Archive - Dec 24, 2011

Lights Galore (updated)

How about this "showboat" of decorations at the Powder Horn south of Sheridan? This display captured 2nd place in the Residential Lighting Contest for which Kenneth and Nicole Gore received a $200 gift certificate from Landon's Greenhouse & Nursery.

An Award Winner (updated)

The third place winner in The Sheridan Press Residential Christmas Decorating Contest that received a $100 gift certificate from Landon's Greenhouse & Nursery. Adam Zimmer's winning display is located at 643 Kingfisher Avenue - going west on Loucks Street turn right onto Osprey Blvd. and then left on Kingfisher to enjoy the view.

Woof Woof - aka Merry Christmas!

Gizmo all decked out in his brand new outfit is ready for his first Christmas and wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas.

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention went to 73 Red Fox Drive in The Sheridan Press Residential Christmas Decorating Contest. You can get to Red Fox Drive by turning right off of West Loucks Street or by turning right off of the Golf Course Road - either way works especially when the roads are not covered with ice and snow.

Beneath the North Star?

Pretend if you will that it's a North Star instead of a street light that shines down on this honorable mention award for decorating - just missing the 3rd place $100 award presented by Landon's Greenhouse & Nursery in the Sheridan Press Residential Christmas Decorating Contest. If you drive up West 8th Street you can't miss seeing 1212 Parker Avenue as it is on the corner of 8th and Parker.

Gov. Mead Calls Delay In Post Office Closures 'Prudent'

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released a statement on the decision by the United States Postal Service to delay its closure of rural post offices across the country, calling the inaction “prudent”.

Senator Burns Weighs in on Sage Grouse Issue

Governor Matt Mead is asking Wyoming lawmakers to budget $10 million over the next two years to free up federal and private matching funds to purchase conservation easements on private ranches in Wyoming in sage grouse areas.

Groups Call for Flaming Gorge Pipeline Intervention

A plan to get water to Colorado’s Front Range is back on the table, although a coalition of ten conservation groups is hoping the plan is short lived.


As it has done for the past few years, OnStar is offering a chance to track Santa's progress this year.

Kaycee Mayor Updates Commission on Recycling

Kaycee Mayor Tom Knapp gave an update to the Johnson County Commissioners on the city's recycling program, its new waste transfer station, and the situation with the Solid Waste District.