Archive - Feb 5, 2013

Ten Years of Writing a Statewide Column

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This statewide column-writing idea started when Wyoming Tribune Eagle Managing Editor Reed Eckhardt asked me to write a weekly commentary about the 2002 statewide political races.


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The entrance to the Veteran's Home walking trail in Buffalo.
Photo Credit: Angela Lowman Jacob


Kayla Woodward
Fallon Lewis

WYOMING COWGIRLS - The Wyoming Cowgirls are 6-2 in league play and the cowgirls are off until Saturday night when they host Boise state.

We heard from Cowgirls Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis Monday and we finish that up today.We found out yesterday Woodward was named the Mountain West conference player of the week after the Cowgirls pick up wins at New Mexico and at home against Colorado state.

Buffalo Council, Jo Co Commission Meetings Tuesday

The Johnson County Commission and the Buffalo City Council will have their first meetings of February Tuesday, and both will work through full agendas.

The county commissioners will review the county audit report, award the bid for the Canal Road Bridge, and amend the agreement between Sheridan and Johnson Counties on the Lake DeSmet Agreement.


The Elks Northeast District Hoop Shoot was held Saturday, February 2 in Cody.

The participants were the winners of the local Hoop Shoots held in Cody,Powell, Greybull, Worland and Sheridan.

Five kids from the Sheridan area participated with two of them placing first and qualifying to go to the State Hoop Shoot in Casper on Feb. 16

In the 8 - 9 Girls, Tori Pearce made 11/25 to win over Kennedy Nieman of Cody
with 8/25.

In the 10 - 11 Boys, Brock Bomar made 20/25 to beat out Rudy Sanford of
Worland with 18/25.


LARAMIE, Wyo. -For the second time this season, Wyoming forward Kayla Woodward earned Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played from Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2013. It is the fourth honor of her MW career.

Woodward, a sophomore from Sheridan, Wyo., led Wyoming to a 2-0 record with a road win at New Mexico (72-54) and a home victory over Colorado State (82-67).