Sheridan

The Water Year 2011 Hydrologic Summary from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office in Riverton was released this week, and Wyoming saw a record water year in 2011 which included heavy flooding across the state.

One of the bigger national stories of 2011 reached our community in September, when a Sheridan County woman died as a result of eating a Listeria-tainted cantaloupe.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it's important to be mindful of High Wind Advisories. In the last 48 hours, troopers responded to at least fifteen tractor trailer blow-over crashes, according to a media release from Sergeant Stephen Townsend.

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

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

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.

(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.

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.

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