Aaron Palmer


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Johnson County To Review Interest On Lake DeSmet Loan

Johnson County's Commissioners, during their last regular meeting, discussed a bill that was returned to them from the Sheridan County Commissioners concerning interest on a loan stemming from the Lake DeSmet agreement reached in 2014, where Johnson County bought out Sheridan County's interest in the lake and signed a 99-year lease for water rights in the lake with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Planner Discusses Way-finding, Rec Center, Survey

Buffalo's City Planning Director Lynn Barrett finished her report to the city council at their last regular meeting by touching on way-finding signs, the proposed rec center at the Prosinski Park site, and a survey to gather public opinion from city residents.

Final Invoice Issued On Crazy Woman Square Sculptures

Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett, during her recent report to the city council, announced she had issued the final invoice on the dog and sheep sculptures and plaque recently installed in Crazy Woman Square.

Bison Backers Fundraiser This Weekend In Buffalo

The Bison Backers organization will be having its annual fund-raising dinner and auction event this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building.

Commissioners Approve Assessor's Tax Corrections

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow.

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow brought a number of tax corrections before the county commissioners for their approval at their last regular meeting.

Barlow said the tax corrections were for the 2015 tax rolls.

Buffalo's Drug Take-Back Day Saturday At Shopko

The Buffalo Police Department, Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Johnson County Public Health and the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming are teaming up for this weekend's Drug Take-Back event in Buffalo.

County Adopts Resolutions Realigning County Road

Johnson County's Commissioners ultimately adopted a number of Resolutions to clarify and change past surveys of a county road and re-align them with the most current surveys performed, and also heard an update on the progress of surveying work being done on another county road.

Buffalo Shelter Offering Spay/Neuter Clinics This Week

St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo.

The St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo is offering spay/neuter clinics today and Thursday at the shelter.

New Longmire Episodes Continue Tonight At Carousel Center

The next two episodes of the Longmire television series will be shown tonight at the Cowboy Carousel Center in Buffalo.

Johnson County Approves Requests For Catering Permits

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed two catering permit requests during their last regular meeting.

Nearly 25 Home Brews Compete At Buffalo Oktoberfest

Home brewers from all over the state and from Colorado competed for the top honors in eight different categories of beers during this past weekend's Buffalo Oktoberfest celebration.

Buffalo Council Tables Discussion On Liquor License

Buffalo's City Council, at their last regular meeting, tabled a discussion on the issuance of a liquor license for Don Seals d/b/a Ray's Liquor, due to Mr. Seals being called out of town unexpectedly.

Buffalo's Oktoberfest Celebration Today

Scott Madsen celebrates an earlier Buffalo Oktoberfest. Photo by Aaron Palmer

Today, Buffalo will be celebrating their sixth annual Oktoberfest with food, live music, playhouses for the kids, and nearly 40 different home-made beers that will be entered by their makers for the Home Brew Contest.

Buffalo Celebrates Oktoberfest This Weekend

Buffalo's Sixth Annual Oktoberfest celebration will be this Saturday, featuring food, live music, playhouses for the kids, and of course, beer.

Boundary Adjustments Approved By Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners reviewed an Affidavit Of Boundary Adjustment for portions of Rock Creek Road and Canal Road, as presented to them at their last regular meeting by County Planner Jim Waller.

Buffalo Council OKs Change To New Downtown Zoning

Buffalo's City Council, at this week's meeting, approved on first reading a change to the newly-adopted downtown zoning regulations that changed from B-1 to B-3 with the adoption earlier this month.

Wild West Gunfights May Be Coming To Buffalo

Christopher Schaar

Wild West-type action gunfights, similar to the ones performed in Cody during the summer months, may be coming to Buffalo if one man's vision is allowed to happen.

County Approves Signing Grant Contract When Ready

Johnson County's Deputy Attorney, Barry Crago, recommended the county commissioners put off signing a grant contract to allow time to discuss and rework a portion of the application with the Wyoming Department of Family Services.

Tour De Lure Only Part Of Oktoberfest This Weekend

This weekend Buffalo will be celebrating Oktoberfest, with traditional food, music, a home brewing contest, and many beers to enjoy.

Emergency Management Applying For Homeland Security Grants

Marilyn Connolly

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly came before the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting to inform them she would be submitting six grant applications to Homeland Security for various projects relating to emergency preparedness.