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Ownership of First State Bank will change for the first time in 58 years following the purchase of the bank by First Northern Bank of Wyoming, the oldest bank in Wyoming, according to an Aug.  2 joint press release from both banks.  Initially, there will be no changes for customers and the bank...

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BUFFALO (WNE) –- A wildfire that ignited on July 14 northwest of Buffalo is 100% contained as of Friday, meaning that crews are no longer working on suppression, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The Gem Lake fire burned roughly 21 acres in the Bighorn National Forest, said Sara Evans-Kirol,...
BUFFALO — Portions of the Bighorn National Forest roughly 14 miles northwest of Buffalo are closed to the public as a 21-acre fire burns in remote terrain. As of press time Tuesday, portions of the forest nearest the Gem Lake fire are closed, including North Rock Creek Trail 040. According to the...
BUFFALO — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is considering changes to its depredation prevention hunting season policy that could make it easier for private landowners to request and officials to create a special hunting season in areas where big game is damaging the landscape. "It's been...
POWELL — A plane went down in the Bighorn Mountains Thursday afternoon, reportedly killing a Georgia couple traveling through the West and igniting a fire in a hard-to-access area of the Bighorn National Forest.  The small plane left Powell around noon on July 14, scheduled to land in Buffalo. The...
CASPER (WNE) – Two people died Thursday when a small plane crashed in the Bighorn National Forest, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday.  The plane went down en route to Buffalo from Powell. It ignited a wildfire that, as of Friday afternoon, had burned about an acre of forest near...
BUFFALO (WNE) – Parents in Johnson County could soon have an inside look into some curriculum materials being used in their children's classrooms, thanks to a curriculum library website currently being built by Johnson County School District No. 1. "It's that transparency piece that we've been...
BUFFALO (WNE) — Former Buffalo man, Seth Rasmuson, was among the five Marines killed when an Osprey aircraft crashed in southern California on Wednesday.  Rasmuson graduated from Buffalo High School in 2019. Rasmuson's family confirmed his death to the Bulletin. According to a statement from the...
BUFFALO (WNE) — The Johnson County Commissioners did not take action during their April 19 meeting on a proposal from Evanston-based company Wyoming Downs to open a 30-machine off-track betting facility in the county. At the recent meeting, Johnson County Sheriff Rod Odenbach and Buffalo Police...
SHERIDAN — Sheridan County legislators had money on their mind during the 2022 legislative session. Legislators distributed more money than ever before, Rep. Barry Crago, R-Buffalo, said during a Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce lunch Monday. They not only set the budget for the next two fiscal...

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