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November 29th, 2010

“From Grasslands to Greenland” at Bradford Brinton

Bridger Konkel stands by one of his Wyoming landscape oil paintings, on display at the Bradford Brinton Gallery in Big Horn.

If the line of cars headed towards the Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum Saturday was any indication, the 20th Annual “Holiday Show” featuring the oil paintings of local artist Bridger Konkel was on its way to a great start. 

November 28th

Street Crews Out Plowing

Plows like this one have been out all night clearing Sheridan's streets. (courtesy photo)

The blizzard conditions in the past several hours caused many areas of drifting snow, keeping City of Sheridan street crews busy all night. Pete Husman, Operations Manager for Streets Maintenance, describes conditions this morning for drivers.

Poll Question: TSA Screenings & Pat-Downs

Image from a TSA body scan.

The explosive devices found aboard several cargo planes earlier this month led the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration to put into place a more intense level of security checks upon passengers at airports.

Hydraulic Fracking Raises Concerns From Environmentalists

Drilling on the Pinedale Anticline. Photo by Linda Baker

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” as it is best known, has drawn its share of controversy nationwide as well as locally from environmental groups, who have raised concerns over safety issues.

Meadowlark Ski Resort Opens for the Season

The recent snow that we've received over the last several weeks has allowed the Meadowlark Ski Resort in the Big Horn Mountains to open early this year. The resort opened for the season over the weekend, last year they didn't open till after the New Year.

Buffalo Throws Out Welcome Mat this Weekend

The annual Christmas Kids' Shop will be at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Buffalo

The Christmas season officially begins this weekend in Buffalo with a number of events culminating in Saturday night's Lighted Christmas Parade. Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, has the details.

More Christmas Happenings in Buffalo this weekend

In addition to shopping downtown and the Lighted Christmas Parade this Saturday night, Buffalo has a number of other events scheduled throughout the day.

Legislative Forum

Monday and Tuesday, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is holding a “Legislative Forum” in anticipation of the next Wyoming State Legislature session, which convenes in January.

State Senator Bruce Burns tells us more:

Western Governors to Meet With Salazar on Wolves

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The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming plan to meet with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in Denver on Monday to talk about wolf management. Relations between the states and the federal government over wolf management have been prickly for years.

Shoshone National Forest to Revise Plan

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Managers at the Shoshone National Forest say they intend to start revising the forest management plan again early next year. Reports indicate that a draft plan could be finished by spring 2012. It will govern forest management for the next 15 years.