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Dedication of Grouse Mountain Trail Saturday West of Buffalo

The Grouse Mountain Trail, which runs from Mosier Gulch west to the Bighorn National Forest will be officially dedicated in a ceremony Saturday morning.

The multi-use trail was completed last fall, but the Buffalo Trails Board decided to hold the dedication this summer.

JCSD1 Awards Contract For Meadowlark Drainage Project

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at their meeting this week, awarded a contract for a drainage project at Meadowlark Elementary School to Hot Iron Incorporated of Gillette.

Hunter Trailhead, Campground West of Buffalo Now Open

The Hunter Trailhead and Campground, approximately 15 miles west of Buffalo on Highway 16, is open now that construction on the site has been completed.

The project relocated the trailhead and campground facilities to a new area adjacent to the old areas.

Decker Coal Has Big Economic Plans For Sheridan

Decker Coal Company General Manager, Tim Fagley, said his company plans to double mine production in the next year.

Neighbor Helps Contain Fire On North Heights

A photo released by Sheridan Fire-Rescue shows evidence of the tall flames that climbed a garage on North Heights Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but is believed to be spontaneous.

Sheridan firemen were called to North Heights Avenue Tuesday afternoon to extinguish a residential fire. Dustin Shaw, an observant neighbor, saw the flames and notified the homeowner of the situation.

Deadline To Register For Kids' Bluegrass Camp Friday

Friday is the deadline to sign up for this year's Big Horn Mountain Bluegrass Camp for Kids.

The camp will be held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds July 4th through the 6th.

Search Continues For Escaped Inmate

James Friesen escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Monday. Though there have been confirmed sightings, he is not yet captured.

A prisoner, James Friesen, was last seen leaving the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle Monday morning and has not yet been located, though there have been confirmed sightings.

Last Call for Vendors

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey whips up some cotton candy at the Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan.

With the first Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan just over a week away, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has issued a “last call” for vendors looking for a spot at the festival.

Food Pantry Open to Help Story and Banner Residents

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Food Pantry Open to Help Story and Banner Residents

A food pantry has opened in Story to help the residents of Story and Banner that may be going through difficult times in the struggling economy. Story Fire Department President Jerry Prescott.

BPD Reports To Council On Tobacco, Alcohol Compliance

Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center

Buffalo Police Sgt. Garth Nicholas, filling in for Chief Jason Carder, gave the Buffalo City Council reports concerning tobacco compliance checks that were recently done county-wide.

He told the council how the checks went.