Archive - 2011 - News

January 3rd

Matt Mead Set for Inauguration in Cheyenne

Matt Mead officially becomes Wyoming's next governor today.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Matt Mead is set to be sworn into office as the 32nd governor of Wyoming. Mead, a 48-year-old Republican, will be sworn in Monday morning at the Cheyenne Civic Center. A reception will follow at the Wyoming Capitol.

SAGE Has New Home

SAGE Has New Home

The Sheridan Artists' Guild, et al, or SAGE, recently moved into the Historic Train Depot located at 201 East 5th Street and will be using it as a Community Art Center.

Johnson County Commission Preview

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2011 on Tuesday, but there will be some County business to take care of Monday, January 3 as the newly-elected officials will be sworn into office in ceremonies beginning at 9 am.

Polar Bears Make Annual Plunge

Those that lined up to junp in Lake DeSmet at the annual Polar Bear Plunge

The annual Polar Bear Plunge took place Saturday, January 1st at Lake DeSmet. There was a change of venue this year from the traditional Monument Access Boat Ramp to the Main Boat Ramp on the south end of the lake.

Mayor-Elect Ready for New Office

Buffalo's Mayor-elect Randy Dyess is ready for the challenge of taking over the city when he and other city officials are sworn into office during Tuesday's City Council meeting. Dyess said he is up to the task.

January 2nd

Sheridan City Council to Hold First Meeting of the Year Tonight

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for the first time of 2011 tonight. Mayor Dave Kinskey says that the Council has a few things to take care of before tackling the agenda.

January 1st

Groups Seek Solution to Too Many Wild Horses

SEATTLE (AP) - Representatives from Indian tribes, federal agencies and other groups plan to meet this week in Las Vegas to discuss what to do about too many wild horses in the West. Wyoming legislator Sue Wallis is a member of United Horsemen, a nonprofit group organizing the meeting.

Sylvan Pass Now Open

Yellowstone National Park employees have utilized the howitzer to conduct avalanche hazard mitigation operations and have groomed the East Entrance road for motorized oversnow travel, as Sylvan Pass is now open to all oversnow travel.