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August 14th, 2015

Big Horn Incumbent Files for Fire District

Lonnie Wright has filed for re-election to the Big Horn Fire District board of directors.

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 15, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Aug. 15, 1915.

Rope For Knowledge Today In Buffalo

The 7th Annual Sheridan College in Johnson County Rope For Knowledge Scholarship Roping is today at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

Power Line Catches Fire Downtown

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A power line caught fire shortly after 6 o’clock Friday night behind Frackelton’s restaurant in downtown Sheridan, forcing the restaurant to close for the evening while Montana-Dakota Utilities Company repaired the line.

Water, Retardant Dropped on Sheep Creek Fire

Firefighters on Friday dropped water and retardant on the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

Fire District, State to Pay Bulk of Fire Costs

The Dayton Fire District and Wyoming Game and Fish together will pay 49 percent of the cost of fighting the Sheep Creek Fire that started nearly two weeks ago in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

Information On Gardner Peak Fire

Powder River Fire District Public Information Officer Marilyn Connolly has released the latest information on the Gardner Peak Fire, in southern Johnson County.

Sculptor Gives Background on Da Vinci’s Horse

Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen talked with a local artist earlier in the week about the Leonardo Da Vinci horse sculpture to be unveiled next week. Here’s her report.

Tularemia's Found in Humans, Animals

State health officials are warning Wyoming residents to keep an eye on their pets and other wildlife after several people and animals around the state have been diagnosed with the bacterial disease, tularemia, better known as rabbit fever.

Extra Security Being Considered Following Shooting

In the wake of the July shooting at a city-owned alcohol detoxification center in Riverton, managed by the VOA of the Northern Rockies in Sheridan, employees there have requested additional security measures.