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No Injuries in Christmas Day Trailer Fire

Damage to trailer at 1511 Mydland Rd.#71. (SFR Photo)
Goose Valley Volunteer Firefighter Derrick Wood talks to the owner of the home, Mike Fitzpatrick, while an unidentified friend holds the cat that was rescued by Wood. (SFR photo)
Sheridan Fire-Rescue’s Firefighter II/EMT Chad Brutlag works to locate and extinguish hot spots in Mike Fitzpatrick’s home while Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter II/EMT Gary Harnish monitors fire scene operations. (SFR photo)

No injuries were reported in a Mydland Road trailer fire that left the structure with heavy damage on Christmas day. The fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes, and it is believed that it originated in the kitchen of the trailer, according to Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Senior Center Holiday Giving Campaign On Schedule

The Sheridan Senior Center's annual Holiday Spirit Campaign is halfway to its goal of $43,000 just about halfway into the fundraiser. Senior Center Development Director Rindy West.

Wyoming's 'Call of the Wild' Premieres Dec. 31

A reality TV series from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aimed at getting kids into the outdoors, titled Call of the Wild, will premiere this Saturday, Dec. 31, according to the Game and Fish.

Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 2012 Goals: Reach Outlying Communities

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce will wrap up 2011 Tuesday with the drawing for $1,000 in Chamber Bucks as grand prize for the 16th annual Christmas Stroll. Executive Director Dixie Johnson tells us about what she wants to continue in her second year with the Chamber.

Jo Co Commission Approves Addition to Mine Permit

Smokey Wildeman
John Gibbs

Black Hills Bentonite, LLC submitted a request to the Johnson County Commissioners to add additional acreage to their existing mine permit for their Johnson County Mine site west of Kaycee.

Buffalo Council Adopts Ordinances Revising Codes

The Buffalo City Council adopted Ordinance No.1352 and Ordinance No. 1353 on third and final reading at their regular meeting last week, which revises the City Code Book.

Buffalo Students Take Awards at FLL Competition

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

Buffalo students participated in this year's FLL or First Lego League competition earlier this month in Casper, and came home with a number of trophies for their efforts.

Coal Production and the Local Rail Yard in Sheridan

Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender

When Wyoming Governor Matt Mead was elected into office, one of his main initiatives was to maintain and expand coal production from Wyoming.

Year in Review: January, February and March

Each day this week we'll take a look back at some of the top stories that made the news for the Sheridan area in 2011. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Governor Mead Looks Back on First Year in Office

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has been in office for almost a year and will be entering the New Year with many of the same goals he had when he took office almost a year ago.