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Gilead Fire Grows to 4,000 Acres

The Gilead Fire Incident Management Team released the latest information on the fire this morning, saying the fire had grown to 3,936 acres as of 9 am.
The Gilead Fire began August 14 with a lightning strike on the Bighorn National Forest.

Dayton Council Looks to Clarify Water Rights

The Dayton town council passed an amendment on first reading Tuesday night to clarify the definition, and ultimately the intended use, of raw water.

College Group Needs Backpacks for Suicide Awareness

Sheridan College has an activist organization with the goal of removing the stigma surrounding seeking help for mental health issues. The group, called Active Minds, is a counterpart to a national initiative, and this fall's area of focus is suicide prevention.

Sports Fields Complex Ahead Of Schedule Despite Setback

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

At their meeting Tuesday evening, the Buffalo City Council heard an update on city projects from City Planner Zach Montgomery.

Council Tables Bid Award for Treatment Plant Upgrades

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Council Tables Bid Award for Treatment Plant Upgrades

The Sheridan City Council elected to take a wait and see approach to awarding the bid for upgrades to the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment Plants.

Investor Awareness Presentation

Secretary of State Max Maxfield, left, and Securities Compliance Officer Kelly Vierk listen to Compliance Division Director Karen Wheeler during a presentation on investment fraud Tuesday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office hosted a presentation Tuesday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn that focused on educating the public about investment fraud.

Double Fatality West of Buffalo In Mosier Gulch

A semi-tractor and trailer crashed through a guardrail and into Mosier Gulch west of Buffalo Tuesday evening, resulting in the deaths of two occupants, a male and female, according to Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Rich Burridge.

City Water Line Break Causes BHS Closure Tuesday

Buffalo High School

**UPDATE**

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook reported to the City Council this evening that the water line has been repaired and flushed and water has been restored to the high school. Classes are expected to go on as scheduled on Wednesday.

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Jo Co Attorney Has “No Comment” On Prosecuting Assessor

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers
Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

In what appears to be the latest “shot across the bow” between Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock and County Assessor Cindy Rogers, the two offices squared off in a verbal exchange at the county commissioner's meeting Tuesday.

Gilead Fire at 1700 Acres

Officials with the National Incident Management Team have confirmed the Gilead fire, which is burning in the Big Horn National Forest approximately 10 miles northeast from Buffalo and 8 miles from Story, has now reached 1720 acres.

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