Archive - 2011 - News

January 4th

Living Off the Grid

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Richard and Kristen Weber stand in front of their solar panel energy source at their Story home.

A $57,000 investment in solar has this Story couple smiling. Richard and Kristen Weber have peace of mind knowing that when the power goes out, their lights and heat won’t.

Library Continues Endowment Challenge

The Fulmer Library, along with the branch libraries in Tongue River, Story and Clearmont, will all benefit from the Library Endowment Challenge.

The Sheridan County Library Foundation is raising funds for the Public Library Endowment Challenge. Library Director Cameron Duff reminds us what this entails.

January Brings Seasonal Blues

Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Laramie, WY – The dead of winter in Wyoming inspires some to pack their bags for the southern climes and become “snow birds” as a means to escape the short days and cold temperatures.

Johnson County Officials Sworn In

From left: Steve Kozisek, John Gibbs, Vickie Edelman, Thelma Axberg, Cindy Rogers, Carla Faircloth, Kenneth DeCock and Dave Harness take their Oaths of Office Monday at the Johnson County Courthouse. Not pictured: Delbert Eitel.

Johnson County's new elected officials were sworn into office during a ceremony Monday morning at the courthouse. Aaron Palmer has the report.

Buffalo City Council Preview

The Buffalo City Council will have their first meeting of 2011 Tuesday at 4 pm in City Hall. Aaron Palmer has this preview.

January 3rd

Sheridan City Council Approves Land Purchase

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The Sheridan City Council held their first meeting of 2011 Monday night. The meeting began with the Council acknowledging outgoing Councilor Marc Ketcham, and his eight years of service to the City.

Sheridan Municipal Court Amnesty Program is Underway

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Throughout the month of January, the Sheridan Municipal Court is offering an Amnesty Program.

The City of Sheridan Municipal Court Amnesty Program got underway Monday. The program is intended to collect payment of unpaid fines by providing a bit of a break for those with an outstanding debt to the Court.

New Councilor Reflects On His First Meeting

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Sheridan City Councilman for Ward Two Alex Lee

The first meeting of the New Year for the Sheridan City Council also doubled as the first meeting for newly elected Councilor for Ward Two Alex Lee. As far as Lee's reaction to his inaugural meeting on the Council.

Sheridan County Officials Sworn In

The newly elected Sheridan County officials were sworn in January 3rd in the 4th Judicial District Courtroom in Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy Edre Maier)

The newly elected Sheridan County officials were sworn in during a brief ceremony in the 4th Judicial District Courtroom Monday morning. Prior to the swearing in, Judge John Fenn told those gathered.

National Weather Service Gets “Friendly”

The National Weather Service uses plenty of high-tech equipment to forecast sun, snow, or 80% chance of rain...but now they are getting tech-savvy in a new way. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more: