Buffalo

UPDATE (3:15pm) - The Wyoming Department of Transportation reopened Interstate 90 between Sheridan and Buffalo at approximately 1:30 pm.
Conditions are slick with limited visibility. Motorists are reminded to slow down and drive with caution.

UPDATE - A multiple vehicle crash at Piney Creek has resulted in the closure of Interstate 90 in both the east and west-bound lanes between Sheridan and Buffalo.

Emergency vehicles are still on the scene at this time.

Trevor Moon, representing North Wyoming Insurance in Buffalo, gave a presentation to the city council at their last meeting on their annual insurance policy costs and found they could save nearly $35,000 by changing providers.

Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago gave a quick update on the Muddy Creek re-alignment to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting, saying not much had been figured out yet, but they were continuing to work on the issue.

This will be the 27th year, according to the organizers, that upwards of 100 to 125 hardy souls will brave snowy weather and icy waters in nothing but bathing suits to prove...well, only they know why they do it!

Rob Forister has been organizing the plunge for the last ten years.

Priscilla Welles, with the Vision Buffalo Commission, has been working toward getting Buffalo its first dog park, and has spent the last few months researching possible sites and speaking with the city council on the feasibility of each.

Now that Christmas has come, the gifts are all opened and the mounds of paper, plastic, cardboard and other waste has piled up, it is time to figure out what to do with all of the unwanted material.

As part of a bird count being conducted nationwide, the Buffalo Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is asking for volunteers to help with the 2014 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey. It'll be held on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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