The Johnson County Family YMCA hosted their annual “Battle On The Blacktop” 3-on-3 street basketball tournament this weekend in Buffalo, and 56 teams competed for t-shirts and bragging rights for another year.
Several times in the last few weeks, the sudden downpours have turned the fairground arenas into a massive mess of mud, but the shows must go on. For the maintenance crew there, the work has been nonstop.
Late last month a citizen informed officials with the City of Sheridan that they’d noticed an area of erosion occurring to the Army Corps of Engineers flood levee on Big Goose Creek right behind Heritage Towers.
This year, with all the moisture the area is receiving, is proving to become a banner year for wildflowers. Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott visited with Susie Douglas with the Bighorn Mountain Forest Service to bring us this story.
When four inches of rain and hail flooded the brooder houses Friday night at the state Game and Fish bird farm south of Sheridan, a local group rallied to save the pheasant chicks that were housed there. Game official Bud Stewart gave us the details.
Safety is important while spending time in the high country, especially during this time of thunderstorm activity. Susie Douglas, Public Affairs Specialist with the Bighorn National Forest, offers these safety precautions.