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Buffalo's Top Stories For 2011: Jan-March

Over the next few days we will take a look back at what made the news in Buffalo and Johnson County in 2011. Today we will focus on the events that happened from January through March.

Audit for Johnson County Goes Well...Mostly

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County Clerk Vickie Edelman informed the County Commission at their last meeting that the audit conducted on the County recently turned up minor issues that need to be corrected, but for the most part the, audit went well.

JCHC Recruiting Difficult, Still Looking For OB staff

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

Johnson County Healthcare Center's Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward told the Board of Trustees at their recent meeting that recruiting for an Obstetrics Physician has not gone well, and that the hospital is continuing to recruit nationwide to fill the position.

Jo Co Commission Accepts Homeland Security Grant

The Johnson County Commission voted to allow Chair Smokey Wildeman to sign and accept a grant from FEMA for just over $57,000. Wildeman explains further.

JAC to Start Working on Budget Bill Soon

State Representative Rosie Berger

In a less then a week's time, the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee will meet to begin working on the Biennial Budget.

Consultants to Present Draft Document on Development Standards

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

Mid-December, consultants with AECOM and Russell + Mills Design Studios were in Sheridan to receive feedback from the City of Sheridan Planning Commission on proposed revisions to the City's entryway corridor ordinance.

Sheridan Dog & Cat Shelter Seeking Board Members

Dog and Cat Shelter Executive Director, Cel Hope (Sheridan Media file photo)

The Sheridan County Dog and Cat Shelter is seeking applicants for its board of directors. Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope.

Police: Few Problems Now with Wyoming DUI Testing Law

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - After a bit of a rocky start, law enforcement officials and prosecutors around the state say they're now running into few problems with Wyoming's new mandatory DUI testing law.

LDCC, Others Discuss Modeling for Lake DeSmet

Lake DeSMet

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition hosted a meeting in Cheyenne December 20th with a number of entities interested in the modeling of water at Lake DeSmet.

JLM Awarded Bid For Buffalo's Sports Fields Complex

Buffalo's JLM Engineering was awarded the design contract for the Sports Fields Complex project at the final City Council meeting of 2011.