Recreation District Land Purchase Challenged

Several Big Horn area residents charged Sheridan County Recreation District 1 board members of illegally borrowing money to buy land for a proposed community center.

State Legislators Review Education System

Wyoming legislators are in the process of reviewing state-level governance and administration of public education.

Update On The Big 5 Access From Johnson County

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their last meeting, discussed how they can move forward on getting public access to the “Big 5” public land area.

Thursday Preview For the Johnson County Fair

Thursday is beef, rabbit and poultry day at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

A free breakfast, provided by MTR Ranch Supply and Agape Manor begins the day at 7am.

The Beef Show starts at 8 o'clock.

All-County Roping will begin at 9am.

At 2pm is the Rabbit Show.

Interview Judging Held Wednesday

One last round of pre-Sheridan County Fair events happened Wednesday in the Exhibit Hall on the fairgrounds off Fifth Street.

Johnson County Fair Results: Sheep Awards

Here are the results from the 2014 Johnson County Fair's Sheep Shows.

The Champions in each division were:

Senior Market Showman Taylor Rives.

Intermediate Market Showman Quynn Kennedy.

Junior Market Showman Colby Bessler.

Senior Breeding Showman Lauren Rives.

Johnson County Fair Results: Arts, Crafts, Scouts, Needlework

Here are more results from the 2014 Johnson County Fair.

In the arts category, Best of Show went to Dollie Iberlin.

Professional Grand Champion was Louise Anderson.

Senior Grand Champion was Donna Mortenson.

Adult Grand Champion was Sheila Schirmer.

Bighorn Basin Fossils Could Teach About Climate Change

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Fossil hunter Ken Rose pauses during a stifling day in the BLM badlands west of Worland to take in the variegated sunbaked cliffs eroding around him.

Expert Says Helicopter Drops Don't Hurt Fish

Bud Stewart of the local Game and Fish office in Sheridan says stocking the high elevation lakes of Wyoming by helicopter is a practice that's been ongoing for years, and does not injure the fish.

Candidate Forums Set for Next Week

The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host two candidate forums next week.