Sheridan County

UPDATE: Flood Warning Canceled

Water in the Powder River fell five feet overnight, and the flood warning issued earlier for southeastern Sheridan County, including the community of Arvada, has been canceled.

Stability of Kendrick Park Hillside Remains Concern

Overly saturated grounds due to the rain and flash flooding in the Sheridan area have Jeff Wells keeping a close eye on the hillside between Kendrick Park and the parking lot of the local junior high school.

Bonds Set for Alleged Armed Robbers

Sheridan Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff set bond Tuesday on two men from Sheridan who were arrested for armed robbery late last week, but formal charges had not been filed against them as of Wednesday morning.

EPA Spurns Public Comment, Finalizes WOTUS Rule

In news coming from the office of Wyoming’s Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, we’ve learned that the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Waters of the United States or WOTUS rule on Wednesday.

Needs Survey for Low-Income Citizens Presented Today

Housing, healthcare and employment continue to be concerns for the low-income bracket of Sheridan County’s population.

County’s on Flash Flood Alert Due to Rain Forecast

The Powder River, which is typically about two-feet deep, is overflowing its banks in some places of both Sheridan and Johnson counties, running as high as 10 feet in Arvada -- a town of about 43 people that sits on the river’s west bank and is located southeast of Sheridan.

Sheridan Legacy Includes History of Floods

With the flooding of waters in Sheridan County this week, some seniors are remembering the big flood of the 1920s. A story about the weather event is included in Sheridan Media’s summer publication, Sheridan Chronicles. Here’s Pat Blair with the report.

Hospital Board Hears ICU Update

The schematic design for expansion of Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Intensive Care Unit has been approved.

A Look Back in Time: May 28, 1915

Memorial Day will be observed Monday with fitting ceremonies in Sheridan, under direction of the John Schuler Post 67 of the Grand Army of the Republic.

UPDATE: River Falling at Arvada

The Powder River at Arvada was starting to fall Wednesday night, according to Sheridan County's emergency management coordinator.

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