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Johnson County Fair Results For Dog, Cat Shows

Johnson County's Fair week began Sunday and before livestock events were the pet shows.
Sunday was the Dog Show, and results were made available Tuesday.

Quynn Kennedy won the Rally Category. Champion Obedience went to Ellie Renkert, and the Best Of Show was won by Jamie Bunning.

Buffalo Looking To Clean Ditch Of A/C Units

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council learned from City Attorney Ben Kirven that he has been in contact with the owner of the Econolodge on East Hart Street and discussed removal of air conditioning units that have been dumped in the city-owned ditch and adjacent property behind the motel.

ASIST Schedules Sheridan Suicide Prevention Workshop

A two-day workshop in Sheridan called Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, is coming to Sheridan next month. The class is targeted to those who might be in a situation where they'll have to talk to someone about suicide, such as police officers, teachers or emergency reponders.

Untrimmed Tree Causes Small Fire in Banner

It's no big secret that dry conditions in the area are putting forests and communities at risk for wildfires. Last week, a small fire started in Banner that knocked out power to hundreds of people for a few hours overnight.

Governor Views Impacts of Two Wildfires

Governor Mead views the damage from the Squirrel Creek Fire. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)
The Governor talks with officials at the site of the Oil Creek Fire near Newcastle. ( Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spent Tuesday traveling to Weston and Albany Counties to get a firsthand glimpse of the devastation caused by two of the largest wildfires that have burned so far this year in Wyoming.

Private Giving to UW Exceeds $40 Million

Private giving to the University of Wyoming for the fiscal year ending June 30th exceeded 40-million dollars for the second year in a row.

Battery Citations Lead to Administrative Leave for RMA Employees

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Two employees of Rocky Mountain Ambulance have been put on administrative leave until further notice after being cited for Battery Monday. Alex Carmody and Brand Stewart were cited for allegedly injuring a 75-year-old Sheridan County man in mid July.

Johnson County Fair Results: Cat Show

The results from the 2012 Johnson County Fair Cat Show from Monday are:

No Senior Champions.
Champion Junior Cat Showman: Libby Poley.
Reserve Champion: None.

Weather Service Issues Update On The Fire West Of Buffalo

The National Weather Service issued an update on wildfires in the state this morning, including the fire west of Buffalo in the Bighorn Mountains that has been burning since Monday.

SheridanWyoming.com