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December 7th

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).

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.

December 7th

Parents in Prison Bring Challenges for Caregivers

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Having a parent in prison is more common than childhood autism in the United States. That detail is revealed in a new report from Volunteers of America, which seeks to raise awareness of what life is like for the children and their caregivers.

County to guarantee account for JPB

Johnson County has agreed to act as the co-signer on the account for the Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Joint Powers Board to establish an account in their name with Rocky Mountain Power.

FIB Donates Winter Coats to VOA

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(From L to R) Laura Howell, Dave Hubert, and Maren Borsheim from the Sugarland Branch standing with the coats they collected. (Coutesy Photo)

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies were the recipients of winter coats from First Interstates Bank’s coat drive, “One Warm Coat”. Thursday, December 5, Volunteers of America arrived at First Interstate Bank to pick-up more than eighty winter coats they had collected.

RR Historic District Preserves Transportation Hub

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The original railroad depot, built in 1892 for passengers arriving on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy trains that initially served the city. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan's Railroad Historic District is one of 25 properties and sites in Sheridan County that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Former Actor Offers Missing Dog Reward

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Former actor and animal rights activist Chris DeRose is offering a $2,500 reward in response to claims of a spike in missing dogs in Casper.

UW Trustees Appoint Interim President

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has appointed Dick McGinity interim president. McGinity is UW's vice president for academic affairs and has been informally performing the duties of president since President Bob Sternberg's resignation about three weeks ago.