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2010 Year in Review – Part 1

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This Year-End re-cap looks at January through April, 2010.

It's become our custom to take a look back at the year that was. In this segment, Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson re-caps the highlights of January through April, 2010.

Story Man Receives Architecture Award

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The Wyoming Chapter of the American Institute of Architects awards scholarships annually to college students.

The Wyoming Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the National AIA awarded eight scholarships to Wyoming students enrolled in accredited architecture programs. The scholarships range from $2000 to $3000.

Buffalo Named a Top Ten Western Town

Rachel McCaughey, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

Sheridan made the very first list; now it's Buffalo's turn. Here's Aaron Palmer with the story.

Buffalo Button Unclaimed; Sheridan Winner Chosen

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce drew the final two winning button numbers last week, giving Roberta Schrater, with button number 883, and an unknown person with number 1011 each $300 in Buffalo Bucks.

Truck Brakes Catch Fire West of Buffalo

In what turned out to be a fairly routine call, Johnson County Fire responded to a call last Friday afternoon of a vehicle fire on Highway 16 West of Buffalo.

New “Quit Smoking” Ads Take An Emotional Turn

“Quitting smoking” tends to be one of the top New Year's resolutions. And the Wyoming Department of Health is trying to give those wanting to quit an extra “push” with a new series of emotion-driven commercials,

Therapy Dog Screening

**CORRECTION** The Screening is Sunday, January 16th.*****

A screening for potential therapy dogs is coming up Sunday, January 16th. Cel Hope with the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter says it is “fantastic what animals can do for people”:

New Utilities Director for Sheridan

The City of Sheridan announced they have selected the new Utilities Manager from of a pool of 22 applicants. Human Resources Director, Heather Doke:

Local Architect's Design for Combat Veterans

The Combat Veteran AnswerRing was designed by Sheridan architect Tim Belton.

On the December 27th edition of Public Pulse on NewsTalk 930 KROE, Sheridan architect Tim Belton of Malone, Belton, Abel was the guest, but not to discuss building design in Sheridan. Rather, he spoke about his involvement in developing a unique tool to aid combat veterans returning from war.

Feeding Backyard Birds in Winter

David Mizejewski (courtesy photo)

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Some wild birds need to eat 10,000 calories a day to survive, and Wyomingites can help supplement bird diets by putting out feeders in the winter.