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August 24th, 2011

Hazy Skies: More Fires in Wyo., Montana Bring Smoke to Area

Haze blurs the Big Horns Wednesday in Sheridan, several fires in Wyoming and Montana have brought smoke to the area, particularly the Hole in the Wall fire burning on the face of the Blacktooth Mountians near Clark, Wyo.

Hazy skies again greet Sheridan-area residents Wednesday morning as smoke fills the sky from a wide array of fires in both Wyoming and Montana - almost all of which began this week.

25th Year for Story Days this Weekend

A past year's Dutch Oven Cook-off, this year's event will take place on day one of Story days Friday night and entries are still being accepted. (Sheridan Media File Photo)

The silver anniversary for Story Days begins Friday and lasts through the weekend, with anything from a flea market to the 1st annual disc golf tournament on the list of happenings.

August 23rd

Dog Walk to Raise Funds For Buffalo Animal Shelter

The 4K Paws Dogwalk/Run will be happening Wednesday in Buffalo, and as you would guess, the event has something to do with four paws.

Jo Co Commission Approves Bentonite Mine Permit

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved a permit application for a bentonite mine in Southern Johnson County.

Buck Fever

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Whitetail doe courtesy of Warren Mischke.

This is our second in a series of hunting forecasts for Northeastern Wyoming and today we're talking about deer hunting.

SHS Works to Drop its Drop-Out Rate

Sheridan High School has implemented a variety of "academic interventions" to make sure its hallways stay full of students. (Photo by Brad Estes

A large part of how the state of Wyoming judges its high schools is by the number of students a school doesn't graduate, or the drop-out rate.

Governor Mead: More Jobs Need to be Created Despite Falling Unemployment Numbers

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Despite falling unemployment numbers in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says although pleased, he will continue to push the creation of more jobs in the future. The state unemployment rate for July was 5.8 percent.

Still a Few Days Left for Health Fair Blood Draws

Blood draws for this year's Health Fair are taking place this week at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Blood draws are going on this week in the lobby of Sheridan Memorial Hospital for the upcoming Health Fair in September. They will run from 6 am to 10 am weekdays and 7 am to 9:30 am on Saturday.

Planning Commission Approves Minor Subdivision

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved the SBA Minor Subdivision that creates a 14 acre tract of land in the Wrench Ranch Hills development in north Sheridan. City Planning Director Robert Briggs explains what Rice and Sons, Inc, intends to do with the

12 Fires in Montana, "Hole in the Wall" Fire Spread Smoke in Northern Wyo.

A storm Sunday that swept across northern Wyoming and southern Montana with lightning causing a string of 12 wildfires in southeast Montana and one near Cody that have resulted in smoke across the Sheridan area.