Archive - Jun 27, 2016 - News

Fire Danger in Bighorn National Forest Upgraded

The fire danger in the Bighorn National Forest has recently been upgraded to “very high,” according to managers of the national forest, and people are advised to be alert to fire danger in the area.

Buffalo's Sign Ordinance Passes Second Reading On Split Vote

Buffalo City Councilman Dave Long

Buffalo's Sign Ordinance has passed its second reading after being tabled for a few weeks to give city officials time to “clean up” the wording in the document.

Commissioners Approve Contract For Communications Equipment

Johnson County EMC Marilyn Connolly

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a contract for radio communications equipment for the county, as presented by County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly, and the county's RACES, or Radio Amateur Civilian Emergency Service Coordinator Robert Garrison.

Arraignment For Michael Johnson Postponed to Tuesday

Johnson County Judicial Center

The arraignment for Michael Johnson, a former employee at a Buffalo newspaper, was scheduled in Johnson County District Court for Monday, June 27th, at 1:30 in the afternoon, but was postponed until Tuesday, June 28th where he will face multiple counts of sexual abuse, drug and child pornography charges.

Sheridan Speedway Has Great Turnout

Sheridan Speedway held one of the IMCA Tour Special Races Sunday night. Many cars were present both in the pit area to race and parked to enjoy the show.

Tankers Spills Thousands of Gallons of Oil East of Wright

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After a truck pulling two tanker trailers full of crude oil crashed around 15 miles east of Wright, several thousand gallons of the oil spilled. The crash occurred on Sunday morning at 9:40 while the truck was traveling east on Wyoming 450.

Semi-Truck Explosion Cause Confirmed

On Saturday morning at 8:17, Sheridan Fire Rescue responded to the report of a semi-truck explosion in Sheridan’s Walmart parking lot. Incident Commander for this fire, Jerry Johnston, confirmed that the truck had indeed exploded.

What Are Your Favorite Mountain roads? Here is a Sampling From Around State

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Wyoming’s back roads and mountain roads are some of the best-kept secrets of our great state.

These are the places favored by the locals and cherished by visitors who can’t help coming back to them again and again.

Wyoming News Update

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A Look Back in Time: June 27, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 27, 1916.