Johnson County

Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees discussed a number of options for the use of the old Clear Creek School building at their meeting last week in Kaycee.

A Resolution to give the Johnson County Commissioners authority to conduct employee reviews was passed at their last meeting, but not before discussions between the commissioners and some of the department heads and other county employees.

Called the “terrorist of the timber” or the “icon of the wild” or even the “shark of the plains,” when the name wolf is mentioned, different images are conjured up for different folk.

When it comes down to high school competition, most folks think about sports. But Saturday, it was time for academics to take the spotlight.

At last week's meeting in Kaycee, the Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees discussed cash flow issues the district may face this year or in the future thanks to changes in how money from recapture districts is given by and paid back to the state.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce held their annual Winter Gathering fundraiser Sunday night at a new venue, the Deerfield Building downtown, and according to Chamber Director Angela Jarvis, it was a great time and a great success.

Accountability in education was a major issue during last year's legislative session in Wyoming and it appears that it will continue to be an issue during this year's budget session that begins next month.

(WY News Service) -- Two species in Wyoming, the sage-grouse and Wyoming Pocket Gopher, are listed on a report that link oil and gas development to declines in their respective populations.

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