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BNF Prescribed Burns Start Saturday, Sept. 24

The Big Horn National Forest announced in a news release Friday that smoke may appear periodically across the northern Wyoming area this fall, as they will be conducting a series of prescribed burns - about 3,500 acres worth - across different forest districts.

Devils Canyon Road, FSR 14, Now Open

Closed because of landslides in July, Devils Canyon Road, FSR 14, is now open to passenger vehicles, according to a release from the Big Horn National Forest.

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Inmate Escapes

Escaped Inmate Derrick Lee Brock

An inmate serving seven to ten years for larceny was reported on escape status by the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Friday at 6:30 am, after he was discovered missing while on work detail at the State Fairgrounds in Douglas.

2nd Annual Bronc Pink Day Raises $2,000 for Welch Cancer Center

Display cas at SHS for this year's Bronc Pink Day, We will have more images from this year's cancer awareness day later Friday. (photo courtesy SHS)

Sheridan High School students can be seen wearing pink Friday, along with others in the community, after students sold more than 500 t-shirts to raise more than $2,000 for the Welch Cancer Center.

'Hillbilly 'Limpics' Winners Earn Tickets to Cowboys/Huskers Game

The inaugural Sheridan Media "Hillbilly 'Limpics" were held Thursday night at Fremont Toyota, with contestants showing off their skills in different hillbilly-themed tasks in an attempt to win tickets to Saturday's much-anticipated Wyoming/Nebraska game.

Jo Co Accepts Homeland Security, Health Grants

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commission accepted two grants earlier this month, one from Homeland Security and the other from the Wyoming Department of Health.

Friends of NRA Banquet Saturday Night in Buffalo

The Friends of the NRA (National Rifle Association) Banquet will be Saturday evening at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building in Buffalo.

Johnson County Approves Appointments to Boards

At their lone meeting earlier this month, the Johnson County Commission reviewed a number of applicants for various board positions and approved them.

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns Receives $9,000 Grant

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns Receives $9,000 Grant

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns announced Thursday that they've received a grant in the amount of $9,000 from the Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, which is an affiliate of the Wyoming Community Foundation.

Sheridan County Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in August

Sheridan County Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in August

Almost all of Wyoming witnessed a minor increase in the unemployment rate for the month of August. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.