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August 26th, 2011

Fires Continue to Burn in Yellowstone

Several new fires are burning in Yellowstone National Park.

Five new fires have been discovered in Yellowstone National Park, which now brings the total of fires reported in the park this year to 14. Yellowstone Public Information Officer Al Nash says that all of the fires are relatively small in size.

Airport Gets Construction Grant Following FAA Shutdown

A Federal Aviation Administration shutdown in July forced the Sheridan County Airport to wait on an grant that would allow them to renovate their taxiway, but airport Manager John Stopka said Friday that they received that grant this week, and now they will be able to start the project in September.

Buffalo City Works Crews Busy With Various Projects

The dip in the intersection of North Adams Avenue and West Lott Street is in the process of being removed and curb and gutter will be added as well, according to Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook, who updated the city council at last week's meeting on a number of projects being handled by his department.

Ranchester Set to Celebrate its Centennial

Ranchester will celebrate 100 years since its inception as a town this Saturday with events going on all day along Highway 14 East.

Change Order Approved by Buffalo City Council

A request by Geoff Spiering Construction for an extension to the contract to build the new city shop resulted in a change order to extend the contract by 33 days.

AP Update: Fires in Montana, Wyoming

Fires have spread resources thin across Wyoming and Montana, after lightning caused multiple fires throughout the week. Warm temperatures and low humidities have created dangerous fire conditions for these areas.

Update: Fires on the BHNF Holding Even, Not Expanding

Eight wildfires were reported in the northern Big Horn National Forest after thunderstorms brought lightning across the area Thursday. Largest of these, the West Pass fire is about 15-acres in size.

August 25th

Walk on Faith

Most of us go for an evening walk, an afternoon walk, or an early morning walk. David Parrish from Spokane, Washington is out for a 2,000 mile walk and he'll be passing through Sheridan Today. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter
has more.

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Gets Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Gets Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds received some good news this week as the National Park Service has formally listed the Fairgrounds Historic District on the National Register for Historic Places.

6th Annual Harvest Celebration is Saturday

6th Annual Harvest Celebration is Saturday

The Powder River Basin Resource Council will be holding their 6th annual Harvest Celebration this Saturday in Sheridan. Bill Bensel with the Resource Council explains that the annual event is a chance to showcase food produces at local farms and ranches.