Archive - Aug 24, 2011 - News

Health Officials on Wildfire Smoke: Use Common Sense

Smoke from a number of wildfires burning in Montana and Wyoming has raised some air quality issues throughout the Sheridan region.

ACT Begins Fiber Expansion on South Sheridan Ave.

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Advanced Communications Technology is embarking on project to extend their fiber optic network in Sheridan. ACT General Manager Aaron Sopko explains the details of the fiber optics expansion in south Sheridan.

Clean Coal Symposium at UW

Efforts to preserve the value of Wyoming coal will be the focus of a symposium scheduled at the University of Wyoming Thursday.

New Areas Connect Pathway System in Sheridan

As part of an effort to connect all pathways in Sheridan, two new area pathways officially opened with ribbon cuttings Wednesday afternoon.

Powder River Energy Foundation Uses 'Round-Up' to Give Back

With the help of residents paying just a few extra pennies each month on their electric bills, the Powder River Energy Foundation is able to give back to the community. Communication Specialist for PRECorp, Kristin Kelly, explains their Operation RoundUp.

St. Labre HS in Montana Delayed by Wildfires

St. Labre Indian Catholic High School in Ashland, Montana will delay the start of its school year until Monday Aug. 29 because of multiple wildfires in the area.

Hazy Skies: More Fires in Wyo., Montana Bring Smoke to Area

Hazy skies again greet Sheridan-area residents Wednesday morning as smoke fills the sky from a wide array of fires in both Wyoming and Montana - almost all of which began this week.

25th Year for Story Days this Weekend

The silver anniversary for Story Days begins Friday and lasts through the weekend, with anything from a flea market to the 1st annual disc golf tournament on the list of happenings.

Dog Walk to Raise Funds For Buffalo Animal Shelter

The 4K Paws Dogwalk/Run will be happening Wednesday in Buffalo, and as you would guess, the event has something to do with four paws.

Jo Co Commission Approves Bentonite Mine Permit

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved a permit application for a bentonite mine in Southern Johnson County.