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November 30th

Gov. Mead Introduces Budget Proposal

Gov. Mead Introduces Budget Proposal

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has announced details on his new budget proposal. In a media release from the governor's office, Mead says the proposal focuses on a more efficient government that positions the Cowboy State well for the future. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

U.S. 14A West of Burgess Junction to Close Dec. 3

U.S. 14A West of Burgess Junction to Close Dec. 3

Road crews with the Wyoming Department of Transportation are preparing to close U.S. 14A west of Burgess Junction. The 22-mile stretch of mountain road is expected to close for the season at noon on Monday, December 3.

Much of Sheridan and Buffalo Affected by Fiber Cable Cut Friday

Much of Sheridan and Buffalo Affected by Fiber Cable Cut Friday

A media release issued by Visionary Communications stated that at 10:02 am Friday, a contractor ran an auger through a 24 pair fiber cable between Buffalo and Sheridan, affecting services for both communities for much of the day. The service was restored at 5:07 pm Friday.

Casper Police Confirm That Murder-Suicide Happened During Class

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a murder-suicide at a central Wyoming community college happened in a classroom while class was in session.

November 29th

Johnson County Healthcare Center Gets 'Clean' Audit

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees got a “clean audit report” from Tracey Jelly of Dooley and Jelly CPAs at their November meeting Wednesday evening.

VOA Gives Jo Co Commission Quarterly Update

Todd Richins, a new director with Volunteers of America, or VOA, gave a quick quarterly report to the Johnson County Commissioners, touching on numbers of those served and where the program is through the first quarter of this fiscal year.

Christmas Parade And More Happening in Buffalo Saturday

Buffalo's Chili Feed from December of 2011.

Saturday will be full of events in Buffalo to help kick off the Holiday Season, culminating in the annual Chili Feed and Lighted Christmas Parade downtown.

Events will begin that morning and continue through the evening with something to do for everyone.

Pets Like Santa Too

Pet photos with Santa is Saturday in Sheridan. (Photo by Sarah Richter)

Each year the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan offers Pet Photos with Santa to help get our four legged friends into the Christmas spirit. The event is an annual fundraiser for the shelter. Co-Director of the Dog and Cat Shelter Sharon Johnson.

Movember Gala a Big Success

(Photo by Chris Foy)
Secret judges for the Movember Gala, Kitt Laidlaw and Amy Steel (from left) walked around the room to judge the best and worst of Sheridan's mustaches. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Dozens of men and women donned mustaches, real for the men and fake for the women, to show their support for mens health issues at Thursday night's Movember Gala.

Festival of Trees Draws a Full House

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The 20th annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for Special Olympics, was held Thursday night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The Exhibit Hall was transformed into a Christmas delight with decorated trees, ornamental wreaths, table centerpieces, all available for auction or raffle.