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June 7th, 2015

Ingalls Receives Coveted Nursing Scholarship

Melissa Ingalls of Sheridan, who works at the Sheridan Women’s Clinic as a medical assistant, was selected to receive the Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Endowed Scholarship worth $1,000. The announcement was made by the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Inoperable Lighted Intersections Turn Into 4-way Stops

With recent thunderstorms causing power outages throughout the northeastern part of the state, the state highway department is reminding drivers they must treat intersections where traffic control lights are temporarily out of order as 4-way stops.

June 6th

No Flooding Expected Today in Johnson County

Even though rain was expected in Johnson County overnight, no more flooding was expected. So, on Saturday afternoon, emergency management coordinator Marilyn Connolly said officials there were moving into recovery mode.

Time to Get Those Gardens In

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Traditionally, gardeners start planting right around Memorial Day, but Scott Hininger, University of Wyoming Extension Educator says frost remains a threat.

He says some plants need warm nights.

A Look Back in Time: June 7, 1915

R.W. Kelly, president of the Holly Sugar company, arrived in Sheridan today. He will be here for several days.

Flood Warning for Sheridan County Removed

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A previously-issued flood warning for Sheridan County has been cancelled. Sheridan County is still expecting scattered thunderstorms throughout the evening and overnight, but these pose no risk of flooding.

Flood Warning Remains in Effect for Sheridan County

A flood warning remains in effect for central Sheridan County until 9:30 tonight.

Buffalo Officials Move to Flood Recovery Mode

Even though rain is expected in Johnson County tonight, no more flooding is expected. So, emergency management coordinator Marilyn Connolly says officials there are now moving into recovery mode.

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Buffalo, Big Horn Mountains

The National Weather Service, Riverton office, is predicting showers and thunderstorms this afternoon for the town of Buffalo, so a flash flood watch is in effect today, from 1 o’clock into the evening hours.

Governor Declares State of Emergency

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead issued an Executive Order Friday declaring a State of Emergency in response to flooding in Wyoming.