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August 4th

3 Die After Semi Hits Car, Jeep Near Billings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol says a semi tractor-trailer crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 87 north of Billings leading to a fiery three-vehicle crash that killed three people and injured two others.

Finley Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse

A Sheridan man accused of two counts of aggravated assault and battery with a hand gun was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday. Jamison Finley, 24, plead not guilty to both counts and Judge John Fenn set a tentative trial date for January 18.

Buffalo, Jo Co May Hire, Share Engineer

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The City of Buffalo and Johnson County are studying the possibility of hiring a joint city/county civil engineer to handle a lot of the tasks that are currently hired out to private engineering firms.

Buffalo Approves Grants for Crazy Woman Square Project

Buffalo City Council

Renovation on Buffalo's Crazy Woman Square took another step toward reality Tuesday when Buffalo's City Council approved two grant application requests.

Annual Trike Rally Hits Buffalo This Weekend

The Annual American Trike Association's Trike Rally is in Buffalo again this year, and events will be happening all weekend.

August 3rd

Doggie Divas Competition

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"What a Woof!!"

Calling all dogs. This coming Saturday at Paw Prints Pet Boutique, all dogs are invited, with their owners, to put their best paw forward. It's a “Canine Couture Show and Doggie Swimwear Contest for dogs.

Canine Leptospirosis

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In the last few years, Wyoming and Montana have seen 10-20 cases of Leptospirosis, a contagious bacterial disease that can affect animals and humans as well. While there have been no new cases in Sheridan County for the last few years, the potential is here.

Plenty Going on at the Sheridan County Fair

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A scene from the swine show at the Sheridan County Fair.

As we enter into the last two days of 4-H and FFA events of the Sheridan County Fair, there's still plenty of time to take in what the Fair has to offer.

Big West Arts Festival is This Weekend

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The Big West Arts Festival is tihs weekend at Sheridan Collge. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

The 6th annual Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College will take place this weekend on the front lawn of the College. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Wyoming, Feds announce Plan for Delisting Wolves

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming and the U.S. Department of Interior have reached an agreement over how to end federal protections for wolves in the state. Wyoming Governor Matt Mead hailed the agreement Wednesday, saying wolves have taken a heavy toll on livestock and wildlife in the state.