Archive - Feb 2012

February 26th

A Wrangler Rodeo Again

For the third straight year the Sheridan Wyo Rodeo will be a Silver Wrangler Million Dollar Tour Rodeo. Rodeo board member Zane Garstad.


1-A / 2-A REGIONAL HOOPS - Two of five Sheridan county 1-A/ 2-A basketball teams survived regional tournament play and advanced to play this week in the state tournament in Casper they are the Tongue River Lady Eagles and Big Horn Rams.

The TR boys and the BH girls were eliminated from post season play with losses at the regional tournament Saturday in Torrington.

The NSI Wolves were knocked out of their regional in Gillette last Friday in a loss against Kaycee.

Amended SFC Bill Passes House, Would Fund Coffeen

In the latest development during months of uncertainty about the project, Coffeen Elementary is tentatively set to be funded for rebuild in all three phases - planning, design and construction - in 2013-14.

Poll: Let Bush Tax Cuts Expire?

The Bush Tax cuts that were set to expire at the end of 2010 were given a two-year extension by President Barack Obama, and now a new deadline approaches.

Workshops on Substance Abuse and Drug-Free Workplaces are This Week

The Workforce Development Committee of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is hosting two workshops this week for supervisors' training for identifying substance use and abuse in the workplace.

3rd Annual Ice Show is Wednesday

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The season for the Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters is just about on ice, except for one more performance for the hometown Sheridan crowd this week.

Buffalo's Feature In This Old House Appears On-line

Buffalo's feature in This Old House Magazine has been posted on-line and will appear in next month's magazine as well, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.

Kaycee BB Teams Qualify For State, Bison Crowned Champs

Kaycee's boys' and girls' basketball teams were at the 1A Northeast Regional Tournament this past weekend and both qualified for the State Tournament this Friday and Saturday in Casper.
The boys qualified through the loser's bracket, winning the Consolation Championship and will take a 3-seed into the tournament.
The girls remained unbeaten until the championship game where they fell to Lingle-Ft.Laramie. They will have a 2-seed at State.
In other basketball action, the Buffalo boys beat Glenrock at home Friday 64-50 and the girls downed the Lady Herders 47-33.

Employees in Johnson County Assessor's Office Now Certified

All of the employees in the Assesor's Office at the Johnson County Courthouse are certified appraisers, at least at some level, according to County Assessor Cindy Rogers.

Habitat for Humanity Celebration

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Saturday night over 200 people filled the 3rd story floor of the Old Press Building on Main Street in Sheridan to support a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Big Horns.