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December 14th

Commissioners OK High-Resolution Photography

Johnson County Planner & Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Manager Jim Waller, brought an agreement between the US Department of Agriculture and Johnson County for their share of costs for 1/2-meter resolution photography of the state that may be performed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

A Ucross Kind of Christmas

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The second annual community Christmas celebration was held in the Raymond Plank Creative Center at the park in Ucross. Christmas goodies, hot chocolate, music, crafts for the kids, the lighting of 24,000 lights covering the trees in the park all ending with a fireworks display.

“Celebration of Life”

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A ceremony honoring those who have died and those who cared for them was hosted by Hospice of the Big Horns on Sunday afternoon. Ann Aksamit, manager of hospice, says the “Celebration of Life” expresses community.

Christmas Treats by the Pound

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For all those who are running out of time to do all that Christmas baking, the 1st United Methodist Church had a room full of Christmas goodies galore. Thousands of cookies and candies were available for sale at $6 a pound, all to help with their building project.

This Week's Poll Question

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There's always going to be differences among us and you have to wonder why we can't just get along? This prompts this weeks Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media Poll Question: “How would you rate current race relations in the United States?”

"The Night Before Christmas"

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Sheridan Stationary was hopping Saturday and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped by and brings us this story.

Week in Review

Photo by Ron Richter

It's time once again to take a look back at a few of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Programs Aim to Discuss the Fetterman Fight

Ft. Phil Kearney is located on 528 Wagon Box Road. Photo by Judy Hagerott.

The 148th anniversary of the Fetterman Fight is next Sunday and two programs on the subject are happening next weekend. Hannah Stepenoff has the story.

December 13th

City to Recognize Outgoing Councilor

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Sheridan City Councilman Robert Webster has served on the council for two decades. Monday night will be Webster's last meeting and Sheridan Mayor John Heath says that the council will take time to recognize his accomplishments and service to the city.

“Retrospective”

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The Retrospective Invitational Art Show is on display at the Sagebrush Community Art Center located in the Sheridan's Old Train Depot on Fifth Street.

Recognizing great artists from our area, Edre Maier says this is a show you don't want to miss.