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Buffalo's State Of City Address Scheduled For Wednesday

Buffalo's Annual State of the City Address is scheduled for this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse this Wednesday, February 25th beginning at noon.

Search for Missing Child Continues

The recovery effort for a 4 year-old girl who fell through the ice near the Powder River Exit on Interstate 90 east of Buffalo earlier this month was resumed this past Saturday but nothing was found during the day-long search.

Madden Discusses Supplemental Budget Session

Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden has been updating Sheridan Media during this year's legislative session, and this week he focuses on the supplemental budget, which legislators began reading and amending this past week.

Spirit of Service Training Report Given to JCSD1 Board

Johnson County School Board

Dr. Jeanie Iberlin gave a report to the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, covering the “Spirit Of Service” training given to classified staff members of the school district.

Nothing Found In Resumed Search For Girl At Powder River

The recovery effort for 4 year-old Chevell Boshaw-Evans was resumed Saturday at the Powder River Exit on Interstate 90 east of Buffalo, but nothing was found during the day-long search.

Johnson County Agrees To CMAQ Contract

Scott Pehringer

Johnson County's Commissioners agreed to have the chairman sign the contract for Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality improvement program (CMAQ) for 2016.

JCSD1 Reworking Rules For Social Media In Schools

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees are looking at updating policy concerning social media and its use by faculty and students within the district, to better protect the district and its employees, but especially to protect the students.

Buffalo OKs Grant Application For DUI/Speed Enforcement

The Buffalo City Council approved a request by the Buffalo Police Department to apply for a grant for funding DUI and speed enforcement.

County, Cummins Working On Service Contract For Airport

Tucker Ruby had concerns about some of the wording in the contract and cautioned the commissioners to allow him to discuss and possibly negotiate a better legal position for the county in the contract.

City OKs Franchise Agreement With Rocky Mountain Power

Buffalo's City Council passed an Ordinance on third read approving a franchise agreement with Rocky Mountain Power to provide electric service to residents in the city.

County, Cummins Working On Service Contract For Airport

Johnson County's Commissioners approved, after some discussion and input from the county attorney, a modified maintenance and service agreement with Cummins Rocky Mountain of Gillette to provide those services to generators at the county airport. The contract is for $1,104.95 per year.

Dance, Chili Feed To Benefit Kearney Community Hall

Image courtesy Kearney Community Hall Facebook page.

A benefit chili feed and dance to support the renovation and use of the Kearney Community Hall will be held Saturday, February 28th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building.

County Lends Support For Sewer Study

Johnson County's Commissioners have signed a Resolution and Memorandum of Understanding lending their support for an application for a grant to study the feasibility of building a sewer system in the Richardson Park Subdivision.

Lake DeSmet Board To Discuss Marketing Water

Lake DeSmet Advisory Board

The Lake DeSmet Advisory Board will have its February meeting this afternoon at the Johnson County Road and Bridge Meeting Room on Butte Street in Buffalo beginning at 3pm.

Recovery Effort For Missing Child Resumes Saturday

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek announced this afternoon that the recovery effort for Chevell Boshaw-Evans, the girl who fell through the ice at Powder River February 9th, will resume this Saturday.

Kozisek gives us more details.

City Crews Prepping For Weather

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Works Employee Larry Joubert, sitting in for Director Les Hook, gave the department's brief report at the last city council meeting.

Health Fair Blood Draws This Week In Kaycee

The Johnson County Health Fair will be held next month, but blood draws in preparation for the health fair begin later this week in Kaycee.

JCSD1 Policy On Background Checks Passes Second Read

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees have passed on second reading a policy change requiring background checks for school volunteers.

Lawmakers Have First Readings Of Budget

State Representative Mike Madden has been talking with Sheridan Media during this year's Legislative Session, keeping us updated on the happenings during the session in Cheyenne.

Planner Having Difficulty Filling Vacancy On Planning Board

City Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report on the planning department and told the council she is having a tough time finding someone to fill the vacancy on the Planning and Zoning Commission and asked for help from the council.