Sheridan County

Second Sheridan County Wildfire Contained

Lightning has ignited a second wildfire in the Tongue River Canyon in Sheridan County.

Local Group Offers Emergency Response Class

Earlier this week we reported that members of the Sheridan County Community Emergency Response Team were manning a barricade on Canyon Road in Dayton in an effort to keep the public away from Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Bighorn Mountains.

Sheridan Library Presents 'The Sagebrush Sea'

Sheridan's Fulmer Library will present a public showing of “The Sagebrush Sea,” a documentary on the sagebrush ecosystem and the animals, including the greater sage grouse, that the ecosystem supports.

New Ranchester Councilman Seated

Jeff Barron is the new town councilman in Ranchester. He was appointed to replace a vacancy created in June when then-Councilwoman Erin Carbert resigned.

Sheep Creek Fire Cost At Half-Million $$ Mark

Costs for fighting The Sheep Creek fire in the Bighorn Mountains west of Dayton have reached around half a million dollars, and will likely continue to rise each day that firefighters spend at the scene.

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 7, 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. 7, 1915.

Cave Fire Contained, Work Continues on Sheep Creek Fire

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The Cave Fire, which was started by lightning Wednesday night and reported Thursday morning, is now contained.

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.

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