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July 20th, 2016

Fatal Crash West of Newcastle

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On July 16th a fatal crash west of Newcastle, Wyoming resulted in the death of 27 year old Newcastle resident George Thompson. The crash occurred at 7:00 p.m. near milepost 241 on US Highway 16 approximately seven miles west of Newcastle.

New Issue of Yellowstone Science Celebrates 20 Years of Wolves

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The most recent issue of Yellowstone Science celebrates wolf restoration and the many scientific research projects and findings on wolves of Yellowstone National Park since their reintroduction to the area more than 20 years ago.

Brucellosis Test Now Required For Big Horn County Cattle Entering South Dakota

South Dakota is now requiring a negative brucellosis test on Big Horn County cattle and domestic bison prior to importation into the state. On July 12, the South Dakota Animal Industry Board approved a Board Order, effective immediately, which states:

Rope For Knowledge Returns to Johnson County to Help Residents Pursuing Higher Education

The 8th Annual Rope for Knowledge Scholarship Roping will be held on Saturday, August 20 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo, WY.

Arden Fire 0% Contained

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The Arden Fire was detected on Tuesday and is currently at 0% containment. The fire has burned 350 acres of land as of noon Wednesday. At this time their is no confirmed cause or any structures being threatened.

Fire in the Kaycee Landfill

Monday afternoon a fire was reported at the Kaycee Landfill. Once the fire was started it spread quickly due to the winds.

Small Fire Controlled in the Bighorns

Monday evening, Bighorn National Forest and Johnson County Firefighters responded to a lightning caused wildfire off U.S. Highway 16 near Circle Park.

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

July 19th

School District 2 Summer Institute Starts Today

The second annual Summer Institute, put on by Sheridan County School District 2, starts at 10 a.m. today at Sheridan College.

The New Vaudevillians will Grace the WYO Theater Stage for Four Weeks Starting Tonight

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The annual "New Vaudevillians" Show at the WYO Theater begins a four week run tonight.

WYO theater executive Director Erin Butler says Sheridan had a long history of Vaudeville shows and says the "New Vaudevillians" keeps that history alive.