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October 6th, 2011

FBI: Suspect in Triple Slaying in Montana Arrested

This image provided by the FBI shows Sheldon Bernard Chase who has been arrested in Spokane, WA. (AP Photo/FBI)

(Updated 7:55 am) -- LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) - The FBI says it's still trying to piece together what led to the fatal shooting of three people on Montana's Crow Reservation after the arrest of the suspected gunman Wednesday night in Washington state.

Buffalo Council Barely OKs Resolution For Water Project

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council had a heated discussion at their meeting Tuesday concerning a Resolution brought before the council by Mayor Randy Dyess on a water line project in the North and Northwest sections of the city.

Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area Has 'Great Year'

Rick Durfee, caretaker at the Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet, gave a season-end report to the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting, saying it was a “great year” for the county-owned facility.

Gatchell's Fall Gathering Fundraiser Saturday in Buffalo

The Jim Gatchell Museum Association's annual Fall Gathering fundraiser will be this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. The funds raised at the event, from the dinner, auctions and gifts, will all go to the endowment fund for the museum.

October 5th

Brewing Up a Winner

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This vat of award winning wheat beer displays its medal proudly.

A beer brewed by a local business in Sheridan recently placed very well at a national competition in the Mile High City. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Hospital Board Approves Cath Lab Project

Hospital Board Approves Cath Lab Project

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved $2.9 million to go toward the construction of a cardiac catheterization lab at the hospital. The cath lab will be located on the first floor of the hospital's east side near the Emergency Room.

SLIB Board to Consider a Number of Projects Involving Sheridan, Sheridan County

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board is meeting in Cheyenne Thursday to address a number of loan applications from various governmental agencies from around the state.

Governor Mead Encouraged by Fish and Wildlife Decision Regarding Wolves

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead said he is encouraged that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is set to turn management of wolves over to Wyoming.

Sheridan Man Gets 3 Years in SD for Cocaine Possession, DWUI

50-year-old Christopher Harper of Sheridan was sentenced to three years in a South Dakota state prison Wednesday, resulting from a June arrest for DWUI.

Areas Near Reservoir Fire Re-Opened for Day Use

Hot, dry weather caused smoke from the Reservoir Fire to kick up over the Bighorns that could be seen from north Sheridan Saturday evening. photo by Brad Estes

Predicted cooler wet weather in the area of the Reservoir Fire, coupled with a two-week pattern of minimal fire behavior has allowed Big Horn National Forest officials to re-open the Shell and Adelaide Reservoir Areas for day use.