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Authorities Release Names of Boy Scouts Killed in Wyoming Crash

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Authorities have released the names of three Boy Scouts and their Scout leader who were killed in a head-on collision while driving back to Colorado from a camp in Wyoming.

Fire Restrictions In Effect For All BLM Lands In NE Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office, in a media release, announced it has implemented fire restrictions on public lands in Sheridan, Johnson, and Campbell counties effective June 29, due to dry conditions and high fire danger.

Summer Season Is Time To Prevent Heat Injury

In the past week, Sheridan saw multiple days with temperatures of 100 degrees or above.

Lummis Votes In Favor of Attorney General's Prosecution

Representative Cynthia Lummis voted Friday to prosecute the U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, for contempt of Congress.

Big Horn Mountain Festival Adds Old-Time Dance To Events

A new event for this year's 8th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be an old-time dance to begin after the Michael Martin Murphey set Saturday, July 7.

Wyoming Delegation Decries Loss of AML Funds

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's congressional delegation is decrying the raiding of Abandoned Mine Land money guaranteed to Wyoming in order to help pay for transportation work and lower student loan rates.

Fire Restrictions Begin Sunday in BHNF

The Bighorn National Forest Service announced late Friday that Stage 1 fire restrictions for the Bighorn National Forest will go into effect at midnight Sunday, July 1st. Forest Supervisor Bill Bass said that low snowpack and an unseasonably warm and dry spring have prompted the restrictions.

Wyo. Has Burned Through Most of Firefighting Budget

Wyoming is dipping deep into its firefighting budget.

New Fire Springs Up in Albany County, Evacuations Underway

The National Interagency Coordination Center Incident Management Situation Report lists a new fire in Albany County this morning. The fire is reported to cover 4,000 acres of county land 28 miles northeast of Wheatland. Evacuations of nearby areas are in effect.

Big Horn Fireworks Show Set To Shoot

Although Sheridan County Commissioners have instated a ban on private individuals setting off fireworks, public displays are good to go.

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