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February 17th, 2014

Off to the Balls

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It was dress up time in Sheridan Saturday night as two formal balls were held...Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns held their “Fire and Ice Ball” and the “Fireman's Ball” was held across town. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped in on the festivities and brings us this story.

Beating the Winter Blues with Something Green

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Janelle Gray repots a plant.

One way to shake the winter blues is to get some plants growing in your home. Landon's Greenhouse sponsored three workshops over the weekend, one of which was called “Caring for Houseplants.”

February 17th

This Week's Poll Question

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It's been one long winter this year with plenty of snow. Some would say too much snow. The city streets have been difficult to travel with piles of snow, slush, and ice build-up.

Sheridan College in Johnson County Adjusting To New Home

It has been just since Christmas Break that Sheridan College in Johnson County has moved into its new home in the old Clear Creek School building, but staff and students are already feeling at home and ready to take on a busy future in the new facility.

Annual Pie Auction Benefits Buffalo Senior Center

The annual Buffalo Senior Center's Pie Auction was Friday night at the center, and was a good time as usual with funds raised through the auction going to support the many programs at the senior center.

Week in Review

(Photo by Ron Richter)

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

The 62nd session of the State Legislature got underway this past week. The session is a budget session, so any non-budget bills require two-thirds approval by lawmakers for introduction.

February 15th

House Panel Endorses Guns in Schools Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The House Education Committee on Friday endorsed a bill that would allow K-12 staff and employees to have guns at school. The bill sponsored by Rep. John Eklund, R-Cheyenne, was approved on a 6-3 vote and now heads to the full House for further debate.

Rec Board Seeks More Community Input From Survey

The Johnson County Recreation District is making a last-minute push for community members to get online and complete a survey so they can compile the information to update their 2010 Recreation Master Plan.

Library Board Meets Next Week

The board members of the Sheridan County Public Library will be talking about several issues at the upcoming meeting.

No Adoption Fees this Weekend at St. Francis Animal Shelter

The staff at St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo received some good news recently regarding pet adoption fees. Connie with the shelter fills us in on the details.