A full moon is rising over the Big Horn Equestrian Center east of Big Horn where in just 24-hours, on Wednesday evening, the only fireworks show in Sheridan County will be taking place. The near full moon on Wednesday mixed with the fireworks by Bruce Burns should make for a great aerial display as we celebrate Independence Day 2012.
Crews from the Ranchester Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in northern Sheridan County at approximately 5:30 pm Tuesday. The fire is located on Ash Creek Road near the Youngs Creek Mine 13 miles north of Sheridan.
The Ranchester Town Council voted to ban commercial fireworks at their meeting Tuesday night. Ranchester in the past has allowed commercial fireworks on the 4th of July, however, after the Council's decision to enact a ban, they will not be allowed at all this year.
These frontyard raspberry bushes put in hard work this week to produce their first berry crop of the season. Extreme heat waves in Sheridan have stressed many residential gardens. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Ready for deer hunting season? This nice buck was seen on the southwest corner of Main and First Street just waiting to be shot - by a camera - or just for enjoyable viewing. Tuesday morning Don Hauf, the City of Sheridan Traffic/Sign Supervisor and his crew - Ross and Justin - were installing Sheridan's latest sculpture.
The bulk of Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting revolved around a request for a conditional use permit from Dennis and Shirley Cathey to operate a portable sawmill on their property at 498 Wildcat Road. The County Planning and Zoning Commission denied the request at their June 7th meeting.
Twelve new American citizens were sworn in at the Sheridan County District courthouse this morning. Judge John Fenn presided over the administration of their oaths of citizenship. Tune in to Sheridan Media news tomorrow for interviews from some of Sheridan's newest citizens(Photo by Tracee Davis)