President Obama recently announced that the United States will soon begin to normalize relations with communist Cuba. Restoring diplomatic ties after severing them more that 50 years ago, the Cold War tactics might be in for a thaw.

Saturday was a big day as the Sheridan County Fulmer Library held an Holiday Open House for the community. Local author Craig Johnson was there reading one of his short stories and immediately following was a discussion of the Fetterman Fight by local historian R. C. Wilson.

Christmas is a time of giving but when budgets are tight, sometimes it's hard for parents to buy presents for their kids. Toys for Tots, a Marine Corps Reserve community action program has been helping the less fortunate in Sheridan for the last 14 years.

Millions of dollars in sales tax revenue has been raised since July for the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County, according to data released by city and county officials.

The Sheridan Safeway is going to be under new ownership soon, as the business has been sold to Ridley's Family Market, a company that owns 24 stores in Wyoming, Utah, Idaho and Nevada.

A rider attached to the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending billing which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate earlier in the month, will block the Fish and Wildlife Service from listing two types of sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act.

Tickets for the 2015 Downtown Sheridan Association Wine Fest are available for purchase online at the DSA'S website.

Sheridan County Sheriff-elect D.H. Mossberg has appointed U.A.C. Thomas as under-sheriff and J.W. Worrall as deputy.

Chamber of Commerce offices in downtown Sheridan will be open Monday and Tuesday to take last-minute orders for Chamber Bucks.

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Sheridan:
The Sheridan Broncs win their game against the Powell Panthers with a long 3-point shot at the buzzer!

Final Score:
Sheridan- 59
Powell- 56

Big Horn:
Big Horn: 55
Big Piney: 44