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December 13th

Sign Up Soon For Spring Classes at Sheridan College Jo Co

Spring semester at Sheridan College in Johnson County begins Wednesday, January 9th, and with the Holidays fast approaching, those at the college are encouraging those interested in taking a class or several to begin the process of registering soon.

Cowboy Carousel Center Hosting Regional Authors Saturday

This Saturday, December 15, the Cowboy Carousel Committee will be having their first event to help open their new Carousel Center, located in the old, Historic Beutler Building.

Buffalo Senior Center Gains Grant Support From Jo Co

The Buffalo Senior Center approached the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting, to ask for support in their application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to study the center, the community and determine how the center can best serve the community in the future.

Sen. Barrasso on Obamacare: 'Guarantees Higher Taxes for Middle Class'

Sen. Barrasso on Obamacare: 'Guarantees Higher Taxes for Middle Class'

Wyoming Senator John Barrasso spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday, addressing concerns that President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, will guarantee middle-class families will pay higher taxes.

Women's Antelope Hunt Set for Oct. 2013 at Ucross Ranch

Women's Antelope Hunt Set for Oct. 2013 at Ucross Ranch

Wyoming’s first ever Women's One Shot Antelope Hunt, an event that both raises money for the Wyoming Womens' Foundation and celebrates female hunters, will be held in October 2013.

Winter Season at Yellowstone National Park Starts Saturday

Winter Season at Yellowstone National Park Starts Saturday (Photo courtesy of nps.gov/yell)

Officials with Yellowstone National Park have announced the park will open to the public, as scheduled, this Saturday. According to a media release from the National Park Service, visitors can check out some of the park's offerings as early as 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

Merchant Alert: Watch for the Passing of Several $2 Bills

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The Sheridan Police Department issued a merchant alert Wednesday due to a recent theft in Sheridan that included a large number of $2 bills. Sheridan Police Detective Jim Arzy said that local businesses should be on the lookout for someone attempting to use several $2 bills to make a purchase.

Sheridan County Chamber Hands Out Annual Business Awards

Tim Barnes, Co-Owner of Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan was awarded Business of the Year by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by Ron Richter)
From left to right: Spirit of Sheridan award winner Jim Schellinger; Strength of Sheridan award winners Larry and Andrea Storo with McDonald's, and Tim Barnes, Co-Owner of Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan holds the plaque for Business of the Year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

It's become an annual tradition at the the last Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon of the year to hand out the Business Awards for the year. Business of the Year went to Black Tooth Brewing Company of Sheridan.

Wyoming Supreme Court Hears Appeals on Sheridan Killing

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Lawyers for two Wyoming teenagers sentenced to life in prison for the home invasion slaying of a Sheridan man are asking the Wyoming Supreme Court to reduce their sentences following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

SFR Responds to Structure Fire on Canby

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A house fire that occurred at 735 South Canby Street in Sheridan Wednesday morning. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)
Sheridan Fire Rescue Firefighters Larry Grooms and Brett Smith prepare to extinguish the fire at 735 S Canby St. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire at 735 South Canby Street shortly before 8 am Wednesday morning. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains the events that unfolded after firefighters arrived on the scene.