Archive - Jan 30, 2016

Sheridan County Spelling Bee

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Saturday, 73 5th through 8th grade students, from all schools across the county, took part in the county-wide spelling bee, all with hopes to continue on to national competition.

This Week’s Poll Question

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This week’s delves into what the Constitution means by “natural born”citizens. What it says is that certain foreign born children of U.S. citizens are “natural born citizens.”

Cheney Files for Lummis Seat

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Liz Cheney visited Sheridan recently promoting her book written with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney. (Photo Copyright Leslie Stratmoen)

The Associated Press has confirmed that Liz Cheney has filed to run for the U.S. House seat soon to be vacated by Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming. The elder daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney is ready to announce her run for the congressional seat on Monday.

Sheridan High School Varsity Basketball

Final Bronc and Lady Bronc Basketball scores for Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Sheridan Lady Broncs:64
Cheyenne Central Indians:57

Sheridan Broncs:49
Cheyenne Central Indians:59

Sheridan Varsity Basketball in Laramie

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Photo submissions by Kelli Campbell

Photo submissions by Kelli Campbell
Photo submissions by Kelli Campbell
Photo submissions by Kelli Campbell
Photo submissions by Kelli Campbell

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment.

Friday Night hoop scores / Broncs / Lady Broncs host Cheyenne Central today 11:30 and 1:00


Sheridan 57 #5 Cheyenne East 56

Rocky Mountain 64 Tongue River 59

Normative Services 77 Midwest 60

#4 Kaycee 68 Arvada-Clearmont 53


#4 Sheridan 56 #2 Cheyenne East 49

Big Horn 49 Moorcroft 23

Tongue River 35 Rocky Mountain 27

#5 Kaycee at Arvada-Clearmont – PPD. A-C has too many players either injured or sick.

Live Broadcasts today Lady Broncs vs Cheyenne Central at 11:30 Broncs game follows both games live on KWYO and 87.7 FM.

Generals and Lady Generals host Casper college game times are 3:00 and 5:00 at the Hoffman dome.

Slash Piles in Big Horns Slated for Burn

Plumes of smoke may be seen over the Big Horns in coming weeks. Forest firefighters will be burning slash piles in areas around Red Grade Road. The piles scheduled for burning are located at Swamp Creek, Big Goose Ranger Station, Spear-O-Wigwam, Coffeen Park, and along the road into Dome Lake.

Superintendent Balow Discusses Budget Cuts

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee recently completed their “markup” of the governor’s proposed budget for the biennium. The JAC elected to cut $45 million from K-12 education funding over the next two years.

Forest Service Needs Seasonal Workers

The U.S. Forest service is now hiring temporary workers for the spring and summer season in the local area. Susie Douglas made the announcement.