This weekend, July 10th, 11th, and 12th is the 11th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo, but the week will begin with the Bluegrass Camp For Kids, which will run from July 7th through the 10th and culminate in a performance at the festival.
Representatives from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) updated the Johnson County Commissioners at their last regular meeting, covering numerous subjects including fuel taxes, how they are collected and where the funds are distributed.
In a report to the Johnson County Commissioners during their last regular meeting, Mark Gillett, Engineer for the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)'s District Four, discussed where WYDOT's anticipated revenue comes from, and where their funds are allocated.
At their last regular meeting, the Buffalo City Council was addressed by a second-year medical student interning locally this summer who brought concerns over tattoo parlors that have recently opened in the city.
Last week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead requested a presidential disaster declaration for Johnson and Niobrara Counties, which would qualify individuals and small businesses for federal assistance to help fund cleanup from the flooding that occurred in May and early June in those counties.
Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his report to the city council at their last regular meeting, spoke highly of his staff, city crews and other emergency responders for their efforts during the flash flood event that happened the evening of Wednesday, June 3rd.
City of Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave his report to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, discussing vouchers for the city-wide cleanup, the recent flag ceremony at City hall, and grass issues within the city.
The annual Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours, presented by the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo, will be happening again this year, August 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and again the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th in Buffalo's Willow Grove Cemetery.
Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett, in her report to the city council at their last regular meeting, said the estimate for a city storm water model with be ready for the council to inspect at their next meeting July 7th.
At their last regular meeting, Johnson County's Commissioners approved tax corrections presented by Assessor Cindy Barlow and also got an update from her on the latest estimates for oil and gas revenues for the county during the next fiscal year.