Archive - 2013 - News

December 8th

This Week's Poll Question

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Not many people like to lose and when a football team continually loses, like many years in a row, loses, there's got something wrong. The University of Wyoming Cowboys just can't seem to have a winning season.

Christmas at the Kalif

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Saturday was the annual Kalif Shrine's Kids Christmas Party held at the Kalif Center on Loucks Street. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped by and brings us this story.

Trees of Love were Lit Sunday

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It was a time of remembrance, but also a time for Sheridan's Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to host its annual Trees of Love fundraiser.

Busy Buffalo weekend capped by cold parade

The winning float from this year's parade, by DeSava Gardens/Tri-County Gas, a spoof of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

This past weekend in Buffalo was a busy one, with shopping, fun events, chili and of course the annual lighted parade.

Police Chief responds to 9-1-1 question

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder answered a question from the public at the last city council meeting concerning 9-1-1 phone calls.

December 7th

Week in Review

(Photo by Ron Richter)

It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top news stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Sheridan High School Principal Dirlene Wheeler announced that she'd be retiring at the end of the academic year next June. She described her thoughts as she prepares to retire – and her hopes for the future of Sheridan High School.

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Uranerz Secures Industrial Revenue Bond

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A uranium company has secured a $20 million state industrial development revenue bond to begin production at an in-situ uranium mine in northeast Wyoming. The bond for Uranerz Energy Corp. carries a 5.75 percent interest rate.

First $100 Winner Named

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Jim Coombs, right, accepts $100 in Chamber Bucks from Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson as the first winner in the post-Christmas Stroll giveaway. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Jim Coombs was the winner of this week's $100 in Chamber Bucks in the post-Christmas Stroll giveaway. Winners are drawn from those who register their Stroll button numbers at participating businesses, and the next drawing will be on Tuesday (Dec. 10).

December 6th

Retrospective/New Prospective Show at the Sagebrush Art Center

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The bitter cold didn't deter the crowd that showed up for an artists' reception held at Sagebrush Art Center Friday night. Called “Retrospective/New Prospective,” it which features the work of four Sheridan County artists.

Pearl Harbor: 'A Date Which Will Live in Infamy'

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U.S. Navy Veteran Mel Heckman shares his story. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The attack came as a surprise to the American Army and Navy and lead to great losses of life and equipment.