Johnson County

The Freedom from Religion Foundation, a non-profit educational organization, has sent a letter to President Obama asking him to remove any religious references from his upcoming oath of office.

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one-in-six Americans will come in contact with some form of food borne bacteria this year. And this is particularly relevant as Thanksgiving approaches.

The State Canvassing Board announced Wednesday that the state's election results are official.

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard from City/County Engineer Wayne Hill on the status of projects he is overseeing and working on.

Richard Wilkerson entered a plea of “not guilty” in his arraignment hearing in Johnson County District Court Wednesday afternoon to the charge of second degree murder, stemming from the death of 45 year-old Brian Newman in a Buffalo bar earlier this year.

Sheridan County Commissioner, Tom Ringley, confirmed with Sheridan Media the the county's meeting with the Game and Fish Commission in Rock Springs has yielded favorable results for negotiation of a $3 million water rights lease with Johnson County.

The National Resource Defense Council has started an aggressive legal campaign to have wolves reinstated with protection under the Endangered Species Act.

A petition on the White House Website to allow Wyoming to leave the union and form an independent government has gained more than 7,000 online signatures. The group sponsoring the initiative is not identified, and the petition statement doesn't provide reasons for state secession.

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