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December 1st

Commissioners Consider Subdivision Resolution Amendment

The Sheridan County commissioners tabled action on an amendment to the county zoning resolution that places additional restrictions on development in areas susceptible to ground water contamination. County Commissioner Mike Nickel explains the action.

Suspected Child Pornographer Appears Before Federal Magistrate

A Sheridan man faces Federal charges after certain images were found on his computer. 28-year-old Christopher Brown faces 3 counts of sexual exploitation of children. There is one count each of possession, receiving, and transporting child pornography. Brown was arrested last weekend based on a several month investigation conducted by Wyoming’s Division of Criminal Investigation.

Ranchester Council Awards Bid For Sewer Lagoon Project

The Ranchester Council awarded the bid for the town's sewer lagoon project at their meeting Tuesday night to Three Way Incorporated in the amount of $434,000. Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger explains what the project will entail.

The project is being funded by monies from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Sheridan College President Accepts New Position in New York

Well, it's official -- Sheridan College President Kevin Drumm has accepted a position as president of Broome Community College in Binghamton, New York.

November 30th

Community Holiday Dinner Is Sunday December 6th

The Community Holiday Dinner in Sheridan is a tradition that has spanned nearly two decades. When the first dinner took place in 1991, it served 385 people. Those numbers have grown substantially over the years as now the dinner averages well over a thousand.

Republican Women Of Sheridan County To Host Christmas Party For Local Military Families

The Republican Women of Sheridan County are doing something special this year for local military families, as they will be hosting a Christmas Party Saturday December 12th. Event Co-Chair Eda Thompson explains the inspiration behind the Christmas Party.

Wyoming Part Of Merrill Lynch Settlement

CHEYENNE, (AP) - The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has ordered Merrill Lynch to pay a fine for allegedly misleading investors about the auction rate securities market. Secretary of State Max Maxfield said Monday that a multi-state task force negotiated a total settlement of $125 million with Merrill Lynch. Wyoming's portion is $266,255.

Missing Couple Found In Big Horn Mountains

A Buffalo couple left Friday for an outing in the Bighorn Mountains and was reported missing by family on Saturday afternoon. No one had been told where they were heading so Sheridan County Deputies had very little to go on when they began to search for Danny Cox and Amanda Galloway.

Sheridan County Jobless Rate Jumps Dramatically In October

Talk of a strengthening economy is falling on deaf ears of many in Wyoming. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Wyoming jumped from 6.8% in September to 7.4% in October. Here in Sheridan County the rate made a larger move from 6.6% to 7.3% in October. Sheridan Workforce Center Supervisor Chanda Richards says there are jobs available.

Christmas Decorations Subject Of Holiday Contest

While most people were drinking hot chocolate, eating chili and hot dogs, and shopping, a select few were taking special note of holiday decorations. The Annual Christmas Stroll Lighting and Decorating contest culminated with the stroll events Friday night.