The Wyoming Wilderness Association has been pushing for the designation for the Rock Creek Wilderness Area as protected wilderness since 2005, when the Bighorn National Forest recommended the action in its forest plan.
Johnson County's Commissioners agreed to send a letter of support for Kaycee's Street Project to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) with Kaycee's application to them for matching funds for the project.
After tabling the transfer at their last meeting due to contradicting payoff amounts for back sales taxes owed against the license, the Buffalo City Council approved the transfer of the license at their last meeting.
Officials with the Bighorn National Forest are asking the public to make every effort to prevent human caused fire on the National Forest. As of August 12th, firefighters have responded to six forest fires on the Bighorn National Forest, four of which were started by lightning.