Johnson County

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) was expected to have a meeting between the Buffalo and Cheyenne offices to discuss options for improving the Dead Horse Creek area along Interstate 90 in eastern Johnson County.

This week we have been focusing on Attorney Bruce T. Moats' interpretation and subsequent problem with two aspects of the proposed Lake DeSmet Operating Agreement between Sasol Synfuels International and the Johnson County Commissioners.

City of Buffalo Planning Director Lynn Barrett reported to the city council that grants applied for for feasibility studies on a proposed Eastern Corridor Technology Park and a proposed business park were approved.

Archery season is underway for hunting deer, elk and pronghorn antelope.

A main power line in the center of Buffalo that was knocked down by a tree during a snowstorm in the early morning, caused power outages for more than 576 people. Customers on Klondike and N. Adams avenues reported outages on an off until early afternoon.

With the first snow hitting the area today, officials with the state forestry, want to remind the public on how to deal with fallen trees and tree shock due to the sudden climatic change.

One of the last topics discussed at the Bighorn National Forest Plan Steering Committee field trip, was the increased number of climbers in a local canyon. Hannah Stepenoff was there, and has the story.

Some county Residents near the NW Pipeline Project in North Buffalo are wanting to tie in to a city-owned water line for water service to their properties, and came before the city council at their last meeting to make the request to them.

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