Sheridan County

At approximately 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, Rocky Mountain Ambulance along with the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, Goose Valley Fire Department and Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to an accident on Interstate 90 just behind the Kmart in Sheridan.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to encourage community development in the areas surrounding Sheridan.

According to a media release from the Bighorn National Forest, the Gilead Fire on the National Forest has grown to about five acres since Monday. The fire is located about two miles west of Stone Mountain, or about 10 miles northwest of the city of Buffalo.

Hunters will have lots of opportunity to hunt this fall in northeast Wyoming. Mild winters combined with good fawn production has resulted in white-tailed deer and antelope populations being higher than desired in some areas.

Ronda Holwell, District 4 Public Involvement Specialist with the Wyoming Department of Transportation's Sheridan Office reports that contractor McGarvin Moberly of Worland has completed paving the five mile stretch of Wyoming Highway 196 south of Buffalo from mile post 294.5 to 299.5.

Due to the fact that Sheridan County and Johnson County can't see eye-to-eye on the Game and Fish 99-year lease proposal for junior water rights on Lake DeSmet, there may be a a change to the Joint Powers Board agreement.

Wyoming residents now have two ways to easily report potential Medicaid fraud thanks to a new state website and hotline.

The new website can be found online at http://stopwyomedicaidfraud.com . The hotline can be reached at 1-855-846-2563. People can use the two anonymously if they wish.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital kicked off their Electronic Medical Records system Monday after months of system preparation and staff training.

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