Buffalo Bulletin

Lincoln Rogers gives his mom, Kristin Rogers, a low five after getting a math problem right on his homework on Nov. 15 at the Rogers’ home. In addition to being a mom of four, Rogers is also studying to become a nurse. Photo by Ethan Weston, Buffalo Bulletin.

BUFFALO — When Steve Rogers was hospitalized with COVID-19 last year, his wife, Kristin, was by his side in Billings for most of the 63 days. Steve has since mostly recovered but still struggles to breathe, so he's unable to work. Kristin, previously a stay-at-home mom who homeschooled their four...
BUFFALO — A bill proposed by Rep. Barry Crago, R-Buffalo, that would give game wardens greater authority to cite hunters for trespassing is one step closer to law. The Joint Judiciary Committee approved the bill at its Nov. 10 meeting, paving the way for it to be considered during the Wyoming...
BUFFALO — Two miles from U.S. Highway 16, a Nebraska man drove his truck through Crazy Woman Canyon before he slid off the road on Halloween night. Unharmed, but without a functioning vehicle or a cell phone signal, Nicholas Cashoili turned to his ham radio — a device that needs only a radio...
BUFFALO – An influx of federal dollars to the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission could mean that 162 orphan oil and gas wells in Johnson County are eventually plugged and reclaimed. The commission was awarded $25 million that will go toward plugging and reclaiming orphan wells as well as...
BUFFALO — The Bighorn National Forest dropped its plan to treat mountain big sagebrush and duncecap larkspur, based on objections from environmental groups. The forest has been revising its Invasive Species and Other Plant Management Plan — last updated in 1998 — that governs how it treats...
BUFFALO — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will vote at an upcoming meeting on whether to purchase the Ellis Sheep Company Ranch off of Hazleton Road for $3.45 million. The 2,640-acre parcel located in Johnson and Washakie counties would become a Wildlife Habitat Management Area. According to...
BUFFALO — Bureau of Land Management fire personnel descended on a field of sagebrush off of Hazelton Road in the Bighorn Mountains on Oct. 19. Dressed in yellow shirts, green pants and a red hard hat that make up the firefighter's uniform, 17 crew members gathered for a briefing that precedes each...
BUFFALO (WNE) — An increase in acute cases of COVID-19, primarily from the county's long term care facilities, is keeping Johnson County Healthcare Center “fairly busy,” the hospital's chief of staff Dr. Ryan Ludwig told the hospital district board of trustees at its October meeting. “Recently,...
BUFFALO — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has identified the highly pathogenic avian influenza flu in at least 11 wild turkeys in Johnson County since April. “Wild turkey, before those ones in Buffalo, it was thought they wouldn't die from HPAI," said Jessica Jennings-Gaines, the Game and Fish...
BUFFALO — On the northern bank of Crazy Woman Woman Creek, rancher Dave Belus stood in the center of a maze of rusty, red corrals and fenced-in alleys, watching over what he described as “organized chaos.” While the cattle-shipping process he was overseeing in eastern Johnson County this past...

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