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Heart Health Focus of Senior Center Health Fair

The Sheridan Senior Center and community partners are offering a health fair focused on the latest information for keeping your hear healthy. The heart health fair will take place Tuesday, February 4 from noon to 2 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Governor Proclaims January Mentoring Month

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In recognition of the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead officially proclaimed the month of January as

Historic Register Includes 25 Sheridan County Sites

Sheridan Inn, fronted by Sculpture -- Photo by Ron Richter

Twenty-five sites in Sheridan County, ranging from historic bridges to Sheridan's entire downtown area, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

County Residents: Rural Addressing Starting Soon

An example of the rural addressing signs being used in Johnson County.

Delbert Eitel, Chairman, Johnson County Commissioners, sent out a news release to advise county residents they may see a Johnson County Road and Bridge vehicle replacing existing rural addressing numbers or installing new ones in the coming months.

2013 Year In Review – July-September

Sheridan Inn -- Pat Blair Photo

We continue our look back at 2013 with a review of stories from July through September. This third quarter of the year saw a new beginning for a historic building, held judgment day for the local college and included a report of the death of a man from Story.

Wyoming Senators Seek to Cut Adoption Red Tape

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(Photo courtesy of Senator Mike Enzi's office)

The United States Senate recently passed legislation that would help parents of internationally adopted children correct errors on their child’s birth certificate. U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, joined 11 other senators in cosponsoring the Accuracy for Adoptees Act.

Christmas Tree Recycling Starts as Early as Today

Ron Richter Photo

With Christmas Day behind us, and the New Year just ahead, many people think it's time to take down the holiday tree. So, city officials say residents can bring their Christmas trees to Sheridan's municipal landfill for recycling as early as today.

Theater Stays Open through Christmas Holiday

If you're looking for something to do on Christmas Day, a movie just might be the only ticket in town.

Senior Center Offers Christmas Day Meal

Anyone who hasn't made plans yet for Christmas dinner is invited to the senior citizens center in Sheridan.

Pearl Harbor: 'A Date Which Will Live in Infamy'

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U.S. Navy Veteran Mel Heckman shares his story. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The attack came as a surprise to the American Army and Navy and lead to great losses of life and equipment.

FIB Donates Winter Coats to VOA

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(From L to R) Laura Howell, Dave Hubert, and Maren Borsheim from the Sugarland Branch standing with the coats they collected. (Coutesy Photo)

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies were the recipients of winter coats from First Interstates Bank’s coat drive, “One Warm Coat”. Thursday, December 5, Volunteers of America arrived at First Interstate Bank to pick-up more than eighty winter coats they had collected.

Sheridan College Foundation Welcomes New Director

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Tim Stranksy (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan College Foundation Board announced Tuesday the hiring of Tim Stransky as their new executive director. Stransky is a Wyoming native, having grown up in Casper, where he graduated from Natrona County High School in 1978.

U.S. 14A Closes For Season

(Photo courtesy of WYDOT)

Crews from the Wyoming Department of Transportation are preparing to close US 14A west of Burgess Junction for the winter at noon Monday, November 18.

County Attorney: 'Dramatic Increase In Felony Charges'

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock.

Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock reported in his latest monthly release that the last six weeks have seen a dramatic increase in felony charges being filed by his office.

No-One Came Home Unscathed

Mary Hayden Burgess of Sheridan -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

In honor of Veterans Day, we've put together several stories about our local World War II veterans that will be broadcast throughout the day. Here's News Director Leslie Stratmoen with her report on Mary Hayden Burgess of Sheridan.

Maverick Road Closes

Maverick Road south of Sheridan will be closed next week for a waterline relocation project.

Voting Judges Enjoy Job

Manning the registration station at the Holy Name polling station was Sheri Thompson, left, and Marion Couch. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Tuesday's election was our news director's first time voting in Sheridan County.
Here's Leslie Stratmoen's report.

Mayors Weigh-in On Cap Tax Passage

The mayors of Sheridan County's three smaller communities that will benefit from the capital facilities tax revenues all expressed pleasure over its passage.

Visitors Enjoy Sheridan's Kendrick Park

A swing in the park. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Many people are still taking advantage of the mild fall weather to enjoy the outdoors.

Capital Facilities Tax Passes

Sheridan County's Capital Facilities Tax has passed.