December 7th

E-volving Libraries: Sheridan Library to Offer E-Books

Though the Kindle is not compatable with 3M e-books right now, Sheridan County Library Director Cameron Duff says he hopes there will be an agreement between 3M and Amazon by next summer allowing Kindle use with e-book checked out at Wyoming libraries. (Wikicommons photo)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library expects to offer e-books early in 2012, thanks to a new three-year agreement between 3M and the Wyoming State Library.

70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

USS Arizona burning on Dec. 7, 1941. (U.S. Navy photo)
Arizona Memorial (U.S. Navy photo)
Salvage of the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on March 29, 1943. (U.S. Navy photo)
Lt. j.g. Daniel Conley walks through the USS Oklahoma Memorial during a ceremony on Ford Island. The National Park Service hosted a memorial ceremony to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Oklahoma Memorial honors the 429 men killed aboard Oklahoma on December 7th, 1941.(U.S. Navy photo)

Beginning at 7:55 am on Sunday, December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor prompting U.S. entrance into WWII.

December 6th


LADY GENERALS HOOPS - The Sheridan college basketball teams open conference play tonight. The Lady Generals are 9-2 the Generals are 11-0 both teams have already won games against Little Big Horn this season but tonight's games are big because they are conference games.

At 9-2 Lady Generals Head coach Frank McCarthy says they are in a good place right now.

Since losing point guard Jasmine Davis to a season ending knee injury the team has been able to move on and play pretty well.

Investigation of Jo Co Assessor's Office Draws Employee Ire

Johnson County Commissioners

An investigation into the previous Johnson County Assessor's Office has been made public after Tuesday's County Commissioner's meeting.
The commission went into executive session early Tuesday afternoon but came out after a short time.

Jo Co High School Athletes Competing This Weekend

Johnson County high school athletes will be competing in week two of the basketball and wrestling seasons and the Bison boys' swimmers will get their season started this week.
The Bison boys' basketball team (2-1) will be hosting the Newcastle Dogies on Friday with games scheduled at 4, 5:30 and 7; and will be on the road at Worland on Saturday for games at 11, 12:30 and 4.
The Lady Bison will be at Newcastle Friday and at Worland on Saturday. Game times Friday are at 4, 5:30 and 7, Saturday games will be at 11, 12:30 and 2.

Buffalo Council Hears From Candidates For Empty Seat

The Buffalo City Council and members of the public in attendance heard from the six candidates for the empty council seat, and each of them spoke of their reasons for wanting the seat and their individual qualifications.


Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Commissioners Approve Contract for Story Fire Mitigation Project

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Commissioners Approve Contract for Story Fire Mitigation Project

While the big story from Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting had to do with the Commissioners approving the Release of Claims with the Audrey Koltiska Trust, the Commission did tend to other business.

Christmas at Your Library

With Christmas fast approaching, there seems to be no shortage of events celebrating the holidays in and around Sheridan. One of the latest festive events to help get you in the mood this holiday season is the Christmas at You Library program set to kick off later this week.

Conservation Partnership Brings Mapping Project to Sheridan

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership will take public input on their Sportsmen Values Mapping Project next Friday, December 16, with a goal of collecting data on the areas that matter most to Wyoming hunters and anglers.