Archive - Dec 18, 2012 - News

Diane Fischer Wins This Week's Stroll Button Drawing

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced the winner for week four of the stroll button competition. Diane Fischer, of Sheridan, is this week's lucky winner of Chamber Bucks redeemable at a slew of participating member businesses.

More Than 200 Cats Seized in Casper

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - More than 200 cats are in the custody of Casper authorities after being seized over the weekend.

SCSD #1 Approves Firm to Design on Bus Barn Property

The Sheridan County School District #1 board members on Tuesday unanimously approved Odell Construction to handle design work on the former bus barn building that, in August, went up in flames.

Feds, Shoshone Tribe Oppose Northern Arapaho on Eagles

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Eastern Shoshone Tribe are urging a federal judge not to reconsider his recent ruling banning the Northern Arapaho Tribe from killing bald eagles on a central Wyoming reservation.

WGFD: 'Lots of Ice Fishing Opportunities But Be Safe'

There are abundant ice fishing opportunities in northeastern Wyoming for trout and other popular game fish. Most of the waters are not yet safe to fish through, but good ice is expected to form soon.

50 Years of Aging Doesn't Come Cheap

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Star Liquor in Sheridan received a bottle of Glenfiddich single malt scotch Tuesday that isn't your ordinary bottle of scotch. It's aged 50 years, and doesn't come cheap explains Danyelle Heide, General Manager of Star and T and C Liquor.

Mental Health Care Available in Every Wyoming County

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The school shootings in Connecticut have sparked a national debate about the availability of mental health care. Even though Wyoming is a frontier state, there is a mental health clinic in every county. Peak Wellness Center executive director Dr.

Sheridan County Receives Clean Audit

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Sheridan County Commissioners accepted the financial audit for 2012 during their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. The 98 page report showed no exceptions and was considered a “clean audit”. Commissioner Tom Ringley.

One Killed in Pickup Crash Near Hardin

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HARDIN, Mont. (AP) - A pickup went off an Interstate 90 off ramp in Hardin and down a 60 foot embankment, killing one person and injuring three others. The Montana Highway Patrol says a pickup truck with four occupants exited Interstate 90 at 9:30 a.m.

Movie Shown At BHS Upsets Some Parents, Students

A movie about women's suffrage shown to history students at Buffalo High School earlier this month has some parents and students concerned that it was allowed to be shown.

The movie, called “Iron Jawed Angels” has a scene that suggests a female masturbating while taking a bath. That scene is what has some parents and students upset.