Fire Closure Area Reduced

The Powder River Ranger District has announced some areas previously closed due to the Gilead wildfire have been reopened.

A Grand Commitment

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Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young
Griffith Foundation President Art Felker
Sheridan College Foundation VP Anthony Spiegelberg
Griffith Foundation President Art Felker signs the check.

The Griffith Foundation has committed $2.5 million to go toward the renovation and expansion of the Thorne-Rider Student Center at Sheridan College. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Sheridan Native Competes For National Ballroom Titles

(Photo courtesy of Jordan Quintana)

Sheridan Native, Jordan Quintana, is emerging as one of the most elite amateur ballroom dancers in the nation.

Gilead Wildfire Eats Another 240 Acres

The Gilead wildfire, as seen from the HF Bar Ranch. (Photo by Clark Smyth, National Incident Response Team)

The Gilead Wildfire, burning near Buffalo and Story, grew 240 acres over the last two days, and officials with the National Incident Response Team estimate the fire's total size to be 6,000 acres.

VA Identifies 6 Pillars To End Vet Homelessness

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media reported how the local Veterans Affairs hospital is joining national efforts to end homelessness among veterans.

Busy Schedule for Concord Coalition Regional Director

The Rocky Mountain Regional Director of the Concord Coalition will be spending the next several days in the Sheridan area to speak to various groups and organizations.

Dedicating the Life House

Life House Dedication.
VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger
VOA Life House facility.
VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger, left, and Bill Fowler with the Daniels Fund amongst a crowd at the Life House dedication Tuesday.

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a dedication ceremony Tuesday dedicating the Life House on the their campus in south Sheridan. The Life House is a men's treatment center for those struggling with substance abuse addiction.

Accreditation Team To Assess JCSD1 Next Month

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School Board discussed their upcoming accreditation assessment, which will happen the week of October 7-10.

Planner Discusses GIS, Mapping With Jo Co Commission

Jim Waller

Jim Waller, Johnson County Planner and GIS Manager, gave a presentation to the county commissioners last week, letting them know what he has been working on and what he has accomplished in the last year since he has been on the job.

Buffalo Council Adjusts Overtime, Comp Time For BPD

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, passed Resolutions 1345, concerning overtime, and 1346, concerning comp time, changing the city's personnel policy for employees of the Buffalo Police Department.