‘Longmire’ author rides into Basin March 24 

The author of the Longmire books, Craig Johnson, will be in Basin March 24 for a book discussion and lunch. 

The event, which will be held at the Big Horn County Fairgrounds in Basin at 1 p.m., is a fundraiser for the Basin Area Chamber, American Legion Post 29, American Legion Auxiliary and Salvation Army/Basin Food Bank. 

A lunch will be served featuring Stacey Lesher’s famous pulled pork sandwiches, chips, baked beans, cookies and Pepsi products. 

Sky Aviation is a cosponsor and will be flying Johnson in for the event.  Also contributing to the fundraiser is Tepps Ag (pork), Security State Bank (napkins), Auxiliary (cookies) and Pepsi/Admiral Beverage (drinks). The chamber is also seeking donations of barbecue sauce, paper plates, chips and plastic silverware. 

There will also be a silent auction table to benefit Felines and Friends of Wyoming. Auction items include wine and two footballs autographed by Brett Keisel. 

The tickets are $15 each and are available for purchase at the Greybull Standard and Basin Republican Rustler. 

BY BARBARA ANNE GREENE 

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