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City Adjusts 2010 Budget Resolution

The Sheridan City Council has made an adjustment to the budget resolution. The amendment would allocate unspent funds from last year as well as make a few adjustments based on current revenue streams. Part of the resolution included a $100,000 payment to the North Main Neighborhood Association.

School District Two Receives Clean Audit

Sheridan County School District Two received a clean audit for fiscal year 2009. The Board of Trustees approved the audit report at their monthly meeting Monday night. District Two Business Manager Roxie Taft likens the audit to a students report card.

Fulmer Library Has Many Festive Exhibits This Month

The Sheridan County Fulmer Library is home to several exhibits this month that are centered around the Christmas holiday. Director of Programming, Anita Weisheit explains.

Monthly Chamber Luncheon Is This Wednesday

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will take place this Wednesday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Chamber Director Janelle Martinsen tells us what they've got planned for the last Chamber Luncheon of the year.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30am this Wednesday at the Holiday Inn and is $15 per person.

Snowmobile Riders Spend Cold Night In The Bighorns

Five young people in their 20’s decided to spend Saturday riding snowmobiles in the Bighorn Mountains. Sometime during their ride, they lost track of their location and using cell phones reported their situation to the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office in Wyoming.

Wyoming to Play Fresno State in New Mexico Bowl

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - First-year head coach Dave Christensen has Wyoming in a bowl game. The Cowboys will play Fresno State in the New Mexico Bowl on December 19th in Albuquerque, N.M., in a match-up of teams from the Mountain West Conference and the Western Athletic Conference. Christensen says the team is excited to be playing in the post-season.

Community Holiday Dinner Serves The Biggest Crowd Yet

The Sheridan Community Holiday Dinner has been a tradition for nearly two decades. The first few years there were several hundred meals served each Christmas season. Yesterday, over 1,200 people enjoyed a full holiday meal for free. Holiday Inn General Manager Mark Demple says they have hosted the event all 19 years.

Sheridan Man Will Remain Incarcerated Until Trial In Federal Court

On Friday, a Federal magistrate ordered a 28-year-old Sheridan man to be held in custody until his trial in U.S. District Court. Christopher Brown faces three counts of child pornography charges and could receive up to 50 years in prison if convicted.

Holiday Open House Marks End Of Season For State Historic Site

The Annual Holiday open house at the Trail End State Historic Site was one of several holiday events that took place over the weekend. For three days visitors get a chance to see the Kendrick Mansion the way it may have looked around Christmas time nearly 100 years ago.

Could There Be A Dog Park In Sheridan?

"Should the city of Sheridan create a dog park in Lions Park at the corner of 1st Street and Sheridan Avenue?" That is this week's Bank of Sheridan-sheridanmedia.com poll question.

Some opposed to the idea feel it would be a waste of tax payers' money.

Governor's father, Adam Schweitzer, dies at 89

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Adam Schweitzer, the father of Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, has died. He was 89. A lifelong farmer and rancher who kept working into his 80s, Adam Schweitzer died in Helena of natural causes. He was born May 15, 1920 in Goldstone, the sixth of nine children by Ukrainian natives Michael and Francisca Schweitzer, who came to Montana as homesteaders in 1909.

Blackfeet Tribe approves law enforcement plan

BROWNING, Mont. (AP) - The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has approved a resolution to take over its own law enforcement responsibilities.

Cheyenne Bull Rider Dies

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming cowboy who earlier this year was ranked among the top bull riders in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has died.
Bryan Guthrie of Cheyenne died Wednesday at age 21. His father, Rod Guthrie, says his son didn't wake up in the morning and the cause of death hasn't been determined.

1 dead, scores injured in Wyoming bus crash

CASPER, Wyo. — A bus driver was killed and about 40 passengers injured Saturday morning when the bus crashed into an overturned tractor-trailer blocking Interstate 25 in central Wyoming.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Sgt. Stephen Townsend said the crash involving the Arrow Stage Lines bus going from Denver to Billings, Mont., occurred about 1:40 a.m. Saturday.

Coroner: Wyoming Skull Could Be That Of Teen Pioneer

GLENROCK, (AP) - The Natrona County coroner says a piece of a human skull found east of Evansville this week could belong to a young pioneer who died while traveling the Oregon Trail. A Glenrock plumbing contractor digging a hole to work on a water line found the bone Tuesday.