Archive - Feb 2011

February 20th

Film Incentive Bill Renewed

Thursday the $1 million Film Incentive Bill, Senate File 41 – also known as Fifi – passed renewal, with the help of a cowboy icon.

LOCAL WEEKEND SPORTS ROUND-UP

Lady Bronc Seniors Haley King, Brianna Smith and Kayla Woodward

LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan Lady Broncs will close out the regular season on the road at Cheyenne Central and East this week Head coach Derek Bissitt says the conference title is on the line.

The Lady Broncs are tied for the conference lead with Gillette if they both win two in Cheyenne this week the conference title will be decided by a tie breaker.

BRONC BASKETBALL - The Broncs gave Gillette a great run in the razor city but came up two points short as the Camels held off the Broncs 53-51.

Bison Weekend Sports Wrap

The Bison Wrestlers finished fifth at the 3A East Regional Tournament in Glenrock, but a number of individuals will move on to the State Tournament next week in Casper.
Douglas took first at Regionals, followed by Torrington, Wheatland, Newcastle, Buffalo, Rawlins, Glenrock, Thermopolis and Cheyenne East.

New Jo Co Commissioner: 'About What I expected'

The newest Johnson County Commissioner, John Gibbs, says his first couple of months on the job have been an adjustment and he is still learning, but so far it is pretty much what he expected it to be and he is enjoying the job.

County, City Join Forces for Economic Development

At the Johnson County Commission meeting last Tuesday, Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling presented an agreement to the commission drafted between the two entities to jointly apply for state and Federal funding for economic development in Buffalo and Johnson County.

Beat the Winter Blues Fund Raiser

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It was a full house as hundreds packed into the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds Saturday night, despite the winter storm that blew in for the “Beat the Winter Blues,” a fundraiser for the Dog and Cat Shelter.  The attendance went way beyond what Shelter Director Cel Hope expected or

Concept Developed for Ag Center Near Sheridan College

Sheridan College, Whitney Benefits and the University of Wyoming are in the process of exploring building an agricultural center south of Sheridan College on the 500-acre Adams Ranch property.

Sheridan City Council to Address Performing Arts Center Grant Application

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Last September the City of Sheridan in conjunction with Sheridan College and the WYO Theater submitted a grant application to the Wyoming Business Council for the expansion of the WYO Theater.

Look Familiar?

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Snow returned to the Sheridan Area on Saturday night as evidenced by this scene on Bird Farm Road between Big Horn and the Equestrian Center. Our area can expect up to 6-inches of blowing snow before President's Day arrivers when it is expected to be mostly sunny.

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Over 17,000 books are inside the recently expanded Tongue River Branch Library

The Tongue River Branch Library, located at 145 Coffeen in Ranchester, just completed a major expansion - from 2100 sqft to 4600 sqft at a cost of $212,000, which included $50,000 Donated by Sheridan County Commissioners and $50,000 Donated by Sheridan County Library Foundation. If you'd like to visit, the hours of operation are Mon. - Fri. 10am - 6 pm (closed Noon - 1 pm).