Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young called Forrest Mars Jr. the “irreplaceable man,” citing the Mars company co-owner's contributions not only to the college but to other projects and events in the Sheridan area.
Currently, workers on 5th Street have just finished the storm system and are working on grating operations and putting down some fresh base in order to complete the 5th Street project and move on to some others in Sheridan county.
According to Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis, there was a one car rollover crash that claimed the life of 23-year-old Sheridan resident Anna Rowland Tuesday, on U.S. Highway 314, about 25 miles north of the Montana/Wyoming border.
According to the New York Times, Bloomberg and other news sources, Forrest Mars Jr. passed away Tuesday due to a heart attack. Mars was well known to locals as a co-owner of Mars Candy Company and a philanthropist that has helped make the new M&M Center and the Forrest E. Mars Jr.
Due to more accurate mapping the acreage burned by the Arden Fire has been decreased to 544 acres. This lightning caused fire, burning 45 road miles east of Greybull, is now at 65% containment despite being fought in heavy timber on up to 25% slopes.
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