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Truck Fire Cause Remains Under Investigation

Update: The Wyoming Highway Patrol has identified the driver as 52-year-old Michael Robeson of Las Vegas, Nevada. According to the patrol report, he was driving a 2001 Freightliner commercial truck pulling a trailer westbound on I-90 when a passing motorist motioned to him that some of the tires on the trailer had caught fire. After pulling over, Robeson and responding Troopers were able to dampen the fire with extinguishers but were unsuccessful in fully putting the fire out.

Fuller Talks About the Tea at the Downton Party

A tea party held over the weekend in Sheridan commemorated the start of the last season of a popular televisions series that takes place in England’s Edwardian period. Leslie Stratmoen stopped by to bring us the report.

Enzi STEM Facility to Open at UW

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Students will begin taking classes in the University of Wyoming’s new Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility when spring semester classes begin later this month.

Interstate Connecting Sheridan to Buffalo Reopens

We now have an update on the closure of Interstate 90 between Buffalo and Sheridan that was first broadcast as caused by a crash due to a notice on the Wyoming Department of Transportation website. Sheridan Media has now spoken to a representative of the transportation department. Spokeswoman Ronda Holwell says the roadway is now open.

Recovered Bald Eagle Released in Sheridan

Representatives with the Sheridan Regional Office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a recovered bald eagle Friday on the southern end of the Sheridan College campus. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter was there and brings us the story.

Buffalo Police Vehicle Damaged While Parked

During his report to the city council this week, Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder was asked how much damage was done to a police vehicle during a recent incident where it was run into by another driver.

Doctor Says Self Acceptance’s Key to Mental Illness Recovery

A local doctor says self acceptance is the key to recovery from mental illness. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Decorator Offers Tips for Packing Away Ornaments

For anyone who hasn’t yet taken down the Christmas tree, Donna Jo Swanson of Little Willow Traders recommends dismantling the tree in an organized manner.

Then packing up the decorations in such a way that they’ll be ready for next year.

Johnson County Hospital Announces First Baby of Year

The first baby born in Johnson County came into the world at the Johnson County Healthcare Center on January 2nd, a full 10 days past her due date.

Buffalo Police Officers Recognized For Saving Life

Buffalo Police Officers Casey Farris and Kyle Johnson were awarded plaques and commendation bars that will become a permanent part of their uniforms for an incident earlier this year when they responded to a call and saved the life of a resident that had attempted suicide.