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Buffalo's 'Longmire Days' Gets Underway

The cast of Longmire, from left: Bailey Chase, Katee Sackhoff, Robert Taylor, Adam Bentley, and Cassidy Freeman at the second annual Longmire Days in Buffalo in 2013. Photo by Aaron Palmer.

The third annual Longmire Days celebration in Buffalo that gets underway this weekend has grown from a local one-day event featuring the Longmire series author Craig Johnson to a larger two-day event with cast members of the show based on the books.

Council Tables Dog Restriction Ordinance

Buffalo's City Council, after some discussions and reading of letters from the public on the matter, chose to table the third and final reading of the Ordinance that would give them authority to ban dogs from certain municipal areas.

Johnson County Passes FY2014-15 Budget

Johnson County's Commissioners.

During their regular meeting this week, the Johnson County Commissioners passed their final budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15.

Johnson County Adopts Partial Fire Ban

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners have enacted a partial fire ban in the county, effective at 8am Thursday, July 17th.

Clerk of Court Candidates Speak at Forum

Debra Vandel and Jim Roberts

At the last candidates' forum, in addition to those running for Johnson County Sheriff, candidates for Clerk of District Court and County Attorney also spoke to the crowd in Crazy Woman Square.

County Attorney Hopefuls Share Views

County Attorney Ken DeCock, Tucker Ruby.

Last Week's Candidate Forum was held at Crazy Woman Square and those running for County Sheriff and Clerk of District Court were joined by the two candidates for Johnson County Attorney, incumbent Ken DeCock and challenger Tucker Ruby.

Building Inspector Reports to City Council

Toby Rhoades

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades, in his report to the city council, gave a written recap of what his office had done for the previous year.

County Commission Briefs From Last Meeting

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners approved and signed a “Contract For Services” between themselves and the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and provided $5,000 to the chamber to help with costs associated with the upcoming Longmire Days celebration.

Final Budget Approval Coming For County Commission

Johnson County's Commissioners.

The Johnson County Commissioners will approve their final budget for Fiscal Year 2014/15 at their regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday.

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.