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Conservation Easement Land Transfer Closer To Complete

The Meadow Wood Ranch Conservation Easement held by Johnson County will soon be transferred to and overseen by the Wyoming Stockgrowers Land Trust if the last few pieces of the puzzle fall into place, according to County Deputy Attorney Barry Crago, who updated the county commissioners on the issue at their meeting this week.

Madden, Kinskey: State Needs To Tighten Belt

State Representative Mike Madden and State Senator Dave Kinskey spoke at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Wednesday, telling those in attendance that tough times are coming for the state, but by tightening belts and working together the state should pull through the economic problems on the horizon.

Johnson County Amends Budget For Homeland Security Grant

Johnson County's Commissioners have amended their current budget for FY 2015-16 to accommodate a Homeland Security Grant for the county's Emergency Management Office.

Subdivision Approval Decision Tabled By Buffalo Council

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson

Buffalo's City Council held a public meeting to allow the public to speak on a proposed subdivision's final plat approval, but tabled the decision to do so due to the developer being unable to attend the meeting.

Creekside Performing Arts Presents Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde

This Friday and Saturday evening, Creekside Performing Arts will present their interpretation of a classic horror story, entitled “The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde.”

Residents Approved For Service On County Boards

A number of county residents stepped forward and submitted letters of interest to serve on various county boards and commissions, and were approved by the County Commissioners at their regular Tuesday meeting.

Commission Makes Recommendations For Civic Center Study

Johnson County's Commissioners have made recommendations for the feasibility study of the Bomber Mountain Civic Center, now that funding has been acquired and a Request For Proposal (RFP) is being compiled.

Sign Ordinance, Plats, Street Name Change At Council Meeting

Lynn Barrett

Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett reported to the city council at their last meeting that little interest had been shown by the public in recent weeks leading up to the January 12th public meeting on the newly-updated Sign Ordinance.

Wednesday's Buffalo Chamber Lunch Has Madden, Kinskey

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will offer its January Chamber Luncheon this Wednesday, January 20th, featuring State Legislators Mike Madden and Dave Kinskey.

Council Discusses Christmas Water Main Break

During their last regular meeting, the Buffalo City Councilman Russ Humphrey asked City Public Works Director Les Hook about an incident that happened on Christmas Day.

Commission Closer To Finishing Personnel Policy

Bill Novotny

Johnson County's Deputy Attorney Barry Crago reported to the county commissioners at their last meeting that he has “two loose ends to track down,” which he thought he could complete soon, and then he would e-mail updated copies of the latest version of the county's personnel policy to the commissioners and the various department heads for their review.

Buffalo Council Takes Care of 'Housekeeping'

The Buffalo City Council took care of some “housekeeping” during their first meeting of the year.

County Looking At Options On Fleet Fuel Contract

Johnson County has had recent issues with their contract fleet fuel cards through a local business, but hope to have them resolved soon. The issues were discussed during a recent county commission meeting.

Chili Fest Saturday At Willow Park Nordic Area

Nordic ski buffs, snow-shoers and other winter fun lovers can enjoy a day on the mountain this Saturday as the Powder Pass Nordic Ski Club hosts their Willow Park Chili Fest.

Saturday's Buffalo Rabies Clinic At New Venue

Saturday the City of Buffalo will be offering their Rabies Clinic for area pet owners to protect their dogs and cats with low-cost vaccinations.

Buffalo Business Gives Proposal For City Garbage Collection

Scott Gruntmeier.

Scott Gruntmeier, owner of Bald Mountain Sanitation of Buffalo, gave a proposal to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, expressing his desire to take over the sanitation services for the city.

County To Receive FEMA Funds For Flood Damages

Johnson County has received notice that they were awarded FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) funding through the “Reimbursement Assistance for Costs” program stemming from the flooding event in the county that happened in June of 2015.

Council Approves Permanent Conditional Use Permit

Mike Johnson

Buffalo's City Council has approved a conditional use permit on a permanent basis, as recommended by the Planning ans Zoning Commission.

Tonight's Business After Hours Features New Fitness Studio

Angela Fox, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce.

Tonight, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting this month's Business After Hours event at a new business located downtown and above an already well-known business.

Buffalo Students Recognized For Innovative App Idea

Students from Buffalo were recognized as the Best In-State Winners in the fourth annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge for their mobile app idea named “BeatBully.”