Archive - Feb 2011

February 16th

Representative Berger on Budget Update

Wyoming lawmakers began debate on the 2011 Supplemental Budget earlier this week, and Representative Rosie Berger says that for a conservative body, forty amendments to the $215 million Supplemental Budget came before legislators Tuesday. She says that it took 45 minutes just to debate a $20,000 amendment to a state directory.

Wyoming Water Supply Outlook

The Wyoming Water Supply Outlook for February has been issued, and James Fahey is a Hydrologist with the Wyoming office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, or NOAA, discusses how all the state's rivers are at 80% or well above average.

Sheridan figure skaters get back into competition this week

The Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters are gearing up to skate in The Black Hills Gold Rush Competition in Rapid City, South Dakota this weekend.

Skaters are Kairstyn Holden, Katelyn Kayser, Jessie Pattison, Catherine Winnop and Elizabeth Winnop. They are coached by Emily Emond.

The following weekend (Feb. 26) the skaters will be going to Billings, MT to compete in the 18th Annual Figure Skating Club of Billings Competition.

New School May Be in Buffalo's Near Future

The Board of Directors for Johnson County School District No. 1 held their regular meeting Monday night, and the board was given good news from a number of sources.

Bison Win Conference Championship

The Buffalo Bison Swim Team headed to the Conference Meet in Rawlins last weekend full of confidence, and apparently had good reason, coming home with the Conference Championship.
Buffalo as a team finished with 355 points, ahead of second place Douglas, Rawlins, Cheyenne South, Worland and Newcastle.

City Council Changes Meeting Times After Spat

The Buffalo City Council passed Ordinance No. 1344 on third reading to change the time of the council meetings but only after a mild spat between council members.

February 16th

1-A / 2-A BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON ENDS THIS WEEK

EAGLES / LADY EAGLES BASKETBALL - The Tongue River Eagles and Lady Eagles finish up the regular season this week with Greybull and Sundance both teams sit in second place in the conference.

The youthful Lady Eagles are 13-6 overall and just picked up their biggest win of the season beating Big Horn last Friday Head coach Diane Moser.

And she says the toughness of their schedule has paid off with great late season improvement and confidence.

The Power of Renewable Energy

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Geared towards folks interested in small renewable energy systems, over 60 people attended an informational forum called “Renewable Energy for the Farm, Ranch, and Home,” Tuesday night at Sheridan College.

Wind Tower Manufacturing Facility Coming to Wyoming

At a media conference Tuesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that Gestamp Renewables and the Worthington Energy Group, a subsidiary of Worthington Industries, Inc., will be building a wind tower manufacturing facility Wyoming.

Commissioners Approve Special Invitation

Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue went before the Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday to seek their approval to hold a spay/neuter event this spring.