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Veterans Donate, But Food Pantry Still In Need

Residents of the Veteran's Home of Wyoming, just west of Buffalo at the old Fort McKinney site, gave a substantial gift to Buffalo's Bread of Life Food Pantry this week.

South Burritt Opens Wednesday With Short Ceremony

South Burritt Avenue, the main route to Buffalo's primary schools, opened early Wednesday morning with a short ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Mayor Randy Dyess and Meadowlark School student Aspen Bowe cut the ribbon to officially re-open the road after months of closure to rebuild it.

Buffalo Mayor Speaks To Seniors On State Of City

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess gave a presentation to the Buffalo Senior Center on Wednesday on the state of the city and then opened the floor to a question and answer period.

County Looking at Long-Range Plans For DeSmet Operations

Johnson County Commissioner Jim Hicks

Johnson County Commissioner Jim Hicks updated the other commissioners on where the plan to invest funds from the lease with the game and fish now stands and where he hopes it will go in the near future.

Volunteers Wanted for Flash Mob

Buffalo Chamber Of Commerce

If you have ever wanted to be part of a “Thriller” flash mob, your opportunity is coming up later this month, but organizers want to hear from you this week.

Buffalo Mayor To Speak At Senior Center Wednesday

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess will be giving a short presentation and then offering a question and answer period at a special speaking engagement Wednesday afternoon at the Buffalo Senior Center.

City Council Discusses Climbing Wall, Branch Cleanup

Buffalo Police Sgt. Garth Nicholas, in place of absent Chief Jason Carder, gave the latest report to the city council, saying the department has finished training on the climbing wall the department acquired earlier this year from the Wyoming Army National Guard.

Gatchell's Fall Gathering Fast Approaching

The Fall Gathering is the annual fundraiser for the museum, as they say a “celebration to help preserve the past for the future.”

Commissioners Discuss Latest Changes To G&F Lease

Lake DeSmet

At their last meeting Johnson County's Commissioners discussed changes that were required to the permits for water at Lake DeSmet due to the lease agreement with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

South Burritt Avenue To Open October First

South Burritt Avenue. Image from City of Buffalo's Facebook page and used by permission.
South Burritt Avenue. Image from City of Buffalo's Facebook page and used by permission.

The main route to most of Buffalo's schools will finally be opening this week, after being closed a month longer than originally anticipated.

Carousel Horses Take Temporary Homes In Area Businesses

Horses from the Cowboy Carousel were given temporary new homes over the weekend in Buffalo, as Carousel Committee members delivered them to area businesses for display.

Arnette Tiller, with the Cowboy Carousel, explains why the horses are on display.

Worlds Of Music Events Culminate With Dance

Buffalo non-profit organization Worlds Of Music presented another in their series of cultural musical celebrations this week as Sunpie Jones and the Louisiana Sunspots performed, held workshops and interacted with those attending the events.

Fire Causes 'Extensive Damage' To Buffalo Home

A late-night fire has caused extensive damage to a home in Buffalo.

The fire was called in a little before 9 pm Thursday night, according to Buffalo City Fire Chief Gomer Gammon.

News Briefs From County Commission

The Johnson County Commissioners discussed and acted on a number of minor issues at their last meeting.

They scanned and approved the chair to sign an agreement with Northern Wyoming Mental Health to provide services.

Council Addresses Board Appointments, Other Issues

Buffalo's City Council approved a number of individuals to numerous board positions during their last meeting.
For the full list of appointments, go to the end of this story.

Buffalo Businesses To Celebrate Event Today

Three different Buffalo businesses will be celebrating their “grand openings” today, even though they have been open and in the same building for quite awhile.

Sign Up Now For Bluegrass Jam Class For Kids

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Lynn Young. Photo used by permission.

The deadline is fast approaching to sign up for the Bluegrass Jam Class For Kids, to be presented this weekend through November.

Planner Discusses Plat Concerns, Water, Other Issues

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett came before the city council at their last meeting to update them on numerous happenings within the planning department.

She discussed a concern over a possible compliance plat.

Simonsen Speaks On Economic Development At Luncheon

Dave Simonsen

Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board Director Dave Simonsen was the featured speaker at this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon held Wednesday afternoon at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse Conference Room.

Carousel Center Hosts Tailgate Fundraiser

The Cowboy Carousel Center and the Buffalo High School Bison Backers will be presenting a tailgate party as a fundraiser this weekend in Buffalo.