Rain Forecast in Big Horn Mountains Wildfire Area

As the Sheep Creek wildfire continues to burn in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton, the National Weather Service is forecasting a 60 percent chance of rain showers in the area into the evening.

Public Meeting Called on Sheep Creek Fire

A public meeting has been called for 6 p.m. Sunday on the Sheep Creek Fire in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

WyDOT Holds Fifth Street Project Meeting

A public meeting to present the design of the proposed reconstruction of Fifth Street in Sheridan will be held Monday night at the Best Western in Sheridan. Ronda Holwell of the state transportation department gave us the project details.

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Investigators Looking for Info Regarding Cause of Sheep Creek Fire

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The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement continue to investigate the exact cause of the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Bighorn Mountains west of Dayton. The official term that’s been given to the fire is that it is an “undetermined human caused” fire.

Hiker From Montana Found Dead in Yellowstone

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An investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of death of a hiker found in the vicinity of the Elephant Back Loop Trail in the Lake Village area of Yellowstone National Park.

Story Home Tour Deemed a Success

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From quaint cabins to modern mansions, over 150 people toured the five homes as part of the Story Home Tour last Saturday. A fundraiser for the Story Woman’s Club, tickets could be purchased for $10 which included a map for the self-guided tour to the five homes.

Thirty-six Youth Head for State Fair

Thirty-six Sheridan County 4-H and FFA youth will compete in the Wyoming State Fair Aug. 8-15 in Douglas.

Kendrick Park Cow Elk Put Down

Wyoming Game & Fish reported that a cow elk in Kendrick Park in Sheridan was put down on Friday morning.

Trail End is Seeing an Increase in Visitation

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After a slow start in June, July’s figures show an increase in tourists visiting the Trail End State Historic Site in Sheridan for the month. Site Superintendent Cynde Georgen explained.

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