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December 5th

It's Time to Break Out the Sweater

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The holidays always seem to render a number of unique sweaters worn by people of all ages. Thursday night at Black Tooth Brewing in Sheridan, you'll have the chance to break out that one of a kind sweater for a good cause.

Gillette Mine Denied Appeal for Worker Discrimination

The U.S. Court of Appeals for th 10th Circuit has rejected an appeal by Cordero Mining, LLC, of Gillette, for worker discrimination.

Buffalo Police Issue Second Warning on Counterfeit $20s

Last week, the Buffalo Police Department issued a warning to retailers about counterfeit $20 bills possibly being passed in the area.

Today, the BPD has issued a second warning after learning of incidents in Gillette and South Dakota.

Barrasso Votes Against the Republican Grain

One of Wyoming's senators was among just eight Republicans voting in favor of a United Nations disability treaty defeated in the Senate.

Drinking Linked to Holiday Weight Gain

(Photo by Ron Richter)

This week, Sheridan Media News has explored dietary pitfalls of the holiday season.

Sheridan College Musicians Perform Sunday

The Sheridan College Wind and Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Wind Ensemble will perform at Big Horn High School Sunday night under the direction of Dr. Micheal Flynn.

December 5th

Tie Hack Dam Passes Inspection, Says Buffalo Public Works

Public Works Director, Les Hook, addressed the Buffalo City Council Tuesday on the inspection of Tie Hack Dam and Reservoir, the city's main source of drinking water.

JCHC Board Elects Officers

The Board of Trustees at the Johnson County Healthcare Center, elected their officers to their positions.

Dennis Lawrence was retained as President, Kathy Reimann elected again as Secretary, and Ray Holt was elected to replace Craig Jones as Treasurer.

Road and Bridge: Trabing Road Project 'Winding Down'

Scott Pehringer, Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor, gave an update on the Trabing Road Project to the County Commissioners at their Tuesday meeting, saying it was “winding down.”

State Population Growth Highest in Energy Producing Counties

State Population Growth Highest in Energy Producing Counties (Image courtesy of davidrumsey.com)

Population growth in Wyoming over the past decade has been strongest in counties that produce energy, like Sublette and Campbell counties, according to a recent report issued by the University of Wyoming.