Archive - Aug 2011

August 29th

Public Pulse - Monday 08/29/11

Mr. Whitney / Sam Western and Mary Ellen McWilliams

The Powder Horn at Sunrise

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Photo provided by Justin Busch

Author to Present Whitney Books Wednesday

Whitney Benefits will present its recently released books that detail the history of its foundation and its founder this Wednesday night at 7 pm at Sheridan College's CTEL center. Sam Western, author of both books, will give the presentation.

Miss Wyoming's Outstanding Teen

Miss Wyoming's Outstanding Teen 2011, Montana Sanners of Lander, was named one of five finalists for the Teens In Action Award at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando. The award went to Miss Utah's Outstanding Teen, but Montana did receive the American Spirit Award.

Revenue Committee: Keep Ag Land Designation As Is

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo Thursday and Friday to discuss a number of tax issues and decide whether new legislation should be drafted concerning those issues.

New Buffalo /Jo Co Recycling Center Open But No Power

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center still has no power, but they are taking materials and have been since late last week.

Buffalo/JoCo Justice Center Open House September 8

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center is nearly complete and ready for both the Buffalo Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office to occupy, but there are a few minor projects that need to be completed beforehand.

Bison Teams Have Another Busy Weekend

The Buffalo High School Bison athletic teams had another busy weekend with all but the football team in action.

The Bison Golf Team was in the Bighorn Basin for the Powell/Cody Invite. The first round of the tournament was called early due to lightning, so the tournament was an 18-hole event. No Bison golfers finished in the top ten, and the boys team finished seventh out of 10 teams, the girls team finished tied for fourth.

Poll Question: Who Do You Favor for the Republican Party Nomination?

The 2012 Presidential election is a little bit more than a year away and a string of Republicans have thrown their name into the mix for the party nomination and the chance to challenge President Barack Obama in his re-election campaign.