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Wednesday At The Johnson County Fair: Swine, Goats, Poultry

Wednesday's livestock events at the Johnson County Fair include swine, goats, rabbits, and poultry.

Swine Showmanship begins this morning at 8am.

The Meat Goat Show starts at 11 followed by the Dairy Goat Show at noon.

The rabbit show begins at 1pm followed by poultry at 2:30.

Untrimmed Tree Causes Small Fire in Banner

It's no big secret that dry conditions in the area are putting forests and communities at risk for wildfires. Last week, a small fire started in Banner that knocked out power to hundreds of people for a few hours overnight.

Johnson County Fair Results For Dog, Cat Shows

Johnson County's Fair week began Sunday and before livestock events were the pet shows.
Sunday was the Dog Show, and results were made available Tuesday.

Quynn Kennedy won the Rally Category. Champion Obedience went to Ellie Renkert, and the Best Of Show was won by Jamie Bunning.

Holds Workshop On Open Containers, Sidewalk furniture

The City Of Buffalo hosted a public workshop Tuesday evening in City Hall to discuss the city's open container law, the possibility of changing it and whether or not to allow furniture on city sidewalks.

Governor Views Impacts of Two Wildfires

Governor Mead views the damage from the Squirrel Creek Fire. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)
The Governor talks with officials at the site of the Oil Creek Fire near Newcastle. ( Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spent Tuesday traveling to Weston and Albany Counties to get a firsthand glimpse of the devastation caused by two of the largest wildfires that have burned so far this year in Wyoming.

Private Giving to UW Exceeds $40 Million

Private giving to the University of Wyoming for the fiscal year ending June 30th exceeded 40-million dollars for the second year in a row.

Battery Citations Lead to Administrative Leave for RMA Employees

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Two employees of Rocky Mountain Ambulance have been put on administrative leave until further notice after being cited for Battery Monday. Alex Carmody and Brand Stewart were cited for allegedly injuring a 75-year-old Sheridan County man in mid July.

Johnson County Fair Results: Cat Show

The results from the 2012 Johnson County Fair Cat Show from Monday are:

No Senior Champions.
Champion Junior Cat Showman: Libby Poley.
Reserve Champion: None.

Weather Service Issues Update On The Fire West Of Buffalo

The National Weather Service issued an update on wildfires in the state this morning, including the fire west of Buffalo in the Bighorn Mountains that has been burning since Monday.