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July 1st, 2012

Authorities Release Names of Boy Scouts Killed in Wyoming Crash

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Authorities have released the names of three Boy Scouts and their Scout leader who were killed in a head-on collision while driving back to Colorado from a camp in Wyoming.

Evacuations Ordered Due to Ash Creek Fire

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Sheridan Media has learned that the Powder River County Sheriff is advising residents to evacuate as the Ash Creek Fire continues to move to the North and East.

Fire Restrictions In Effect For All BLM Lands In NE Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office, in a media release, announced it has implemented fire restrictions on public lands in Sheridan, Johnson, and Campbell counties effective June 29, due to dry conditions and high fire danger.

Summer Season Is Time To Prevent Heat Injury

In the past week, Sheridan saw multiple days with temperatures of 100 degrees or above.

Lummis Votes In Favor of Attorney General's Prosecution

Representative Cynthia Lummis voted Friday to prosecute the U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, for contempt of Congress.

June 30th

Big Horn Mountain Festival Adds Old-Time Dance To Events

A new event for this year's 8th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be an old-time dance to begin after the Michael Martin Murphey set Saturday, July 7.

June 29th

People Love Their Cars

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Friday, down at Kendrick Park, began the 2012 Sheridan Karz Club Rod Run. Muscle cars, antiques, trucks, all had their glitz on as owners and car enthusiasts appreciated the time and effort put into these classics.

Wyoming Delegation Decries Loss of AML Funds

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's congressional delegation is decrying the raiding of Abandoned Mine Land money guaranteed to Wyoming in order to help pay for transportation work and lower student loan rates.

Fire Restrictions Begin Sunday in BHNF

Fire Restrictions Begin Sunday in BHNF

The Bighorn National Forest Service announced late Friday that Stage 1 fire restrictions for the Bighorn National Forest will go into effect at midnight Sunday, July 1st. Forest Supervisor Bill Bass said that low snowpack and an unseasonably warm and dry spring have prompted the restrictions.

New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House

New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House
New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House
New Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps Discussed at Open House

Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, were on hand Thursday night to answer questions about the new digital flood insurance rate maps for Sheridan County.