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August 15th, 2011

UPDATED: Hoss Fire Burning in Southern Big Horn County Montana

Photo from BIA Crow Agency officials of the Hoss fire on Sunday evening on I-90 at Toluca, MT.

The Hoss Fire in southern Montana has spread to almost 1,500 acres due to high winds that fanned the blaze late Sunday evening. The fire, which is located ten miles south of Fort Smith on the Crow Indian Reservation was ignited last Wednesday by a lightning strike.

Special SAWS JPB Meeting

SAWS held a special meeting Monday to consider a loan application with the State of Wyoming

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board held a special meeting Monday to consider and ultimately approve a resolution authorizing an application to the state for a Drinking Water State Revolving Loan.

SEEDA Receives Three Proposals For Childcare Facility

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SEEDA Receives Three Proposals For Childcare Facility

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority received three proposals for operation of the Hand in Hand Childcare facility at 366 Brundage Street in Sheridan. SEEDA Administrator Robert Briggs.

“Hoss Fire” South of Fort Smith in Montana Grows to 1,000 Acres

Map of Big Horn County in Montana, highlighting Fort Smith in red. The Hoss fire is burning approximately five miles south of Ft. Smith in the Big Horn Canyon National Recreation are of the Northern Rockies. (Image courtesy of Creative Commons)

The lightening-caused “Hoss Fire” has grown to 1,000 acres in southern Big Horn County, Montana, burning approximately five miles south of Fort Smith in the Big Horn Canyon National Recreation area in the Northern Rockies.

Estimated that More Than 1,000 Attend Taste of Sheridan

(Taste of Sheridan logo courtesy of NMNA websites)

The 3rd Annual Taste of Sheridan saw an estimated more than 1,000 people who came out to see what various food vendors of Sheridan had to offer.

Sheridan City Council to Hold 5 Public Hearings at Tonight's Meeting

City Council President John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council will hear second readings on entryway corridor modifications that were discussed at their last meeting which are in the process to reduce the number of ordinances for developers in the city.

Sheridan County to Hold Another Septic System Workshop in Story Tuesday

Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Leisinger (Sheridan Media file photo)

Sheridan County will hold a second informational workshop on septic system management in the Story area at 6 pm Tuesday at the Story Women's Club.

Fire Contained to Storage Shed, Tree on Gould Street Early Saturday

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter II/ EMT Intermediate Gary Harnish extends a handline to the storage building as flames spread to a nearby tree. (Image courtesy of Jeremy George, Rocky Mountain Ambulance EMT Intermediate)

A reported structure fire at 1055 North Gould Street early Saturday morning turned out to be a storage shed which had caught fire behind a house. No one was injured in the blaze, according to a release from Sheridan Fire-Rescue Fire Marshal Brian Songer.

Buffalo Council Approves Re-Survey for Water Line

Buffalo's City Council, at their last meeting, approved a change order for the water transmission line project from the water treatment plant into town along Highway 16 West.

Buffalo, JoCo May Upgrade SW Part of City

In a joint project between the city and county, engineering cost estimates will be done for a proposed infrastructure upgrade in the Southwest Quadrant of the city.