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May 30th, 2011

Memorial Day Remembered

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Nia Cataneo, part of the Civil Air Patrol.

Another rainy day in Sheridan and Memorial Day was no different.

Several folks were lined up on Main Street Monday morning, waiting for the traditional Memorial Day Parade to begin.

Montana or Bust

Janice Wilson from the Wyola Baptist Church in Montana.

Five days from start to finish, beginning last Wednesday, the people in Sheridan and Johnson Counties rallied and filled two buses with food to take to Montana on Sunday.

Indian Health Services Update - Monday, May 30th

Indian Health Services oversees medical clinics for the area reservations.

Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Service in Billings has issued the latest notice for the Crow and Cheyenne Reservations.

May 29th

Forensics 'Fight Night' Tuesday at Buffalo Theater

Walter Farwell, Forensics Coach at BHS

The Buffalo High School Forensics team will take on all comers ready for an argument at their Forensics Fight Night Fundraiser Tuesday evening at 6 pm.

Work Underway To Restore Access Between Lamar Valley And Rest Of Yellowstone

Map of Yellowstone National Park

Word came today from Al Nash with the Yellowstone Public Affairs Office that crews are working to restore access between the northeast section of the Yellowstone and the rest of the park, after the only open route was closed Saturday by a rock slide.

Flood Watch In Effect For Jo Co Through Monday

A Flood Watch is in effect for Johnson County through this evening. A Flood Watch means there is potential for flooding based on forecasts.

Heavy Mule Deer Fawn Mortality

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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says winter was hard on mule deer in western Wyoming.

North Platte River Rises Near Casper

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High waterways around the region are causing residents to be on the alert.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The North Platte River near Casper rose to "action stage" Sunday morning. But forecasters say the rise is mostly caused by reservoirs upstream letting out water to make room for snowmelt.

Corps Updates Reservoir Release Forecast to Unprecedented Levels

Fort Peck Dam (photo by Donna Sexton Pace for the State of Montana)

Omaha, Neb. – Rapidly changing weather conditions in Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas have prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make adjustments to previously announced releases. Future releases will reach record levels considerably higher than those previously announced.

Enzi: Honoring our Veterans Should be More than One Day a Year

Gene McNair of Sheridan, Wyoming (center) stops for a picture with Senator Mike Enzi (right) and Senator John Barrasso (left). McNair was in the nation’s capitol on an Honor Flight to visit to the World War II Memorial and to meet with the Wyoming congressional delegation. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., encourages all Americans to take the opportunity to honor the men and women who gave their lives in the fight for freedom and those who continue to serve and protect the country this Memorial Day, May 30th.