At Tuesday's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a request from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the engineering contract for the Canal Road Bridge to WWC Engineering of Sheridan.

The Buffalo/Johnson County Joint Engineer position will be offered to Wayne Hill of Virginia, after both the city council and county commission approved the recommendation of the interview committee at their meetings Tuesday.

After about a week of considering bills in a sessions that's seeing a record-low number passed, state lawmakers are expected to begin work on a $3.2 billion biennial budget today in Cheyenne.

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis released these comments after voting against a bill to extend the payroll tax holiday.

A bill that missed two-thirds approval by just four votes last week in Cheyenne would have changed the role of State Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to one appointed by the governor.

US Senator John Barrasso spoke at a luncheon in Buffalo Monday, touching on a number of subjects before opening his time to answer questions from those assembled.

At their meeting February 7, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a number of requests from various entities.

Volunteers of America representatives were at the county commissioner's meeting February 7 to inform them of what they called “sweeping changes” coming to juvenile detention services in the state and asked Johnson County officials for feedback on the services they are providing and what they could improve.

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