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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.

Fiber Cut Cause of Service Outage

UPDATE -- Fiber was restored and all phone and internet services reported back up and running shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday.

Collections Night at the Museum

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Tuesday night’s monthly Collections Worknight at the Sheridan County Museum had volunteers show up to lend a hand with the museum’s ever growing collections.

2 Year Old Struck By Train in Sheridan

UPDATE- At 10:03 Monday morning, the Sheridan Police Department received a report of a child being struck by a train at the railroad crossing at First Street in Sheridan.

Custer Ranch Rodeo Taking Entries

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Entry forms for teams are now available for this year’s Custer Ranch Rodeo that is scheduled to take place June 24 in Custer, Montana.

Fatal Crash Shuts Down Highway 212 Near Lame Deer

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A crash involving a pickup truck and a semi truck in Rosebud County, Montana, early Thursday morning left one person dead.

JCHC Hires New Administrator

The Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo has announced that they have hired a new administrator to replace current administrator Sandy Ward, who will retire from his position this spring.

Rescheduled Creekside Play Performs This Weekend

Buffalo's Creekside Performing Arts will present “And Then There Were None,” a play based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel tonight and Saturday.

New E-Book Service Offered Through Wyoming Libraries

A new program allows those Wyoming residents with a library card to download e-books for free.

With Total Boox for Libraries, a recent addition to e-content resources on, residents can download and read more than 50,000 e-books for their mobile devices with apps for Apple, Kindle Fire and Android. More e-books are added every week.

Two Separate Crashes in Southeastern Montana Result in Fatalities

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Two men are dead after two separate crashes early this morning in Yellowstone and Big Horn Counties in Montana.

Sheridan G&F Office Unable to Sell Licenses Due to Internet Problem

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UPDATE -- The Sheridan Region office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has corrected the Internet problems and can now sell licenses out of their office. The original story is below.

Fatal Crash Near Tongue River Reservoir

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According to a report by KTVQ, a fatal crash occurred at approximately 8:20 Tuesday night near Tongue River Reservoir along Montana Secondary Highway 314 and Kirby Road in Big Horn County, Montana.

Semi-Truck Explosion Reported in Sheridan’s Walmart Parking Lot

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UPDATE -- One person was taken to Sheridan Memorial Hospital Saturday morning after firefighters were called to extinguish a semi-truck that exploded and burned in the Wal-Mart parking lot.