Fire Restrictions Take Effect in Parts of Wyoming

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming hasn't had any big wildfires so far this year but several weeks in a row of warm, dry weather have led to the state's first widespread fire restrictions this year.

Council Tables Cloud Peak Rezone

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Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee (Photo by Ron Richter)

After a public hearing where several adjacent homeowners voiced their concerns on a request to rezone 2.2 acres of the Cloud Peak Ranch 16th filing, the Sheridan City Council elected to table the ordinance on first reading until their August 5th meeting.

Off the Beaten Path

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

While on the hunt for his afternoon iced coffee, Sheridan Media's Ron Richter stopped into one of Sheridan's newest establishments to quell his fix.

Sheridan Links PUD and Annexation Approved

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The Sheridan City Council approved the annexation and the final plat of the Sheridan Links Planned Unit Development Subdivision Monday night.

Buffalo PD Asking For Help With Stolen Property

A press release from the Buffalo Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying what they believe is stolen property recovered from a local residence.

Donations Sought For Firefighters Killed In Arizona Wildfire

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce sent out information today on a local Buffalo business that is trying to help families of 18 firefighters that were killed Sunday while battling a wildfire in central Arizona.

They were members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Arizona.

JCHC Board Moving Ahead With 2018 Project...For Now

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees heard mostly negative reports from Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward on the facility's loss of revenue from fewer patients walking through their doors as well as through lower valuation in the county.

John Hull Exhibit Opens Tuesday at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery

John Hull Exhibit Opens Tuesday at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery (Image courtesy

Over the past decade, current professor of drawing and painting at the College of Charleston, John Hull, has had his own solo exhibitions at the Ucross Foundation's Art Gallery. He's also played part in group exhibitions and been an artist in residence multiple times.

Fireworks Not Allowed Within Sheridan City Limits

Fireworks Not Allowed Within Sheridan City Limits (Photo courtesy Deviantart user Marikob K.)

Fire Marshal for the City of Sheridan, Brian Songer, has a message for residents and visitors who plan on using fireworks to celebrate later this week.

WWA Gilead Fire Hike Confirmed for Sunday

WWA Gilead Fire Hike Confirmed for Sunday (Photo courtesy Liz Howell/

The Wyoming Wilderness Association will be hosting a free hike of an area that was heavily damaged during last year's Gilead Fire – but things are quickly changing. The educational hike is set for Sunday, July 7. Marielle DeJong with the WWA explains.