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CHAPS Benefit Polo Cup is Sunday

The 3rd annual Children and Adults in Partnership Benefit Polo Cup will take place Sunday at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

Steady Progress Made on Fires in the Bighorns

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Steady Progress Made on Fires in the Bighorns

Additional resources arrived, and steady progress was made Friday on the eight lightning caused fires on the Bighorn National Forest. Fire crews with the Bighorn National Forest were reinforced Friday by 3 hot shot crews, additional smoke jumpers and a helicopter.

The Dogs Will Swim

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The annual Dog Swim is Saturday at Kendrick Pool.

The Kendrick Pool will close for the season today by going to the dogs so to speak, as canines will be more than welcome to cool off with a dip this afternoon in the pool. Recreation Specialist with the Sheridan Recreation District Nick Dore.

Fires Continue to Burn in Yellowstone

Several new fires are burning in Yellowstone National Park.

Five new fires have been discovered in Yellowstone National Park, which now brings the total of fires reported in the park this year to 14. Yellowstone Public Information Officer Al Nash says that all of the fires are relatively small in size.

Airport Gets Construction Grant Following FAA Shutdown

A Federal Aviation Administration shutdown in July forced the Sheridan County Airport to wait on an grant that would allow them to renovate their taxiway, but airport Manager John Stopka said Friday that they received that grant this week, and now they will be able to start the project in September.

Buffalo City Works Crews Busy With Various Projects

The dip in the intersection of North Adams Avenue and West Lott Street is in the process of being removed and curb and gutter will be added as well, according to Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook, who updated the city council at last week's meeting on a number of projects being handled by his department.

Ranchester Set to Celebrate its Centennial

Ranchester will celebrate 100 years since its inception as a town this Saturday with events going on all day along Highway 14 East.

Change Order Approved by Buffalo City Council

A request by Geoff Spiering Construction for an extension to the contract to build the new city shop resulted in a change order to extend the contract by 33 days.

AP Update: Fires in Montana, Wyoming

Fires have spread resources thin across Wyoming and Montana, after lightning caused multiple fires throughout the week. Warm temperatures and low humidities have created dangerous fire conditions for these areas.

Update: Fires on the BHNF Holding Even, Not Expanding

Eight wildfires were reported in the northern Big Horn National Forest after thunderstorms brought lightning across the area Thursday. Largest of these, the West Pass fire is about 15-acres in size.