Gilead Fire Now At 8,028 Acres, 38% Containment

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The latest information on the Gilead Fire, as of 9am this morning, is that the fire has grown to 8,028 acres and is now only 38% contained.

Flu Shot Season Befalls Sheridan County

It's flu shot season around the Big Horns. Public health officers have officially started to push the flu shot onto the public.

Teen Murderer Appeals Life Sentence

A lawyer representing a Sheridan teen serving life in prison without parole in a 2009 home invasion killing has asked the Wyoming Supreme Court to reduce the sentence.

Krygyzstan: Along the Great Silk Road

(Image Courtesy of the Ucross Foundation)

Last week Sheridan Media reported on the upcoming Ucross Exhibit entitled “Krygyzstan: Along the Great Silk Road”, that will feature over 40 photos from internationally known photographer Adam Jahiel.

City Council Rejects Bids for Upgrades to Water Treatment Plants

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The Sheridan City Council tabled the bid award for upgrades to the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment plants at their last meeting. Monday night, the Council rejected those bids, and at staff's recommendation, made the decision to do the project in stages.

Bandana Barn Dance Raises Over $130,000

(Image Courtesy of VOA)

Over $130,000 was raised at Saturday's Bandana Barn Dance, an annual fundraiser to benefit Volunteers of America Northern Rockies. VOA CEO and President Jeff Holsinger.

Trabing Road Project Winding Down, Road and Bridge Pleased

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer

Johnson County's Trabing Road Project is nearing completion, and County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer is pleased with how the project has progressed, the minimal amount of problems, and the beatiful new piece of road the county now has because of the project.

Leakage At Sheridan Airport Worse Than First Reported

Sheridan Airport Manager John Stopka.

In a story Sheridan Media ran last week concerning leakage at the Sheridan Airport and a local group's attempts to reverse the trend, figures originally given by the group were correct but not used in the proper context.

UW Students To Design Home For Buffalo's Carousel

Two University of Wyoming architecture design students discuss the project with members of Arts Along The Big Horns Olin Turner and Doug Lobeck.

This past weekend, an architectural design class from the University of Wyoming made the trip to Buffalo to look at a proposed site that will hopefully house the Cowboy Carousel in the near future.

Enzi Staffer Starts New Career in Sheridan

Wendy Gnehm, pictured here with Senator, Mike Enzi, is returning to Sheridan after more than a decade of service as a senior legislative assistant. She and her husband will be the new managers of Los Agaves Mexican Resteraunt. (Photo courtesy of Senator Enzi)

One of Senator Mike Enzi's top staffers is moving home to Sheridan to raise her family and start a new career. Wendy Gnehm has worked in Washington, D.C. as senior legislative assistant for Senator Enzi, and specialized in several areas, such as veterans affairs and transportation over the years.