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Forest Officials Stress Safety While Recreating on the Mountain

Now that it appears that summer has finally arrived, more and more people are making their way to the Bighorn Mountains to partake in various recreation activities.

Feds Commend Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead received a letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commending him and the Sage Grouse Implementation Team on their work on preserving sage grouse in the state.

Lake DeSmet to Host 'Light Up the Lake' Saturday

The Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet is having the first of what is hoped to be an annaul event, the “Light Up the Lake Boat Parade” this weekend. The idea is for participants to decorate their boats in lights and have a parade on the water Saturday night.

Governor Mead To Meet With Salazar, Ashe on Wolf Issue

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official Dan Ashe will travel to Wyoming within the next thirty days to meet with Governor Matt Mead about wolf management.

Operation Independence Campaign 2011

Twice a year, the Sheridan Senior Center holds two major fund-raising campaigns. One is the Holiday Spirit Campaign which is conducted in November and December; the other, in conjunction with America's Birthday July 4th, is the Operation Independence Campaign.

Pyrotechnics Planning for Equestrian Center

It's been well over twenty years since Senator Bruce Burns began sharing his love of pyrotechnics with the community at the annual July 4th Fireworks Show at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

Wyoming Considering Oil and Gas Rate Adjustments

The Office of State Lands and Investments, the state agency that oversees Wyoming’s royalty rate for oil and gas leases on state lands will soon look at upping the rate.

Jo Co Approves Changes to Regulations

The Johnson County Commissioners, at last week's meeting, heard from county attorney Ken DeCock regarding changes he proposed to the Animal Control Regulations currently being amended, and to regulations at the Mikesell/Potts Recreation area at Lake DeSmet.

Barrel Racers to Invade Jo Co Fairgrounds This Weekend

The Kick 'Em Up Cans Barrel Races will happen this Saturday and Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds Arena.

U.S. 14 Detour May Be Open For Travel This Friday

A little over a week ago the Wyoming Department of Transportation hired a contractor to build a detour around a slide that has forced U.S. 14 to be closed since June 13th.

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