The state of Wyoming has filed suit against the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Bureau of Land Management over the federal government's failure to appropriately manage wild horses in the state. Wyoming announced its intent to sue in August.
Twenty six of Wyoming waters have liberalized ice fishing regulations, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, under the Special Winter Ice Fishing Provision. Among them is Lake DeSmet in Johnson County.
A popular mountain access road will be closed mid-month, comments are due by the end of the month on a proposed street closure and there's an opening on the county fair board. The announcements were made this week during the regular meeting of the Sheridan County Commission.
Smoke may be visible in Sheridan this afternoon and tomorrow, according to the U.S. Forest Service, because firefighters plan to burn slash piles in the Bighorn National Forest about a quarter of a mile northwest of Burgess Junction. Spokeswoman Susan Douglas provided the details.
Bruce Garber of the Critical Air Service Task Force group that’s trying to secure a reliable air carrier for the Sheridan airport provided an update on the group’s efforts during last week’s public forum with state legislators.
Weather related crashes closed Interstate 90 near Sheridan Tuesday night for a few hours. Ronda Holwell of the Wyoming Department of Transportation stopped by the Sheridan Media station this morning to give us the report.