Johnson County

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council learned from City Attorney Ben Kirven that he has been in contact with the owner of the Econolodge on East Hart Street and discussed removal of air conditioning units that have been dumped in the city-owned ditch and adjacent property behind the motel.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spent Tuesday traveling to Weston and Albany Counties to get a firsthand glimpse of the devastation caused by two of the largest wildfires that have burned so far this year in Wyoming.

Private giving to the University of Wyoming for the fiscal year ending June 30th exceeded 40-million dollars for the second year in a row.

The results from the 2012 Johnson County Fair Cat Show from Monday are:

No Senior Champions.
Champion Junior Cat Showman: Libby Poley.
Reserve Champion: None.

The National Weather Service issued an update on wildfires in the state this morning, including the fire west of Buffalo in the Bighorn Mountains that has been burning since Monday.

Ambre Energy North America, Inc. and one of its subsidiaries, KCP, Inc., filed a counterclaim against Cloud Peak Energy, Inc. and its subsidiary, Western Minerals, LLC.

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds candidates and political entities that state law requires them to submit a campaign finance Receipt Report by Tuesday, August 14th.

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