Johnson County

Four locals from Sheridan, Kaycee and Buffalo received awards at the Northern International Livestock Exposition Stock Show in Billings last week.

What could have been a traffic stop ended in tragedy Thursday night when a motorcyclist sped away from a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper just a few miles west of Arlington.

While fire restrictions around the state are being lifted in several National Forest areas and counties, the bans are still active in Sheridan County. County Commissioner, Terry Cram.

Richard Wilkerson, 30, who is being held in connection with the death of 45-year old Bryan Newman after a bar altercation last month, had his preliminary hearing in Johnson County Circuit Court this afternoon.

Tonight at 7pm at the Buffalo High School Auditorium, Montana Shakespeare In The Schools will perform “Macbeth” during a stop in their fall tour throughout Montana and Wyoming.

The Big Horn National Forest has issued a media release that states that Forest Service firefighters plan to conduct a prescribed burn today about one mile west of U.S. Highway 16 in Tensleep Canyon.

Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead announced Thursday that she will be running in the New York Marathon this November - but there's a catch. Mead will wear a ceremonial bib in honor of eight University of Wyoming cross country runners who were tragically killed by a drunk driver in 2001.

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board held their October meeting in Buffalo Thursday evening and the main topic of discussion at the meeting was the possible separate marketing of water rights by Johnson and Sheridan Counties.

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