Johnson County

Johnson County's elected officials held a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the proposed Game and Fish lease of Lake DeSmet to gather their opinions and their input and decide how the county will proceed with the information.

Although the official deadline to sign up has come and gone, there are still a few spots left for kids interested in participating in theis year's Bluegrass Camp For Kids.

Johnson County's Commissioners have called a special meeting for Thursday, June 28 at 9am to ratify a county-wide fire ban effective immediately.

Tongue River State Park in southeastern Montana has been without electricity since about 8 pm Tuesday evening.

*UPDATED* Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek gave a quick update on the Cato Fire Wednesday morning to the county commissioners, and spoke to Sheridan Media afterwards.

Kozisek explained the situation.

The National Interagency Coordination Center Incident Management Report for today reports 18 new fires have erupted in the Rocky Mountain region, 10 of which are uncontained.

With several wildfires burning nearby and a few days of high winds, the city of Sheridan has been blanketed in a distinct cloud of smoke.

In a media release issued by Governor Matt Mead's office, it states that the Governor says federal regulations are slowly and relentlessly smothering America’s coal industry.

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