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August 3rd, 2012

"American Idol" Auditions in Casper Wednesday

"American Idol" will be holding auditions in Casper next week as part of its "Small Town Audition Bus Tour".

The event will be held Wednesday at the front of the Fort Caspar Museum.

BWAF Kicks Off Today

The Big West Arts Festival kicks off today in the heart of the Sheridan College Campus.

Fifth Annual “Brewing Up History”

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The chilly weather Friday evening didn't keep supporters away for the fifth annual “Brewing Up History,” beer and soda tasting fundraiser held at the Sheridan County Museum.

Museum Director Nathan Doerr

Evacuations Lifted on SE Montana Reservation

Evacuations Lifted on SE Montana Reservation

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have lifted an evacuation order and reopened roads that had been closed due to a wildfire threatening the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

Black Butte Fire in the Bighorns

Firefighters are on the scene of a wildfire burning about 11 miles northeast of Hyattville in the Bighorn National Forest. According to a media release from the Bighorn National Forest, the Black Butte Fire was reported late last night and has burned about 11 acres.

Rosebud Complex Fire Continues to Grow

Rosebud Complex Fire Continues to Grow

The Rosebud Complex in southeastern Montana continues to grow rapidly, as the six fires that make up the complex are now estimated at over 131,000 acres with 0 percent containment. The six different fires are located anywhere from four to thirty miles south of Rosebud, Montana.

Sarpy Hills Complex Burns Home, Forces Closure of US 212

A fire map showing the various fires burning in southeast Montana. The fires are now known as the Sarpy Hills Complex

The fires burning in southeastern Montana, now known as the Sarpy Hills Complex, burned a mobile home on the Crow Indian reservation just after midnight this morning.

August 2nd

Lame Deer Evacuations Underway

The town of Lame Deer, MT and the area north on Highway 39 to the reservation border is being evacuated due to approaching wildfires. Tribal and Bureau of Indian Affairs public safety personnel are assisting. Highway 39 is closed between Lame Deer and Colstrip due to fire activity.

Ending Elder Abuse Presentation

Paul Greenwood will be speaking at an Ending Elder Abuse event in Sheridan later this month. (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan Senior Center will be hosting a community presentation this month entitled “Ending Elder Abuse”. The presentation will be given by Paul Greenwood, who's been the head of the Elder Abuse Prosecution Unit since 1996.

All About Keeping it Safe

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Sheridan Police Sergeant Tom Ringley

The Trails End Concert Park in Sheridan will be the site for the Foghat/Blue Oyster Cult concert this Saturday night, which should draw a good crowd to the park for a night full of music.