Betsy Love

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Knitting Scarves For Monkeys (with Colds)

You may have seen some recent Robitussin commercials featuring a furry orange orangutan or a fluffy chimpanzee. What you may not have realized is these ads have a local connection. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

D-3 Deficiencies Popping Up Locally

Clinical labs all over the country are seeing a dramatic increase in Vitamin D testing. Not only are many people turning out to be D-deficient, but recent research is showing there may be many other health benefits from upping your Vitamin D levels.

Anglers Illegally Using Minnows Raising Concerns

There are increasing reports of anglers illegally bringing live minnows across state lines into Wyoming from Montana.

Lummis Sworn Into Congress

Wyoming U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis was sworn into the 112 Congress Wednesday. Representative Lummis, who is Wyoming's sole Representative in the U.S.

More Quarry Quandaries

The proposed rock quarry off of Columbus Creek was the big issue at the Sheridan County Commissioner's meeting this week.

Contentious Quarry by Columbus Creek Road

The Sheridan County Commissioners started off the new year with a fairly hefty meeting, lasting not quite 3 hours with the board room packed with attendees. So what was the issue that drew an almost standing-room-only crowd?

County Commissioners Elect Ringley As Chair

The Sheridan County Commissioners had a “changing of the guard” at this week's meeting. Commissioner Steve Maier has served as Chair for the past year:

The unanimously-elected new chair is Commissioner Tom Ringley.

National Weather Service Gets “Friendly”

The National Weather Service uses plenty of high-tech equipment to forecast sun, snow, or 80% chance of rain...but now they are getting tech-savvy in a new way. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Top 2010 News Wrap Up

We continue our series of the year's top stories. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love starts with September:

Wildlife Tours Coming To A Basin Near You

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center's Museum of Natural History is bringing in the new year with 3 wildlife field trips. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details:

Stroll Winner Claims Her Prize

Teresa Detimore, Chris Lamb, Stacie Coe, Beth Smith

Christine or “Chris” Lamb is this year's winner of the $1,000 grand prize from the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll Button contest. She collected her prize at the Chamber on Wednesday:

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:

Car Crash Fatalities Are Up This Year

Wyoming Highway Fatalities are up for the year.

Car crash fatalities around Wyoming are up by almost 20 this year. Sergeant John Townsend says while there is not necessarily one particular cause for these higher numbers:

Planning Commission Approves Rezoning

The Sheridan Planning Commission voted unanimously to rezone a lot from a B-1 Business District to an M-1 Industrial District. City Planning Director Robert Briggs:

Senior Center Christmas Dinner Special

Prime rib with gravy, twice baked potatoes, green beans and tomatoes, a fresh fruit salad and bread pudding was this year's Christmas dinner menu at the Sheridan Senior Center.

New Report on Forest Management and Climate Change

Rocky Mountain Research Station recently issued a report on Climat Change. (photo from organization's website).

The U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station has just released a new scientific study about forest management methods to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Party Truffles + Margarita Mix + Christmas Shopping

Downtown Sheridan continues to be bustling with what appears to be some last minute shoppers. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love hit the streets and learned that isn't exactly what's going on:

IRS Asking Some Folks Not To Be the Early Bird This Year

Following last week's tax changes the IRS announced Thursday they are asking some people to wait until February to file their return. Karen Connelly, regional IRS Spokesperson says that although most people will not be affected by these changes, those who fall into one of three categories should wait until mid to late February to file their return: