Johnson County

Yesterday, law enforcement announced 21 people from Sheridan and the surrounding area were arrested on felony drug conspiracy and distribution charges. These arrests stem from a two-year investigation of four methamphetamine distribution rings.

The Gilead Wildfire, which is burning 10 miles northwest of Buffalo, currently has a Type 3 National Incident Response Team Assigned to it, but there are no firefighters on the scene of the fire at this time due to the inaccessibility of the terrain.

As of 6 o'clock this morning, the Gilead Fire, 10 miles northwest of Buffalo, has been taken over by a Type 3 Incident Management Team. Public Affairs Specialist for the Big Horn National Forest, Susie Douglas.

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media News touched on the subject of poverty in Sheridan.

The Johnson County Commissioners held a public workshop on Wednesday to discuss the proposed lease of water in Lake DeSmet by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

The Buffalo City Council heard an update at their last meeting from Public Works Director Les Hook who said city crews have been busy with numerous projects since the previous council meeting.

Buffalo is in a competition with many other places in the country, vying to be one of “Prettiest Painted Places In America.”

Many in northeast Wyoming will take to the Bighorn Mountains this weekend for the Labor Day holiday. The fire danger remains extremely high on the Bighorn National Forest, which has prompted forest officials to offer a reminder to anyone looking to spend some time on the mountain.

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