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August 1st, 2012

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.

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.

July 31st

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.

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.

Wednesday At The Johnson County Fair: Swine, Goats, Poultry

Wednesday's livestock events at the Johnson County Fair include swine, goats, rabbits, and poultry.

Swine Showmanship begins this morning at 8am.

The Meat Goat Show starts at 11 followed by the Dairy Goat Show at noon.

The rabbit show begins at 1pm followed by poultry at 2:30.

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.

Johnson County Fair Results For Dog, Cat Shows

Johnson County's Fair week began Sunday and before livestock events were the pet shows.
Sunday was the Dog Show, and results were made available Tuesday.

Quynn Kennedy won the Rally Category. Champion Obedience went to Ellie Renkert, and the Best Of Show was won by Jamie Bunning.