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June 29th

Big Horn Mountain Festival Adds Old-Time Dance To Events

A new event for this year's 8th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be an old-time dance to begin after the Michael Martin Murphey set Saturday, July 7.

People Love Their Cars

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Friday, down at Kendrick Park, began the 2012 Sheridan Karz Club Rod Run. Muscle cars, antiques, trucks, all had their glitz on as owners and car enthusiasts appreciated the time and effort put into these classics.

Wyoming Delegation Decries Loss of AML Funds

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's congressional delegation is decrying the raiding of Abandoned Mine Land money guaranteed to Wyoming in order to help pay for transportation work and lower student loan rates.

Fire Restrictions Begin Sunday in BHNF

Fire Restrictions Begin Sunday in BHNF

The Bighorn National Forest Service announced late Friday that Stage 1 fire restrictions for the Bighorn National Forest will go into effect at midnight Sunday, July 1st. Forest Supervisor Bill Bass said that low snowpack and an unseasonably warm and dry spring have prompted the restrictions.

New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House

New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House
New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House
New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House

Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, were on hand Thursday night to answer questions about the new digital flood insurance rate maps for Sheridan County.

Draft Master Plan Unveiled for Sheridan Railroad Historic District

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A good number of people showed up for a public meeting on the draft master plan for the Sheridan Raiload Historic District.

The draft master plan for the Sheridan Railroad Historic District is available for public review and comment at the Downtown Sheridan Association website. Thursday night a public meeting was held to go over some of the details of that plan.

Wyo. Has Burned Through Most of Firefighting Budget

Wyoming is dipping deep into its firefighting budget.

New Fire Springs Up in Albany County, Evacuations Underway

The National Interagency Coordination Center Incident Management Situation Report lists a new fire in Albany County this morning. The fire is reported to cover 4,000 acres of county land 28 miles northeast of Wheatland. Evacuations of nearby areas are in effect.

Big Horn Fireworks Show Set To Shoot

Although Sheridan County Commissioners have instated a ban on private individuals setting off fireworks, public displays are good to go.

Cowboy Carousel Reintroduction Saturday In Buffalo

The Carousel Committee of the Buffalo Downtown Association will be holding a special event Saturday to reintroduce the public to the Cowboy Carousel.

Arnette Tiller, with the Carousel Committee, tells us about the event and its purpose.