Aaron Palmer

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School District Watching Legislature For Revenue Increase

Administrators and the school board from Johnson County School District One are watching this year's legislative session closely to see if an increase in revenue is in their future.

Finishes To Heritage Bridge Approved By Council

Buffalo Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report to the city council at their last meeting, and touched on a number of topics, including the kiosk at the Heritage Bridge, that was removed when the bridge was rebuilt as part of the Crazy Woman Square renovation project.

Search For New County 4-H Educator Continues

The search for the new 4-H Educator in Johnson County is continuing, but may be done within the next few weeks, according to Blaine Horn, with the University of Wyoming's Johnson County Extension Office in Buffalo.

Attorneys Developing Guidelines For Choice Of Court

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council at their last meeting that he and County Attorney Tucker Ruby will be working together to develop guidelines to determine which offenses fit better in either municipal or circuit court.

BHS Activities Director Gives Notice Of Retirement

Buffalo High School

Buffalo High School Activities Director Jan Johnson has given her notice that she will retire again at the end of this school year.

Johnson gave her notice at this week's school board meeting in Kaycee.

Board OF Health Reports To Commissioners

Johnson County Public Health

The Johnson County Board of Health met with and gave their quarterly report to the county commissioners during their last meeting.

UPDATE: Wreck On I-90 Results in Fatality

A wreck that occurred east of Buffalo on Interstate 90 Wednesday morning has resulted in one fatality.
Killed in the crash was Kaleb L. Matthiesen, 22, of Gillette.

Wreck On I-90 Results in Fatality

A wreck that occurred east of Buffalo on Interstate 90 this morning has resulted in a fatality.

According to Captain Carl Clements with the Wyoming Highway Patrol in Sheridan, a vehicle was traveling westbound on I-90.

City of Buffalo Gets Clean Audit Report

The Buffalo City Council got a positive report on the 2014 City of Buffalo Audit from Tracey Jelly, CPA with Cloud Peak Accounting of Buffalo.

Weather Forces Hold On Work For JCHC Project

JCHC nursing home under construction.

Johnson County Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler gave a report to the county commissioners during the quarterly County Board Of Health meeting this month, updating them on the progress of the Johnson County Healthcare Center's 2018 Building Project, which will replace the aging Amie Holt Care Center.

County Updated On Sheridan College in Johnson County

Derek Andrews

The Johnson County Commissioners were given an update on happenings with the Leadership Johnson County program and Sheridan College in Johnson County from Derek Andrews with the college in Buffalo.

County Commission To Loan Money To Hospital Board

Johnson County Healthcare Center

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved a plan to loan $3 million to the Johnson County Healthcare Center to help fund their expansion project which will replace the aging Amie Holt Care Center.

Buffalo Council Approves Police Vehicle Purchase

The Buffalo City Council approved the purchase of a new police interceptor vehicle and equipment for a total of just over $53,000.

Week's Highlight Balanced Budget Resolution

Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo said in an interview with Sheridan Media Friday that last week was highlighted by the talk and introduction of the balanced budget amendment resolutions targeting the Federal Government, which were assigned to his committee.

YMCA Still Looking For New Site, Prosinki Park Eyed

The Johnson County YMCA, in addition to looking at the George Grace Field and their current location for a new facility, has asked the city council for permission to look at Prosinski Park at their third site option, which the council did approve.

Tenant May Hold Up Library Expansion Project

Adams Ave. Apartments

The Johnson County Commissioners, during bid openings last week, discussed the possibility of the final tenant at the Adams Avenue Apartments possibly holding up the library expansion project.

County Begins Process For Library Expansion

Adams Ave. Apartments

Johnson County's Commissioners began working through the process for the Library Expansion Project at their meeting this week, approving an asbestos inspection and opening bids for the removal of the Adams Avenue Apartments.

Buffalo Council Makes Allocation For 1% Contribution

The Buffalo City Council has decided to allocate $1.1 million to the One-Percent Committee for distribution over the biennium ending in 2017.

Dinner Theater Production 'Art' This Weekend In Buffalo

Arts Along The Bighorns will present a dinner theater event entitled “Art” Friday and Saturday evening at the Cowboy Carousel Center at 59 N. Lobban in Buffalo.

The play “Art” was written by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton.

Buffalo Council OKs Utility Agreement

At their Tuesday meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved on first reading, Ordinance No. 1375, a franchise agreement between the city and Rocky Mountain Power.