Archive - Dec 29, 2016 - News

Watch Out For Tax Scams

With tax season just around the corner, the Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to be on the lookout for an array of evolving tax scams related to identity theft and refund fraud. During the tax season, there is an increase in scams that target residents via email, phone, and online.

Annual Lake DeSmet Polar Bear Plunge New Years Day

In what has become an annual tradition for some in northeast Wyoming on New Years Day, the Polar Bear Plunge, will happen at Lake DeSmet this coming Sunday afternoon.

Year in Review: Fourth Quarter of 2016

In mid October, an intruder, that was later identified as 39-year-old Terry Tate Twomey of Sheridan, was shot and killed during a home invasion at a residence on the 200 block of West 10th Street in Sheridan.

Legislative Subcommittee Releases Potential K-12 Funding Deficit Solutions

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A white paper identifying areas with proposed solutions to the state’s anticipated K-12 education revenue-expenditure imbalance has been released by a Subcommittee of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Committee.

Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

Hospital Has Team Approach to Patient Care

A patient at Sheridan Memorial Hospital might be under the care of two or three physicians during his or her stay there.

Senior Center Starts New Year's Celebration Early

Sheridan's Senior Center will have a New Year's Eve at Noon a day early this year.

New E-Book Service Offered Through Wyoming Libraries

A new program allows those Wyoming residents with a library card to download e-books for free.

With Total Boox for Libraries, a recent addition to e-content resources on, residents can download and read more than 50,000 e-books for their mobile devices with apps for Apple, Kindle Fire and Android. More e-books are added every week.

Johnson County's 2016 Year In Review: July-September

Over the next few days we will be taking a look back at Johnson County's top stories for 2016.
Today we will focus on the third quarter of the year, from July through September of 2016.

BPD's 'Operation Blue Santa' Helps Families During Christmas

Buffalo Police Officer Matt Misslin

The Buffalo Police Department again this year had their “Operation Blue Santa” program, and helped four families have a better Christmas through their efforts and those in the community.