Archive - Jul 25, 2016

Hatchery Fire 60% Contained

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The Hatchery Fire, burning 7 miles east of Tensleep, is now at 60% containment. Crews continued to mop up the fire edge and conducted firing operations along hand lines in order to limit the fire’s spread. A total of 2775 acres have been burned but no structures are threatened. U.S.

Maxine Fried Fudge

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Maxine Marie (Fried) Fudge, 64, of Big Horn, WY, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT surrounded by her family. She battled cancer for nearly 12 years with courage and positivity. She welcomed God’s challenge to show people that it is possible to have cancer and still live a full life.

County Airport Closed for Runway Work

Sheridan County Airport was closed Saturday afternoon and will be closed for several days this week so work can be done on runways.

Commissioners Approve Application for Grant to Trim Trees

Sheridan County commissioners have authorized Sheridan County Airport Manager John Stopka to apply for a grant from the state to trim trees around the airport.

Dayton Days

The 40th Annual Dayton Days will take place this Friday and Saturday. Events will include the Cow Pie Classic, two parades, and a pancake breakfast.

Felipe Velasquez

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Felipe Velasquez, 91 year old Buffalo resident, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, July 22, 2016. Felipe is survived by his wife Bertha Velasquez of Buffalo; two sons, Felipe Velasquez of Sheridan and Pablo Velasquez of Gillette; one daughter, Martha Novotny of Buffalo; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Arden Fire Grows Slightly

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Burning just 35 miles east of Greybull, the Arden Fire has now consumed 553 acres of heavy timber. Currently at 40% contained, the blaze has yet to threaten any structures. Officials have also determined that lightning started the inferno.

Louis Timar

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Louis Timar, 84 year old man, residing in Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away July 20th, 2016 with his family at his side. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, July 25th from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel. Donations in Mr.

Monday 07-25-16

Sheridan County Museum / Dayton Days, Dixie Johnson and Craig Reichert

Sally Jane Strand

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Sally Jane Hart Strand, 79, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 in the Scott Cottage at the Green House Living.