Archive - Jun 29, 2012 - News

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.

Help Stuff the Bus

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Bethesda Worship Center in Sheridan is Looking to Stuff the Bus

The Boys and Girls Club in Lame Deer, MT contacted Bethesda Worship Center in Sheridan Thursday looking for assistance for those who've lost their homes in Ashland, MT from the Ash Creek Fire.

City Council Approves One Item, Tables Another at Special Meeting

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City Council Approves One Item, Tables Another at Special Meeting

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting over the noon hour Thursday, where they approved on second reading an assessment ordinance for the Sheridan Commercial Park SID #78 that will provide infrastructure improvements to the park.