fire in Banner

It's no big secret that dry conditions in the area are putting forests and communities at risk for wildfires. Last week, a small fire started in Banner that knocked out power to hundreds of people for a few hours overnight.