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Enrollment Opens for First Light Children's Center

First Light Executive Director Ann Perkins

(Updated 12-21 with corrections)-- First Light Children's Center is now accepting applications for students as it prepares to open at the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority's facility on East Brundage Street.

Winter Storm Could Affect Wyo. Holiday Travel

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A winter storm could affect holiday travel in Wyoming later this week.

Delay Sought in Trial for Crow Triple Killing

Sheldon Bernard Chase (AP photo/FBI)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The defense attorney for a man accused of killing three family members on southeast Montana's Crow Indian Reservation has asked a federal judge to delay a trial scheduled to begin next week.

Trabing Road Project Goes to Advertising Stage

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming Department of Transportation officially began accepting bids on the Trabing Road repaving and straightening project on December 15th, and will continue accepting bids until January 12, 2012.

Buffalo Council Approves Buffalo Ridge Resubdivision

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

After some discussion and after a powerpoint presentation from developer and owner of Buffalo Ridge Subdivision Jason Beckner, the Buffalo City Council voted to approve Resolution No. 1332, a resubdivision request from Beckner to allow him to resubdivide some of the lots into smaller sections to allow for more affordable housing units to be built on them.

Buffalo Building Inspector Gets Additional Title

Buffalo Building Inspector/Special Municipal Officer Toby Rhoades

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades has been on the job just a few short months, but already has another title to add to his current one.

Scenic Character Plan Approved

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The Sheridan City Council approved adoption of the Scenic Character Plan at their meeting Monday night. Phase one of the plan centered around shifting the administrative review process to City staff which in turn meant the end of the Design Review Board. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Sheridan to Be Featured in BBC America Television Show

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Film crews from BBC America took in a little bit of Sheridan WYO Rodeo week this past summer.

The third season of the BBC America television show “American Road Trip” will feature a stop in Sheridan by host Jamie Oliver.

Art Without a Home

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Artist Joe Kunicki works on a piece at Volunteers of America.
Joe says this one is still in its early stages.
One of the many artworks by Joe Kunicki.

While you may not recognize the name Joe Kunicki as a well seasoned renowned artist, his art certainly does speak for itself. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter recently sat down with Joe, who's currently homeless and staying at the VOA Sheridan Community Shelter.

Poll: Total Cell Phone Ban in Cars?

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Texting and driving has been illegal in Wyoming since July of 2010, and total bans are becoming more popular in states across the country.