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School Board Accepts Resignations at Meeting

Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees had their second of three meetings Monday night and accepted the recommended resignations brought before them by the district's administration.

Planner Gives Reports To Buffalo City Council

City Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report to the Buffalo Council during their last meeting, saying her office has so far this month received no new planning and zoning applications, but a citizen did bring a property utility question to her that will likely come before the council before long.

Johnson County Youth Camp Board Now Non-Profit

Members of the Johnson County Youth Camp Board came before the county commissioners last week to update them on the progress they have made in getting themselves designated as a non-profit group, and getting into a better position to run the Johnson County Youth Camp for the county.

Beef Quality Assurance Training Thursday in Buffalo

The Johnson County Office of University of Wyoming Extension will be having a Beef Quality Assurance certification training Thursday, April 17th from 2 to 4 pm at the Johnson County Fire Station in Buffalo.

City Attorney Gives Report to Buffalo Council

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, opening with a request from the Trap and Skeet Club at the city-owned shooting range to put on a handgun class later this summer. The club wanted permission to put the two-day class on and also notify the city that they would be put on the insurance policy provided by the National Rifle Association.

Commissioners Approve Changes To T-Hangar Lease

Johnson County's Commissioners, at this week's meeting, approved changes to a T-hangar lease at the county airport, as requested by the Airport Board.

Donate Blood Monday In Buffalo

United Blood Services will have their latest Buffalo blood drive this coming Monday, April 14th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building from 1 to 6 in the afternoon.

Assessor: Johnson County Valuation Up 10 Percent

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers gave a report to the county commissioners at this week's meeting on valuation in the county, and her office is estimating it to be 10 percent above last year.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant Application For Study

Dave Spencer, Regional Director for the Wyoming Business Council, and Dave Simonsen, Economic Development Director for the Joint Powers Board, approached the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, explaining why they feel the need to apply for a planning grant to study the feasibility of a technology-based business corridor east of Buffalo.

Dinner Theater Production of 'Love Letters' In Buffalo

The Cowboy Carousel Center in Buffalo will host this weekend's dinner theater production of “Love Letters” which will be performed both Friday and Saturday evenings.

YMCA Must Wait Another Week For Funding

Johnson County Family YMCA

Johnson County's Commissioners decided to allow the Johnson County Family YMCA to use $100,000 in funds the commissioners set aside for use on their proposed expansion project, but the “Y” must wait another week on a decision by the library on whether or not they intend to join the YMCA's upcoming public survey.

Dog Park Public Meeting Draws Mixed Opinions

Everyone was encouraged to give their opinion on the proposed dog park.

The Vision Buffalo Commission (also known as the VBC) hosted a public informational and support meeting on a proposed new dog park for the City of Buffalo at City Hall Tuesday evening.

Planning For Car Club Tour To Kaycee Sunday

The Sheridan and Johnson County Model A and Pioneer Car Club will meet on Sunday, April 13th at the Country Kitchen in Sheridan.

Buffalo Council Approves Overtime Policy Change

Buffalo's City Council voted to allow a change in the city's overtime policy at the request of Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, who brought the request before city leaders to improve coverage by his officers on duty, and to define the working hours and overtime by the staff in dispatch.

Commission Discusses Fire Hall Heating System

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, discussed issues with the heating system at the old Kaycee Fire Hall, and eventually tabled further discussions to this week's meeting where they will discuss the matter further.

Kaycee Library Needs Repairs, Possible Replacement

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Kaycee's Library building is in need of repairs or possible replacement, and the Johnson County Commissioners will be looking at what to do with the structure after they approved an assessment on both the building and the soil where it now sits.

Buffalo Council Receives Projects Update

The Buffalo City Council was given an update on a number of city projects that are underway or will be shortly.

Commissioners Approve Special Prosecutor In Case

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a request from County Attorney Ken DeCock, on behalf of the state, to allow a special prosecuting attorney in an upcoming criminal case to be tried in Johnson County.

Kaycee Parents Concerned With Test Scores

Parents of Kaycee school kids came to the last Johnson County School Board meeting to voice their concerns with the latest PAWS scores from Kaycee School and the possible repercussions from the state for the low test scores.

Buffalo Council Approves Youth Baseball Requests

Buffalo Youth Baseball brought a number of requests before the Buffalo City Council at their meeting this week, asking them to approve moving the concessions trailer to Prosinski Field and keeping it there from April 26th through July.