Additional resources arrived, and steady progress was made Friday on the eight lightning caused fires on the Bighorn National Forest. Fire crews with the Bighorn National Forest were reinforced Friday by 3 hot shot crews, additional smoke jumpers and a helicopter.
The Kendrick Pool will close for the season today by going to the dogs so to speak, as canines will be more than welcome to cool off with a dip this afternoon in the pool. Recreation Specialist with the Sheridan Recreation District Nick Dore.
Five new fires have been discovered in Yellowstone National Park, which now brings the total of fires reported in the park this year to 14. Yellowstone Public Information Officer Al Nash says that all of the fires are relatively small in size.
Friday evening just moments before game time a rainbow appeared over Sheridan High School as the Sheridan Broncs were about to take to the field for the first game of the season. The Bronc Cheerleaders held the paper Bronc Head for the the players to run through and into an evening of Bronc dominance as they beat the Cheyenne Central Indians 31 to 12. Scroll down for more of the action.
A Federal Aviation Administration shutdown in July forced the Sheridan County Airport to wait on an grant that would allow them to renovate their taxiway, but airport Manager John Stopka said Friday that they received that grant this week, and now they will be able to start the project in September.
Don't forget that 7 to 9:30 am Saturday August 27th ends the Blood Draws at Memorial Hospital - if you haven't already made an appointment it is too late. The Health Fair will be Saturday, September 24th from 9 am - Noon at the Sheridan College Bruce Hoffman Dome - bring your Blood Draw results with you.
The 19th Elks Youth Rodeo will be held on Saturday and Sunday, August 27th & 28th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds where the "All Around Senior" will drive away in this Ford Truck pulling the "All Around Youth Award" Jackson, 3-horse trailer. Fremont Motor Sheridan, Inc.
The dip in the intersection of North Adams Avenue and West Lott Street is in the process of being removed and curb and gutter will be added as well, according to Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook, who updated the city council at last week's meeting on a number of projects being handled by his department.