Buffalo

Former State Senator John and his wife Nancy Schiffer were both presented with the 2014 Champion For Children Award from Child Advocacy Services of the Bighorns at a breakfast Friday morning in Buffalo.

The Bureau of Land Management will once again waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in the coming year 2015.

A woman has been taken into custody in connection with the kidnapping of her own biological child. Sgt. Travis Koltiska of the Sheridan Police Department confirmed the identity of the woman as Destiny Pyke, who at one time lived in the Sheridan/Johnson County area.

Buffalo's City Council has approved funds to repair walls in the racquetball area of the city-owned Johnson County Family YMCA building.

Johnson County's Board of Health met this week during the regular county commissioner's meeting, and topics discussed ranged from tele-medicine to the possibility of Ebola affecting the county.

A man tagging along on a hunt became separated and spent a couple of days in the Bighorn Mountains earlier this week before being found by searchers from Johnson, Sheridan, Washakie and Big Horn Counties.

The Old Clear Creek Building in Buffalo will be receiving a formal name as part of a re-branding for a local economic joint powers board. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.

Raptors will be flying around Buffalo's Cloud Peak Elementary gym this Friday, when the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will present the Draper Museum's “Raptor Experience” program.

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