Sheridan County

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees looked at proposed color schemes for the new Tongue River Elementary School in Ranchester but left the final decision up to school Principal Deb Hofmeier.

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Sept. 16, 1915.

Significant rainfall Monday night has reportedly diminished two fires in Yellowstone National Park, although both fires are still burning.

The Sheridan County Commission awarded a bridge project on Monarch Road to Norwood Construction for $48,500 during today’s meeting, and approved a contract with O’Dell Construction for just over $51,000 to renovate the Sensational Kids Building at the county-owned airport in Sheridan.

The Amsden Creek Wildlife Habitat Area in the Big Horn Mountains near Dayton that was burned recently by the Sheep Creek Fire is closed this week so managers can spray the weeds.

Free computer classes continue this week at the library in Sheridan, held Thursday mornings, starting at 10, through October 22.

The Sheridan County Commission is expected to award a bid for a bridge project on Monarch Road to Norwood Construction during today’s meeting, and consider an agreement with O’Dell Construction for just over $51,000 to renovate the Sensational Kids Building at the Sheridan County Airport in Sheridan.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has temporarily closed the Amsden Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area northwest of Dayton, to facilitate post wildfire treatments following last month’s Sheep Creek Fire. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

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