Archive - Aug 29, 2012 - News

A Little Over a Month Later

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It's been a little over a month since the City of Sheridan started closing Kendrick Park to vehicle traffic between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. City Parks Manager Chuck Carbert says that the restrictions haven't created much of a stir.

Keep it Fire Safe on the BHNF

Many in northeast Wyoming will take to the Bighorn Mountains this weekend for the Labor Day holiday. The fire danger remains extremely high on the Bighorn National Forest, which has prompted forest officials to offer a reminder to anyone looking to spend some time on the mountain.

Defense Seeks Delay in Crow Triple Murder Trial

Defense Seeks Delay in Crow Triple Murder Trial

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Defense attorneys are asking a federal judge to postpone the September trial of a man accused of killing his grandmother, cousin and cousin's boyfriend on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation. The request was filed Tuesday.

SMH Getting Accustomed To EMR

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has worked through the frontline of glitches in implementing the new Electronic Medical Records System. As previously reported by Sheridan Media, SMH went live with the system approximately three weeks ago.

Gilead Fire Grows Substantially

Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday.(Photo by Ron Richter)
Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday. (Photo by Gene Sturlin)
Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday. (Photo by Jill Moriarty))
Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday. (Photo by Bobby Rock)
Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday. (Photo by Bobby Rock)
Smoke from the Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo could be seen around the region Wednesday. (Photo by Bobby Rock)

UPDATE 5:07 PM
Officials with the Bighorn National Forest have confirmed that the Gilead Fire 10 miles northwest of Buffalo in the National Forest has grown substantially after a very active Wednesday. BHNF Public Affairs Specialist Susie Douglas.

21 Arrested in Sheridan Methamphetamine Bust

The United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), in cooperation with the Northeast Enforcement Team (NEET), Sheridan Police Department, and Sheridan County Sheriff's Office arrested 21 individuals after a two-year investigation regarding drug activity in the Sheridan area.

SPD: Easy, Inexpensive Home Security Ideas

With Sheridan being one of the top tourist destinations in Wyoming, it's understandable residents here get pretty comfortable when it comes to their home security. While Sheridan isn't overrun with crime, Detective Jim Arzy with the Sheridan Police Department reminds citizens there are a few quick, easy things people should do to safeguard their home against burglary.

Sheridan Primed For Labor Day Tourists

The Associated Press reports more people in the eight-state Mountain West region are expected to make a Labor Day getaway compared with last year.

Clearmont Fire Gains Momentum

Sheridan County Fire Warden, Bill Biastoch, reports the fire approximately 7 miles north of Clearmont has grown to somewhere between 1500 and 2500 acres.

Hay Haulers Get Free Oversize Loads Through Wyoming

This year's drought has taken its toll on the state's hay crop, but Wyoming officials have agreed to provide some relief to those looking to import or transport hay.