Archive - Dec 7, 2011 - News

Local Law Enforcement Teams up With Wal-Mart

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The Sheridan Police Department recently applied for and received a Local Community Contribution Grant from Wal-Mart in the amount of $1,500. Sheridan Police Sergeant Tom Henry explains how the grant will be used.

Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

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Sheridan County Commissioners have appointed Deputy County Attorney Lynn Smith as the Hearing Officer in a building permit fee appeal by Sheridan County resident Michael Fleming. The appeal is in regard to an evaluation of Mr. Fleming's building and subsequent request for a building permit.

CASA Holiday Open House

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns is hosting a holiday open house on Thursday, December 8th. Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns administers the CASA program as well as a supervised visitation and exchange program.

Report Says Rural Wyoming Lacks Middle-Aged Residents

(WY News Service) -- A new report based on U.S. Census numbers says that rural Wyoming is lacking 20, 30 and 40-year-old residents.

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

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

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

Investigation of Jo Co Assessor's Office Draws Employee Ire

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.

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.