Sheridan County

A seafood company is recalling some of its smoked salmon products because of possible contamination by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Spence & Co. Ltd. is recalling its smoked salmon trim sold in 8-ounce packages in Wyoming and several other states. The packages bear lot number 6704701.

The second annual St. Francis Animal Shelter 4K Paws Walk/Run was held Wednesday night at Buffalo's Washington Park and raised nearly $4,000.

The 26th annual Story Days will get underway Friday at 8 am with a craft fair at the Lodore, followed by the ever popular dutch oven cook-off that will begin at noon at the Story Woman's Club.

A media release issued by the Bureau of Indian affairs states that the Aberdeen Fire is now almost contained. Caused by a vehicle, the fire erupted shortly after noon on Tuesday near Interstate 90 and Old US Highway 87, south of the Aberdeen exit, three miles north of the Wyoming State Line.

During their regular meeting Wednesday, the Johnson County Commissioners hosted a public meeting to discuss the proposed lease of water in Lake DeSmet by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, which the commissioners again voted against.

Richard Embry, investigator for the State Fire Marshall Office, confirmed preliminary reports that the fire at the Sheridan County School District #1's bus barn started on the end of a building where vehicles were parked.

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office reports that statewide voter turnout for Tuesday's Primary Election were some of the lowest numbers in the past 30 years. State Elections Director Peggy Nighswonger says that the numbers should pick up come November.

A media release from the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Schools announced the first day of school has been pushed back one week due to a water leak. Gaynell Real Bird, superintendent, said school was originally scheduled to start today, but classes will now begin Monday, Aug. 27.

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