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Prescribed Burn Planned for Today in the Big Horns

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Today in the Big Horns

The Big Horn National Forest has issued a media release that states that Forest Service firefighters plan to conduct a prescribed burn today about one mile west of U.S. Highway 16 in Tensleep Canyon.

Carol Mead to Run in N.Y. Marathon in Honor of Slain UW Students

Carol Mead to Run in N.Y. Marathon in Honor of Slain UW Students

Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead announced Thursday that she will be running in the New York Marathon this November - but there's a catch. Mead will wear a ceremonial bib in honor of eight University of Wyoming cross country runners who were tragically killed by a drunk driver in 2001.

LDCC JPB: Meeting Coming With Three Entities On DeSmet

Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board held their October meeting in Buffalo Thursday evening and the main topic of discussion at the meeting was the possible separate marketing of water rights by Johnson and Sheridan Counties.

Story Volunteer Fire Department Needs Donations

Story Volunteer Fire Department Needs Donations

Story Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Onstott told Public Pulse host Ron Richter about what the department needs. Since January, it has more than doubled in size from six to 15 volunteers.

Buffalo City Attorney Updates Council On Wastewater Plant

Buffalo's waste water treatment plant

City Attorney Ben Kirven gave a report to the city council at their meeting this week, updating them on various projects he is currently working on the issues at the city's waste water treatment plant.

Sheridan Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

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Sheridan resident Caron Avery has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter for allegedly playing a role in the death of her mother, 74-year-old Nina Avery.

Johnson County Commission Passes Budget Amendment

At their regular meeting this week, the Johnson County Commissioners approved Resolution No. 460, amending the budget to show additions to Funds 21 and 52 and a payment from the General Fund for equipment.

Court Finds RMA Employees Not Guilty

Former Rocky Mountain Ambulance employees Brand Stewart and Alex Carmody were found not guilty Wednesday in Sheridan County Circuit Court.

SPD SRO'S Participate in Holy Name School's Safety Day

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SPD SRO Sam Damon with kids at the Holy Name School Pre-Kindergarten School Safety Day. (Courtesy Photo)
SPD SRO Dan White with kids at the Holy Name School Pre-Kindergarten School Safety Day. (Courtesy Photo)

School Resource Officers Dan White and Sam Damon with the Sheridan Police Department spent some time this week participating in the Holy Name School Pre-Kindergarten School School Safety Day. The SRO'S discussed the role of policemen, Halloween safety and stranger danger.

Counties Continue Discussions On Lake DeSmet Lease

Sheridan and Johnson Counties are continuing to have discussions concerning the proposed lease of water rights at Lake DeSmet by the Wyoming Game and Fish, in what appears to be preparations for today's Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board meeting in Buffalo.