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Polar Bears Make Annual Plunge

Those that lined up to junp in Lake DeSmet at the annual Polar Bear Plunge

The annual Polar Bear Plunge took place Saturday, January 1st at Lake DeSmet. There was a change of venue this year from the traditional Monument Access Boat Ramp to the Main Boat Ramp on the south end of the lake.

Mayor-Elect Ready for New Office

Buffalo's Mayor-elect Randy Dyess is ready for the challenge of taking over the city when he and other city officials are sworn into office during Tuesday's City Council meeting. Dyess said he is up to the task.

Johnson County Commission Preview

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2011 on Tuesday, but there will be some County business to take care of Monday, January 3 as the newly-elected officials will be sworn into office in ceremonies beginning at 9 am.

Sheridan City Council to Hold First Meeting of the Year Tonight

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for the first time of 2011 tonight. Mayor Dave Kinskey says that the Council has a few things to take care of before tackling the agenda.

Groups Seek Solution to Too Many Wild Horses

SEATTLE (AP) - Representatives from Indian tribes, federal agencies and other groups plan to meet this week in Las Vegas to discuss what to do about too many wild horses in the West. Wyoming legislator Sue Wallis is a member of United Horsemen, a nonprofit group organizing the meeting.

Sylvan Pass Now Open

Yellowstone National Park employees have utilized the howitzer to conduct avalanche hazard mitigation operations and have groomed the East Entrance road for motorized oversnow travel, as Sylvan Pass is now open to all oversnow travel.

Top 2010 News Wrap Up

We continue our series of the year's top stories. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love starts with September:

Resolutions Usually Not Successful

Illustration by James Steinberg, from wsj.com website article.

On Monday we told you that our Bank of Sheridan / sheridanmedia.com poll question to end the year asks if you plan to make any New Year's Resolutions.

Volunteers Needed for Eagle Count

The annual eagle count will be Saturday, January 8th throughout Northeast Wyoming. Aaron Palmer brings us this report.

Black Tooth Brewing in Sheridan

(Photo from the company Facebook Page)

Open the day after Thanksgiving this year, the Black Tooth Brewing Company has brought microbrewing to Sheridan. Business partner Tim Barnes tells us how the company came to be.

Brew Master Travis Zeilstra comes to Sheridan from a stint