Archive - Jul 29, 2012 - News

Busy Weekend for Firefighters

The hills near Acme are scorched after a fire that was started late Saturday night burned off and on throughout Sunday.
The hills near Acme are scorched after a fire that was started late Saturday night burned off and on throughout Sunday.

A fire that started late Saturday night near Acme due to lightning from thunderstorms appeared to be contained early Sunday afternoon before a strong thunderstorm producing 50 mph winds moved through the area causing the fire to flare up violently.

Two Fires Currently Burning In Sheridan County. !UPDATED!

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Sheridan Media has learned that there are two fires currently burning in Sheridan County. The fires are located near Wyarno and Acme. According to Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch crews have contained the Acme fire and are on the scene at the Wyarno fire.

Johnson County Fair Opens Today In Buffalo

The 2012 Johnson County Fair begins today at the fairgrounds in Buffalo and will continue through this week, wrapping up next Sunday, August 5th.

Fabric and Fashion judging began on Friday but competitions start today with the Dog Show at 8am.

Cloud Peak Energy Receives Good Neighbor Award

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Cloud Peak Energy Receives Good Neighbor Award

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. has announced that they've received a national Good Neighbor Ward from the Office of Surface Mining and the National Mining Association.

Suicide Intervention Skills Workshop Coming To Sheridan

A two-day workshop in Sheridan called Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, known by the acronym ASIST, is coming to Sheridan Sept. 14 and 15.

Sheridan Unemployment 6.3%

This month's statistics from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services report Sheridan's unemployment rate at 6.3 percent.