Aaron Palmer

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Sales Tax For Library Expires December 31st

The Special Purpose One-Cent Sales Tax in Johnson County that was added for the library expansion project will expire on December 31st of this year, after the county collected the amount needed to pay for the project.

Christmas Storm Blankets NE Wyoming

The Christmas snow storm that hit northeast Wyoming over the weekend and into early Monday blanketed the area in a lot of snow and closed roads throughout the corner of the state, but mid-day Monday saw residents and visitors alike pitching in to begin digging out, getting the roads open and getting life at least somewhat back to normal.

Candidate For JCHC Administrator Tentatively Accepts Offer

The search for a new administrator/CEO for the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo appears to be close to finished, pending acceptance of a counter offer from the candidate, according to current administrator Sandy Ward.

Buffalo Chamber Announces Recognition For Town

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce CEO Angela Fox has announced that the publisher of True West Magazine recently shared with her that the town of Buffalo had received some recognition from the publication.

Buffalo Mayor Thanks Councilmen For Serving

During the last regular city council meeting of the year, Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson took the time to publicly thank the outgoing council members Bill Hawley, Dave Long and the late Russ Humphrey, for choosing to commit to serve the public in that capacity.

-Recent Compliance Checks 'A Big Accomplishment'

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his report to the city council this week, said recent alcohol compliance checks by his officers yielded only one sale to a minor, which he called a “great accomplishment” compared to when they began doing the checks just a few years ago.

Buffalo Families Helped During Caring & Sharing Holiday Drive

Buffalo's Caring & Sharing programs have done “really well” this Christmas season, according to Chamber of Commerce CEO Angela Fox.

County Creates Library Reserve Account From SLIB Funds

Funds received from the State Lands and Investments Board have been set aside for the Johnson County Library for maintenance of the facility.

Attorneys Assure JCSD1 Board That Meetings Are Legal

During their recent December meeting, some Johnson County School Board board members voiced concerns that the cancellation of the December 5th meeting and the subsequent re-scheduling of the meeting to December 12th were not done in compliance with state statute dealing with the open meetings law.

Two New Police Officers Sworn At Buffalo Council Meeting

The City of Buffalo has two new police officers after they took their Oaths of Office at the city council meeting Tuesday night.

Officers Randel Brown and Kevin Valentine were sworn before the council, the public and friends and family by Municipal Judge Mary Hupy.

Buffalo Mayor's Appointment Approved By Council

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson Made a recommendation to the rest of the council Tuesday night for them to approve his choice to serve on the city's Planning and Zoning Board.

Buffalo Organizations To Offer Free Christmas Dinner

A free Christmas dinner will be offered again this year by the Union Congregational Church and the American Legion Post #13 in Buffalo Christmas Day.

Council Declares Vacancy, Announces Procedure To Fill Seat

Buffalo's City Council officially declared a vacancy on the council at their meeting Tuesday night, due to the recent death of councilman Russ Humphrey.

The declaration is the first step in filling the position left by Humphrey that has two years remaining on the seat's term.

JCSD1 Board Tables Policy Revision Decisions

The school board for Johnson County School District One, at this month's regular meeting, discussed and then voted to table decisions on policy revisions concerning district employees administering medications to students, paid leave for employees, and an update to their sexual harassment policy.

Buffalo City Council To Proclaim Vacancy

The Buffalo City Council will make a proclamation officially announcing a vacancy on the council during tonight's meeting.

Councilmen Hawley, Long To Attend Final Meeting Tonight

Buffalo City Councilmen Bill Hawley and Dave Long will be attending their final meetings as councilmen tonight at the last meeting of 2016.

Christmas Music By Vintage Strings Tonight At Library

The Johnson County Library will be hosting a holiday event this evening featuring Christmas music performed by “Vintage Strings.”

JCHC Makes Offer But No Administrator Yet

The Johnson County Healthcare Center has made an offer to one candidate for the Hospital Administrator/CEO position, but the candidate has not accepted their offer as yet, according to Marcy Schueler, Director of Marketing for the center.

School Board Approves 2017 Meeting Schedule

During their December meeting earlier this week, the Board of Trustees for the Johnson County School District discussed and then approved their meeting schedule for the coming year.

Buffalo City Councilman Russ Humphrey Passes Away

Buffalo City Councilman Russ Humphrey passed away last week, after a short fight with a recently-diagnosed bout of cancer.
His funeral was Friday and was attended by many in the community, including members of the city council, police and other city employees, and many friends and acquaintances.