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Magnificent Meadowlark

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An open house was held Thursday night at the newly finished Meadowlark Elementary School in Sheridan. For the full news story, click here.

Photos by Ron Richter

Scratching-N-Sniffing at the Park

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It's time once again for the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan to host their annual Scratch-N-Sniff fun day at Kendrick Park in Sheridan. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope.

A Grand Commitment

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The Griffith Foundation has committed $2.5 million to go toward the renovation and expansion of the Thorne-Rider Student Center at Sheridan College. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

SHS Tennis Seniors Recognized

On the last home tennis matches of the season Tuesday the Sheridan Seniors were recognized. Seniors Brad Peterson, Cameron Ellis, Malick Grant, Rachael Wood, Hailey Ligocki, Megan Eisenhauer, Denim Lind, and Laramie Westcott were recognized for their contributions to the team prior to taking to the courts for their last home stand.

Gilead Wildfire Eats Another 240 Acres

The Gilead Wildfire, burning near Buffalo and Story, grew 240 acres over the last two days, and officials with the National Incident Response Team estimate the fire's total size to be 6,000 acres.

Dedicating the Life House

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a dedication ceremony Tuesday dedicating the Life House on the their campus in south Sheridan. The Life House is a men's treatment center for those struggling with substance abuse addiction.

9/11 Remembered

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A remembrance ceremony was held Tuesday morning to honor those that were lost on September 11th, 2001. To read the entire news story, click here.

9-11 Remembered (updated)

Students & faculty of the Big Horn School Campus and the Big Horn Volunteer Fire Department gathered to mark Patriot Day and the National Day of Service and Remembrance Tuesday morning.

Car & Truck Show @ Plains Tire

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Pictures by Judy Hagerott

Out Of The Darkness Walk

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Pictures by Judy Hagerott

Casper Mountain Wildfire Causes 400 to Evacuate

A rapidly spreading wildfire has burned at least one structure and forced the evacuation of up to 400 people on Casper Mountain.

Authorities say as many as five structures have burned so far in the path of the Sheep Herder Hill Fire about 10 miles southeast of the Casper city limits.

Gilead Fire: 5760 Acres, 45% Contained

The Gilead Fire, near Buffalo, now encompasses 5,760 acres within the Big Horn National Forest.

Deer

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Latest Gilead Fire News From Incident Command

(Sunday, September 9 @ 3pm) Evelyn Morgan, with the Gilead Fire Incident Management Team, released the latest information on the fire this afternoon.

Wood & Ligocki down Laramie 6-0, 6-0

Entering the third day of the longest home stand of the season on Saturday morning the Sheridan girls #1 Doubles Team got off to a great start. Hailey Ligocki and Rachel Wood, on the right, defeated Laramie's Rachael Peterson and Nikki Vaporis 6-0, 6-0.

Farmers' Market Finale/Harvest Fest - coming soon!

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Do you suppose this truck is headed to market? The Farmers' Market Finale/Harvest Fest is set for 3:00 pm on September 15th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Judging from this photo you had better be prepared to take home some huge garden produce.

Better Luck Next Time

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The Tongue River Eagles football team hadn't played a game in front of their home crowd since the 2010 season, as there weren't enough players to field a team last year. That all changed Friday, as the Eagles hosted Glenrock for their home opener.

The #5 Ranked Rams down Burns 44 - 22

Following a great run by Ram Scott Passini Big Horn's Quarterback Connor McCafferty keeps the ball runs left and dives into the end zone with Bronc Austin Burkett on his heals for the first score with 3:17 to go in the 1st quarter against the Burns Broncs Friday afternoon at Big Horn.

Vehicle Fire On N. Main

Sheridan Fire-Rescue, Sheridan Police Department, and Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to a vehicle fire in the 2400 block of North Main at 7:15 pm on Thursday. The fire involved a 2000 Dodge 1500 4x4. The engine compartment of the pickup was fully involved in fire on arrival. Fire also damaged the interior or the vehicle. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

More Gilead Fire Images

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All photos taken from French Creek Road NW of Buffalo Thursday, September 6.