Governor Joins ACT to Announce New Fiber Optic Line

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Sheridan based Advanced Communications Technology have announced that ACT will be installing a new fiber optics line from Casper to the Colorado border.

BREAKING NEWS: UPDATE Residents Evacuate Burkitt Street Area Due to Gas Leak

Fire Rescue and Police Say Burkitt Area is All Clear

Billings MDU officials worked to close down both sides of the leaking gas lines and at approximately 10:10 p.m., fire and police officials said they were wrapping up work and the area was deemed safe for people to return.

Gas Leak Causes Local Street Evacuation

At approximately 5 p.m. the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Montana Dakota Utilities were on the scene when a gas leak on Burkitt Street, between the intersections of Brooks and Scott streets, was reported.

Alleged Murderer Waives Speedy Hearing

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A Preliminary Hearing that was scheduled for 57-year-old Paul Brookhouse Tuesday afternoon in Sheridan County Circuit Court was postponed due to Brookhouse waiving his right to a speeding hearing. Brookhouse is charged with Second Degree Murder for allegedly killing 62-year-old James Lee Drake.

School Board Approves Change To 2014-15 District Calendar

Johnson County School District One’s Board of Trustees reviewed and approved a request to make a slight change to the district's calendar for the upcoming school year.

Find Local Wares At The Buffalo Farmers' Market

The first Buffalo Farmers' Market of the summer will be happening in Crazy Woman Square this Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 o'clock in downtown Buffalo.

Buffalo City Crews Busy, Mayor Gives Report To Council

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess gave the city works report to the city council at their last meeting, due to Director Les Hook being busy in the field with numerous projects, he said.

Accident Victim Identified

The victim of a single-haul truck accident at Spring Creek Coal Mine has been identified as Stewart Orcutt, 58, of Sheridan.

Hospital Trustees Eye Budgets

Sheridan Memorial Hospital trustees will consider the hospital's capital and operational budgets in a meeting Thursday afternoon.

Y Fitness Focus of ParkFit

The next session of Sheridan's ParkFit program will start at 12:10 o'clock Wednesday at Whitney Commons.

Spring Creek Employee Dies in Accident

An employee of the Spring Creek Coal Co. mine near Decker, Montana, was killed in an accident about 7 o'clock Monday evening.