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July 4th, 2012

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

Public Pulse - Tuesday 07/03/12

Animal Shelter / Concerts in the Park

Public Pulse - Monday 07/02/12

Library / Sheridan WYO Rodeo

A Full Moon Arising

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A full moon is rising over the Big Horn Equestrian Center east of Big Horn where in just 24-hours, on Wednesday evening, the only fireworks show in Sheridan County will be taking place. The near full moon on Wednesday mixed with the fireworks by Bruce Burns should make for a great aerial display as we celebrate Independence Day 2012.