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BREAKING NEWS: UPDATE Residents Evacuate Burkitt Street Area Due to Gas Leak

UPDATE
Fire Rescue and Police Say Burkitt Area is All Clear

Billings MDU officials worked to close down both sides of the leaking gas lines and at approximately 10:10 p.m., fire and police officials said they were wrapping up work and the area was deemed safe for people to return.

UPDATE
Gas Leak Causes Local Street Evacuation

At approximately 5 p.m. the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Montana Dakota Utilities were on the scene when a gas leak on Burkitt Street, between the intersections of Brooks and Scott streets, was reported.

Newest Chamber Committee Hosts Coffee

The newest committee of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber Coffee this week at the Wagon Box in Story.

Meeting Set to Fill Schiffer's Seat

A meeting has been set for precinct committee people in Wyoming Senate District 22 as a first step in filling the vacancy left by the death of State Senator John Schiffer. The meeting will be held at 5:30 on the afternoon of July 1 in the Story Women's Club on North Piney Road in Story.

EPA Grant to Help Assess Potential Contamination

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The City of Sheridan is among 171 communities nationwide that have received a Brownfields grant through United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Council Considers Consensus Fund Distribution

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Local Museum Showcases Living History

A local museum held a day full of living history demonstrations. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.

Shelter Hosts Community Barbecue, Adopts Pets

The St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo hosted a community barbecue this past Saturday, to say “thank you” to the community and those that support the shelter.

Sheridan College Receives $4 Million Gift

Officials from Sheridan College announced Friday that they've received a $4 million gift, the largest gift from an individual in the history of the college, from Jacomien and Forrest E. Mars Jr., of Big Horn.

First 3rd Thursday Draws Good Crowd

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All the activity in town this week didn't affect the crowds that showed up for the first 3rd Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan. This begins the sixth year for the event which has become a Sheridan tradition.

Campground Crowd Enjoys Party

For the hundreds of people coming to town for the Big Horn Country USA Country Music Festival, finding a place to stay might be a problem. Wildflower Campground was set up for just the occasion and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped by to bring us the report.