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December 17th

Notes From Johnson County Commission Meeting

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners approved Resolution No. 463, to amend this year's budget to show the grants and other various sources of revenue approved by the commissioners.

Carousel Center Hosts Open House Book Signing

Local author Craig Johnson signs a book for a fan at the book signing Saturday night.

The Cowboy Carousel Center hosted their first event at the center Saturday night, a book signing with local authors to give the community an opportunity to find out more about the center and their future plans, pick up some great reading material and enjoy refreshments and live music.

The Poll Question of the Week

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The so called “fiscal cliff” is looming over us. Spending has to be reined in and some government officials are calling for a reduction in entitlement programs, especially in Social Security and Medicare spending.

A Celebration of Life on Sunday

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John Shreve shares cowboy poetry at hospice's annual "Celebration of Life." Photo by Cindy Baker.

Sunday afternoon, the Hospice of the Big Horns hosted “A Celebration of Life” in the atrium of Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Medical Arts Complex.

Carrying the Tradition Forward

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Santa, (Matt Davis) with baby "Nolin."

Saturday, Habitat for Humanity held a special Christmas fundraiser with a very special guest. Santa was in the house at Sheridan Stationary reading “The Carpenter's Tale,” to all the little people there.

NWCCD Board Approves Audit Report

Chair of the NWCCD Board of Trustees, Kati Sherwood, listens to the audit report as presented by Certified Public Accountant Joni Kumor. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's Board of Trustees unanimously approved an unqualified audit report at their most recent meeting. Joni Kumor, a Certified Public Accountant, says from her research it all looks good.

Sheridan County Fair Board Trustees Talk Indoor Arena

At their latest meeting, the Sheridan County Fair Association's Board of Trustees gave some updates about their ideas for an indoor arena. Steve Eliason, chairman of the board, says rumors have been floating around.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

An employee of the Fish and Wildlife service came under fire for pictures posted on Facebook. Chris Foy has the details.

Seattle Protests Target Coal Shipments

Hundreds of supporters and opponents of a plan to ship coal to a northwest Washington terminal gathered in Seattle for the final public hearing on the proposal.

December 16th

Winter Season in Yellowstone is Now Underway

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Yellowstone National Park is now open for the winter season as visitors are now able to travel to the park's interior roads on commercially guided snowmobiles or snowcoaches from the North, West and South entrances.