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December 21st

Sheridan Council Approves Fee Waivers

A groundbreaking ceremony was held in November for the Green House for Living in Sheridan facility that will be located in Northwest Sheridan.

Green House for Living in Sheridan held a ceremonial groundbreaking in early November of this year. Green House recently requested a fee and permit waiver from the City of Sheridan in the amount of $137,568, which was approved by the City Council this week.

Holiday Open House is Thursday at Sheridan Recreation District

The Sheridan Recreation District will be hosting their annual holiday open house Thursday December, 23rd.

It's become an annual Christmas week tradition, the holiday open house at the Sheridan Recreation District office in Thorne Rider Park. Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright explains what they'll be doing this Thursday December, 23rd.

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dips Insignificantly

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dips Insignificantly. ( Courtesy Image)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from October to November but by a statistically insignificant amount. The Wyoming Department of Employment says the November unemployment rate of 6.6 percent was down from 6.7 percent in October.

Census Shows Wyoming Remains Least Populated State

The 2010 Census shows that Wyoming remains the least populated state. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - New U.S. Census figures show that Wyoming's population grew a fair amount faster than the national average from 2000 to 2010. Wyoming remains the least populated state and still ranks second only to Alaska for its low population density.

School District 1 December Report

School District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith

The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their December meeting last night in Ranchester. Trustees received an audit report from accountants with Porter, Muirhead, Cornia, an accounting firm out of Casper.

Buffalo City Council Preview

The Buffalo City Council will have their last scheduled meeting of 2010 on Tuesday at City Hall in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer has a preview.

"Longmire" Pilot on A & E - Part 2

Craig Johnson

Monday we reported that Sheridan / Johnson County author Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mysteries have been picked up by the cable television network A & E. Producers are set to begin shooting a pilot series called "Longmire." Mary Jo Johnson continues her discussion with Craig about the project.

Music Students to Give Recital

Music students from Carrington Music House will present a Christmas Recital this Thursday, December 23rd in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer has more.

Toy Safety Checks Complicated

Lois Gibbs with the Center for Health, Environment and Justice.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Santa's toy safety checklist has become more complicated. Choking hazards and projectile injury risks can often be identified even with a closer look, and the more common dangers in toys these days can't be seen without chemical testing and a microscope.

December 20th

Deer Attack is a Not So Subtle Reminder of Why Wildlife Needs to Remain in the Wild

A white tail deer similar to the one pictured here is believed to be responsible for injuring a dog in Sheridan over the weekend. (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan City Council approved on 3rd and final reading Monday night an ordinance making it illegal to feed certain wildlife within city limits.