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September 9th, 2012

Gilead Fire Update September 9: 5,720 Acres, 40% Containment

The update from the Incident Management Team on the Gilead Fire was early Sunday morning, and as of 6am the fire is at 5,720 acres and 40% contained.
The change in acreage for the fire is again due to better mapping, according to the release.

September 8th

USDA: Food Budgets Fall Short for 13 Percent of Wyomingites

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Food insecurity is taking up more table space in Wyoming. The U-S-D-A has released new statistics on how many families have a tough time providing regular nutritious meals. Close to 13 percent of Wyomingites are in that situation, a percentage that has been creeping up since 2006.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

Notes From This Week's Jo Co Commission Meeting

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting earlier this week, approved catering permits for the upcoming Bison Backers' Banquet and NRA Banquet.

Gilead Fire Update: 5,300 Acres and 30% Contained

The Incident Management Team on the Gilead Fire released the latest information on the fire this morning, and as of 8am, the fire was listed at 5,300 acres and 30% containment. The change in acreage was credited to better mapping.

Wyoming Considers Hunting, Fishing Basic Rights

Wyoming voters will decide in November's general election whether to amend the state constitution to specify that the opportunity to hunt, fish and trap will be preserved.

September 7th

Honoring Fallen Heroes Blood Drive

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To honor all fallen heroes, ServeWyoming, along with United Blood Services, will hold the Honoring Fallen Heroes Blood Drive this Wednesday, September 12th, from noon to 6 pm at the Sheridan Fire-Rescue building at 151 South Scott Street.

Governor Mead Applauds Wolf Delisting

Governor Matt Mead released a statement Friday saying he thinks the de-listing of the Wyoming gray wolf from the Endangered Species List has been a long time coming.

Sheridan Broncs Action and Local Scores!

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The Sheridan Broncs have beaten Cheyenne Central 45 to 0 for their second win of the season!

The Big Horn Rams beat Burns by a score of 44 to 22.

Tongue River fell to Glenrock 39 to 10.

Buffalo loses to Powell 41-14.

Sheridan Media will keep you updated!

Drought Pushes Wildlife Away From Usual Areas

Sheridan Media recently reported on the effects of this year's record-setting drought and how it may impact wildlife. Game and Fish information Specialist, Warren Mischke, said we may see deer, elk, moose or bears in unusual