Dayton

Candidates for seats on Sheridan County fire district boards remain at four, with no new filings reported on Monday.

Lonnie Wright has filed for re-election to the Big Horn Fire District board of directors.

Firefighters on Friday dropped water and retardant on the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

The Dayton Fire District and Wyoming Game and Fish together will pay 49 percent of the cost of fighting the Sheep Creek Fire that started nearly two weeks ago in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

Classes will start during the next few weeks for students in Sheridan County's three school districts, starting next week with Sheridan County School District 3.

Three candidates have filed for positions on three of Sheridan County's six fire districts.

The Sheep Creek Fire in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton is still being monitored but remains unchanged from earlier this week.

The numbers of people at the Sheep Creek Fire in Tongue River Canyon are down from a peak of 130 to around 10 this week, with the blaze now at 100 percent containment.

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