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August 17th, 2011

House Fire Tuesday on Dee Drive Controlled Quickly

Firefighter EMT-I Andy Lindberg, left, goes “on air” in preparation to suppress the fire while Capt. Chuck Dudrey assesses the fire. Fire damage can be seen on the back of the house in the electrical service equipment. (Photo courtesy of SFR)

A structure fire originated in some electrical panels on the outside of a private residence at 76 Dee Drive on Tuesday afternoon, but was extinguished in less than an hour by Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Goose Valley Fire Department.

Back to School: SHS, SJHS Regstration Starts Wednesday

Sheridan Junior High School and High School will hold their registration and orientation starting at 9 am Wednesday.

Jo Co Hearing on Animal Regs Draws Concerned Residents

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commissioners hosted a public hearing to allow concerned residents the opportunity to voice their opinions and make suggestions regarding the proposed animal regulations the commissioners are looking at adopting.

Buffalo Council Argues, Approves Grant Application

The Buffalo City Council, at last night's meeting, approved Resolution 1327, which will allow City Planner Zach Montgomery to submit grant applications for the proposed sports complex.

August 16th

Sales and Use Tax Revenues Continue to Decline

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City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed

Two months into the fiscal year the numbers look bleak for the City of Sheridan as the sales and use tax continues on a downward slope. City Treasurer Jennifer Reed explains the financial picture that the City is facing early into their fiscal year.

Child Development Center Gets $150,000 Daniels Fund Grant

Child Development Center Region 2 Preschool on Sheridan Avenue. (image courtesy of CDC Region 2)

The Child Development Center Region 2 announced Tuesday that they received a $150,000 grant from the Daniels Fund.

Light Rain Slows Hoss Fire

Crews battle the Hoss Fire Monday night, Courtesy BIA

Light rain has slowed the 800-acre Hoss Fire, according to a release from the BIA. The fire is burning in the Black Canyon in the Big Horn Mountains on the Crow Reservation in southern Big Horn County, Mont.

Hospital Foundation Receives Grant for Cancer Center Equipment

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced that they have received funding to assist with the purchase of new equipment for the new Welch Cancer Center. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven gives us the details.

Disaster Applicant Agent Designated

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Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

The Sheridan County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday designated Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman as the Applicant Agent with the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security to apply for federal financial assistance.

Pam Tebow to Speak in Sheridan at Legacy Pregnancy Center Fundraiser this November

Legacy Pregnancy and Resource Center (courtesy of

Mother of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, Pam Tebow, will speak in Sheridan this November. Mrs. Tebow will be the keynote speaker at the The Legacy Pregnancy and Resource Center's annual fundraising dinner this November.