Archive - Sep 9, 2012 - News

Latest Gilead Fire News From Incident Command

The western flank of the Gilead Fire showing the rough country it is burning in. Photo courtesy of Incident Command.

(Sunday, September 9 @ 3pm) Evelyn Morgan, with the Gilead Fire Incident Management Team, released the latest information on the fire this afternoon.

Buffalo Meeting On Gilead Fire Draws Concerned Residents

Gilead Fire Incident Commander Chuck Russell addresses the crowd at the public meeting in Buffalo Saturday.

The public meeting on the Gilead Fire held in Buffalo Saturday evening drew about 50 concerned citizens who wanted to be updated on the current fire situation and to ask questions of those in charge of fighting the fire.

Gilead Fire Update September 9: 5,720 Acres, 40% Containment

The update from the Incident Management Team on the Gilead Fire was early Sunday morning, and as of 6am the fire is at 5,720 acres and 40% contained.
The change in acreage for the fire is again due to better mapping, according to the release.

USDA: Food Budgets Fall Short for 13 Percent of Wyomingites

(Courtesy photo)

Food insecurity is taking up more table space in Wyoming. The U-S-D-A has released new statistics on how many families have a tough time providing regular nutritious meals. Close to 13 percent of Wyomingites are in that situation, a percentage that has been creeping up since 2006.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News: