Archive - Jul 19, 2016

School District 2 Adopts Budget

Sheridan County School District 2 trustees adopted a budget Tuesday night that projects spending more than $66.6 million this year, including more than $49.4 million from the district's general fund.

[UPDATE] Firefighters Respond to Two Wildfires in the Bighorns

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Update Tuesday 7:03PM
The lightning caused Buck Mountain fire has been contained holding it just under an acre in size. Air resources continue working on the Arden Fire near Shell Reservoir. The cause of this fire is still unknown. The fire has burned about 120 acres in timber. Additional firefighting resources, including six hand crews and engines, have been ordered to help with the fire. There are now closures in the areas. Follow this link to see the designated areas

Livestock Sale, 4-H Sale, Camping Topics at Ag Committee Meeting

A discussion of Superior Livestock Sales, a report on dispersed camping in the Bighorn National Forest and updates on the 4-H Buyers' reception and Beer Garden at the Sheridan County Fair were on the agenda of the Ag & Natural Resources Committee Tuesday.

Johnson County Adopts Budget

Johnson County commissioners expect to spend $14.9 million this year to operate the county.

Juvenile Reported Injured in Collision

A juvenile was taken to Sheridan Memorial Hospital by a family member after his bicycle collided with a vehicle Monday night on Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Rodeo Parade 2016

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Pictures from the 2016 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade last Friday, taken by Tommy B.

Sheridan County Adopts Balanced Budget

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Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday adopted a general fund budget of $14.7 million, which is down 3.6 percent from the previous fiscal year.

Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated, and Stay Informed

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With temperatures expected to range from the upper 90’s to the lower 100’s over the next several days, Sheridan County Public Health Nurse Manager Debra Haar said that people need to remember to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed when the mercury rises.

County Narrowly Approves Rezone Request

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A request to rezone a 10-acre piece of property that fronts County Road #113 and sits adjacent to Prairie Spring Lane was narrowly approved by the Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday. The applicant requested to rezone the area from Agricultural to Rural Residential.

Beds Along the Big Horns

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photo submissions

This is “Kane Cattle Company/Big Horn Beverage – the winning bed with a fastest time of 32.49
The winner of the best bed costume; The Medicine Train, featuring Dr. Gilbert and his racing crew.
Runner up team: “Bob’s Super Clean”.
Matt and A Bridal Team. In from California for a wedding, and entered the bed race as part of their pre-wedding activities. They may be back next year to compete as a one year anniversary bed race
Sheridan American Legion Post 7 Jets/Troopers featuring from Left, Quinn McCafferty, Will Timberlake, Kaylee Abernatha, Cassidy Schellinger, Carl Gertz and Kellen Mentock.
The Sheridan Recreation Team, featuring the Kendrick Pool Lifeguards