Sheridan County

A new wildfire that started in the Teton Wilderness in western Wyoming over the weekend has grown to about 4,000 acres.

Beer lovers will no doubt want to mark their calender for Brewfest 2012, a fundraiser for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce one week from this Saturday.

Saturday, September 1st is opening day for small game and upland bird seasons. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that there are a couple of things hunters need to keep in mind, especially this year with the drought.

Fire restrictions have been lifted in some areas of the Medicine Bow National Forest near Laramie, but much of the state remains in the grip of a relentless drought that is predicted to persist over the next few weeks.

This week's Republican National Convention will bring together conservative representatives from all over the country, and Sheridan is no exception.

Back in the mid-90s, a stranger stopped by the Sheridan College Science Museum and donated a petrified pine cone. Today, the hunt for the benevolent donor is being resumed by Sheila Flynn, a volunteer at the museum.

Last week, Sheridan Media reported about new federal regulations regarding the public school lunch program.

A couple of weeks ago we reported on the adverse effects the drought is having on fish in area streams due to the low water levels. The drought is also having an impact on wildlife explains Wyoming Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

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