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April 5th, 2012

Portion of BNF Trail 38 Switched to Non-Motorized Use

The Tongue District Ranger of the Big Horn National Forest has converted a portion of Trail 38 from motorized to non-motorized use.

Joey's Fly Fishing Foundation to be Featured on the Sportsman Channel

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Joey Puettman, Founder of Joey's Fly Fishing Foundation.

Last summer film crews with the Sportsman Channel were in Sheridan to film an episode with Joey's Fly Fishing Foundation. Founder and Program Director Joey Puettman explains the show that was filmed last year.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Governor Matt Mead is behind a public service push to promote the cold hard facts about what happens when drivers are too busy with everything but the 3,500 hundred pound hunk of metal they're in control of.

Occidental Hosting Murder Mystery Weekend

Occidental Hotel in Buffalo.

The Museum of the Occidental and the The Historic Occidental Hotel, sponsored by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, are presenting their First Annual Mystery Theatre Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15.

BLM Updates Johnson County On Minerals, Sage Grouse

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office Manager Duane Spencer spoke to the Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday, updating them on current revisions and plans concerning Resources in the Powder River Basin.

Buffalo Council OK's Grant Apps To County Rec Board

Resolution No. 1338 was approved by the Buffalo City Council Tuesday evening, allowing the mayor and council to file four grant applications to the Johnson County Rec Board to purchase an addition to the existing skate park, chemicals for the outdoor pool, playground equipment for the Greenleaf Addition city park, and equipment for the as-yet built sports fields complex.

Easy Solutions Available for Those Who Haven't Filed Their Taxes

Easy Solutions Available for Those Who Haven't Filed Their Taxes

The deadline to file your 2011 income tax return with the IRS is less than two weeks away. If you've been pulling out your hair worrying about getting your taxes done before the upcoming deadline, you need not fret says IRS Spokesperson Karen Connelly.

April 4th

Johnson County Seeking New Deputy Attorney

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Johnson County Seeking New Deputy Attorney

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock is searching for a new deputy county attorney to replace current Deputy Attorney Ralph Boynton.
He has posted the opening on the Wyoming State Bar website.

Planning For Earth Day

Groups gathered Tuesday at the WYO Theater to announce Sheridan's three days of events for Earth Day 2012.

Cloud Peak Energy Joins New Safety Program

In the wake of state reports criticizing workplace safety in Wyoming, Cloud Peak Energy has announced that they will implement a new workplace safety and health program called CORESafety.