Buffalo

The Wyoming State Fair kicks off next weekend in Douglas, and as part of an effort to promote the pitfalls of tobacco use, the Wyoming Department of Health has signed on as a sponsor.

A University of Wyoming researcher says the composition of plant species on Wyoming’s grasslands could be shifting over the next 100 years. That’s one of the results of a study that was conducted to determine how increases in carbon dioxide can affect high-plains grasslands.

As thousands journey to and from Sturgis, S.D. this week and next for the annual biker rally, Sheridan sees plenty of bikes roll through its historic streets.

Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum reopened at 1:30 pm today after a windstorm knocked down a power line and started a brush-fire between the main museum complex and a horse barn on Friday afternoon. Power to the museum was lost until MDU made repairs so the museum could open today.

The University of Wyoming has set a record for private donations received in a year, exceeding the $40 million mark for the first time in its history.

United Blood Services of Billings will offer incentive to donate blood three times next week; Monday through Wednesday. Mike Frigon with UBS explains.

Another happening in Buffalo this weekend is the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Community Day on Saturday, August 6. The museum will be open with free admission, specials in the gift/bookstore and a book signing with local author Gil Bollinger.

The Johnson County Family YMCA will be having their 33rd Annual Klondike Rush this Saturday. Touting itself as “The run 'neath the Big Horns, Wyoming's oldest and finest 10K/5K run,” the race will bring nearly 200 runners into Buffalo to participate, according to YMCA Director Mike Quast.

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