Buffalo

Thursday afternoon the City of Buffalo had their final public hearing on the possibility of adding fluoride to the city's drinking water, and again, the overwhelming sentiment of those attending was for the city not to do it.

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to move ahead with the abandonment of an unused, outdated stock trail near Kaycee, known as the “Old Barnum Road.”

Buffalo's City Council took care of a few “housekeeping” issues during their last regular meeting, discussing a liquor license transfer, appointing a voting delegate to WAM Annual Convention, and approving a grant application.

The 33rd annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby will be happening over the Memorial Day Weekend at Lake DeSmet.

The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association (PIHRA) will be having its season-opening event in Buffalo June 11th and 12th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

A conservation easement owned by Johnson County is closer to being transferred to the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust after the county commissioners approved a number of motions at their last meeting.

If you like to watch Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling and other rodeo events head to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds for the Sheridan County High School Rodeo on Sunday and Monday. This event will feature over 200 contestants from across the state.

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo has had an interesting spring, dealing with funding issues, the resignation of its director and finding ways to stay open for as many hours and days as possible with a short-handed staff.

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