Buffalo

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took care of some “housekeeping” by first approving a Memorandum of Understanding, or MOU, between themselves and the University of Wyoming Extension Office in Buffalo.

University of Wyoming Atmospheric Science Professor Bart Geerts will be profiled in a documentary about the pioneer spirit of the American West.

UPDATE 6:47 PM 8/28/12
More information about the grass fire burning on private land north of Clearmont has been obtained. Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch says that crews continue to battle the blaze that is approximately 6-8 miles north of Clearmont. He indicated that a myriad of firefighters have combined to fight the fire. Those include Clearmont Fire Department, Big Horn Fire Department, Goose Valley Fire, the Bureau of Land Management, the Wyoming Forestry Division, the U.S. Forest Service and various ranchers in the area.

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven gave a report to the city council on a number of projects he is working on, starting with the easements on the NW water line project.

The Center for a Vital Community is raising a challenge to the town of Sheridan to end poverty within its own city limits. Director, Amy Albrecht, said some of the well-to-do in Sheridan don't realize how big the problem is.

With the school year starting up, there's no question students across the nation have butterflies, and for some, those first-day jitters might not be the good kind.

As mentioned by Sheridan Media News yesterday, the Sheridan area has a new warden working for the Game and Fish.

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