Sheridan County

We flipped our calendars to a new month this weekend, and with December comes the joys and perils of the holiday season. Sarah Haughton, registered dietitian at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, says a lot of eating habits go askew this time of the year.

While the final count of attendees isn't in just yet, volunteers at the 22nd Annual Community Holiday Dinner say it was by far the best year ever. The Holiday Inn Convention Center was packed full of people enjoying a free meal and volunteering to help support the event. Even Santa and Mrs. Claus made an appearance.

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

Authorities say a Cheyenne man faces felony charges because he is suspected of firing shots at an apartment complex over an argument about $60.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that 27-year-old Larry A. Turner is charged with attempted second-degree murder and aggravated assault.

The Wyoming Business Council’s Agribusiness Division announced it's offering display space to local producers of natural and organic products for a national trade show in Anaheim, California this March.

A Montana judge has issued a last-minute restraining order blocking a trapping season for the fierce but imperiled wolverine that had been set to start Saturday.

Sen. Mike Enzi is among the many House and Senate Republicans who have signed a pledge against tax increases but now says it's a bad idea for lawmakers to sign pledges.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has announced details on his new budget proposal. In a media release from the governor's office, Mead says the proposal focuses on a more efficient government that positions the Cowboy State well for the future. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

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