July 30th, 2012

Acme, SR, SR2 Fires 95% Contained

The Acme Fire is 95 percent contained as of this morning. The fire was once previously considered contained until high winds propegated the blaze. (Photo by David Oakes)

Sheridan County Fire Warden, Bill Biastoch, reported the three fires in Sheridan County are 95 percent contained, as of mid-morning Monday.

Liz Cheney Steals the Stage at GOP Dinner

Liz Cheney attended the Sheridan County Republican Party's Reagan Days dinner to help the party pull together to raise funds for the upcoming election.

Sheridan County Fair is Underway

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This young girl was all smiles Sunday at the Sheridan County Fair.

The Sheridan County Fair got underway over the weekend despite not receiving such a good reception from Mother Nature at times. Horse show events dominated the first two days of the Fair, as everything from English events to showmanship and trail class took place Saturday and Sunday.

Improvements Will Continue at Elk Pasture

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It's been a project that has been in the making for almost three years, improvements to the Elk pasture in Sheridan.


Troopers 49-9 open the state tournament Wednesday

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers beat Powell 14-7 Saturday to win the north district tournament.

They led 9-7 going into the 9th inning and scored five runs to put the game away Lucas Giesey got the win, Drew Adriaens pitched the last three innings in relief.

The Troops take their 49-9 record into state tournament play Wednesday in Casper they face Laramie as their first round opponent at 12:30.

Weekend Fun During Buffalo's Crazy Days And Nights

This weekend, Buffalo's Crazy Days and Crazy Nights celebration, along with Art In The Park, The Day Of The Cowboy, and the street dance, had throngs of people all through downtown enjoying great sales, fun, games and music.

High Country Lakes to be Stocked With Fish Via Helio

(Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Game and Fish)
(Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Game and Fish)

If head up to one of the mountain lakes in the Cloud Peak Wilderness today or tomorrow, you might encounter some low-flying helicopters.

Johnson County Fair For Monday: Horses, Cats, Pets

Today at the Johnson County Fair in Buffalo will be the Horse Show, Cat Show, Pocket Pets and many more events.

Starting the day off will be the Horse Show beginning at 8am.
4-H Interview judging begins at 8:30.
Open Class Exhibit Judging starts at 9am.
Cat judging starts at 9 o'clock.

JCSD1 Board Reminded Of Election Filing Period

Dr. Rod Kessler

At their meeting July 25, the Johnson County School District One Board Of Trustees were reminded by Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler of the upcoming Election Filing Period if they wish to serve another term on the board.

July 29th

This Week's Poll Question

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In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado, “Movie Theater Massacre” in which twelve movie goers were killed and 58 injured, the debate continues: Should we have stricter gun control laws or do we continue to protect the rights of gun owners.