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National Flag Day

Today is National Flag Day

Today is National Flag Day, and Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more on how this day came to be.

Dedication of Grouse Mountain Trail Saturday West of Buffalo

The Grouse Mountain Trail, which runs from Mosier Gulch west to the Bighorn National Forest will be officially dedicated in a ceremony Saturday morning.

The multi-use trail was completed last fall, but the Buffalo Trails Board decided to hold the dedication this summer.

JCSD1 Awards Contract For Meadowlark Drainage Project

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at their meeting this week, awarded a contract for a drainage project at Meadowlark Elementary School to Hot Iron Incorporated of Gillette.

Hunter Trailhead, Campground West of Buffalo Now Open

The Hunter Trailhead and Campground, approximately 15 miles west of Buffalo on Highway 16, is open now that construction on the site has been completed.

The project relocated the trailhead and campground facilities to a new area adjacent to the old areas.

Sagebrush Art Center Hosts Summer Workshops for All Ages

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is hosting two sessions of summer art workshops for children and adults alike. The first session starts July 16, with daily two-hour classes for five days.

VOA Lifehouse Utilizes 5th Step For Addiction Recovery

The Lifehouse, an addiction rehabilitation center sponsored by Volunteers of America, helps those who are ready to overcome drug and alcohol dependence using a 12-step residency program.

Decker Coal Has Big Economic Plans For Sheridan

Decker Coal Company General Manager, Tim Fagley, said his company plans to double mine production in the next year.

Neighbor Helps Contain Fire On North Heights

A photo released by Sheridan Fire-Rescue shows evidence of the tall flames that climbed a garage on North Heights Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but is believed to be spontaneous.

Sheridan firemen were called to North Heights Avenue Tuesday afternoon to extinguish a residential fire. Dustin Shaw, an observant neighbor, saw the flames and notified the homeowner of the situation.

Deadline To Register For Kids' Bluegrass Camp Friday

Friday is the deadline to sign up for this year's Big Horn Mountain Bluegrass Camp for Kids.

The camp will be held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds July 4th through the 6th.

Search Continues For Escaped Inmate

James Friesen escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Monday. Though there have been confirmed sightings, he is not yet captured.

A prisoner, James Friesen, was last seen leaving the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle Monday morning and has not yet been located, though there have been confirmed sightings.