Picture this:  State Sen. Leland Christensen (R-Alta) is walking the neighborhoods of Worland knocking on doors. It is cold and snowy. He encounters “a friend of a friend” and they talk for 20 minutes.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce annual awards will be presented Wednesday, during the regular monthly luncheon.

Local counselor Lynn Gordon of Sheridan is back this week offering her Brown Bag Briefings self-help free classes.

Historian Helen Laumann continues her Casual Conversations in History series this month, with a presentation on the town of Ranchester and how the railroad was built.

A fire that occurred in Clearmont during the early morning hours on New Year's Day destroyed the bus barn for Sheridan County School District #3. The fire also destroyed three out of the district’s five buses.

A Winter Carnival Chili Supper Fun Night and auction is set for the evening of February 20 from 5 to 8 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. All proceeds from the event will go toward the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan.

The National Weather Service in Riverton released the latest Water Supply Outlook for the state Monday. The report shows that January precipitation totals across Wyoming were 92 to 97 percent of average.

Prevention and intervention were the focus of a special program presented to Sheridan County School District 2 trustees Monday.

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BRONC SWIMMING - The Bronc swimmers open their post season this wee at their conference meet in Gillette Friday and Saturday. Head coach Brent Moore says the Broncs have set themselves up well to finish strong.

And overall the team has had a very good season.

Tapering begins this week for the state meet qualifiers and for a few that are right on the edge of getting in.