One of the hottest summers on record has certainly affected many across the country, as well here in Wyoming. Our four legged friends no doubt haven't enjoyed what seems like oven like heat since early June, as animals can suffer from heat stroke much easier than most humans.
The season finale of Longmire aired Sunday night on A & E TV. A contemporary crime thriller based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by Ucross author Craig Johnson, Longmire debuted as A&E's #1 original-series premiere of all time, with 4.1 million total viewers.
The Tongue River near Dayton, Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of the G&F)
Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Sheridan Region Office have been receiving reports of dead trout in local streams and rivers. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that the hot and dry summer is taking its toll on fish in the area.
This year's Sheridan County Fair drew a bigger crowd than it has in years past. Though the numbers have not been meticulously analyzed, Melissa Sterling, director of the Fair Board, was impressed with this year's turnout.