Archive - Sep 2012 - News

September 6th

Johnson County Commission Discusses Fuel Depot

The proposed county fuel depot was a major topic of discussion at the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday.

JCHC Board Discusses Recruiting, PPO Agreements

Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees were updated at their meeting last week on the status of physician recruitment and PPO agreements by Administrator Sandy Ward.

September 5th

Gilead Fire at 4,200 Acres, Temporary Closure Area Expanded

The Bighorn National Forest Service has announced that Forest Supervisor Bill Bass has signed a special order expanding the area that is closed in and around the Gilead Fire.

Sheridan County May Make Proposal to G&F Commission

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The decision by Johnson County Commissioners to not accept the Game and Fish 99-year lease proposal for junior water rights on Lake DeSmet has opened the door for Sheridan County to perhaps market their share of water individually.

Pathways to Wellness Registration Deadline is Friday

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The deadline for business teams to sign up for the Wellness Council of Sheridan County's Pathways to Wellness program is this Friday, September 7th. Wellness Council Executive Director Michele Fritz.

New Software to Help P.D. With Data

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Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

The Sheridan Police Department implemented new software about a month ago that will go along way in helping map crime and traffic incidents within the City. Police Chief Richard Adriaens comments on the new command central program that they're now using.

City Council Approves Street Closure For Oktoberfest

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce to close a portion of Main Street downtown for their Oktoberfest celebration coming up on Saturday, September 22nd.

Bud Love Wildlife Area Closed Due to Fire

(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)
(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)
(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has temporarily closed the Bud Love Wildlife Habitat management Area in order to allow firefighters to stage for fighting the Gilead Fire.

County Officials Encourage Code Red Enrollment

Sheridan County and City officials are sending out a formal reminder to its residents to participate in the area's voluntary emergency notification system.

Gilead Fire Grows to 4,000 Acres

The Gilead Fire Incident Management Team released the latest information on the fire this morning, saying the fire had grown to 3,936 acres as of 9 am.
The Gilead Fire began August 14 with a lightning strike on the Bighorn National Forest.