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Yellowstone's Antelope Fire Responds To Drier Weather

The largest of this year's 11 fires started in Yellowstone National Park continues to burn. Karen Tuscano Fire Information Officer tells us the Antelope Fire has now burned over 4,000 acres in the park:

The fire was started by lightening on September 14th and is located around the Washburn lookout.

Governor Freudenthal on Developing The Wyoming Future We Want

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal spoke this week about the impact of development on Wyoming citizens at a public workshop in Wheatland for the High Plains Initiative. In his speech, he emphasized the importance of locals taking action to develop a community they would want, not just for themselves, but for their children and grandchildren:

Car Accident Kills Sheridan Man

A Sheridan man died on North Dakota roads September 30th.

35-year-old Brett Brady of Sheridan was one of two victims in a car crash in North Dakota on Thursday. The two were driving a truck owned by a construction company out of Grassy Butte on Highway 200 towards Killdeer, North Dakota, when at about 7:38 a.m. the vehicle is reported to have veered into right shoulder of the road.

Lighting Ceremony Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sheridan firefighter Greg Luhman sells pink t-shirts from Local 276, while Lynette Bede, standing at the far right, visits with the crowd.

The evening of October 1st on Grinnell Plaza found about fifty people enjoying lovely weather, refreshments and the soothing melodies coming from Terry Garrison's guitar, all as a means to “ring in” Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation.

MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship Awarded to Ucross Resident

Jason Moran, a composer and jazz pianist who attended the Ucross Residency in 2007, was selected this week for a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. Sharon Dynak, President of the Ucross Foundation

Accident on Brundage Lane

The children's tricycles were in the back of the white pick-up, and flew out upon impact.

For the second time in just over a week, vehicles were involved in a serious smash-up on Brundage Lane near the Maverick Gas Station.

Hill and Massie on Statewide Testing

Is PAWS going to remain when we elect a new Superintendent of Public Instruction?

On the September 29th edition of KROE's Public Pulse program, Republican Cindy Hill and Democrat Mike Massie, candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, joined co-hosts Kim Love and Sheridan District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish as guests.

Putting on the Pink

The Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation will be holding a special lighting ceremony Friday October 1st at 5:30 pm on Grinnell Plaza in Sheridan.
The Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation will be holding a special lighting ceremony Friday October 1st at 5:30 pm on Grinnell Plaza in Sheridan.

Main Street in Downtown Sheridan is getting a temporary face lift to commemorate October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation has added a little bit of pink to the downtown area and they invite the public to a special lighting ceremony Friday, October, 1st at 5:30 pm on Grinnell Plaza.

Sheridan and Johnson County Nonprofits Awarded Grants

In a media release issued Thursday from the Wyoming Community Foundation, nonprofits across the state of Wyoming have been awarded a total of just over $197,925 in grants. Of those, seven from Sheridan and nine from Buffalo have a few thousand dollars more for their coffers.

Bra Decorating Contest to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium is looking for a little extra “support” for breast cancer awareness as it kicks off its first Decorated Bra Event. The contest encourages participants to decorate a bra to promote breast cancer awareness.