September 5th, 2012

New Software to Help P.D. With Data

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Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

The Sheridan Police Department implemented new software about a month ago that will go along way in helping map crime and traffic incidents within the City. Police Chief Richard Adriaens comments on the new command central program that they're now using.

Johnson County HS Sports Preview For September 6

After cruising past Worland 41-0 last week, the Buffalo Bison football team (1-0) will have what looks to be a better challenge this week as they take their No. 3 ranking to Powell against the top-ranked Panthers.
Game time is at 7pm Friday in Powell.

The Lady Bison volleyball team (4-4) will be at the Rawlins Invite today through Saturday. Both the Varsity and JV squads will have matches this weekend.

The Bison golf team will be home this weekend for their own tournament Friday and Saturday at the Buffalo Golf Club.

City Council Approves Street Closure For Oktoberfest

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce to close a portion of Main Street downtown for their Oktoberfest celebration coming up on Saturday, September 22nd.

Little Goose

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Picture by Sarah Wallick

Big Horn

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Bud Love Wildlife Area Closed Due to Fire

(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)
(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)
(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has temporarily closed the Bud Love Wildlife Habitat management Area in order to allow firefighters to stage for fighting the Gilead Fire.

County Officials Encourage Code Red Enrollment

Sheridan County and City officials are sending out a formal reminder to its residents to participate in the area's voluntary emergency notification system.

Gilead Fire Grows to 4,000 Acres

The Gilead Fire Incident Management Team released the latest information on the fire this morning, saying the fire had grown to 3,936 acres as of 9 am.
The Gilead Fire began August 14 with a lightning strike on the Bighorn National Forest.

Dayton Council Looks to Clarify Water Rights

The Dayton town council passed an amendment on first reading Tuesday night to clarify the definition, and ultimately the intended use, of raw water.

College Group Needs Backpacks for Suicide Awareness

Sheridan College has an activist organization with the goal of removing the stigma surrounding seeking help for mental health issues. The group, called Active Minds, is a counterpart to a national initiative, and this fall's area of focus is suicide prevention.