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July 26th, 2011

Norton Point Fire North of Dubois Brings Smoke to Sheridan Area

The Norton Point fire continues to burn in the Washakie Wilderness area north of Dubois. (Photo Courtesy of the National Forest Service)

A lightning caused fire some 300-miles away from Sheridan County filled the sky with smoke over the Big Horn Mountains Monday night. The Norton Point fire is burning in the in the Washakie Wilderness area about 24-miles north of Dubois.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 7/26/10

Women's Trans National Golf Championship / John Ransom-finance editor, townhall.com

MOUNTAIN RUNNING

BIG HORN SKY MARATHON OVERALL RESULTS:
1 2 Scott Buckingham 8:00:00 11:46:45 3:46:45 31 M Casper
2 849 Mike Diesburg 8:00:00 12:14:40 4:14:40 43 M Casper
3 827 David Martin 8:00:00 12:16:54 4:16:54 43 M Casper
4 806 Josh Port 8:00:00 12:22:56 4:22:56 32 M Sheridan
5 789 Keri McMeans 8:00:00 12:32:25 4:32:25 35 F Dayton
6 780 Mark Conrad 8:00:00 12:52:26 4:52:26 41 M Sheridan
7 770 Lisa Nicholls 8:00:00 12:54:09 4:54:09 42 F Sheridan
8 804 Marta Ostler 8:00:00 12:54:09 4:54:09 43 F Dayton
9 841 Diana Burbank 8:00:00 12:54:09 4:54:09 28 F Anchorage

Gov. Mead Appoints UW Professor to Energy Council

Governor Mead furthered his office's connection with the UW School of Energy Resources Monday by appointing Rob Hurless to his energy policy staff.

New Fairgrounds Traffic Plan and Contestant Parking Drawing Some Opposition

A map of the new traffic pattern and parking areas at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. (Courtesy of the Fairgrounds)

Last September the traffic pattern at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds was altered to route vehicles to the west side of the Fairgrounds with the goal of keeping traffic away from contestants and pedestrians. Part of that new traffic pattern also meant changes to contestant parking areas.

Spear-O-Wigwam Community Open House Saturday

Spear-O-Wigwam Community Open House Saturday

In late April, the Northern Wyoming Community College District officially announced the purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in the Big Horn mountains near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area.

NMNA Receives Tax Exempt Status and Gears Up for Another Taste of Sheridan

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NMNA Receives Tax Exempt Status and Gears Up for Another Taste of Sheridan

The North Main Neighborhood Association in Sheridan has announced that their application for tax exemption status has been approved by the IRS.

Joey's Fly Fishing Partners with Kennon Products of Sheridan

Joey's Fly Fishing, a local volunteer-run non-profit organization that works with kids from around Sheridan and Buffalo, is growing their fly-rod building class with help from Kennon Products of Sheridan.

Buffalo Council Approves Temporary Water Line

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, approved the use of a temporary water line for dust abatement at a rock quarry north of the fairgrounds.

Change Order Approved for Buffalo City Shop

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council approved a change order for the new city shop, currently under construction, to cover the engineering and building of a support wall for the facility.