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Kick 'Em Up Cans Continues Through Weekend In Buffalo

The Kick 'Em Up Cans Rodeo, a barrel-racing event put on annually in Buffalo, will continue through the weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' arena.

-Washout Prompts Road Closure West Of Kaycee

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO) has announced a road closure west of Kaycee due to recent storms that have washed it out and made the road impassable and unsafe.

New Brinton Gallery Opens Monday

The new 24,000-square-foot art gallery built on the grounds of the Bradford Brinton Museum in Big Horn opens to the public on Monday.

This Week’s Poll Question

Wyoming's U.S. Senator Mike Enzi has introduced a bill that would make it legal to carry a pocket knife from one state to another if it's legal in both states.

Frackelton's Dining for Cause Raises Nearly 10K for Sculpture Program

UPDATE: Frackelton's Dining or a Cause event held Monday raised $9,700 for the Sheridan Public Arts Committee. The guest count totaled 254 people.

Today's Dining for Cause Supports Downtown Sculpture Program

Another Dining for a Cause fundraiser at Frackelton’s restaurant in Sheridan will be held today, which means that all of today’s lunch and dinner sales will be donated to the Sheridan Public Arts Committee.

Smoke in Big Horns from Controlled Burn

Photo By Aaron Palmer.

A plume of smoke billowing from the eastern face of the Big Horn Mountains Monday morning turned out to be a controlled burn of slash piles set by a rancher in the Story area near the Sheridan/Johnson county line.

Surface Access Delays Sheridan County Coal Mine Opening

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As we reported in March, a legal dispute over surface access is threatening to derail or at least delay Ramaco Wyoming Coal’s plans to open a new coal mine in Sheridan County.

Students Receive Keys to Stone Award

The honorees on stage during the Keystone Awards show. Photo by Ron Richter.

During the Keystone Awards held Thursday at the Wyo Theatre in Downtown Sheridan, six students from Sheridan County were recognized as Keys to the Stone honorees.

US 14 Closed Temporarily Due to Crash

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US 14 west of Dayton has been closed temporarily due to a crash involving a truck hauling bentonite. Ronda Holwell with the Wyoming Department of Transportation has confirmed that the crash occurred near mile marker 71 and there was one fatality.

No Deaths Reported from 45-Vehicle Pileup

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Crews with the Wyoming Department of Transportation were still working over the weekend to clear snow and wreckage on Interstate 80 after Thursday’s multiple vehicle pile-up.

City Officials Say Gravel on Main to be Gone Soon

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A shot of the gravel on Main Street. Photo by Hannah Stepenoff

If you drove on Main Street today you may have noticed some gravel, according to Sheridan City officials. Since the city had received some concerned calls, they wrote a message on Facebook that explained the issue.

High Winds Fuel Weekend Wildfires

Two wildfires raged within Sheridan County Saturday, fueled by warm temperatures and high winds of up to 60 miles per hour.

Roof of Sheridan Building Blown Away by High Winds Saturday

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High winds yesterday caused the roof of a Sheridan building to blow off and caused damage to several vehicles yesterday evening at around 7 p.m.

Fire on Upper Road, North Park Road in Sheridan County Reportedly Contained

Crews worked to put out the rest of the smoldering ash. Photo by Hannah Stepenoff.

Update: At just after 6 p.m., crews are now leaving the scene as the leftover smoldering has been put out sufficiently.

Breaking: Fire Spotted Near Red Grade Road, According to Eye Witnesses

Smoke and a potential fire up the mountain near Red Grade Road in Big Horn has been reported by eye witnesses. Officials with the Sheridan County Fire District said that they can't release any official information as of yet, but Sheridan Media will keep you posted as information becomes available.

Powder River Rest Area Closed Until Further Notice

Ronda Holwell with WYDOT confirmed the Powder River Rest Area located between Gillette and Buffalo at milepost 88 on I-90 is closed until further notice. A water pump went out and won't be repaired until Monday.

Sheridan Safeway Will Be Ridley’s by Tuesday

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The Sheridan Safeway, located on Coffeen Avenue, will officially be a Ridley's Family Market Tuesday at midnight as crews will work overnight tonight to make the transition.

Mraz Jury Trial Continues

UPDATE: The jury trial for 25-year-old Miranda Mraz of Sheridan who's been charged with seven counts of felony forgery continued today in district court in Sheridan.

UPDATE: No One Injured in House Fire, Officials Investigating

No one was injured in a Monday morning house fire in Sheridan. The cause of the fire in the house on Canby Street remains under investigation.