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Local Law Enforcement Teams up With Wal-Mart

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Sheridan Police Sgt, Tom Henry

The Sheridan Police Department recently applied for and received a Local Community Contribution Grant from Wal-Mart in the amount of $1,500. Sheridan Police Sergeant Tom Henry explains how the grant will be used.

Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

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Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

Sheridan County Commissioners have appointed Deputy County Attorney Lynn Smith as the Hearing Officer in a building permit fee appeal by Sheridan County resident Michael Fleming. The appeal is in regard to an evaluation of Mr. Fleming's building and subsequent request for a building permit.

CASA Holiday Open House

CASA Holiday Open House

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns is hosting a holiday open house on Thursday, December 8th. Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns administers the CASA program as well as a supervised visitation and exchange program.

Report Says Rural Wyoming Lacks Middle-Aged Residents

Rural areas shaded used in study of U.S. Census data. Image courtesy Center for Rural Affairs report: Age Distribution on the Great Plains

(WY News Service) -- A new report based on U.S. Census numbers says that rural Wyoming is lacking 20, 30 and 40-year-old residents.

E-volving Libraries: Sheridan Library to Offer E-Books

Though the Kindle is not compatable with 3M e-books right now, Sheridan County Library Director Cameron Duff says he hopes there will be an agreement between 3M and Amazon by next summer allowing Kindle use with e-book checked out at Wyoming libraries. (Wikicommons photo)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library expects to offer e-books early in 2012, thanks to a new three-year agreement between 3M and the Wyoming State Library.

70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

USS Arizona burning on Dec. 7, 1941. (U.S. Navy photo)
Arizona Memorial (U.S. Navy photo)
Salvage of the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on March 29, 1943. (U.S. Navy photo)
Lt. j.g. Daniel Conley walks through the USS Oklahoma Memorial during a ceremony on Ford Island. The National Park Service hosted a memorial ceremony to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Oklahoma Memorial honors the 429 men killed aboard Oklahoma on December 7th, 1941.(U.S. Navy photo)

Beginning at 7:55 am on Sunday, December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor prompting U.S. entrance into WWII.

Investigation of Jo Co Assessor's Office Draws Employee Ire

Johnson County Commissioners

An investigation into the previous Johnson County Assessor's Office has been made public after Tuesday's County Commissioner's meeting.
The commission went into executive session early Tuesday afternoon but came out after a short time.

Buffalo Council Hears From Candidates For Empty Seat

The Buffalo City Council and members of the public in attendance heard from the six candidates for the empty council seat, and each of them spoke of their reasons for wanting the seat and their individual qualifications.

Commissioners Approve Contract for Story Fire Mitigation Project

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Commissioners Approve Contract for Story Fire Mitigation Project

While the big story from Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting had to do with the Commissioners approving the Release of Claims with the Audrey Koltiska Trust, the Commission did tend to other business.

Christmas at Your Library

With Christmas fast approaching, there seems to be no shortage of events celebrating the holidays in and around Sheridan. One of the latest festive events to help get you in the mood this holiday season is the Christmas at You Library program set to kick off later this week.