Archive - Aug 2012

August 27th

SC History Buff Looking for Donor of Prehistoric Pine Cone

Back in the mid-90s, a stranger stopped by the Sheridan College Science Museum and donated a petrified pine cone. Today, the hunt for the benevolent donor is being resumed by Sheila Flynn, a volunteer at the museum.

New School Lunches Heavy on Veggies

Last week, Sheridan Media reported about new federal regulations regarding the public school lunch program.


Sheridan High School: Singles Campbell County High School: Singles

1. Reed Ritterbusch Lost to Brandon Swan 6 – 10
Reed Ritterbusch Defeated Gabe Beldon 8 – 2

2. Cameron Ellis Defeated Sam Colter 10 – 8
Cameron Ellis Lost to Cale Miessler 3 – 8

3. Malik Grant Defeated Kyle Oakry 8 – 4

4. Adam Berry Lost to Sam Colter 3 – 8

5. Turner Martini Defeated Jacob Vetter 8 – 3

6. Dawson Yeager Lost to Kyle Oakry 6 – 8

7. Sam Sanders Lost to Jacob Vetter 4 – 8
Sam Sanders Lost to Tanner Russel 1 – 6

8. Chris Michaelis Defeated Jackson 6 – 1

Drought and Its Effects on Wildlife

A couple of weeks ago we reported on the adverse effects the drought is having on fish in area streams due to the low water levels. The drought is also having an impact on wildlife explains Wyoming Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.


BRONC FOOTBALL - The Bronc football pulled out a 33-28 come from behind victory at Cheyenne Central Friday night.

The broncs were down 21-10 at halftime and 28-17 in the second half before a great 4th quarter run put them in over the top.

Head coach Don Julian says they struggled with Central in the first half but made the halftime adjustments and got it done.

Write-In Nominations Likely for Legislative Contests

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has announced that based on unofficial election results from last week's primary, there is a possibility that several write-in candidates may qualify for the General Election in November.

New Jo Co Judicial Center To Get Noise Eliminators

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners approved the purchase of noise eliminators for the courtroom facilities at the new judicial center which is nearing completion.

Expert: Kids Need Supervision On Social Media

A study from Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics recently found 83 percent of parents think the benefits of children's' use of social media outlets, like Facebook or Twitter, outweigh the risks. However, child psychologist, Dr.

Buffalo Chamber Of Commerce Board Welcomes New Members

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees have some new members after nominations and elections were held over the last few weeks, culminating in the announcement of their new members late last week.

Truck Ramps West Of Buffalo To Be Studied Says Engineer

At the Buffalo City Council meeting last week, City/County Engineer Wayne Hill reported that the stste-of-the-art runaway truck ramp west of Buffalo will be studied as will the possibilty of the installation of a second ramp further down the hill closer to Buffalo.