Johnson County

Fletcher Construction submitted the low bid for upgrading the Sheridan County Courthouse, thus securing the job.

Sheridan's County Commissioners approved two grants totaling approximately $65,000 to facilitate cooperation with the Division of State Forestry for wildfire mitigation.

Sheridan's County Commissioners secured four grants from the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security to go toward anti-terrorism measures in the county.

November is designated as a month to celebrate long-term home nursing care. Ann Aksamit of the Home Care and Hospice Department of Sheridan Memorial Hospital joined Public Pulse host, Kim Love, to explain some of the benefits of long-term home care.

The Gilead Fire, which started in August and burned nearly 8,200 acres and cost nearly $3.5 million to fight, was the area's largest and most visible fire to both Sheridan and Buffalo.

At their regular meeting today the Johnson County Commissioners will be getting an update from the Johnson County Fair Board on where the projects to improve and upgrade facilities at the fairgrounds now stand.

Powder River Basin Coal will be hosting a roundtable discussion on Thursday, December 13, where participants will discuss domestic challenges for the industry - and international opportunities.

Although Pilgrims likely didn't have turkey as the main course during the world's first Thanksgiving feast, turkeys and Thanksgiving are hard to separate this time of year. But before the 1930s, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department says wild turkeys were non-existent. Chris Foy has more on the rarely told history of the bird.

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