Monthly Archives: May 2023

Improvements to Bighorn Camping Experience

Sheridan, WY May 23, 2023 — Bighorn National Forest Supervisor, Andrew Johnson, recently signed an updated occupancy and use special order that, among other uses, affects dispersed camping.  Changes to note are the 14-day stay limit is now year-round, visitors are required to move any personal property five road miles before returning to a campsite,… Continue Reading

Sheridan Main Street Project May 17th Update

Dow St. from Brooks St. to Main St.
and Main St. from Dow St. to Alger
St. remain closed.
1st St. from Main St. to Gould St. is
scheduled to be closed the week of
May 30th. Watch for detours
Don’t let the idea of limited parking
on Main Street keep you from going
downtown and supporting our
merchants. In addition to the
ample parking on Main Street there
are 8 FREE parking lots and side
street parking spaces available a
short block from downtown.
Thanks for your patience and
understanding. Continue Reading


The Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners hereby gives public notice of its intent to amend its Rules & Regulations Governing Division of Land. The purpose of the proposed changes is to amend multiple sections of the Rules and Regulations Governing Division of Land to reflect 2023 legislation regarding perimeter fencing for subdivisions. The proposed… Continue Reading

Take Steps to Prevent Rabies in Humans, Pets, and Livestock

May 9, 2023 – Sheridan County Public Health is reminding residents that Rabies virus is present in Sheridan County and that rabies prevention strategies exist to help residents reduce exposure to a deadly disease for themselves, their pets, and livestock. As of April 30th, 2023, four skunks have tested positive for Rabies virus in Sheridan… Continue Reading

Flood Watch Issued

On May 9th, 2023, the National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch for Sheridan County. A strong storm is expected Wednesday evening until Friday night. Rainfall totals in excess of 2 inches is likely during this event. Heavy rain will cause additional snow runoff leading to rivers and streams to rise, with flooding possible. Heavy… Continue Reading

County Road #28 Bird Farm Road Partial Closure

County Road #28 (aka Bird Farm Road) will be closed to North Bound Traffic on the following dates and times: Saturday, May 13th from 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 14th from 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. to accommodate the Big Horn Mountain Cup soccer tournament and allow for more efficient traffic flow. The… Continue Reading

Historic Preservation Commission Board Openings 2023

The Board of County Commissioners is now accepting applications for two (2) Sheridan County Historic Preservation Commission positions.  This is a 3-year term, running July 3, 2023, through July 5, 2026. Interested individuals may apply by completing a board application and submitting it with a cover letter no later than May 26, 2023 at 5:00 pm.… Continue Reading