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December 19th

Tonight it's All About the Men

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(Image Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Men are notorious for procrastinating when it comes to Christmas shopping, as waiting till the last minute seems to be the norm, rather than the exception.

Will social issues heat up Wyoming’s winter session?

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By Gregory Nickerson,
Originally published December 18, 2012

When the Wyoming Legislature convenes this January, social issues will compete for legislative attention with major topics like education accountability and appropriations.

December 19th

JCSD1 Approves Early Graduation For 3 BHS Seniors

The Board of Trustees for Johnson County School District One approved requests for early graduation at their last meeting.

SCJC Event Gains Donations For Buffalo Food Pantry

Johnny Pond, left, receives the donations from Derek Anderson of SCJC on behalf of the Bread of Life Food Pantry.

Sheridan College in Johnson County held a Gingerbread House decorating event at the Buffalo campus on December 1st, and collected more than 40 bags of items and $276 in cash donations for the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Buffalo.

Johnson County Approves Agreement With Sasol

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their last meeting, voted to sign an agreement with Sasol North America once a few more details had been worked out.

Day One of Legislative Forum is in the Books

Representative Rosie Berger and Senator Bruce Burns listen to a consituent at Tuesday's legislative forum.

The first of the two-day legislative forum at Sheridan City Hall Tuesday was a frank reminder of the tough task legislators will have next month when they convene in Cheyenne.

Diane Fischer Wins This Week's Stroll Button Drawing

Diane Fischer, at right, won an envelope full of Chamber Bucks after being the lucky winner of this week's drawing in the stroll button competition. Her granddaughter Brynlee is pictured at left. (Photo courtesy the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced the winner for week four of the stroll button competition. Diane Fischer, of Sheridan, is this week's lucky winner of Chamber Bucks redeemable at a slew of participating member businesses.

More Than 200 Cats Seized in Casper

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More Than 200 Cats Seized in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - More than 200 cats are in the custody of Casper authorities after being seized over the weekend.

SCSD #1 Approves Firm to Design on Bus Barn Property

CSD #1 Approves Firm to Design on Bus Barn Property (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Sheridan County School District #1 board members on Tuesday unanimously approved Odell Construction to handle design work on the former bus barn building that, in August, went up in flames.

Feds, Shoshone Tribe Oppose Northern Arapaho on Eagles

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Feds, Shoshone Tribe Oppose Northern Arapaho on Eagles (Photo courtesy of Peter Trimming)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Eastern Shoshone Tribe are urging a federal judge not to reconsider his recent ruling banning the Northern Arapaho Tribe from killing bald eagles on a central Wyoming reservation.