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July 5th, 2012

TROOPER BASEBALL / 2012 WYO RODEO WEEK BEGINS SATURDAY

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers are 33-8 after play at the Black Hills classic tournament in Rapid City.

They won their first game lost two Monday and cam back to win twice on Tuesday.

Next up for the Troops is a road double header in Cody Sunday, then a conference game Tuesday in Casper before coming home next Wednesday to host two with Spearfish, South Dakota.

Our next live broadcast of Trooper baseball will be that Spearfish double header next Wednesday the first pitch will be tossed out at 5:00 live on 14-10 KWYO.

County Approves Contract With RMA

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County Approves Contract With RMA

Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance to provide emergency medical services to Sheridan County residents. Prior to the Commissioner's approval, County Administrator Renee' Obermueller pointed out that the subsidy to RMA continues to go down.

Buffalo City Officials Remind Residents of Watering Restrictions

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Officials with the City of Buffalo want to remind residents that watering restrictions are in effect and that the City's Police Department will be checking for violations of the restrictions, where violators could be subject to fines.

July 4th

2nd Annual Freedomfest

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Seven year-old Nerissa Sanchez participates in the watermelon eating contest.

Close to 400 folks showed up for the 2nd annual Freedomfest held behind the Sheridan Rec. District building at the old Woodland Park School. Sheridan Rec. District Dale Boedeker

The Sheridan Concert Band

Sheridan's Bill Avery conducted the Sheridan Concert Band - the 2nd Concert in the Park of 2012 - on a beautiful Tuesday evening as this "High Dynamic Range" photo indicates. The next Concert in the Park, on July 10th, is the Smokehouse Band from Minnesota that concert organizer David Kuzara says is "Awesome" and so far this season he is two for two when it comes to quality concerts.

07/05/12 Fires Update

Smoke trails rise from a newly ignited fire 13 miles north of Sheridan. The fire started early Tuesday evening. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

UPDATE 6:30AM 7/5/12

Hot and dry conditions continue to feed wildfires throughout Wyoming and Montana. Here's a breakdown of recent fire activity in Wyoming and southeastern Montana.

Sheridan Congratulates 12 new American Citizens

Twelve new Americans were recognized during a naturalization ceremony at the Fourth Judicial District courtroom yesterday. Each applicant went through an extensive process that included interviews, background checks and academic testing.

Fireworks In Big Horn Tonight

The Big Horn Fireworks Show is geared up to go off tonight after sunset. The Ucross show has been canceled due to dry conditions, so this will be the only show for miles around Sheridan.

BLM Public Review Of North Fork Bentonite Through July 23

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office recently announced the availability of a plan of operations for the proposed North Fork bentonite mining project northwest of Kaycee.

July 3rd

Fire Near Ash Creek Road

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Firefighters responded to a fire just off of Ash Creek Road in northern Sheridan County early Tuesday evening.

Photos by Ron Richter