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July 5th, 2012

Congress Takes Wyoming Funds

Gov. Matt Mead says he's upset with last week's vote in Congress cutting federal Abandoned Mine Land payments to the state.

Accident on East Brundage Street

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Rocky Mountain Ambulance personnel attend to an unidentified adult female who was transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue))
An accident Thursday morning in Sheridan on east Brundage Street in Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of Angie ViAnn)
An accident Thursday morning in Sheridan on east Brundage Street in Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of Angie ViAnn)

UPDATE 1:35PM According to a media release issued by Sheridan Fire-Rescue, at 8:52 Thursday morning, Sheridan Fire-Rescue, the Sheridan Police Department and Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to a one-vehicle accident on east Brundage Street near the Sheridan Ice Rink.

Body Of Woman Found In Bighorns Identified

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

The body of a woman found in a car yesterday in Crazy Woman Canyon has been identified as 42-year old Pamela Malone of Buffalo.

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek gives us more details on the incident.

Sheridan Ash Creek Fire Is Out

The blaze 13 miles north of Sheridan has been extinguished. The fire consumed 158 acres of private land. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A fire started by lightening Tuesday evening 13 miles north of Sheridan is extinguished.

Firefighters at Squirrel Creek Get Some Help From Mother Nature

Rain is helping crews battling some wildfires in Wyoming, including a 16-square-mile Squirrel Creek Fire about 30 miles southwest of Laramie.

July 4th

County Rules and Regulations Amended

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County Rules and Regulations Amended

Amendments to the Sheridan County rules and regulations governing zoning for small wind energy systems were approved this week by the Sheridan County Commissioners.

County Approves Contract With RMA

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County Approves Contract With RMA

Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance to provide emergency medical services to Sheridan County residents. Prior to the Commissioner's approval, County Administrator Renee' Obermueller pointed out that the subsidy to RMA continues to go down.

Buffalo City Officials Remind Residents of Watering Restrictions

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Officials with the City of Buffalo want to remind residents that watering restrictions are in effect and that the City's Police Department will be checking for violations of the restrictions, where violators could be subject to fines.

2nd Annual Freedomfest

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Seven year-old Nerissa Sanchez participates in the watermelon eating contest.

Close to 400 folks showed up for the 2nd annual Freedomfest held behind the Sheridan Rec. District building at the old Woodland Park School. Sheridan Rec. District Dale Boedeker

07/05/12 Fires Update

Smoke trails rise from a newly ignited fire 13 miles north of Sheridan. The fire started early Tuesday evening. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

UPDATE 6:30AM 7/5/12

Hot and dry conditions continue to feed wildfires throughout Wyoming and Montana. Here's a breakdown of recent fire activity in Wyoming and southeastern Montana.