Archive - Aug 2012 - News

August 30th

Incident Management Team takes over Gilead Fire

As of 6 o'clock this morning, the Gilead Fire, 10 miles northwest of Buffalo, has been taken over by a Type 3 Incident Management Team. Public Affairs Specialist for the Big Horn National Forest, Susie Douglas.

CVC: Sheridan Poverty Affects All

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media News touched on the subject of poverty in Sheridan.

Public Works To Buffalo Council: Crews Busy With Projects

The Buffalo City Council heard an update at their last meeting from Public Works Director Les Hook who said city crews have been busy with numerous projects since the previous council meeting.

Buffalo Nominated For 'Prettiest Place' Contest

Rachel McCaughey, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

Buffalo is in a competition with many other places in the country, vying to be one of “Prettiest Painted Places In America.”

Johnson County Hosts Workshop On DeSmet Lease

The Johnson County Commissioners held a public workshop on Wednesday to discuss the proposed lease of water in Lake DeSmet by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

August 29th

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.