Leslie Stratmoen


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Commission Approves Road Grant, Other Projects

A grant application for a road project and intents to alter a county road and vacate alleys were approved Tuesday by the Sheridan County Commission.

UPDATE: House Fire Extinguished Within Minutes

The early morning house fire in Sheridan we reported on in today's first news broadcast was put out within minutes of the local fire department receiving the call.

Scores of Firefighters Now Battling Bighorn Forest Blaze

FIRE UPDATE 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4

Artists in Residency Present Works

Six artists from across the country will be sharing a sampling of their work tonight during Jentel Presents at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan.

Bighorn Forest Fire Attack Includes Helicopter Drops

Photo Submitted by Gary and Susanne Hinz

A wildfire blazing through rough terrain in the Tongue River Canyon in the Bighorn National Forest west of the town of Dayton has now claimed more than 1,000 acres. Firefighters have been battling the blaze since Sunday afternoon, primarily with an air attack.

Wildfire Continues to Blaze Through Bighorn Forest

Photo Submitted by Fachon Wilson

A wildfire blazing through rough terrain in the Tongue River Canyon in the Bighorn National Forest west of the town of Dayton has now claimed more than 1,000 acres.

House Burning on College

A house is on fire on College Avenue in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Tommy B is on scene to bring us the report.

No one was in the building, according to an officer on the scene. Stay tuned to Sheridan Media for updates.

Raffle Topped Raise the Roof Funds for Dayton Center

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The historic community hall in the town of Dayton will be receiving a new roof this month, thanks to the diligent fundraising efforts of the Dayton Benefit Club.

Fire Restrictions in Place for Sheridan County

Fire restrictions are in place for Sheridan County, going into effect on Friday.

Construction Nearly Complete on South Thurmond

The repaving project on South Thurmond in Sheridan is nearly complete, but has taken a little longer than expected, according to a public announcement made by the city of Sheridan.

UPDATE: Sheep Creek Fire Still Burning

Photo Submitted by Susanne Hinz

UPDATE: 10 a.m. Today:
The Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Tongue River Canyon of the Bighorn National Forest since Sunday has now grown from five to 30 acres.

Brinton’s Audubon Weekend Continues

The Audubon Weekend at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn continues today with a garden tour this morning and a lecture this afternoon.

Brinton Offers Bees, Hummingbirds Lecture

A class on pollinators and a garden tour is in the offering today at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn.

Patrol, WyDOT Prep for Sturgis Rally

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Highway Patrol troopers in states bordering western South Dakota are giving extra attention to traffic flocking to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

ATV Crash Victim Rescued

Andy Lindberg and Andy Fried of Sheridan Fire Rescue, and Ben Ross of Rocky Mountain Ambulance tend the stokes basket as the rope system moves the patient to the top of the slope. (Photo Provided)

An ATV crash victim was rescued Thursday morning after plunging 75 yards down an embankment on a trail near the town of Story at an 80-degree slope.

Northern Arapaho, Justice Officials Meet After Detox Center Shooting

Northern Arapaho tribal leaders say they've met with Justice Department officials in Washington, D.C., to discuss racism and hate crimes after a deadly shooting in Riverton.

University Offers Free Classes in Sheridan

Saturday U comes back to Sheridan next weekend. That’s the free day of college classes offered by the University of Wyoming.

Chip Seal Project Begins on Fifth Street

A chip sealing project is set to begin on Fifth Street in Sheridan over the weekend.

Brinton Museum Offers an Audubon Weekend

Classes on pollinators and garden tours are in the offering over the weekend at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn.

Senator Barrasso Says Obamacare's Failing

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A United States Senator from Wyoming says Obamacare is failing. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.