Archive - Aug 2012

August 29th

Gilead Fire Grows Substantially

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest have confirmed that the Gilead Fire 10 miles northwest of Buffalo in the National Forest has grown substantially after a very active Wednesday. BHNF Public Affairs Specialist Susie Douglas.

21 Arrested in Sheridan Methamphetamine Bust

The United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), in cooperation with the Northeast Enforcement Team (NEET), Sheridan Police Department, and Sheridan County Sheriff's Office arrested 21 individuals after a two-year investigation regarding drug activity in the Sheridan area.

SPD: Easy, Inexpensive Home Security Ideas

With Sheridan being one of the top tourist destinations in Wyoming, it's understandable residents here get pretty comfortable when it comes to their home security. While Sheridan isn't overrun with crime, Detective Jim Arzy with the Sheridan Police Department reminds citizens there are a few quick, easy things people should do to safeguard their home against burglary.

Sheridan Primed For Labor Day Tourists

The Associated Press reports more people in the eight-state Mountain West region are expected to make a Labor Day getaway compared with last year.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 08/29/12

Elder Abuse w/Paul Greenwood

Clearmont Fire Gains Momentum

Sheridan County Fire Warden, Bill Biastoch, reports the fire approximately 7 miles north of Clearmont has grown to somewhere between 1500 and 2500 acres.

Hay Haulers Get Free Oversize Loads Through Wyoming

This year's drought has taken its toll on the state's hay crop, but Wyoming officials have agreed to provide some relief to those looking to import or transport hay.

Big Horn, Sheridan Counties Among Highest Unemployment In State

Wyoming's unemployment rate increased slightly in July to 5.6 percent - the second straight month the state's jobless rate has gone up.

August 28th

Inaugural Sibley Lake Triathlon Solo Results 2012

1 13 Rob Forister 9:00:00 0:14:57 0:00:58 0:41:44 0:02:18 0:30:06 1:30:03
2 24 Dave Hardesty 9:00:00 0:14:08 0:01:15 0:43:38 0:00:05 0:33:22 1:32:28
3 22 Karinthia Harrison 9:00:00 0:17:15 0:02:10 0:54:50 0:00:45 0:35:32 1:50:32
4 20 Caryn Moxey 9:00:00 0:14:12 0:05:10 0:50:00 0:02:06 0:39:08 1:50:36
5 12 Paul Fleming 9:00:00 0:15:08 0:01:49 0:54:34 0:02:01 0:40:43 1:54:15
6 23 Mariann Foster 9:00:00 0:18:57 0:03:36 0:58:15 0:01:06 0:34:46 1:56:40
7 7 Les Benner 9:00:00 0:20:55 0:04:14 0:48:04 0:02:43 0:43:49 1:59:45

Student Enrollment at JCSD1 Appears Mostly Flat

At the Johnson County School Board meeting Monday night, the administrators from the schools reported that student enrollment looks to be very much the same as at the end of last school year, but cautioned that numbers will probably change these first few weeks of school.