Archive - Jan 2017 - News

January 31st

Brinton Museum Hosts 5th Grade Art Show

The Brnton Museum just outside Big Horn again partners with local elementary schools to present the second annual All-Schools 5th Grade Student Art Show, featuring original art by fifth grade students from nine schools in Sheridan and Johnson counties.

Madden Introduces Bill To Increase Cigarette Tax

State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo has been updating Sheridan Media over the last few weeks from this year's Legislative session and gave another late last week.

Buffalo Chamber: Sign Up Now For Small Business Expo

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce is putting out a call to all vendors to sign up now and then join them for the 2017 Johnson County Small Business Expo.

Forum On Aging Offered Tonight In Buffalo

Tonight there will be a presentation offered on how to take care of one's self and what services are available in the Buffalo community while aging.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 31, 1917

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Jan. 31, 1917.

2016 Return Filing Due Date Extended This Year

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently stated that it successfully started accepting and processing 2016 federal individual income tax returns on schedule. Over 153 million returns are expected to be filed in 2017.

Wyoming Department of Health Encourages Annual Cancer Screenings

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The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) encourages Wyoming residents to ensure that they are on track with their recommended yearly cancer screenings.

January is Stalking Awareness Month

January is Stalking Awareness Month and the act of stalking happens even here in Sheridan County. According to Sheridan’s Advocacy and Resource Center’s Cassidy Drew, the definition of stalking is not simple.

Programming Coordinator on Wally Wales Program

Next week, the Sheridan Fulmer Library will host a program in the Inner Circle about former Sheridan resident and silent film tar Wally Wales. Christina Schmidt, the library’s Programming Coordinator, said Wales was known by many names.

The Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area

The Antelope Butte Foundation is striving to not only resurrect the old Antelope Butte Ski Area, but to create a year long mountain recreation facility in the bighorns.