Johnson County

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO) announced earlier this month that chemical grasshopper treatments will continue through the end of July on approximately 34,000 acres of BLM lands in Johnson County.

Firefighters are working to suppress a new 5-acre wildfire in Yellowstone National Park.

The Sheridan County Road and Bridge department will be treating Holloway Avenue between 13th and 15th Streets today for dust abatement for the second time this year.

The Sheridan County Airport is in the middle of runway construction, but great care is being taken to prevent disruption of air traffic.

The Ash Creek Fire in southeastern Montana is reported completely contained after approximately two weeks of active fire behavior that destroyed 249,562 acres of BLM, county, and private land.

Wyoming has some shoddy history when it comes to intercultural relations with Native Americans. Joseph LaForge, whose Crow name is Red Bear, remembers being kicked out of a resteraunt as a young boy because of his heritage. He grew up hearing stories from his grandparents about the subjugation of his family and even the massacre of their horses. While it's a sore spot for both settlers and natives here, Joseph is doing his part to leave the past in the past and bridge the gap between the two cultures.

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Board of Trustees approved price increases, increases in wages and pension contributions and the capital budget in preparation for approval of their final operating budget later this month.

The Buffalo Senior Center will be hosting a dog show this Saturday for fun (and some fun prizes) and all types of dogs and their human companions are welcome to participate.

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