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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.

Lost Snowmobilers Survive Overnight in Mountains

UPDATE: A father and son from Minnesota survived a freezing night in the Big Horn Mountains Sunday after their snowmobiles got stuck.

One Vehicle Rollover South Of Buffalo Results In Injuries

A rollover crash early Tuesday morning just south of Buffalo resulted in a local teen being taken to the hospital and treated for injuries.

Update: Black Ice Advisory for Many Area Highways

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Update- Black Ice advisories have all been lifted for parts of I-90, I-25. But the advisory remains in effect for parts of US 14 and 16 (particularly between WY 341 and Gillette), and some slick conditions continue. We will keep you updated on road conditions as the information comes to us.

UPDATE: Accident Involving Train and Vehicle North of Sheridan

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Update: Calls to the responding agencies were made this morning, and officials are not releasing any details on the collision as of yet. The number of people in the vehicle and the type of vehicle has not been officially released. Authorities say that this incident is under investigation, therefore details like fatalities and injuries are being withheld. We will have that information once it is released.

Sheridan College Basketball Clinic For Boys Cancelled

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Sheridan College's Generals Holiday Basketball Clinic for Boys to be held from 9 until noon today at the college has been cancelled due to weather.

Gas Line Break Results In No Damage, No Injuries

A gas line was severed by workers at a home in the Richardson Park Subdivision west of Buffalo last Thursday.

Omnibus Spending Bill Blocks Sage Grouse Protection

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A rider attached to the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate earlier in the month, will block the Fish and Wildlife Service from listing two types of sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act.

Numerous Organizations Working to Make Holiday Better

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The holiday season is a time for giving and reaching out to the community, and there are many organizations in the county that would appreciate contributions or volunteers.

Winds Reached up to 66 mph Overnight, Outages Reported

High winds coming from the Southwest last night reaching up to 66 miles per hour throughout the evening have caused some power outages to be reported in Sheridan County.

G&F Seeks Information On Poaching In Johnson County

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking the public to help with information on an illegal poaching of a mule deer buck in eastern Johnson County.

Collision Injuring Child Bicyclist Still Under Investigation

An incident involving a collision between a bicyclist and a vehicle is still under investigation.

West Range Fire Claims 1,200 Acres

A fire that started Saturday in a heavily wooded area west of Buffalo that has burned through at least 1,200 acres was 25 percent contained by Sunday night before the snowfall.

E. 1st Street May Be Realigned in Near Future

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E. 1st Street may finally see an expansion further east of Sheridan Avenue, if the Sheridan Planning Commission approves a request to vacate a portion of the existing right of way to begin a new alignment for the street at their regular meeting Monday.

General Election 2014 Results

SHERIDAN COUNTY
TAX/AMENDMENT/CONTESTED RACES

The Penny Tax is a keeper. The amendment allowing out-of-state trustees on the University of Wyoming board goes down in flames.

Johnson County Election Results

Unofficial results are in for all precincts in Johnson County, including absentee votes.

Christmas Stroll Theme and Deadlines Announced

Last year's Stroll Button presented by Chamber Program Director Teresa Detimore. Photo by Pat Blair

This year's Christmas Stroll is fast approaching and the sign-up deadline for Sheridan businesses who wish to participate is next Monday. The stroll will once again be held in November on the day after Thanksgiving, and the theme is “Sugar Plum Stroll.”

Sheridan Man Dies in the Bighorns

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A Sheridan man hunting in the Bighorn Mountains with a friend died Monday after suffering acute cardiac arrest.

Weather, Power Outage Delay School Starts

Sheridan County School District 3, which is Arvada and Clearmont, will be on a one-hour delay this morning, due to a power outage at the school. Classes will start at 9. The information comes from school staff.

Also, Story School and Bus 39 are on 2-hour delays.