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Road and Bridge: Chip Seal Projects Bidding in March

Scott Pehringer

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer updated the county commissioners on the county's chip seal projects that will be going to bid next month with the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WyDOT).

Buffalo Council Backing WAM's Push For More Local Funding From State Legislature

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson

Buffalo's City Council approved a Resolution backing the Wyoming Association of Municipalities' Legislative Agenda which will hopefully persuade lawmakers in Cheyenne to allocate more funding for local governments throughout the state.

Annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Today In Buffalo

The 32nd Annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be happening this afternoon and evening in Buffalo.

Madden Discusses M&M Property Lake DeSMet Sale

State Representative Mike Madden

It was announced last week that Sasol Limited would sell their M&M Ranch, along with the mineral rights and significant water rights in Lake DeSmet for $21 million.

Johnson County Approves Board Appointments

Individuals appointed to various county boards were all approved by a vote of the Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting this week.

Pie Auction Earns $3,200 For Buffalo Senior Center

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Auctioneer Larry Brannion

The Buffalo Senior Center hosted their annual Pie Auction Fundraiser this past Weekend, and generous community members bid on their favorite baked goodies and raised over $3,200 for the senior center.

Buffalo Senior Center's Pie Auction Tonight

Buffalo Senior Center

The Buffalo Senior Center's annual Pie Auction will be tonight, February 5th beginning at 6:30 at the center located at 671 W. Fetterman.

The annual event is a fundraiser that supports the many programs at the senior center.

Buffalo Council Approves Conditional Use Permit

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson

A city resident wanting to run a business out of his home has applied for a Conditional Use Permit, which has subsequently been approved by the Planning Board and the Buffalo City Council.

State Program For Hazard Mitigation Plans Saves Money

Marilyn Connolly

The State of Wyoming has a new program available for local governments to participate in that will help them save costs associated with compiling information for their Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plans, and combine those plans into a few regional documents instead of numerous individual city and county plans, according to Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

County OK's Budget Amendment Adding Grant Funds

Commission Chairman Bill Novotny

Resolution No. 531, amending the annual budget to add Fund 17 Grant money to it, was approved by the Johnson County Commissioners at this week's meeting.

Buffalo Council Approves Water Tap For County Resident

Buffalo's City Council has approved a water tap for city water, as requested by a resident in the county.

Harry Washut, who owns property southeast of Bloedorn Lumber, came before the council to request the tap and allow him to use city water.

Longmire Days Dates Set For 2016

Longmire cast.

The announcement came on Wednesday from the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and Craig Johnson, creator of the book series that has turned into a popular television series.

The Fifth Annual Longmire Days will be happening this July 8th, 9th and 10th in Buffalo.

Johnson County Approves CMAQ, TAP Grant Agreements

Scott Pehringer

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed and eventually accepted agreements for CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation Air Quality) for dust abatement, and an agreement accepting a Wyoming Department of Transportation (WyDOT) Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant.

Buffalo Senior Center's Annual Pie Auction Friday

Auctioneer Larry Brannion during a previous pie auction at the Buffalo Senior Center

The Buffalo Senior Center's annual Pie Auction fundraiser will be this Friday night, February 5th at the center, beginning at 6:30. The annual event raises funds that supports the many programs at the senior center located at 671 W. Fetterman.

City Council Tables Decision On Sale Of Properties

Buffalo City Council

Three lots owned by the city will eventually be sold, but the decision on exactly how and when to do that was tabled by the Buffalo City Council until their next regular meeting February 16th.

SASOL's M&M Ranch Property At Lake DeSmet For Sale

A sales associate at the company that will be listing the property has confirmed that the M&M Ranch Property at Lake DeSmet, owned by SASOL Synfuels, will be put on the market to sell this week.

New Nursing Home Move-In Tentatively Set For Mid-April

JCHC Board of Trustees

Johnson County Healthcare Center Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward gave an update on the 2018 Capital Construction Project to the board of trustees at a recent meeting, saying the tentative move-in for the new nursing home facility has been set back to the third week in April.

Dr. Schueler Updates BOH On New Nursing Home Project

Dr. Mark Schueler

Dr. Mark Schueler, during the recent Johnson County Board of Health meeting, was asked to give an update on the construction project at the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Chamber Winter Gathering Honors Volunteers

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Winter Gathering was this past Saturday evening.
It was a fun event featuring a four-course gourmet meal with a wine pairing, music, prizes and a chance to honor some of the volunteers that have made chamber events possible for a number of years.

Dr. Cotant's Report To The Johnson County BOH

Dentist Dr. Brian Cotant recently gave his report to the Johnson County Board of Health, saying they will continue to perform fluoride treatments in schools.