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Visiting Professor to Teach Native American History Class

A visiting professor at Sheridan College will be sharing knowledge of Native American history in a class to be offered beginning next week.

Black Bear Euthanized in Story

An adult male black bear was euthanized by Wyoming Game & Fish personnel October 12th after breaking into a shed near a residence in Story.

Motorcycle Crash Results in Fatality

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A motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon in Sheridan County claimed the life of 52-year-old Johnny Gilstad of Gillette.

Fire Burns 584 Acres Near Pryor on Crow Reservation

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PRYOR — Firefighters contained the 524-acre Roadside 484 fire that sparked Wednesday on the Crow Reservation, according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Memorial Fund Raises More Than Expected

A memorial fund set up on Facebook to cover the costs associated with the passing of a young Buffalo teen this past weekend has exceeded expectations.

Lick Creek Fire Holding at Four Acres

The Lick Creek Fire burning on the Bighorn National Forest remains at four acres in size and fire crews are conducting limited mop-up of the blaze today.

Sheridan Media Brings Home 7 Awards from WAB Conference

Over the weekend, the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters held their Annual Conference and Awards Banquet in Green River. Sheridan Media received 7 large market radio awards at this years gathering including Wyoming Radio Station of the Year for AM-1410 106.9 FM KWYO.

Body Recovered in Tongue River Near Ashland Identified

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The body that was pulled out of the Tongue River in Rosebud County near Ashland, Montana Thursday has been identified as 52-year-old David Walksalong of Ashland.

Crash Involving "Military Projectiles" Closes Southeast Montana Highway

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Highway 212 in Montana between Broadus and Alzada has been closed due to a crash involving three semi trucks. According to a report from Q2, one of the vehicles was carrying military projectiles.

Letter To The Editor

Anyone who’s spent time in Sheridan County knows how kind and caring this community is. That was apparent again this Christmas season as kind and caring friends gave more than $110,000 to Sheridan Community Land Trust.

Leadership Johnson County Wraps Class 4, Building Class 5

Leadership Johnson County is a program whose goal is to build more effective leaders for Johnson County for a better, positive future.

Three Men Injured in Crash on Highway 335

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Three men were seriously injured as the result of a one vehicle rollover crash that occurred Wednesday at milepost 7.5 on Highway 335 near Red Grade Road in Sheridan County.

UPDATE: Crash on North Main Results in Arrest for DUI

At approximately 7:37 Friday morning, officers with the Sheridan Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle crash with injuries on the 1300 block of North Main Street in Sheridan.

Hometown Shopping Sweepstakes Winners

Jessica Campbell, Ruth Martin, Deborah Corley, Crystal Fath, and Crystal Leeper have been announced as the 5 lucky winners of the 2017 Hometwon Shopping Sweepstakes. They each won $1,000 in certificates to local businesses in the Sheridan area.

Police Confirm Investigation Concerning Buffalo Chamber

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Rumors of wrongdoing and a possible misuse of funds along with reports of an ongoing audit at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce have been circulating for awhile, but so far nothing has been confirmed.

Day Two of Interim Joint Revenue Committee Meeting

Guest Editorial By: Gail Symons

Joint Interim Revenue Committee Meets in Johnson County

Guest Editorial By: Gail Symons

Sheridan Organization Continues to Collect Donations for Firefighters

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A Sheridan organization is gathering supplies to take to the more than 100 firefighters battling a blaze north of Sheridan.

A truck supplied by Fremont Motors Toyota will be at the Farmers Co-op at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Lightning-Caused Fire Now at 70,000 Acres

UPDATE – Fires caused by lightning Wednesday night north of Sheridan have grown into a single blaze that's way over 70,000 acres, according to Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch.

Update on Crow Reservation Curfew

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An emergency curfew from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. is in effect for the Crow Reservation, its residents and any vehicles driving through until further notice. The curfew was implemented by the Crow Tribe Executive Branch starting at 9 p.m. Friday, according to information from several sources in Montana.