Archive - Jul 20, 2016

4-H and FFA Livestock Exemplify Quality at Sale

Over the last several months, students have been feeding, prepping, and growing livestock throughout the county in preparation for the 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale ring. On August 8, dozens of animals will be sold to fill stomachs in the community.

History of Ag Research Recounted During Field Day

Genuine horsepower was measured against a tractor at a demonstration during field day at the Wyarno agricultural station. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The first Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station was started 125 years ago, in 1891, and the experiment station in Wyarno was launched in 1916.

PLC Institute Starts at College

Teachers at three Sheridan schools stood for recognition at Dr. Many's request during the PLC Institute at Sheridan College. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County School District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty welcomed between 250 and 275 teachers from across Wyoming and Montana to the second annual Professional Learning Communities Institute at Sheridan College Wednesday morning.

Let’s Hear It!

The Wyoming Theater Festival events have started and will continue on throughout the next two weeks. Some may not realize that the festival is much more than just performances.

Memorandum of Understanding Passed at City Council Meeting

At Monday night’s Sheridan City Council Meeting, the council passed a Memorandum of Understanding with the North Eastern Wyoming Growth Alliance.

Fatal Crash West of Newcastle

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On July 16th a fatal crash west of Newcastle, Wyoming resulted in the death of 27 year old Newcastle resident George Thompson. The crash occurred at 7:00 p.m. near milepost 241 on US Highway 16 approximately seven miles west of Newcastle.

New Issue of Yellowstone Science Celebrates 20 Years of Wolves

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The most recent issue of Yellowstone Science celebrates wolf restoration and the many scientific research projects and findings on wolves of Yellowstone National Park since their reintroduction to the area more than 20 years ago.

Brucellosis Test Now Required For Big Horn County Cattle Entering South Dakota

South Dakota is now requiring a negative brucellosis test on Big Horn County cattle and domestic bison prior to importation into the state. On July 12, the South Dakota Animal Industry Board approved a Board Order, effective immediately, which states:

Rope For Knowledge Returns to Johnson County to Help Residents Pursuing Higher Education

The 8th Annual Rope for Knowledge Scholarship Roping will be held on Saturday, August 20 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo, WY.

Arden Fire 0% Contained

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The Arden Fire was detected on Tuesday and is currently at 0% containment. The fire has burned 350 acres of land as of noon Wednesday. At this time their is no confirmed cause or any structures being threatened.