Archive - 2012 - News

January 17th

Lummis to Sponsor Bill Fighting Sections of NDAA

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo)

President Barack Obama signed the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act on New Year's Eve, and sections of this year's defense funding bill has some up in arms.

Jo Co's First 2012 Baby Born at Home to Surprised Mom

Johnson County's first baby of 2012, Ricky Emil Nelson, Jr. Photo courtesy of Carol Jennings.

A Buffalo woman gave birth to a son, the first baby born in Johnson County in 2012, on Sunday, January 8th. That could be the story itself, but in an interesting twist, the mother had no idea she was expecting.

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering January 29

Angela Jarvis

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Gathering fundraiser is next weekend, and those attending will get the red carpet treatment. Literally.

New Sign Ordinance Now In Effect For Buffalo

Zach Montgomery

A new signage Ordinance, adopted last fall by the Buffalo City Council, has now taken effect, and the city's Planner and Building Inspector wanted to get the word out to the public.

January 16th

House Party Bust: 21 MIPs, 3 Arrests

Police issued 21 MIPs and arrested three after they broke up a party on the 300 block of Broadway Avenue early Saturday morning.

New Year: Reducing Your Workload

It may be a couple weeks past the New Year, but it's not too late to talk about resolutions, says Jason Womack, a workplace performance expert. He has some tips for reducing your workload in 2012.

Sheridan City Council to Receive Financial Update

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City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed will update the City Council on the financial picture tonight.

The Sheridan City Council may receive some bad news at their regularly scheduled meeting this evening as they will receive an update from the treasurer on how the City is doing half way through the fiscal year. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Riparian Workshops Set for Wednesday

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Riparian Workshops Set for Wednesday

Sheridan County will be hosting two interactive workshops this Wednesday regarding their riparian area management plan. The workshops are a follow up to the initial interactive workshop held this past September.

Buffalo City Crews Repair Underground Water Line Leak

Buffalo Public Works Director Les Hook updated the city council on what his department has been doing during the early part of the year, saying snow removal had kept them busy over the Christmas/New Year Holiday week.

Power Bills at New Jo Co Justice Center Higher

Johnson County Commissioners

Electricity bills are substantially higher at the new Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center, compared to the old building, according to information discussed at the last county commissioner's meeting January 3.