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BHNF: Area Closure Near Gilead Wildfire In Effect

According to information released through InciWeb Incident Information System, Big Horn National Forest Supervisor Bill Bass has signed an emergency area closure related to the Gilead Fire.

Twin Buttes Fire to Be Contained Soon

The Twin Buttes Fire burning north of Burgess Junction should be contained soon. (Photo Courtesy of the BHNF)

The Bighorn National Forest has issued a media release that states that the Twin Buttes Fire is expected to be contained soon, perhaps sometime later today. The fire is burning north of Burgess Junction and has consumed about five acres of lodgepole pine.

NEET: Sheridan Meth Bust Is More Than Meets The Eye

Yesterday, law enforcement announced 21 people from Sheridan and the surrounding area were arrested on felony drug conspiracy and distribution charges. These arrests stem from a two-year investigation of four methamphetamine distribution rings.

USFS: Wilderness Designation Does Not Stop Firefighting

The Gilead Wildfire, which is burning 10 miles northwest of Buffalo, currently has a Type 3 National Incident Response Team Assigned to it, but there are no firefighters on the scene of the fire at this time due to the inaccessibility of the terrain.

Incident Management Team takes over Gilead Fire

As of 6 o'clock this morning, the Gilead Fire, 10 miles northwest of Buffalo, has been taken over by a Type 3 Incident Management Team. Public Affairs Specialist for the Big Horn National Forest, Susie Douglas.

CVC: Sheridan Poverty Affects All

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media News touched on the subject of poverty in Sheridan.

Johnson County Hosts Workshop On DeSmet Lease

The Johnson County Commissioners held a public workshop on Wednesday to discuss the proposed lease of water in Lake DeSmet by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Public Works To Buffalo Council: Crews Busy With Projects

The Buffalo City Council heard an update at their last meeting from Public Works Director Les Hook who said city crews have been busy with numerous projects since the previous council meeting.

Buffalo Nominated For 'Prettiest Place' Contest

Rachel McCaughey, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

Buffalo is in a competition with many other places in the country, vying to be one of “Prettiest Painted Places In America.”

A Little Over a Month Later

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It's been a little over a month since the City of Sheridan started closing Kendrick Park to vehicle traffic between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. City Parks Manager Chuck Carbert says that the restrictions haven't created much of a stir.

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