Sheridan County

The Bighorn National Forest Powder River District Ranger Mark Booth would like to remind visitors to the Cloud Peak Wilderness west of Buffalo that registration is required for anyone entering the wilderness area.

Sheridan County fire warden, Bill Biastoch, has assigned red flag fire conditions to the area. He said the combination of extreme heat and high winds is contributing to fire danger in the county.

Republican state legislator, senator Bruce Burns of Sheridan, is sponsoring a draft of a bill that would require ATMs to enable consumers to elect to donate to state parks and historic sites.

The summer exhibition at the Ucross Art Gallery will open this Saturday and it will feature the work of local artists Joel Ostlind and Arin Waddell.

County Commissioners Chairman, Mike Nickel, appeared on Public Pulse last week on Newstalk 930, KROE, and announced there's still an opening for a Planning and Zoning Commissioner to advise the county commissioners regarding the physical development of the county.

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is in full teaching mode this summer, as the tradition of “Wyoming Wednesdays” has come back to town. Nancy Herdt, information specialist for the Wyoming Office of Tourism, explains this week's area of study.

The Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum is celebrating its 51st birthday, and that means free public admission all day today. In addition to cake and ice cream to mark the occasion, there will also be a special event in the afternoon.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has requested that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, issue an agricultural disaster declaration for all of Wyoming, with the exception of Teton County.

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