Dayton

The recent partial shutdown of the Federal Government has had negative effects on some local businesses, but slight or no effects on others, and in some cases has actually helped local business, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.

Dayton's town council appointed the last two members of a joint powers board set up to provide natural gas service to residents and businesses in the Tongue River Valley.

The Johnson County Board of Health had their quarterly meeting with the county commissioners Tuesday, and Doctor Mark Schueler discussed the need for residents to get the flu vaccine.

Sheridan College in Johnson County will host an Artist Reception for two area photographers Friday evening at the campus on South Main Street.

The reception has been rescheduled from an earlier one canceled during the first big snowstorm of the year two weeks ago.

The driver of the truck that crashed into a power pole earlier in the week, knocking out electricity to much of the town of Buffalo, is facing charges.

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder explains what happened and what charges the driver faces.

The Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming will be offering a Substance Abuse Prevention Meeting this Wednesday to gather input from those in the community with ideas on how to make positive changes in the prevention of abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in Johnson County.

The Northeast Wyoming Sage-Grouse Working Group will hold an open house to gather public comment for their Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan Addendum.

The meeting will be from 11am to 1pm Tuesday, November 5 at the Campbell County Library, located at 2101 4-J Rd in Gillette.

The quota in a second wolf hunt area has been met and will be closed for the remainder of the season.
“Wolf hunt area 5 has reached its quota of 3 wolves,” said Alan Dubberley, Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

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