Aaron Palmer

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Chamber Lunch This Month Is A BLM 'Creature Feature'

This month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will present Allison Ginn of the Buffalo (BLM) Bureau of Land Management Field Office giving information on some of the unique creatures of the high plains and pointing out wildlife watching opportunities on public lands in the Sheridan and Buffalo areas.

Committee Gives One Percent Recommendations

The One-Percent Committee in Johnson County has given their recommendations to both the county commissioners and the Buffalo City Council, allocating $1.35 million in fiscal year 2015/16 and $1.25 million in FY2016/17.

Motorcycle Rally Planned For Buffalo In July

The Gold Wing Road Riders Association will be coming to Buffalo this July for their District Rally with roughly 150 members expected to attend over the three days of events.

County Signs MOU For Congressional Tours

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to have Chairman Jim Hicks sign a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to participate in this year's Congressional Tours organized by The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders Group (NEWY) later this summer.

Public Meeting On Sign Ordinance Draws Few

Buffalo's Planning and Zoning Commission hosted a public meeting on the proposed Sign Ordinance at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center Wednesday evening, that drew only a few business owners and other concerned citizens to speak their minds on the issue.

Rep. Madden Talks With Buffalo City Council

Mike Madden. Photo by Aaron Palmer

At this week's Buffalo City Council meeting, State Treasurer Mark Gordon and State Representative Mike Madden, both of Buffalo, spoke on this year's legislative session and what can be expected in the coming year.

County Proclaims National Museum Month, Day

Johnson County's Commissioners have proclaimed May as “National Museum Month” for Johnson County and also May 19th as “National Museum Day” during their regular meeting this week.

Treasurer Gordon Addresses Buffalo Council

Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon. Photo by Aaron Palmer

Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon of Buffalo, spoke to those attending the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday evening, updating them on the happenings in this year's legislative session, the status of the Treasury and what residents of the state can expect in 2016.

Chamber Honors Councilman Haskins

Councilman Wes Haskins. Photo by Aaron Palmer

Buffalo City Councilman Wes Haskins was presented with an award by Angela Fox, Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, recognizing him for his years volunteering and working to bring chamber events to the community, and his service on the chamber board.

Johnson County Adopts Amended Mikesell-Potts Regulations

Johnson County's Commissioners gave final approval on the regulations for the county-owned Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet.

Buffalo Council Adopts Capital Improvements Plan

The Buffalo City Council, at Tuesday's meeting, adopted Resolution No. 1390, accepting the five-year Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) for 2015-2019.

Public Health Officer: Bad Flu Season Winding Down

Johnson County Public Health

Assistant Public Health Officer Dr. Ryan Ludwig, sitting in for Public Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler, updated the remainder of the Johnson County Board of Health on the current flu season.

SLIB Approves Consensus Grant Funds For Library Projects

Johnson County's Commissioners.

The State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) has approved the Consensus Grant Funds submitted by Johnson County, City of Buffalo and Town of Kaycee for expansion and renovation projects at both the Buffalo and Kaycee Branches of the Johnson County Library.

State OKs Lights At Sports Fields Complex

The Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety has inspected and signed off on the lights at the Sports Fields Complex, according to City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades, who made the announcement during his report at the last city council meeting.

Buffalo Planner's report to City Council

Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report to the city council at their last meeting, touching on Richardson Park, a water request and the Wyoming Water Development Commission among other topics.

Archery Club Road In Buffalo Nearing Completion

City Works Director Les Hook told the Buffalo City Council that crews have been working on the “Archery Club Road,” west of town near city property connected to the Buffalo Trail System west of Turkey Lane.

Buffalo Firefighters To Be Better Compensated

Buffalo's Volunteer Firefighters will be compensated a little better for their time both in preparing for and on actual fire calls if an ordinance introduced in the last city council meeting passes two more readings.

County Frustrated With Issues At Judicial/Justice Center

Johnson County's Commissioners are growing more frustrated with ongoing issues at the county-owned Judicial/Justice Center that have yet to be resolved by the contractor who built the facilities just a few years ago.

Buffalo Council Approves Funds For Spraying Fire Area

West Range Fire. File photo by Aaron Palmer.

The Buffalo City Council approved a request for funds from Johnson County Weed and Pest for spraying cheat grass on the West Range Fire area that burned last November just west of Buffalo.

JCSD1 Board Approves Assistant FBLA Sponsor Position

Johnson County School District One's Board of Trustees approved creating a new sponsor position for one of the high school's activities, due to the high number of students involved.