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Emergency Response Team Helping Where They Can

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Members of the Sheridan County Community Emergency Response Team are doing what they can to help keep the public away from the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton. CERT Coordinator Tamara Tarver explains what they’re doing.

Minimal Fire Activity On Sheep Creek Fire

(Photo courtesy of Gary and Susanne Hinz)

Fire activity on the Sheep Creek Creek Fire in the Bighorn Mountains west of Dayton was minimal Tuesday, as the size of the fire remained at 1,100 acres as of 9 o’clock Tuesday night.

Century Link Franchise Agreement Passed on Second Reading

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The Sheridan City Council met for their first regular meeting of the month Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sheep Creek Fire Grows to Over 1,000 Acres

(Photo courtesy of Gary and Susanne Hinz)

The Sheep Creek Fire in Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton continues to to burn through rugged terrain, making it complicated for firefighters to battle the blaze.

Sheep Creek Fire Update: More Than 100 Acres Burned

(Photo courtesy of the Bighorn National Forest)

The Sheep Creek Fire in Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton continues to to burn through rugged terrain, making it complicated for firefighters to battle the blaze.

Proclamations, Franchise Agreement on Council’s Agenda

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council will work with a light agenda for their meeting tonight, as the only item under consideration is the second reading of a franchise agreement with Century Link. Sheridan Mayor John Heath.

Car Show Geared Toward Pre-1965 Hot Rods

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The 6th annual Absaroka State Takeover Car show will take place today from noon to 4 at Black Tooth Brewing Company on Alger and Broadway in Sheridan. The car show is for pre-1965 traditional hot rods, customs, and motorbikes.

Curbside Recycling Begins Monday

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The blue recycle bins have been delivered, the city’s new equipment at the recycling center is up and running, and the new curbside recycling program is set to start Monday, after six months of preparation.

Blood Drive Yields Good Results

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The three day Sheridan Community Blood Drive that took place this week at the Best Western Sheridan Center yielded good results, as United Blood Services met their goal all three days.

County Announces Road Closure for Monday

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At the request of Burlington Northern SantaFe Railway, Sheridan County Road 195, or Coal Creek Road near Ulm will be closed Monday between 7 and 3. According to a release from the county, the road must be closed all day so that crews with BNSF can repair their tracks.

Partial Fire Restrictions Go Into Effect Friday

Sheridan County Commissoners Tom Ringley, left, and Steve Maier. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Partial fire restrictions for Sheridan County will go into effect Friday at 12:01 am. The decision was made Wednesday afternoon during a special meeting of the Sheridan County Commissioners.

No Tornado in the Bighorns

Some of the destruction from Monday night's "microburst" in the Bighorn Mountains. (Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service in Riverton)

Reports of a tornado in the Bighorn Mountains Monday night turned out to be false. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Absaroka State Takeover is Saturday

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A unique car show will take place in downtown Sheridan this weekend. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

A ‘Taste of Sheridan’

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

In 2008, the North Main Association started the “Taste of Sheridan”, a summertime food tasting festival that features various local restaurants and caterers offering a “taste” of their food.

Highway Patrol Gearing Up For Sturgis Rally

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A motorcycle crash near Devil's Tower, Wyoming during last year's Sturgis Rally in South Dakota. (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

With the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis motorcycle rally set to get underway next week, the Wyoming Highway Patrol is getting ready for the influx of people traveling through Wyoming by adding additional enforcement over the next few weeks.

County Fire Warden Says No Fire Restrictions, Just Yet

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Currently there are no fire restrictions in place for Sheridan County. That could change soon however with the recent hot temperatures we’ve been experiencing in Sheridan County. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Lightning Starts Three Fires on Crow Reservation

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Photo of the Pine Ridge fire on the Crow Reservation in Montana. (Courtesy Photo)

Firefighters with the Crow Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs and Big Horn County continue to battle several wildfires that were ignited late Sunday night by lightning on the Crow Reservation one-hour north of Sheridan in Montana.

UW Trustees Approve Contract With Search Consultant

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees held a special meeting Monday, where they selected a consulting firm to assist with the search for a new president of the university.

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Monday

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A special meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has been scheduled for Monday afternoon at 4. According to a university news release, the board is expected to take action in the selection of a consulting firm to assist with the search for a new president.

‘Smackdown in Sheridan’

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Dubbed the “Smackdown in Sheridan”, the Wild West Wreckers women’s roller derby team will make their home debut tonight in Sheridan against the Rapid City Revolution.