Johnson County

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from Police Chief Jason Carder and amended their budget to purchase a new police vehicle for the Buffalo Police Department.

Legislation to raise the minimum wage in Wyoming is being considered by lawmakers. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter spoke with one of our local representatives to get his opinion on the issue.

Johnson County's Commissioners will be opening bids on the Adams Street Apartments to either move them or raze them altogether, to prepare the site for the expansion of the Johnson County Library.

The Buffalo City Council heard reports from their department heads during their last meeting, ranging from filling an opening on the planning commission to the numbers of building permits issued in recent weeks to the police department conducting alcohol compliance checks.

City Works Director Les Hook reported to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting that the city's contract to sell power back to Pacificorp expires this year, and they will need to renegotiate the
contract.

State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo talked with Sheridan Media after the first few days of the Wyoming State Legislature last week, saying this year there is an “over supply of bills” coming in from individual legislators.

The first baby born in Johnson County in 2015 was born Thursday, January 15th at the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Aspen Faith Keil was born to parents Jon and Molly Keil of Buffalo at 7pm Thursday evening. She was 7 pounds, 5 ounces.

This year's Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice Variety Show was again a big success if judged by the packed Buffalo High School Auditorium both Friday and Saturday nights.

This year's variety show theme was “An Evening With Carol Burnett,” modeled after the popular television show from the 1970's.

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