Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 28th

Still Time To Sign Up For Bluegrass Camp For Kids

Although the official deadline to sign up has come and gone, there are still a few spots left for kids interested in participating in theis year's Bluegrass Camp For Kids.

Traveling Mammogram Van To Access Uninsured Women in Wyo.

The Susan G. Komen Foundation, in partnership with GE, announced earlier this week that a traveling mammogram van will make rounds around the state to offer the lifesaving test to uninsured and rural women.

Johnson County Holds Workshop On Lake DeSmet Lease

Johnson County's elected officials held a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the proposed Game and Fish lease of Lake DeSmet to gather their opinions and their input and decide how the county will proceed with the information.

June 27th

Johnson County Fire Ban To Go Into Effect Thursday

Johnson County's Commissioners have called a special meeting for Thursday, June 28 at 9am to ratify a county-wide fire ban effective immediately.

Tongue River State Park Affected by Fire Near Ashland, MT

Tongue River State Park Affected by Fire Near Ashland, MT. (Courtesy Photo)

Tongue River State Park in southeastern Montana has been without electricity since about 8 pm Tuesday evening.

County Commissioners Special Meeting on Fire Restrictions Thursday

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County Commissioners Special Meeting on Fire Restrictions Thursday

Sheridan County has announced that there will be a special meeting of the County Commissioners Thursday morning at 8 o'clock regarding fire restrictions within the County.

Johnson County Sheriff Gives Update On Cato Fire

*UPDATED* Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek gave a quick update on the Cato Fire Wednesday morning to the county commissioners, and spoke to Sheridan Media afterwards.

Kozisek explained the situation.

18 New Fires Reported in the Rockies

Fires around the Rocky Mountain region light up last night's sunset. (Photo by Meagan Knudson)

The National Interagency Coordination Center Incident Management Report for today reports 18 new fires have erupted in the Rocky Mountain region, 10 of which are uncontained.

Wildfire smoke may aggravate asthma, allergies

Photo by Meagan Knudson
Photo by Meagan Knudson
Photo by Meagan Knudson

With several wildfires burning nearby and a few days of high winds, the city of Sheridan has been blanketed in a distinct cloud of smoke.

Meeting on Railroad Historic District Draft Master Plan is Thursday

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Gould Street is part of the Sheridan Railroad Historic District.

A meeting to present and discuss the draft master plan for the Sheridan Railroad Historic District will be held Thursday night at the historic Sheridan Inn. In 2004, the Sheridan Railroad Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.