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September 12th, 2012

Gilead Wildfire Eats Another 240 Acres

The Gilead wildfire, as seen from the HF Bar Ranch. (Photo by Clark Smyth, National Incident Response Team)

The Gilead Wildfire, burning near Buffalo and Story, grew 240 acres over the last two days, and officials with the National Incident Response Team estimate the fire's total size to be 6,000 acres.

VA Identifies 6 Pillars To End Vet Homelessness

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media reported how the local Veterans Affairs hospital is joining national efforts to end homelessness among veterans.

September 11th

Busy Schedule for Concord Coalition Regional Director

The Rocky Mountain Regional Director of the Concord Coalition will be spending the next several days in the Sheridan area to speak to various groups and organizations.

Dedicating the Life House

Life House Dedication.
VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger
VOA Life House facility.
VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger, left, and Bill Fowler with the Daniels Fund amongst a crowd at the Life House dedication Tuesday.

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a dedication ceremony Tuesday dedicating the Life House on the their campus in south Sheridan. The Life House is a men's treatment center for those struggling with substance abuse addiction.

Accreditation Team To Assess JCSD1 Next Month

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School Board discussed their upcoming accreditation assessment, which will happen the week of October 7-10.

Planner Discusses GIS, Mapping With Jo Co Commission

Jim Waller

Jim Waller, Johnson County Planner and GIS Manager, gave a presentation to the county commissioners last week, letting them know what he has been working on and what he has accomplished in the last year since he has been on the job.

Buffalo Council Adjusts Overtime, Comp Time For BPD

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, passed Resolutions 1345, concerning overtime, and 1346, concerning comp time, changing the city's personnel policy for employees of the Buffalo Police Department.

Gas Goes Up Nationwide; Sheridanites Pay $3.59

The national average price of gasoline climbed to $3.843 per gallon this week, but five gas stations in Sheridan have set their prices at $3.599. Other prices found around town range all the way up to $3.699.

Casper Fire Takes Seventh Building

Seven structures are now lost to a wildfire on Casper Mountain.

A Time of Remembrance

The Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department was the scene Tuesday morning of a remembrance ceremony to honor those that were lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.