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August 2nd, 2012

Jo Co Fair Results For Horse, Sheep, SET Competitions

The Johnson County Fair continues the rest of this week, and more results from livestock and other competitions were released.

In the Horse Shows, highlights included Champion Senior Showman Alanna Starkovich and FFA Champion Showman Cahill Ellingwood.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

Buffalo Looking To Clean Ditch Of A/C Units

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council learned from City Attorney Ben Kirven that he has been in contact with the owner of the Econolodge on East Hart Street and discussed removal of air conditioning units that have been dumped in the city-owned ditch and adjacent property behind the motel.

ASIST Schedules Sheridan Suicide Prevention Workshop

A two-day workshop in Sheridan called Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, is coming to Sheridan next month. The class is targeted to those who might be in a situation where they'll have to talk to someone about suicide, such as police officers, teachers or emergency reponders.