Wyoming

Some people get their Christmas shopping done early. Others wait until the last few days, or even until Christmas Eve, to complete their Christmas lists.

A quick check of the Internet shows that many, if not most, of Sheridan's churches will have special Christmas Eve services on Saturday.

There will be no commercial flights out of Sheridan County Airport on Christmas Day.

For the 61st year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAd, will be tracking Santa Claus himself tonight. NORAD isn’t the only organization tracking Saint Nick as Google and other sites will have a similar tracker available for the public’s viewing.

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Post newspaper on Dec. 24, 1916

In honor of the Holiday Season, the U.S. Census Bureau released several facts relating to the holiday season. There were $23.8 billion in retail sales in December of 2015. Electronic and mail order shopping garnered about $55.7 billion.

Wyoming is currently facing a $400 million shortfall in education funding and State budget analysts have estimated the deficit could grow to $1.8 billion by 2022.

Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

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