The Arden Fire, located east of Greybull, is still at 0% containment. Caused by an unknown source, the fire has now burned 415 acres of heavy timber. They have kept the fire from threatening any structures thus far.
The board of directors of the Yellowstone Association (YA) and the Yellowstone Park Foundation (YPF) announced that Heather White has been selected as president and CEO of the combined organization. In October 2015, the two organizations announced their intention to merge.
On July 14-17 the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) conducted an agency K-9 deployment in Laramie County. WHP K-9 teams and additional Troopers from across the state met in Cheyenne for updated training and hit the road for 24 hour patrols during the four day deployment.
The Sheridan WYO Rodeo once again set an attendance record this year with 26,508 tickets sold, which was significantly more than the number of tickets sold last year. WYO Rodeo Board President Nick Siddle said this year’s rodeo was a tremendous success.