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December 19th

Toys for Tots Saturday

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Saturday was the annual “Toys for Tots” giveaway. Sponsored by the United States Marine Corps, retired Master Sergeant Jim Craig gives us the history of “Toys for Tots.”

Holiday Jewelry Making Party

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Karen St. Clair helping kids bead.

Parents needing a break from the kids so they could wind up their Christmas shopping got just that Saturday morning with a holiday jewelry making party held at the Sheridan College Main Street location.

A Second Opinion: Obamacare Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Folds

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has taken to the floor of the U.S. Senate on a regular basis since the passing of the Obamacare health care bill.

The Art of Caregiving in Alzheimer's Disease

Eric Pfieffer is the founding director of the Suncoast Alzheimer's and Gerontology Center at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Pfeiffer has since retired and taken to speaking on the topics of his book, “The Art of Caregiving in Alzheimer's Disease.”

December 18th

DOL Proposal Could Negatively Affect Family Farms and Ranches

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis recently urged Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to withdraw the Department's proposal to limit the participation of youth in farming and ranching activities.

G&F: Lifetime Licenses Make Great Christmas Gifts

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department offers lifetime small game and bird hunting and fishing licenses for 10-year Wyoming residents. Sheridan Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says these make great Christmas gifts.

December 16th

SCOPE Program Graduates Ten Students

Ten local students proudly display their GED's during the SCOPE graduation Friday in Sheridan.

The Sheridan/Johnson County Opportunity Project for Education program or SCOPE held their graduation ceremony Friday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Buffalo Council Approves Request to Reallocate Funds

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from the Recycling Board to reallocate funds away from curb and gutter to pay for concrete in the area surrounding the new recycling center.
Mayor Randy Dyess explains further.

Toys for Tots Distribution Day is Tomorrow

U.S. Marine Corp. photo

The U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Program's distribution day will be held all day Saturday in Sheridan. The program has been around since 1947, and for more than 10 years locally, helping parents in need with Christmas gifts for their kids.

VOA Gets $60,000 For Milestones Children’s Home

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies announced in a media release Friday that they have received a $60,000 donation from the S.K. Johnston Family Fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation. They will use the grant to defray the construction costs of their recently completed Milestones Children's Home.