Sheridan

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced that the Bud Love Wildlife Management area is now once again open to the public. The area had been closed temporarily, as fire crews battling the Gilead Fire on the Bighorn National Forest were using it for a staging area.

The Powder River Ranger District has announced some areas previously closed due to the Gilead wildfire have been reopened.

The Griffith Foundation has committed $2.5 million to go toward the renovation and expansion of the Thorne-Rider Student Center at Sheridan College. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Sheridan Native, Jordan Quintana, is emerging as one of the most elite amateur ballroom dancers in the nation.

The Gilead Wildfire, burning near Buffalo and Story, grew 240 acres over the last two days, and officials with the National Incident Response Team estimate the fire's total size to be 6,000 acres.

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media reported how the local Veterans Affairs hospital is joining national efforts to end homelessness among veterans.

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a dedication ceremony Tuesday dedicating the Life House on the their campus in south Sheridan. The Life House is a men's treatment center for those struggling with substance abuse addiction.

The national average price of gasoline climbed to $3.843 per gallon this week, but five gas stations in Sheridan have set their prices at $3.599. Other prices found around town range all the way up to $3.699.

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