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August 4th, 2012

Highway 212 Reopens After Sarpy Hills Fire

(Photo Courtesy of Sarpy Hills Complex Incident Management Team)

The Sarpy Hills Fire Complex in southeastern Montana has merged into one large fire.

Busy Week for First Responders in Yellowstone

It was a busy week for Yellowstone Park Rangers as three accidents in the park resulted in one fatality and significant injuries to others. Carl Dullmaier of Germany, sustained a head injury after being thrown from a horse near Tower Junction.

Parade, Rodeo Wrap Up Fair Week In Buffalo

The 2012 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo will wrap up this weekend with the parade and rodeo events at the fairgrounds.

Saturday kicks off with the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30am at the corner of Fort and Adams Streets.

"American Idol" Auditions in Casper Wednesday

"American Idol" will be holding auditions in Casper next week as part of its "Small Town Audition Bus Tour".

The event will be held Wednesday at the front of the Fort Caspar Museum.

BWAF Kicks Off Today

The Big West Arts Festival kicks off today in the heart of the Sheridan College Campus.

August 3rd

Fifth Annual “Brewing Up History”

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The chilly weather Friday evening didn't keep supporters away for the fifth annual “Brewing Up History,” beer and soda tasting fundraiser held at the Sheridan County Museum.

Museum Director Nathan Doerr

Evacuations Lifted on SE Montana Reservation

Evacuations Lifted on SE Montana Reservation

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have lifted an evacuation order and reopened roads that had been closed due to a wildfire threatening the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

Black Butte Fire in the Bighorns

Firefighters are on the scene of a wildfire burning about 11 miles northeast of Hyattville in the Bighorn National Forest. According to a media release from the Bighorn National Forest, the Black Butte Fire was reported late last night and has burned about 11 acres.

Rosebud Complex Fire Continues to Grow

Rosebud Complex Fire Continues to Grow

The Rosebud Complex in southeastern Montana continues to grow rapidly, as the six fires that make up the complex are now estimated at over 131,000 acres with 0 percent containment. The six different fires are located anywhere from four to thirty miles south of Rosebud, Montana.

Sarpy Hills Complex Burns Home, Forces Closure of US 212

A fire map showing the various fires burning in southeast Montana. The fires are now known as the Sarpy Hills Complex

The fires burning in southeastern Montana, now known as the Sarpy Hills Complex, burned a mobile home on the Crow Indian reservation just after midnight this morning.