Johnson County

In the past week, Sheridan saw multiple days with temperatures of 100 degrees or above.

A new event for this year's 8th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be an old-time dance to begin after the Michael Martin Murphey set Saturday, July 7.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's congressional delegation is decrying the raiding of Abandoned Mine Land money guaranteed to Wyoming in order to help pay for transportation work and lower student loan rates.

The Bighorn National Forest Service announced late Friday that Stage 1 fire restrictions for the Bighorn National Forest will go into effect at midnight Sunday, July 1st. Forest Supervisor Bill Bass said that low snowpack and an unseasonably warm and dry spring have prompted the restrictions.

Wyoming is dipping deep into its firefighting budget.

The National Interagency Coordination Center Incident Management Situation Report lists a new fire in Albany County this morning. The fire is reported to cover 4,000 acres of county land 28 miles northeast of Wheatland. Evacuations of nearby areas are in effect.

Although Sheridan County Commissioners have instated a ban on private individuals setting off fireworks, public displays are good to go.

The Carousel Committee of the Buffalo Downtown Association will be holding a special event Saturday to reintroduce the public to the Cowboy Carousel.

Arnette Tiller, with the Carousel Committee, tells us about the event and its purpose.

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