Emergency Snow Route Alert

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An “Emergency Snow Route Alert” has been issued by the City of Sheridan. Street Maintenance Manager, Pete Husman:

Contractor Requests Meeting with Johnson County Commission

The Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center under construction.

The Johnson County Commission will hold a public work session Tuesday in the commission office at the Johnson County Courthouse. Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, has more.

Johnson County Commissioners Support Gas Tax

Johnson County Commissioners were the final presenters to the local legislative delegation on Monday evening. Several of the big issues they brought forth were dealing with livestock, and also the proposed increase in our “gas tax”

Fatalities on Wyoming Roads

Wyoming highway fatalities have exceeded the number from this time in 2009.

Two separate accidents in Wyoming claimed two lives in as many days. Sgt. Stephen Townsend issued a media release on the incidents.

“From Grasslands to Greenland” at Bradford Brinton

Bridger Konkel stands by one of his Wyoming landscape oil paintings, on display at the Bradford Brinton Gallery in Big Horn.

If the line of cars headed towards the Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum Saturday was any indication, the 20th Annual “Holiday Show” featuring the oil paintings of local artist Bridger Konkel was on its way to a great start. 

Street Crews Out Plowing

Plows like this one have been out all night clearing Sheridan's streets. (courtesy photo)

The blizzard conditions in the past several hours caused many areas of drifting snow, keeping City of Sheridan street crews busy all night. Pete Husman, Operations Manager for Streets Maintenance, describes conditions this morning for drivers.

Poll Question: TSA Screenings & Pat-Downs

Image from a TSA body scan.

The explosive devices found aboard several cargo planes earlier this month led the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration to put into place a more intense level of security checks upon passengers at airports.

Hydraulic Fracking Raises Concerns From Environmentalists

Drilling on the Pinedale Anticline. Photo by Linda Baker

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” as it is best known, has drawn its share of controversy nationwide as well as locally from environmental groups, who have raised concerns over safety issues.

Meadowlark Ski Resort Opens for the Season

The recent snow that we've received over the last several weeks has allowed the Meadowlark Ski Resort in the Big Horn Mountains to open early this year. The resort opened for the season over the weekend, last year they didn't open till after the New Year.

Buffalo Throws Out Welcome Mat this Weekend

The annual Christmas Kids' Shop will be at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Buffalo

The Christmas season officially begins this weekend in Buffalo with a number of events culminating in Saturday night's Lighted Christmas Parade. Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, has the details.