Sheridan County

The City of Sheridan hosted a roundtable discussion Monday where Forward Sheridan gave an update on the possible formation of an air service task force. Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender.

The newest exhibit at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery won't open until the first week of October, however, people will be able to get a sneak peek of the exhibit Tuesday, September 18th at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan.

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A power outage in Buffalo yesterday left 317 customers of Rocky Mountain Power without electricity, and crews completed repairs by late afternoon.

The outage occurred at 12:31 Monday and crews worked on the problem throughout the afternoon before getting power restored.

Two Wyoming Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters, equipped with 600-gallon water buckets, were activated to fight the fires on Casper Mountain.

The wildlife of the Big Horn National Forest are among the most affected by the Gilead wildfire, which has been growing since it was started by lightning last month.

The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Hospital has joined national VA efforts with a goal of ending veteran homelessness within the next five years.

A rapidly spreading wildfire has burned at least one structure and forced the evacuation of up to 400 people on Casper Mountain.

Authorities say as many as five structures have burned so far in the path of the Sheep Herder Hill Fire about 10 miles southeast of the Casper city limits.

The Gilead Fire, near Buffalo, now encompasses 5,760 acres within the Big Horn National Forest.

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