Sheridan County

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 Aug. 6, 1915.

UPDATE Aug. 5 1:30 p.m. – More accurate mapping reveals the Sheep Creek Fire is smaller than originally estimated.

A grant application to receive state funds to improve the air quality in Sheridan County was approved this week by the county commissioners. They also approved a change in a roadway on the east side of Sheridan and vacated alleyways in the Downer Addition. Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Wildlife officials have now announced the closure of the Amsden Creek Habitat Area threatened by the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Bighorn National Forest in the Big Horn Mountains above Dayton.

Teams of fire-fighting crews from across the state are in the Dayton area, northeast of Sheridan, working on the Sheep Creek Fire burning since Sunday in the Bighorn National Forest up a canyon, about four miles from Dayton, a town of about 800 people.

Protecting yourself against fraud and learning how to publish a book are both classes coming up this month at the county library in Sheridan.

A grant application for a road project and intents to alter a county road and vacate alleys were approved Tuesday by the Sheridan County Commission.

While no structures are threatened at this time from the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton, there are a number of campers on Forest Service land that need to be removed. Fire Public Information Officer Kristie Salzmann.

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