Beer drinkers, brewers and all lovers of all things beer will be enjoying many happenings in northeast Wyoming in the next few weeks, starting with Kaycee's Powder River Brew Fest coming up on Saturday, August 29th.
Powder River Fire District Public Information Officer Marilyn Connolly released a statement Monday afternoon saying the Gardner Peak Fire, in southern Johnson County, is now out, and all resources have been demobilized.
The Gardner Peak Fire, located west of Kaycee, is now estimated to be 95% contained, and has so far burned about 29 acres of sagebrush and insect-killed timber about one-half mile north of the Gardner Mountain Wilderness Study Area.
The Johnson County Commissioners will be asking for the developer of the Emerald Park Subdivision north of Buffalo to complete the promised improvements by paving roads in the subdivision yet this summer.
Buffalo's City Council had a discussion on a drainage grant scheduled for their last regular meeting, but chose to wait on feedback from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) before pursuing it further.
The annual Zombie Fun Run, to benefit both the Bread of Life Food Pantry and the Buffalo High School Cross Country Team will be happening on Thursday, August 20th, according to food pantry director Pam McFadden.