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JCSD1 Recognizes Students Of The Month

Students from each Buffalo school were recognized as the “Students Of The Month” during this week's School Board meeting.

Buffalo Chamber After Hours Features Madden, Kinskey

Rep. Mike Madden
Sen. Dave Kinskey.

Thursday, November 13th, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will host their Chamber After Hours event for the month, featuring appearances by State Representative Mike Madden and State Senator Dave Kinskey.

Buffalo, Sheridan, Gillette Jointly Applying For Planning Grant

Dave Simonsen

The three major communities in northeast Wyoming are working together to apply for a planning grant through the Wyoming Business Council for economic development.

Office Space In Johnson County Buildings? Not at the Moment

Johnson County Judicial Center

Johnson County's available office space is apparently being utilized.

Buffalo Braves Cold To Celebrate Veteran's Day

Due to the extremely cold conditions Tuesday morning, (temperatures at 5 above zero) the Veterans Day celebrations in Buffalo were scaled back outside at the Veteran's Memorial Wall, with the balance performed indoors afterward at the American Legion Hall.

Johnson County Commission Approves Water Line To Airport

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a water line extension from the City of Buffalo's NW Water Pipeline Project to the Johnson County Airport.

Veterans Day Observances This Morning in Buffalo

Veteran's Memorial Wall, Buffalo.

Buffalo will observe Veteran's Day this morning with ceremonies at the Veteran's Memorial Wall on the corner of Fort and Main Streets, but some changes have been made because of the severe weather forecast.

West Range Fire 95% Contained, All But Local Crews Demobilizing

Firefighters working the West Range Fire attend the briefing Monday morning at the Johnson County Fire Hall. Incident Command began de-mobilizing crews and sending them home.

In what appears to be the final briefing on the West Range Fire this morning, Incident Command has turned the fire back over to local jurisdiction and began de-mobilizing out-of-town crews and sending them home.

Johnson County OKs FFA Bathroom at Kaycee School Barn

At their last meeting Johnson County's Commissioners were approached by the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Kaycee Chapter to put in a bathroom at the barn at the Kaycee School.

Commissioner Delbert Eitel explained more about the proposed project.

Johnson County Library Auction Raises Nearly $30K

Last Friday evening the Johnson County Library held their annual Auction Fundraiser.

The event began at 6pm with a social hour and silent auction, and the live auction began at 7:30.

Latest Information On Buffalo's West Range Fire

PIO Marcy Schueler gets the latest information on the West Range Fire Sunday night.

Sunday, 8pm:

Johnson County Public Information Officer Marcy Schueler held a briefing for the media this evening to give the latest information on Buffalo's West Range Fire.

As of 7pm, the fire had consumed 1,170 acres and is 25% contained, and is not growing at this time.

Sunday Morning Update On The West Range Fire

Johnson County Public Information Officer Marcy Schueler, right, gives a briefing on the West Range Fire Sunday morning at the Johnson County Fire Hall.

8am:

Johnson County Public Information Officer Marcy Schueler gave an update on the West Range Fire west of Buffalo this morning.

Update on West Range Fire

West Range Fire at night. Photo by Krista Palmer

8:30pm

Johnson County Public Information Officer Marcy Schueler gave an update on the fire west of Buffalo this evening.

Update On Fire West Of Buffalo

3pm

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly has given an update on the fire near Windy Ridge west of Buffalo.

Connolly said the fire is about 40 acres right now, and is what they classify as a “ground fire with occasional torching.”

Buffalo City Clerk Now Certified By International Group

Julie Silbernagel

The announcement came during this week's city council meeting, when Mayor Randy Dyess announced that Buffalo City Clerk Julie Silbernagel had earned the designation of “Certified Municipal Clerk” from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, or IIMC.

ACT Completes Phase II Of Buffalo Build-Out

Randy Burns with ACT came before the Johnson County Commissioners this week to update them on the company's build-out of high-speed fiber optic internet and phone service lines in the Buffalo area.

Jo Co Commissioners Approve New Board Members

At their meeting this week, Johnson County's Commissioners discussed and then approved new members to two boards.

Commission Chair Delbert Eitel announced who the candidates were before the commission discussed them.

What The Lodging Tax Renewal Means For Johnson County

Angela Jarvis

Johnson County voters chose to renew the 2% Lodging Tax during Tuesday's General Election.

Angela Jarvis, Executive Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, is pleased the lodging tax passed again.

Johnson County Library Auction Fundraiser This Friday

Johnson County Library

The annual Johnson County Library Auction will be this Friday, November 7th at the library.

The event will consist of a reception and silent auction from 6 to 7:30pm and a live auction by Brannian Auctioneers at 7:30.

Johnson County Agrees To Quitclaim/Easement at DeSmet

At their meeting Tuesday the Johnson County Commissioners reviewed and discussed a Quitclaim Deed and Easement Agreement to allow Sasol Synfuels International access to a pipeline and outlet works at the south dam that will belong to Sasol and supply water to their properties at the lake.