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Buffalo To Help With New Mural Grant Application

Buffalo's City Council has agreed to look into helping acquire grant funding to pay for a new mural on the side of the Clear Creek Cantina building downtown.

Buffalo Police Chief: Runaway Found Safe

A Buffalo youth was reported as a runaway early Thursday morning, and Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder notified local media asking for the public's help in locating 11-year old Ethan Crawford they said ran away from his home in Buffalo that morning.

Budget Is Main Issue With Buffalo City Government

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Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson gave the annual “State of the City” address during Wednesday's Chamber Luncheon, and talked about the biggest issue facing city, county, state and Federal governments.

TW Road Project One Of Few Funded By SLIB

Johnson County's Commissioners have accepted an agreement with the State Loan and Investments Board (SLIB) for nearly $652,000 in funding for their upcoming TW Road Reconstruction project and are awaiting notification from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) on the amount of funding they will receive from the Industrial Road Project (IRP) account.

City To Release Infrastructure Liens At Greenleaf

The City of Buffalo is currently working on releasing the existing infrastructure liens they hold on the Greenleaf Subdivision, according to a recent report given to the city council by City Attorney Ben Kirven.

Madden Discusses House, Senate Education Funding Bills

State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo continues to be concerned with how the Legislature will resolve the expected $400 million per year shortfall in educational funding during the next biennium, and would not be surprised to see a special session later this summer to resolve the issue.

County Signs SLIB Grant Agreement For TW Road Project

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Johnson County's Commissioners approved and accepted an agreement with the State Loan and Investments Board (SLIB) for nearly $652,000 in funding for the upcoming TW Road Reconstruction project.

Mayor Shares Report From Buffalo Building Department

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave hard copies of his report to the city council during their last meeting and Mayor Mike Johnson shared the highlights of the report with those at the council meeting.

County Accepts Drug Court Agreement

Johnson County has approved and accepted an agreement for 2017 for Volunteers of America (VOA) to operate the county's Drug Court program.

Buffalo Council Approves Mayor's Appointments

During their recent meeting the Buffalo City Council voted to approve the recommendations for appointments to various boards as presented by Mayor Mike Johnson.

State Of City Address At This Week's Chamber Lunch

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their luncheon this Wednesday that will feature the State of the City Address.

Buffalo Retailers Pass Tobacco Compliance Checks

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, in his recent report to the city council, reported that during tobacco compliance checks performed by his officers on January 29th, none of the 16 local retailers checked sold tobacco products to the underage buyer.

County Passes Resolution On Special Prosecutor

Johnson County's Commissioners have passed a Resolution that will allow the County Attorney's office to use a “special prosecutor” from outside the county for an upcoming trial.

Some Flooding Reported In Johnson County Over Weekend

(UPDATED) A Flood Advisory posted for Johnson County late last week expired Friday night, but some minor flooding was reported, according to Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

Minor Flooding Reported In Johnson County Friday

A Flood Advisory posted for Johnson County is in effect and scheduled to and expire tonight.
Some minor flooding has been reported, according to Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

County Treasurer Shares Theory On One-Percent Decline

The Johnson County Commissioners this week set their allocation amount for One-Percent Funds applications, based on a recommendation from County Treasurer Carla Faircloth.

City Of Buffalo Gets Clean Audit Report

At their recent city council meeting, the City of Buffalo received a clean audit for 2016 in a report given by Tracey Jelly with Cloud Peak Accounting.

Extension Office To Give Pesticide Applicator Training

The University of Wyoming's Johnson County Extension Office will be offering two Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings next week in Buffalo and Kaycee.

County Sets 2017 1% Allocation At $800,000

Johnson County's Commissioners have set the level of one-percent funds that will be distributed from the county this year at $800,000 after getting that number from County Treasurer Carla Faircloth.

Buffalo Council Addressing Hunting Requirement Change

Buffalo's City Council approved on first reading Ordinance #1338, which will make a change to city code concerning hunting within the city limits.