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Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Travis Jones, of Houston Jones, performs at the 2014 Big Horn Mountain Festival. Photo by Aaron Palmer

The annual Big Horn Mountain Festival turned ten years old this year, and commemorated the milestone with another three-day music celebration that looks to be bigger and better than any so far, according to co-organizer Paul Jarvis.

Dog Show Crowns New Champion

Winners 'Snowball' and Ashley Hughes.

The third annual Buffalo Senior Center Dog Show happened this past Saturday and a mixed breed was named as this year's best.

Summerfest Becomes Downtown Draw

Photo by Aaron Palmer

The past two weekends Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo was full of vendors offering items from photographs to artwork to home-made jams to stained glass creations.

This was the second year that Summerfest was put on in Buffalo, and this won' be the last, according to organizer Rob Yingling.

Sheriff's Hopefuls Speak At 'Meet The Candidates' Forum

Candidates for Johnson County Sheriff, from left, Steve Kozisek, Angie Lloyd-McHenry, and Rich Burridge.

This week's “Meet the Candidates” forum, the second in the series, happened Wednesday evening in Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo during the weekly Farmer's Market.

Crazy Woman Square Hosts Second Weekend Of Summerfest

Rob Yingling

This weekend will be the second of this year's annual Summerfest Arts and Crafts events in Buffalo's Crazy Woman Square.

10th Big Horn Mountain Festival Begins Today

The Big Horn Mountain Festival will begin today and run through Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

This year is the 10th annual three-day music festival that brings Nationally and regionally-known acts to northeast Wyoming.

Developer Requests Reassignment of Subdivision Agreement

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven brought before the city council for their approval, an Agreement for Assignment of Contract, which essentially dissolves a previous agreement with a joint development company and reassigns it to a new company owned by one partner.

Music Festival Features Talent From All Over The Country

SM file photo

The 10th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival, which will be happening at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo this weekend will showcase instrumental and vocal talents in numerous genres according to co-organizer Paul Jarvis.

Board Of Health: Be Aware of West Nile Virus, Rabies

The Johnson County Board of Health gave their quarterly report to the county commissioners at a recent commissioner's meeting.

Buffalo Mural To Get Protection Measures

The mural that will get protection measures soon.

As we reported earlier this week, a grant from the Wyoming Main Street Program through the Wyoming Business Council will go to protect the second mural overlooking Crazy Woman Square in downtown Buffalo.

City Retires Three Loans In Amendment to 2014 Budget

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The City of Buffalo will be paying off three separate loans after amending the budget for FY2014, according to Mayor Randy Dyess, who made the announcement at a recent city council meeting.

Board Of Health Reports To Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County Public Health

The Johnson County Board of Health met with the county commissioners during their last meeting, updating them on what has been happening during the last quarter.

Johnson County Commissioners Speak On Voting For Kinskey

Johnson County Commissioners, from left, Jim Hicks, John Gibbs, and Delbert Eitel.

At the special meeting Monday morning to appoint someone for the State Senate seat left vacant due to the passing of John Schiffer, all three Johnson County Commissioners voted for Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Funds Acquired For Mural Protection

Buffalo Planning Director Lynn Barrett, in her report to the city council at their last meeting, said Jennifer Haskins of the Buffalo Downtown Association had notified her that the project to protect the mural on Margo's Pottery building had been approved for a grant from the Wyoming Main Street Program through the Wyoming Business Council.

Buffalo Council Approves Catering, Open Container Requests

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo's City Council approved a number of catering permit and open container requests for various upcoming events.

Big Horn Mountain Festival This Week in Buffalo

The 10th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be happening this weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

Country Approves OJJDP, Drug Court Agreements, Application

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a routine draw-down of funds from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention program (or OJJDP) grant for operational funds.

NW Water Pipeline Storage Tank Complete, Needs Floor Work

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook gave his regular report to the city council at their last meeting, saying the 500,000-gallon storage tank is complete, but the interior floor has issues he wants corrected before he will accept the project.

Powder River Ranch Rodeo Features Regional Ranches, Hands

This Saturday, July 5th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds will be the Powder River Ranch Rodeo.

This rodeo highlights local and regional ranches, represented by their ranch hands, competing in some non-traditional events all for bragging rights amongst themselves.

Buffalo PD's Climbing Wall Approved For Loaning

The Buffalo Police Department's climbing wall at last year's Crazy Days celebration.

Buffalo's City Council approved the Buffalo Police Department to allow other municipalities or organizations to borrow their recently-acquired climbing wall during special events.