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August 6th, 2015

New Fire Burning in Big Horns; Sheep Creek Fire Grows

UPDATE, AUG. 6, 1:17 p.m. - Fire crews are now battling two fires in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

Police Say Keep Eye Out for Sturgis Traffic

Knowing that more than a million motorcyclists were expected to descend on Sturgis this week, and having already seen several groups traveling through Sheridan, we asked Lt. Travis Koltiska of the Sheridan Police Department how the influx is affecting the traffic situation here and there.

Two People Arrested After Airsoft Gun Assault

Two people were arrested Tuesday night following an altercation at a local discount department store.

Cost of Sheep Creek Fire to be Shared

The cost of fighting the Sheep Creek Fire burning through a protected wildlife habitat area of the Bighorn National Forest in the Big Horn Mountains above Dayton will be shared by federal, state and county agencies.

August 5th

Sheep Creek Fire Public Meeting

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Representatives of the various agencies fighting the Sheep Creek Fire in the Bighorn Mountains hosted a public meeting Wednesday night at Tongue River High School in Dayton. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

North Main Association Has New Vision, New Director

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The North Main Association in Sheridan has big plans for the future and will have a new executive director moving forward.

Trial Dates Set for Lundin, Miller

Trial dates have been set for Jan. 25, 2016, for two Sheridan men arraigned on separate charges in district court in Sheridan Wednesday.

Dayton Mayor Remembers Fire of '03

The Sheep Creek Fire burning four miles from Dayton isn't yet a threat to the town of around 800 people, according to Mayor Norm Anderson. In an interview with Sheridan Media, the mayor recalled a more disastrous fire a few years ago.

Fire-Damaged House Used for Storage

A house on College Street that was damaged by fire earlier this week was unoccupied and had been used for storage for many years by Annie Greenthumb's.

Mayor: Dayton In No Danger

Dayton Mayor Norm Anderson says officials and residents are vigilant about the fire that's burning within four miles of the town, but at this time, they're in no danger.