Archive - Oct 27, 2015 - News

New Weather Pattern Hampers Work on Buffalo Wildfire

UPDATE: A new weather pattern carrying high winds and rain is hampering the fire-fighting efforts on a wildfire burning northwest of Buffalo on the North Fork of Shell Creek.

Second Johnson County Fire Under Control

Firefighters are now fighting another blaze in the Buffalo area. A fire is burning between Reno and Nine Mile roads, that officials believe started by a lightning strike.

Buffalo Wildfire Nearly Contained

UPDATE: A wildfire that started Saturday and burned through more than 40 acres of state and private lands northwest of Buffalo over steep, timbered terrain is expected to be 100 percent contained by the end of today.

Driver Survives Rollover Crash

UPDATE: The driver of a vehicle involved in a rollover crash over the weekend in Ranchester has survived, but no details have been released about condition or identity. Authorities report that the driver was transported to the hospital in Sheridan.

Lit Cigarette Blamed for Trailer Fire

UPDATE: A lit cigarette was the cause of a trailer house fire in Sheridan.

Cow's Focus of Uncorked Painting Class

Cows are the focus of this week’s Uncorked painting sessions at the Sage Community Art Center in Sheridan. Center Director Kate Harrington says artist Sonja Caywood will be teaching the class.class.

Students Help Stock Mavrakis Pond

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Students from a local high school helped the Wyoming Game and Fish Department stock fish in Mavrakis Pond Monday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Governor Mead Reacts to CREG Report

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Wyoming Governor outlined his plan to deal with the revenue shortfall reported Monday by the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group. Wyoming uses the CREG projections as a basis for budget recommendations.

Hospital Board to Meet

Sheridan Memorial Hospital trustees will hear administration and committee reports at their meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Library Hosts Zombie-Fest

Zombie related books are on display at the library in preparation for Zombie-Fest. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Children from fifth through seventh grade can get in touch with their inner zombies at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library's Zombie-Fest this afternoon.