Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent   After a rainy spring, the weather has taken a turn and entered quickly into fire season.  After Weston County Fire Warden Daniel Tysdal and his crew put out two fires in Weston County on Monday — one in Ferguson Canyon and the other south of Newcastle by the LAK...
Fire season, pandemic travel contribute to fuel shortage   By Carrie Haderlie The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — For 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global supply chains, affecting everything from toilet paper to gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel. Demand for...

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The pond located on Kenwood Drive is extremely low after two years of nearly covering the road in 2018 and 2019. Drought has persisted in Weston County with fires already becoming an issue in the Black HIlls. 

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Continued dry weather in Weston County over the past year has led to an increase in fire danger, although no burn ban is in place at this time, according to Daniel Tysdal, Weston County fire warden. Last summer was extremely dry and 2021 to date has been similarly...
July 4th Fire Safety on the Black Hills National Forest   Custer, SD, Jun. 30, 2020 –With Independence Day just around the corner, Black Hills National Forest officials are reminding the public that fireworks are prohibited on the Black Hills National Forest and within the Black Hills Fire...

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