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JC Co-Op Reopens as Bighorn Co-Op

The former Johnson County Co-op, now Bighorn Co-op

The former Johnson County Co-op in Buffalo closed earlier this year but has since reopened as the Big Horn Co-op. Aaron Palmer brings us the story.

Poitra, Jr.: Life Without Parole

Sentencing took place Tuesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court for the first of three murder defendants for the shooting death August 26, 2009 of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst. Dennis Poitra, Jr.

Sheridan's Landfill--Minus 15 Blue Whales

Through October of this year, Sheridan's recycling program has diverted 23-hundred tons of material from Sheridan's landfill. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Tips for Turkey Day

(courtesy photo)

The time to stuff ourselves silly is in two days, and our friends at Wyoming's Poison Center, along with Chef Tim Rockwell of the Sheridan College Culinary Institute, have issued safety tips to prevent food-borne illnesses during the holiday season.

SHS Looking at Random Drug Testing Policy for Student Athletes

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SHS Activities Director Don Julian explains the random drug testing policy the school is considering at a Parent Advisory meeting Monday night.
SHS Activities Director Don Julian explains the random drug testing policy the school is considering at a Parent Advisory meeting Monday night.

Monday night's Parent Advisory meeting for Sheridan High School centered on the possibility of implementing a random drug testing policy for student athletes. Sheridan High School Activities Director Don Julian.

Sheridan Fire Rescue Continues to Teach Fire Safety to Students

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Sheridan Fire-Rescues Firefighter/EMT Andy Lindberg and Firefighter EMT Zach McLain present the “Stop Drop and Roll” educational program to the 1st grade classes at Sagebrush School. (Courtesy Photo)

Every school year beginning in October, Sheridan Fire-Rescue conducts monthly fire drills at all Sheridan County School District 2 schools throughout the year. SFR also provides fire safety training programs to all District 2 kindergarten through 5th grade classes.

Feast of Praise Raises over $1,000 for Causes

Juli Jarvis

With the holidays come many opportunities to give. In Buffalo, the Feast of Praise worship service on Sunday raised $1,028.25 for local and international charities, according to event co-organizer Juli Jarvis.

New Water Tap Unused; Refund Requested

Buffalo City Council

Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, brings us this story from the Buffalo City Council.

Potter's Depot Open House December 4th

Potter's Depot owner Bonnie Schlesselman

The Potter's Depot will host a Holiday Open House and Sale Saturday, December 4th to showcase local artists and their work. Aaron Palmer has the story.

SHS Counselor and Former Aid to Stand Trial

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SHS Guidence Counselor Larry Steiger faces multiple felony fraud charges.

Sheridan High School Counselor Larry Steiger and a former aid of his while he was Principal of Campbell County High School will stand trial on felony fraud charges.