Archive - Dec 28, 2011

Confused duck?

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Perhaps no one told this mallard duck that the Polar Bear Plunge is January 1st at Lake DeSmet - not on December 28th in Kendrick Park. Speaking of "The Plunge" the one on January 1, 2012 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Polar Bear Plunge.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 12/28/11

Concord Coalition w/Paul Hansen

Stove Ignites Couch in Garage Tuesday; No Injuries

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter II/EMT Gary Harnish assesses the fire conditions while Firefighter/EMT Andy Lindberg (airpack) rushes to assist Firefighter/EMT Brett Smith make the initial entry into the south side of the structure.

Sheridan Fire Rescue says that a wood- and coal-burning stove most likely caused a couch to ignite in a garage being used as a living space at 951 Burton Street in Sheridan on Tuesday.

Local Retailers Wait Following Sears Closure Announcement (Updated 12/29)

The announcement by Sears Holdings that they plan to close more than 100 Kmart and Sears stores following another down Christmas sales season has left local retailers across the country waiting for the announcement on which stores will get the axe – and that includes Sheridan's stores.

Winter Wilderness Holiday Ball is Tonight

The Wyoming Wilderness Association will host the first-ever Winter Wilderness Holiday Ball Wednesday night at the Historic Sheridan Inn with a little something for everybody.

Bored Kids? TRVCC Youth Nights Tonight, Tomorrow

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Christmas-vacationing kids driving you crazy with their new i-gadgets, remote control cars and Red Ryder BB guns? Drop the youth off at the remodeled Tongue River Valley Community Center youth room at their Ranchester location for their grand reopening tonight and tomorrow night.

SHERIDAN BRONCS 7-0 RANKED #1 IN 4-A HOOPS

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan high school basketball teams are back in practice this week as they prepare to restart their seasons next week in Riverton.

Broncs Head coach Mike Ibach has the Broncs at 7-0 for the first time in his eight seasons as he talks about what they needed to address heading into the break.

They are unbeaten and Ibach says they Broncs have done many good things to earn their number one
4-A ranking.

Citizen: No Need to Replace Assistant County Planner

At last week's Johnson County Commission meeting, Wayne Graves, Vice-Chairman of the Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission, suggested to the commissioners that they not rehire an assistant planner when current assistant planner Jerry Osborn retires.

Buffalo's Salvation Army: Donations Up in 2011

The season of giving was apparently good to the Salvation Army in Buffalo, as far as volunteer numbers and donations are concerned, according to Carol Jennings, of the local Salvation Army.

Refund Due Property Owner For Overcharge on Garbage

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Property owner Bill Joy came before the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week to request a refund for more than six years' of overcharges for garbage service at his apartment complex. He explains further.