Archive - May 2011

May 30th

Indian Health Services Update - Monday, May 30th

Indian Health Services oversees medical clinics for the area reservations.

Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Service in Billings has issued the latest notice for the Crow and Cheyenne Reservations.

Let'em Fly

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Our hats go off to the Sheridan High School Class of 2011 - as did theirs at 2:22 pm on Sunday at the conclusion of graduation ceremonies inside the main gym. The program started at 1:00 pm with the Processional "Fanfare and Processional" by the 9-11 Grade Band, followed by the "Star Spangled Banner" which was sung by Spectrum and then the welcome address by Principal Dirlene Wheeler.

May 29th

Forensics 'Fight Night' Tuesday at Buffalo Theater

Walter Farwell, Forensics Coach at BHS

The Buffalo High School Forensics team will take on all comers ready for an argument at their Forensics Fight Night Fundraiser Tuesday evening at 6 pm.

Work Underway To Restore Access Between Lamar Valley And Rest Of Yellowstone

Map of Yellowstone National Park

Word came today from Al Nash with the Yellowstone Public Affairs Office that crews are working to restore access between the northeast section of the Yellowstone and the rest of the park, after the only open route was closed Saturday by a rock slide.

Flood Watch In Effect For Jo Co Through Monday

A Flood Watch is in effect for Johnson County through this evening. A Flood Watch means there is potential for flooding based on forecasts.

Heavy Mule Deer Fawn Mortality

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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says winter was hard on mule deer in western Wyoming.

North Platte River Rises Near Casper

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High waterways around the region are causing residents to be on the alert.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The North Platte River near Casper rose to "action stage" Sunday morning. But forecasters say the rise is mostly caused by reservoirs upstream letting out water to make room for snowmelt.

Corps Updates Reservoir Release Forecast to Unprecedented Levels

Fort Peck Dam (photo by Donna Sexton Pace for the State of Montana)

Omaha, Neb. – Rapidly changing weather conditions in Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas have prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make adjustments to previously announced releases. Future releases will reach record levels considerably higher than those previously announced.

Eatons' Annual Horse Drive

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At 9:48 am Sunday morning and close to schedule the annual Eatons' Horse Drive of over 100 horses passed under Interstate 90 and past the "City of Sheridan - Entrance to Historic District" sign as they headed down East 5th Street into Sheridan. In 1904 the Eaton brothers moved from North Dakota to the present ranch location on Wolf Creek west of Sheridan.

Valedictorian Josephine Carpenter & Salutatorian James Dack

To the sounds of Bagpipes by Robert Wyatt 14 Fort Mackenzie High School Graduates in waiting entered Early Auditorium Saturday afternoon. After speakers Laurien Rahimi and Terry Burgess it was time for Valedictorian Josephine Carpenter and Salutatorian James Dack, shown here, to deliver their respective speeches.