Buffalo Senior Center Dog Show Awards Top Three Canines

Dog Show winner 'Sonny' and owner Celeste Friese.

The Second Annual Buffalo Senior Center Dog Show, which was offered this past Saturday at Washington Park, awarded three top dogs out of a total of almost 30 dogs entered into the competition.

WYO Rodeo a Significant Boost for the Local Economy

WYO Rodeo a Significant Boost for the Local Economy (Photo by Chris Foy)

As the thousands of visitors lined up for the annual WYO Rodeo in Sheridan, CEO of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Johnson, says the local economy sees an incredible boost.

Big Horn Mountain Festival 'Great Weekend For Buffalo'

The Ninth Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival happened this past weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo and again featured some of the best musicians, singers, songwriters and bands in the acoustic music genre.

Buffalo Council Gets Report Of Problem At Waste Water Plant

Buffalo's waste water treatment plant

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard a report of another problem at their relatively new waste water treatment plant.

Semi-Trailer Fire Off of I-90

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Just before 7 o'clock Sunday evening, a semi-trailer caught fire on the Interstate 90 exit 20 off ramp near the stop light on north Main by Kmart. Sheridan Fire-Rescue along with Rocky Mountain Ambulance, Sheridan Police Department and the Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to the incident.

Another Successful Kiwanis Duck Race

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It was another successful Kiwanis Duck Race Friday after the rodeo parade and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went creek side to bring us this story.

BLM to sell coal next to Cordero Rojo mine

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is preparing to auction off $149 million tons of federal coal next to a surface mine in Campbell County. The coal underlies a 1,300-acre area known as the Maysdorf II North Coal Tract.

Week in Review

Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance

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The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance (Photos by Chris Foy)

Members of the Yakama Nation made the journey to Sheridan from Washington state to participate in the WYO Rodeo Parade and the First People's Pow Wow. One of the dances performed by the young dancers was the Yakama's swan dance.

Weather Aids Work to Fight Wildfire Southeast of Casper

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Favorable conditions are helping firefighters trying to contain one of the first significant wildfires in Wyoming this year.