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July 19th

Mead Tells Yellowstone to Allow More Winter Use

Governor Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead has asked Yellowstone National Park to allow more public access to the park during winter months, according to a release from the Governor's office Tuesday. Mead explains his appeal.

Jo Co, Buffalo Agree to Joint Powers for Juvenile Services

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved a Juvenile Services Joint Powers Agreement that will now allow the entities involved to go after grants for juvenile services.

Jo Co Awards Fuel Contract to Red Eagle

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Monday, awarded the contract to provide fuel services for county vehicles to Red Eagle Oil Co. of Buffalo.

Buffalo to Host NABO Festival This Weekend

The North American Basque Organization, or NABO, will hold their annual convention and festival in Buffalo this Thursday through Sunday.

Four Dead After Washout in Southeastern Wyoming

A washout on WY-130 in Southeastern Wyoming has claimed the lives of four people from Colorado. (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities have identified the four Colorado family members killed after their vehicle drove into a washed-out section of a mountain highway in Wyoming.

Comments From City Officials on Council's Tough Decision

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The Sheridan City Council Monday discuss the contract proposal for EMS with Rocky Mountain.

The decision by the City of Sheridan to contract EMS to Rocky Mountain Ambulance will no doubt be second guessed and scrutinized by many, as it essentially means that 8 firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be laid off.

Big Horn to Celebrate 130th Birthday Saturday

The town of Big Horn is turning 130 years old, and its residents are ready to celebrate. On last Wednesday's Public Pulse, Judy Slack talked about how the event will begin at 5 pm Saturday.

High Water Levels in Yellowstone Finally Receding

Borderline record-high water levels caused by heavy snowpack in Yellowstone National Park are finally peaking and beginning to recede, according to a release from the park Monday.

Sheridan County Approves Budget

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Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee' Obermueller

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a $22.7 million dollar budget Tuesday. The general fund budget; $16.3 million, is down 9% from last year's budget.

July 18th

Buffalo Swim Club Triathlon Dubbed Success

The first of what now looks to be an annual event, the Buffalo Swim Club's Triathlon, took place Saturday and organizer Tim Cahhal called it a great success.