Johnson County

The Center for a Vital Community is raising a challenge to the town of Sheridan to end poverty within its own city limits. Director, Amy Albrecht, said some of the well-to-do in Sheridan don't realize how big the problem is.

With the school year starting up, there's no question students across the nation have butterflies, and for some, those first-day jitters might not be the good kind.

As mentioned by Sheridan Media News yesterday, the Sheridan area has a new warden working for the Game and Fish.

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners voted to use left over Title III funds for reimbursement of expenses for work associated with fire and emergency services performed on Federal lands.

A film crew from the TV network Destination America is in Buffalo this week to film at the Occidental and possibly other locations for a new show called “Ghost Town Gold,” which will debut on the network in 2013.

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board Of Trustees learned that six persons have filed for five open seats on the school board for the General Election coming in November.

A new wildfire that started in the Teton Wilderness in western Wyoming over the weekend has grown to about 4,000 acres.

Saturday, September 1st is opening day for small game and upland bird seasons. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that there are a couple of things hunters need to keep in mind, especially this year with the drought.

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