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August 26th, 2011

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.

Wyarno Residents Mull Options In Case of Post Office Closure

The Post Office of Wyarno, that shares a building with the town's restaurant and bar. It's one of 44 under review for closure by the United States Postal Service. (photo by Brad Estes)

Through the door there's a 3-foot by 10-foot or so walk-in area, complete with about 50 mailboxes on a wall that has a small service window. To the left there's a closet-sized corner for boxes and postage.

Looking at All Factors in State Graduation Rates

Sue Belish, State Board of Education

Wyoming statewide graduation rates traditionally hover right around 80 percent – the most recent State Board of Education report for the class of 2010 was 80.4 percent. Rates at Sheridan county schools have recently been in the mid-to-upper 80s.