Archive - Dec 2010 - News

December 21st

Census Shows Wyoming Remains Least Populated State

The 2010 Census shows that Wyoming remains the least populated state. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - New U.S. Census figures show that Wyoming's population grew a fair amount faster than the national average from 2000 to 2010. Wyoming remains the least populated state and still ranks second only to Alaska for its low population density.

School District 1 December Report

School District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith

The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their December meeting last night in Ranchester. Trustees received an audit report from accountants with Porter, Muirhead, Cornia, an accounting firm out of Casper.

Buffalo City Council Preview

The Buffalo City Council will have their last scheduled meeting of 2010 on Tuesday at City Hall in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer has a preview.

"Longmire" Pilot on A & E - Part 2

Craig Johnson

Monday we reported that Sheridan / Johnson County author Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mysteries have been picked up by the cable television network A & E. Producers are set to begin shooting a pilot series called "Longmire." Mary Jo Johnson continues her discussion with Craig about the project.

Music Students to Give Recital

Music students from Carrington Music House will present a Christmas Recital this Thursday, December 23rd in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer has more.

Toy Safety Checks Complicated

Lois Gibbs with the Center for Health, Environment and Justice.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Santa's toy safety checklist has become more complicated. Choking hazards and projectile injury risks can often be identified even with a closer look, and the more common dangers in toys these days can't be seen without chemical testing and a microscope.

December 20th

Deer Attack is a Not So Subtle Reminder of Why Wildlife Needs to Remain in the Wild

A white tail deer similar to the one pictured here is believed to be responsible for injuring a dog in Sheridan over the weekend. (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan City Council approved on 3rd and final reading Monday night an ordinance making it illegal to feed certain wildlife within city limits.

Sheridan City Council to Move Forward With Fluoridation of Public Water

Wyoming Department of Health Director Dr. Brent Sherard (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night listened to a room full of people give their opinion on fluoridating the public water system. The debate started with local dentists and physicians offering their support for the idea with an array of statistics showing the benefit of fluoridation.

A Very Merry Tuba Christmas

Eighty year-old Mo Campbell was the oldest member of the Tuba Christmas concert held Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

Over thirty tuba-toting band members took center stage at the Holiday Inn atrium Saturday afternoon for Sheridan’s 11th Annual Tuba Christmas Concert.

Helping Harried Parents

Five year-old Nevaeh Finn participates in a pom pom blowing contest.

The last weekend before Christmas had shoppers out in a frenzy in downtown Sheridan and Karen St. Clair came up with a great idea to help parents do their last minute Christmas shopping...a jewelry making party. She tells us.