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June 26th

Cato Fire Northeast of Buffalo

Cato Fire Northeast of Buffalo

* UPDATED* According to information obtained form the National Weather Service in Riverton, the Cato Fire 13 miles northeast of Buffalo continues to burn in Johnson County, but has now spread into Sheridan County as well.

Sheridan County Fire Warden Posts Red Flag For Fire Danger

Sheridan County fire warden, Bill Biastoch, has assigned red flag fire conditions to the area. He said the combination of extreme heat and high winds is contributing to fire danger in the county.

Sheridan State Legislator Proposes Optional ATM Fee

Republican state legislator, senator Bruce Burns of Sheridan, is sponsoring a draft of a bill that would require ATMs to enable consumers to elect to donate to state parks and historic sites.

Qdoba Mexican Grill is Coming to Sheridan

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Qdoba Mexican Grill is Coming to Sheridan

The Sheridan Planning Commission Monday night approved the site, landscaping and building design for a Qdoba Mexican Grill that will be located on the North Brundage Corner Subdivision, which is the site of the old Parkway Motel.

Sneak Preview of Ucross Summer Exhibition is Wednesday

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The summer exhibition at the Ucross Art Gallery will open this Saturday and it will feature the work of local artists Joel Ostlind and Arin Waddell.

City Council Approves Ordinance For SID #78

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The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday to allow for a public hearing on the assessment role for Sheridan Commercial Park Special Improvement District #78.

Johnson County Approves Additional Funds For Drug Court

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissiners approved a request from the Community Resource Center of Johnson County (CRC) on behalf of the Johnson County Court's Supervised Drug Treatment Program for additional funds for FY 2012.

Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum turns 51

The Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum is celebrating its 51st birthday, and that means free public admission all day today. In addition to cake and ice cream to mark the occasion, there will also be a special event in the afternoon.

Sheridan County Needs New Planning/Zoning Commissioner

County Commissioners Chairman, Mike Nickel, appeared on Public Pulse last week on Newstalk 930, KROE, and announced there's still an opening for a Planning and Zoning Commissioner to advise the county commissioners regarding the physical development of the county.

JCSD1 Board Member Recognizes Debate, Choir Students

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees worked through a light agenda with a number of district administration personnel gone for various reasons.