Archive - Jul 19, 2016 - News

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.

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.

G&F Officials Continue to Advocate Bear Awareness

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This spring and early summer there was plenty of bear activity in Sheridan County, as there were numerous sightings of black bears in the area.

Downtown Parking Ordinance Enforcement

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Historic Downtown Sheridan is typically the first stop shop for many locals who live in the area. Couple that with the influx of tourists who take to downtown, and the issue of parking, or lack thereof, comes to the forefront.