Sheridan County

Sheep Creek Fire Nearly Contained, Management Handed Back to Locals

As reported earlier, the Sheep Creek wildfire that’s been burning for more than a week in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton is now 90 percent contained and management will be turned over today to local agencies.

City’s Deer Management Plan Involves Local Hunters

Local police will soon be implementing Sheridan’s deer management plan.

'Smokejumper' Has Sheridan Roots

The eight-person team of smokejumpers from West Yellowstone who were brought in to help fight the Sheep Creek Fire in the Bighorn Mountains west of Dayton have moved on to fight the next fire. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter sat down with one of the smokejumpers who grew up in Sheridan.

West 5th Street Reconstruction Open House

An open house was held Monday night in Sheridan for the West 5th Street reconstruction project, which is a joint project between Sheridan County, the City of Sheridan, and the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Incident Commander Explains Hazards on Trail After Fire

The Tongue River Canyon Trail, which is popular with local hikers and visitors to the area, has been closed since the Sheep Creek Fire was discovered in the canyon more than a week ago.

Washuts Named Sheridan County Landowners of Year

Steve and Judy Washut, who live south of Sheridan in Sheridan County, are the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Landowners of the Year in the Sheridan Region for 2015.

District 2 Trustees Meet New Principal

Troy Lake, who will be the principal of the proposed new collaborative high school to be built in Sheridan was introduced to Sheridan County School District 2 trustees during their meeting Monday night.

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 11, 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. 11, 1915.

Sheep Creek Fire In Hands of Local Agencies

The Sheep Creek Fire which started over a week ago in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton is 90 percent contained and will be turned over to local agencies Tuesday.

Heat Stroke Remains Threat to Dogs

Though we are experiencing cooler days, right now, heat stroke still poses a threat to our pets. Local veterinarian Amber Ingersoll said make sure your dog has plenty of water and is kept in a well-ventilated place, and not in a vehicle.

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