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Cato Fire In Mop-Up Stages, Says Jo Co Fire Chief

Johnson County Fire Chief Wes Johnson

The Cato Fire, which has burned 27,700 acres northeast of Buffalo, is in mop-up stages as of Thursday evening, according to Johnson County Fire Chief Wes Johnson.

Lummis Weighs In on Affordable Care Act

Congresswoman, Cynthis Lummis, spoke to Sheridan Media shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as “Obamacare.”

Senator Enzi Expresses Disappointment in Supreme Court Ruling

Senator Enzi Expresses Disappointment in Supreme Court Ruling

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi was quick to express his disappointment with the Supreme Court's ruling that the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act is constitutional, giving the the Government the power to continue implementing the law.

Johnson County Fire Chief On Cato Fire Situation

A tired but hopeful Johnson County Fire Chief Wes Johnson took a few minutes to update Sheridan Media on the status of the Cato Fire northeast of Buffalo.

Clearmont Firefighters are Set: Please Divert Donations

Firefighters in Clearmont have been showered with monetary and food donations to assist their efforts in controlling the Cato wildfire.

Johnson County Enacts Full Fire Restrictions

At a special meeting Thursday morning, the Johnson County Commissioners signed Resolution No. 459A, implementing full fire restrictions in the county, effective immediately.

Cato Fire In Sheridan County Fire Line Is Established

Sheridan County fire warden, Bill Biastoch, reports firefighters have successfully established a fireline around the portion of the Cato wildfire that extends into Sheridan County.

Ashland, MT Evacuated

The Rosebud County Sheriff's dispatch confirmed reports that Ashland, Montana, was evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to fires near the area. More than 800 people were evacuated to nearby Lame Deer, Colstrip and Broadus.

Russell's Camp Fire May Be Under Control

Some good news on the firefighting front in Wyoming.

Partial Fire Restrictions for Sheridan County Approved by Commissioners

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Partial Fire Restrictions for Sheridan County Approved by Commissioners

UPDATE 11:00AM The Sheridan County Commissioners during a special meeting this morning approved a resolution enacting partial fire restrictions within the County that are in effect immediately.