Sheridan County

Many in northeast Wyoming will take to the Bighorn Mountains this weekend for the Labor Day holiday. The fire danger remains extremely high on the Bighorn National Forest, which has prompted forest officials to offer a reminder to anyone looking to spend some time on the mountain.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Defense attorneys are asking a federal judge to postpone the September trial of a man accused of killing his grandmother, cousin and cousin's boyfriend on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation. The request was filed Tuesday.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has worked through the frontline of glitches in implementing the new Electronic Medical Records System. As previously reported by Sheridan Media, SMH went live with the system approximately three weeks ago.

The United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), in cooperation with the Northeast Enforcement Team (NEET), Sheridan Police Department, and Sheridan County Sheriff's Office arrested 21 individuals after a two-year investigation regarding drug activity in the Sheridan area.

With Sheridan being one of the top tourist destinations in Wyoming, it's understandable residents here get pretty comfortable when it comes to their home security. While Sheridan isn't overrun with crime, Detective Jim Arzy with the Sheridan Police Department reminds citizens there are a few quick, easy things people should do to safeguard their home against burglary.

The Associated Press reports more people in the eight-state Mountain West region are expected to make a Labor Day getaway compared with last year.

Sheridan County Fire Warden, Bill Biastoch, reports the fire approximately 7 miles north of Clearmont has grown to somewhere between 1500 and 2500 acres.

This year's drought has taken its toll on the state's hay crop, but Wyoming officials have agreed to provide some relief to those looking to import or transport hay.

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