Sheridan County

Although the winter weather advisory was cancelled earlier than expected yesterday, the remnants of our first blast of winter weather this season are still lingering. Most of the roads are still slick with ice from Saturday's storm, so please be careful out there.

The mother of an active 4-H member said at last week's meeting of the Sheridan County Fair Association's Board of Trustees, that trouble is brewing. Chari Frederickson addressed the board with her concerns of miscommunication when it comes to certain requirements.

It's no surprise that the biggest story this past week was the 2012 General Election. President Barack Obama won his bid for re-election, defeating Republican Candidate Mitt Romney. Closer to home, it was Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey beating out challenger City Councilman Stever Brantz for what will be his third term as Mayor of Sheridan.

Let Er' Buck Car Wash in Sheridan is offering a free car wash to veterans today to honor those who are serving or have served in the armed forces. Spencer, Reid, manager, said they're going all-out.

The Cheyenne police chief is apologizing for failing to help a woman who said a man tried to break into her car with her child inside.

Police Chief Brian Kozak met with the woman and apologized for the department's response time on Sunday. He said it won't happen again.

In a media release, U.S. Senator John Barrasso spoke out against the Obama Administration’s decision to move forward with a plan to make massive cuts in the acreage available for oil shale development in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.

One of the items on the ballot locally for Tuesday's General Election was that of the lodging tax renewal, which passed with 76 percent of the vote.

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly in prohibiting the Northern Arapaho Tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation.

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