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December 24th

The Best Thing About Christmas

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The Best Thing About Christmas (Photo by Ron Richter)

What makes Christmas special? Is it the presents, the food, the parties, just what is it that we so look forward to? For most folks in Sheridan, it's family.

Walleye Club To Help With Habitat At Lake DeSmet

Northern Wyoming Walleyes Unlimited Club members Bob Sullivan and Gary Mills approached the Johnson County Commission for support of their plan to help improve habitat at Lake DeSmet.

Mills explains more about the project.

Three Day Blood Drive This Week

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There will be a community blood drive in Sheridan this week that will take place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Travel Scholarships Available for Downtown Revitalization Conference

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The Wyoming Main Street Program is offering travel scholarships to a conference that will help participants revitalize and build vibrant commercial districts in Wyoming’s downtowns. Several scholarships are available for the National Main Streets Conference in New Orleans, in April of next year.  Th

December 24th

Fletcher Construction Approved For Heritage Bridge Work

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery discussed a number of projects with the city council at their last meeting, including the refurbishing of the Heritage Bridge across Clear Creek downtown.

JCSD1 Board Recognized By School Board Association

At their last meeting Johnson County School District One announced that some of their board members were recently recognized by the Wyoming School Board Association for completing levels of training in their Leadership Development Programs.

Sheridan's 12th Annual Tuba Christmas

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No “oom-pah-pah's” in this group. It was Sherian's own Tuba Christmas held before a packed house in the Sheridan Holiday Inn atrium, Saturday afternoon.

Jingle Jog Fun Run was Saturday

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It wasn't sleigh bells that that could be heard in downtown Sheridan Saturday morning, but the sound of bells on running shoes hitting the pavement during the annual Jingle Jog Fun Run.

Saturday was Shop With a Cop

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Tea' Feaster and Summer Tilman with her brother, with help from the police force, show off their newly purchased gifts.

Saturday, seven buses loaded with 150 kids, all headed to Kmart for Christmas shopping. Now that sounds like a disaster in the making, but no worries; it was the annual “Shop With a Cop” event sponsored by Peoples Assistance Food Bank and Joy Junction.

This Week's Poll Question

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There's an old bumper sticker that says, “The West wasn't won with a registered gun.” But in the wake of the mass killing at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children were murdered, once again, the issue of gun violence comes up for debate, prompting this week's Bank of S