Archive - Oct 2011

October 26th


LADY BRONC SWIMMING - Today we highlight Lady Bronc swimming as they get ready to compete in the 4-A swimming and diving championships this weekend in Gillette.

Eight Lady Broncs will compete, Lady Broncs Head coach Brent Moore.

Moore says his first season with the Lady Broncs went very well.

And with several returning swimmers next year the future looks bright for the Lady Broncs.

Jo Co Commission Approves Fuel Truck For Airport

Johnson County Airport Board members Tom Newell and Randy Dyess gave a report to the county commissioners last week, and also put in an official request for approval to purchase a jet fuel truck for the Johnson County Airport.

Leadership Seminar To Benefit Buffalo Thursday

A leadership seminar entitled “Social Action in Rural Communities” will be presented at the Sheridan College in Johnson County Campus on Thursday.

BLN Spotlights Those That Make a Difference to Disabled in Buffalo, Sheridan

At an awards breakfast Tuesday morning in Buffalo, the Business Leadership Network recognized a few of the many individuals and businesses that help those with disabilities in the community.

A Look Ahead to Jo Co High School Playoff Football

Johnson County's high school football teams will open their playoff seasons this week, with both Buffalo and Kaycee in action.
In Class 3A, Buffalo, the No.3-seed from the East, will travel to Afton to take on the Star Valley Braves in their first round matchup. That game will kick off at 6pm Friday.
In the other 3A matchups, #1 in the East Douglas will host #4 from the West Cody; #2 in the East Lander will host #3 in the West Powell; and #4 in the East Riverton will play at #1 from the West Green River.

October 25th

SPD: Fake $100 Bills Passed in Sheridan

Sheridan Police are searching for leads after reports of fraudulent $100 bills being passed in Sheridan this week. The four fake bills SPD has collected are not $100s, but are actually washed $5 bills.


Wyoming Pee Wee Hockey Champs

The Peewee Team Wyoming Hockey club that took 1st place at the Denver University Jr. Pioneers Hockey Tourney last weekend.

It includes 20 kids from six cities around Wyoming including 4 from Sheridan ( Walker Billings, Jack Chase, Sandis Cook and Jesse Cross).

DU Jr. Pioneers 5, Team Wyoming 2
Boulder 2, Team Wyoming 1 this was an OT Shootout loss
Colorado Jr Eagles 1, Team Wyoming 9
Boulder 1, Team Wyoming 6
DU Jr. Pioneers 5, Team Wyoming 6 this was an OT Shootout win.

Beautiful Day for Pet-O-Ween

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Last Saturday was a beautiful day in Kendrick Park as pets brought their owners to the Band Shell for the 11th Annual Pet-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest. There were 84 entires, with some entries having multiple pets each contributing $5.00 and the selling of raffle tickets together raised more than $1,200 for the Dog & Cat Shelter.

Dow Resigns as SCSD1 Board Chairman

Sheridan County School District No. 1 board of trustees chairman Suzie Dow resigned last week. Dow served for five years, and her current term would have expired in 2014.

Wyoming Jobless Rate 5.8 Percent in September

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming's unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent in September. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the state's jobless rate appears to have stabilized, remaining in the narrow range of 5.7 percent to 5.9 percent in each of the past four months.