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Festival To Raise Awareness Of Human Suffering

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Students at Clear Creek Middle School in Buffalo will be hosting what they are calling a “Ten Thousand Villages End Poverty Festival” this weekend and one night next week to raise awareness in the community about modern-day slavery, global poverty, and human trafficking.

Buffalo's E-Cigarette Ordinance Passes First Read

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, passed on first reading Ordinance No. 1373, which will amend city code to ban the sale of, possession, and use of electronic cigarettes by those under the age of 18.

North Star's Annual Pumpkin Festival Saturday

Punkins!

The seventh annual Pumpkin Festival, presented by North Star Energy and Construction, will be this Saturday, October 25th at Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo.

The fall festival is a “thank you” celebration to the community from North Star Energy.

Johnson County Accepts Three Of Four Grants

Johnson County's Commissioners had their second meeting of October Tuesday and approved and accepted three of four Homeland Security Grants before them, all for Fiscal Year 2014.

Chamber Lunch To Focus On Johnson County Library

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their luncheon for the month of October this Wednesday at noon at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse.

City Council To Consider Ordinance On E-Cigarettes

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council will introduce and discuss an Ordinance to ban sales and possession of electronic cigarettes to those under 18 years of age.

Time and Place For Commissioner's Meeting Moved

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The Johnson County Commissioner's Meeting normally scheduled for Tuesday at 9am will be moved to 1pm this afternoon at the Johnson County Planning Office located at the County Annex Building A at 26 N. DeSmet Avenue.

Senior Center Celebrates 'Anything Pumpkin'

Upwards of 85 people helped the Buffalo Senior Center celebrate pumpkins and pumpkin dishes last Friday evening during their “Anything Pumpkin” contest.

City Council Meeting Moved To Thursday

The regular Buffalo City Council meeting, originally scheduled for today (Tuesday, October 7th) has been postponed until Thursday, October 9th, 5pm at City Hall.

Lake DeSmet Contract Amendment On Agenda For County

Johnson County's Commissioners will be discussing and then presumably acting on an amendment to the contract agreement between themselves and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department concerning Lake DeSmet.
The amendment will center on dock maintenance at the lake.

Buffalo Chamber Announces 2014-15 Board Members

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce recently announced their 2014-15 Board of Directors.

The Executive Board consists of President Amy Wright-Sawyer of Wahoo Frontier Toppings; Vice-President Jake Jones of North Wyoming Insurance; and Treasurer Barb Marton of Mountain West Realty.

Drawings To Raise Funds For Gatchell Museum

This coming weekend the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will have their annual Fall Gathering, which is their main fundraiser for the year for their endowment fund.
During the gathering they will be drawing for three items donated to help with the fundraiser.

JCHC Administrator: 2018 Building Project 'Going Well'

At their monthly meeting Wednesday evening, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees received their update on the 2018 Building Project, to replace the nursing home.

Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward told the board the project is “going well” so far.

Account Set Up For Buffalo Family In Need After House Fire

An account has been set up for donations for a Buffalo family who lost most of their belongings in a house fire September 25th.

Trustee President: Governor's Prerogative For Appointments

A report published by the Associated Press (AP) detailed a potential problem with the makeup of the Board of Trustees for the University of Wyoming.

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.