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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.

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.

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.

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.

Buffalo Council Discusses First Class City Designation

At their last meeting, Buffalo's City Council discussed the city filing for First-Class City status with City Attorney Ben Kirven.

Franchise Agreement, Liquor License Discussed By Council

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo's City Council acted on a franchise agreement and decided to advertise the availability of a retail liquor license during their last regular meeting.

Historical Society To Present Story Of Ruth Holland Cook

Cynthia Twing

The Johnson County Historical Society will present a free program entitled “The Story Of Ruth Holland Cook” Tuesday, February 17th at the Johnson County Library beginning at 6:30 that evening.

City Building Inspector Reports On 'Spring Fever'

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades

Buffalo's Building Inspector, Toby Rhoades, came before the city council at their last meeting to give his report for January and say that spring fever looks like it has officially kicked in and apparently has become contagious.

Council To Evaluate City Rental To Renew Lease

Buffalo City Council

Angela Lloyd-McHenry and her husband Rob came before the Buffalo City Council to discuss renewing their lease on a city-owned house they rent near the waste water treatment plant east of town.

County Commission Renews Liquor Licenses

Johnson County's Commissioners have renewed the liquor license applications for this year after a vote at their last regular meeting.

JCSD1 Board Honors Students Of The Month

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees honored their schools' Students Of The Month at their regular meeting this week at the district's main office.

Recovery Effort For Missing Child Suspended

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek held a news conference this evening at the Johnson County Justice Center to announce that the recovery effort for 4 year-old Chevell Boshaw-Evans has been suspended.

Buffalo Senior Center Annual Pie Auction Friday

Larry Brannian at last year's pie auction.

The Buffalo Senior Center's Pie Auction will be this Friday night, February 13th at the center, beginning at 6:30.

The annual event is a fundraiser that supports the many programs at the senior center.