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December 30th

Tree Removed at Gatchell Museum Was Safety Hazard

The tree removed at the Jim Gatchell Museum recently was a safety hazard. Photo courtesy of Johnson County.

Public sentiment has been against the removal of old trees from the Johnson County Courthouse and Jim Gatchell Museum Premises, but one tree that was removed near the museum recently was definitely a public safety hazard, according to County Sanitarian Rick Durfee.

December 30th

Christmas Shopping and the Local Economy

Sheridan Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

Christmas shopping undoubtedly provides some sort of boost to the economy, but how big of a boost remains to be seen.

Year in Review: October, November and December

Year in Review: October, November and December

We conclude our year in review with a look back at the last three months of 2011. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Remains on the Lam

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Remains on the Lam

Sheridan County law enforcement are keeping their eyes open for a suspect that stole a vehicle Wednesday night in Sheridan and led officers on a high speed chase. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke explains how the incident started shortly after 10 pm.

Yellowstone Temporary Closure: Sylvan Pass

(Update: 2 pm) -- Yellowstone's West Entrance is now open. Sylvan Pass will remain closed. The pass has received 12 inches of snow and experienced heavy winds and warm temperatures during the past 36 hours.

G&F Reminder: Contribute to Access Yes

While its important to learn new regulations when renewing hunting and fishing licenses entering the New Year, Sheridan Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke tells us about something else that will help the Game and Fish provide better services for the upcoming year.

'Buck' Shortlisted for Best Documentary Oscar Nomination

The documentary 'Buck', which tells the story of Sheridan-area horse clinician Buck Brannaman, has seen its fair share of accolades since its release, and now it's being talked about as Oscar-worthy.

Buffalo Community Gives to Senior Citizens At Christmas

Liz Sampson gives Peg Rogers her Senior Stocking last Friday at the Buffalo Senior Center. Photo courtesy of Kimberly Branscom.

Buffalo is known as a giving community, whether for charities, fundraisers or just about any other group or organization looking for a hand.

JCHC Audit Positive, Financials in Good Shape

Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo

Tracey Jelly, with Dooley and Jelly CPA's, gave the audit, compliance and financial report findings to the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees at their meeting Wednesday night.

Jo Co Approves P&Z Decision On Lake DeSmet Subdivision

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling and representatives from the Shores at Lake DeSmet Subdivision brought a recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Commission for consideration by the commissioners at last week's meeting.