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This weekend marks 135th Anniversary of Battle of the Little Bighorn

June 25-26, 1876, or 135 years ago, the Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought north of Sheridan near Hardin, Montana.

Banner's Alton Miller Wins Country Showdown Competition

A veteran of the war in Iraq, Alton Miller came into Friday night's local round of the Texaco Country Showdown at the Best Western with heartfelt songs about his service to his country to earn first place in the talent show.

Washout Causes Temporary Road Closure in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley

High waters at the confluence of the Lamar River and Soda Butte Creek undercut a 30-foot section of the eastbound lane of the Northeast Entrance road to Yellowstone National Park, forcing officials to close the road while it is repaired.

Bikers Against Bruises Holds First Annual Family Fun Event on Grinnell

The Third annual Bikers Against Bruises kicked off last night to give riders a chance to register for the Poker Run early, show off their bikes and have some fun while supporting the fight against violent crimes.

Relay For Life Raises More Than $20,000

The annual Relay for Life began Friday night with a Survivors Walk where more than 75 cancer survivors took one lap around the track amid cheers from supporters. The walk continued all night with help from about 120 donors.

No Decision at This Time on Motion for a New Trial for Convicted Murderer

A motion for a new trial hearing was held Friday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan for Shawn Osborne, who's convicted of 1st Degree Murder for the killing of Gerald Bloom.

A motion for a new trial hearing for Sheridan resident and convicted murderer Shawn Osborne was held Friday in 4th Judicial District Court.

Flood Watch For Jo Co through Weekend

Johnson County Incident Command has issued a flood update for this weekend.
A Flood Watch is in effect from late tonight through Sunday evening.

Hole in the Wall Tour Saturday in Kaycee

The red wall near Hole-in-the-Wall, west of Kaycee.

In case you missed it, there are still last-minute opportunities to tour the Hole-in-the-Wall country west of Kaycee, but you must be there before 8am to register.
The Hole-in-the-Wall country was made famous by Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch, and numerous other outlaws that used the area to hide themselves and their livestock they had rustled throughout the area.

Officials Monitoring Tongue River Closely as Flood Warning is in Effect

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Connor Battlefield State Park in Ranchester has been flooded for some time thanks to the Tongue River.

With the recent warm spell we've experienced and the threat of thundershowers throughout the weekend, the National Weather Service in Billings has issued a flood warning for the Tongue River near Ranchester.

Business as Usual at Fairgrounds

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

Thursday we told you about the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory's confirmation of the first case of Equine Herpes Virus in the state of Wyoming. The horse is from Johnson County and is currently under quarantine.