Sheridan, Wyo. (February 27, 2013) – Bighorn National Forest managers announced this week that the Burgess Junction Visitor Center will not open in 2013. The Visitor Center is located 50 miles west of Sheridan at the junction of U.S. Highways 14 and 14A. Read more: The Burgess Junction Visitor Center will not open in 2013
Updated: A high speed pursuit involving Johnson County Sheriffs Deputies Wednesday morning resulted in at least one person being life flighted to the hospital.
The high speed chase began around 10am Wednesday in Buffalo after a gold SUV was reported to have hit a fence at a local convenience store. Buffalo PD responded to the call, and discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen from Billings, MT. Read more: Updated: High Speed Pursuit Leads to Life Flight
Devils Tower, Wyoming – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 395,203 visitors in 2011 spent nearly $14.8 million in Devils Tower National Monument and in communities near the park. That spending supported 220 jobs in northeast Wyoming.Read more: Devils Tower National Monument Tourism Creates $14 Million in Economic Benefit