Archive - 2011

January 3rd

Leaping into the New Year

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Friends Jen Darling and Darby Forister of Sheridan leap into 2011

The Sheridan Elks Hoop-Shoot is Sunday at the Hoffman dome

The local Hoop Shoot for Sheridan Lodge #520 will be this
Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 at 2PM at the Sheridan College Golden
Dome. The Elks Hoop Shoot is for boys and girls ages 8
to 13.

PE teachers at area schools have conducted free throw
shoot-offs and the school champions from all the area schools
will compete for the right to advance to the District Hoop
Shoot which will also be here in Sheridan on Jan. 29.

SCHOOL and would like to participate, be at the Golden Dome
at 1:15 on Sunday for a shoot off before the main

Sheridan County Officials Sworn In

The newly elected Sheridan County officials were sworn in during a brief ceremony in the 4th Judicial District Courtroom Monday morning. Prior to the swearing in, Judge John Fenn told those gathered.

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:

January 2nd

Matt Mead Set for Inauguration in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Matt Mead is set to be sworn into office as the 32nd governor of Wyoming. Mead, a 48-year-old Republican, will be sworn in Monday morning at the Cheyenne Civic Center. A reception will follow at the Wyoming Capitol.

SAGE Has New Home

The Sheridan Artists' Guild, et al, or SAGE, recently moved into the Historic Train Depot located at 201 East 5th Street and will be using it as a Community Art Center.

Johnson County Commission Preview

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2011 on Tuesday, but there will be some County business to take care of Monday, January 3 as the newly-elected officials will be sworn into office in ceremonies beginning at 9 am.

Polar Bears Make Annual Plunge

Those that lined up to junp in Lake DeSmet at the annual Polar Bear Plunge

The annual Polar Bear Plunge took place Saturday, January 1st at Lake DeSmet. There was a change of venue this year from the traditional Monument Access Boat Ramp to the Main Boat Ramp on the south end of the lake.

Mayor-Elect Ready for New Office

Buffalo's Mayor-elect Randy Dyess is ready for the challenge of taking over the city when he and other city officials are sworn into office during Tuesday's City Council meeting. Dyess said he is up to the task.


Generals and Lady Generals play at home Friday and Saturday

GENERALS / LADY GENERALS BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college Generals held their youth basketball camp yesterday.

Last night the Generals had their first practice back after the break as they get ready to host Wyoming conference games with the Lady Generals this week.

The Generals ended 2010 with a 10-1 record head coach Steve Smiley was happy with the effort. And he says it's a short week to get ready to play Friday.