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September 12th, 2011

Reservoir Fire Grows During Weekend

Reservoir Fire seen over the Bighorns on Friday afternoon from Sheridan. (photo by Ron Richter)

Continuing to produce smoke over the mountains visible from Sheridan, the Reservoir Fire grew during the weekend to approximately 800 acres in size after it spread on the east side of Adelaide Reservoir in the Cloud Peak Wilderness Sunday, according to a Big Horn National Forest media release Monday

Bison Drop Close Game to Powell

The Buffalo Bison football team fell to 1-1 on the season as they dropped their home opener to the Powell Panthers 20-17.
Powell opened scoring in the first quarter scoring on their opening drive but missed the PAT for a 6-0 lead.
Buffalo took their next possession and scored on a 60-yard pass from Collin Rodriguez to Aaron Fenner to take a 7-6 lead.
The Bison added a field goal in the second quarter to take a 10-6 lead into the half.
In the third quarter, Buffalo fumbled deep in their own territory and Powell scored to take a 13-10 lead.

Jo Co Library Asks Commission for Expansion Direction

Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Library Foundation Board approached the County Commissioners at last week's meeting to seek direction on where they should go in addressing the library's expansion or possible relocation.

Buffalo Council Hears Update on Sewer Study

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council got an update from Russell Engineering on its study on Buffalo's sewer system at last week's council meeting.

Red Hat Society Enjoys Buffalo Hospitality

Red Hat Society parade in Buffalo

The annual Red Hat Society's State Convention was held in Buffalo over the weekend, and the town's hospitality and events were a huge hit with the estimated 150 ladies in attendance from all over the region.

September 11th

Scratch and Sniff Fun Day

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Eight year-old Cameron tries to convince 'Ellie' to go over the jump not through it.

It was a day devoted to dogs and their owners Saturday, at the 3rd annual “Scratch and Sniff Fun Day” held at Kendrick Park.

The event raised about $1,800 for the Sheridan County Dog and Cat Shelter.

A Dead Ringer of an Event

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Carrie Stahley hoping for a ringer at the Jaycee Horseshoe Tournament.

It was the first of its kind Saturday as the Sheridan Jaycees hosted their first annual horseshoe tournament at Marshall Park.

Organizer Cathy Rosenthal explains it was fundraiser done with a great cause in mind.

Governor Mead: Invest in Wyoming Cities, Towns and Counties

Governor Mead: Invest in Wyoming Cities, Towns and Counties

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead continues to express his belief that now is the time to invest in Wyoming by sending money to cities, towns and counties. This is a priority that the Governor focused on during the last legislative session.

Visible Smoke South of Sheridan

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Smoke is still rising from the Reservoir Fire Burnout in the Shell and Adelaide Reservoirs area. This view looking south from the Bird Farm Road, near Big Horn, shows considerable smoke in the sky at 6:00 pm Sunday. Scroll down for two views taken later in the evening and for an earlier report see: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new...

Sheridan Remembers

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Firefighter Jay Hasquet, Firefighter Ben Weaver and Captain Bret Ketchem, from the Sheridan Area Rural Fire Protection District, are joined by Jay's son Jacob as they observe a moment of silence behind two artifacts salvaged from the World Trade Center after the tragedy of September 11, 2001.