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Johnson County Commission Gives Preliminary Damage Estimate

At a special meeting Monday morning, the Johnson County commissioners gave a brief update on the damage from last week's flash flooding there, saying county personnel were evaluating roads and other assets.

Johnson County Ratifies Disaster Proclamation

A disaster declaration was ratified Monday by the commissioners of Johnson County in response to last week’s flash flood that left hundreds of homes damaged. The count, as of Monday, was 400 homes.

Johnson County Fire Warden Resigns

Johnson County's Commissioners have officially accepted the resignation of the current fire warden Rick Farris.

No Action On Possible Mansion House One-Way Street

Buffalo's City Council took no action to make a one-way of East Holland Street, but tabled a decision to their next meeting to investigate the possibility further.

County Approves, Signs Mutual Aid Agreement

Johnson County's Commissioners approved becoming part of an agreement between themselves, the City of Buffalo and Town of Kaycee to provide Mutual Aid in the event of an emergency situation.

Saturday Is Wyoming's Free Fishing Day

Both resident and non-resident anglers can participate in this year's annual Free Fishing Day in Wyoming this Saturday, June 6th.

Annual Buffalo Wild Bunch Luau This Weekend

The 13th annual Buffalo Wild Bunch Luau fundraiser will be happening this Saturday, June 6th, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Johnson County Awards TANF Grant Money

Johnson County's Commissioners awarded the TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) Grant Money at their meeting Tuesday, spreading the funds between the three applicants requesting funding.

Tobacco Compliance, Camp POSTCARD Discussed By Council

The Buffalo City Council, during their regular meeting Tuesday, heard the report from Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, who touched on tobacco compliance checks recently performed, and the B.P.D.-owned climbing wall that will be taken to Camp P.O.S.T.C.A.R.D. later this month.

Lummis To Speak At Buffalo Luncheon Friday

Photo credit: lummis.house.gov

US Representative Cynthia Lummis, Republican from Wyoming, will be speaking at this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon this Friday at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse.

Buffalo Council To Have Second Read On Appropriations Bill

At their regular meeting this evening, the Buffalo City Council will have their second reading of Ordinance No. 1378, providing the appropriation bill for fiscal year 2016.
The budget bill contains just over $12 million in expenditures for the coming year.

Commissioners To Work On Busy Agenda Today

Johnson County's Commissioners will begin working through a busy schedule this morning at 9 o'clock, beginning with a discussion concerning the Dispatch Communications system in the justice center.

Annual Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby This Weekend

The 32nd Annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend at the lake a few miles north of Buffalo.

Buffalo Council Accepts Bid For Pipeline Project

Buffalo's City Council accepted a bid on the South Water Tank Pipeline Project, on the recommendation of Nelson Engineering, the engineering firm for the project and Wyoming Water Development Commission.

VOA's Quarterly Report To Johnson County

Volunteers Of America (VOA) gave their quarterly report to the Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting this week, discussing numbers of individuals in their treatment and probation programs.

Johnson County Commission Against EPA Rule 192

Johnson County's Commissioners had a brief discussion on the (EPA) Environmental Protection Agency's Rule 192, which according to their discussions could hurt the uranium industry not only in Johnson County, but elsewhere in the state and other states if implemented.

-Buffalo Police Gearing Up For Summer Activities

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave a brief report to the city council at Tuesday's meeting, saying the department will be participating in some fun activities in the next few weeks, and preparing for summertime.

Buffalo Passes First Read Of Appropriation Bill

Buffalo's City Council, at Tuesday's meeting, passed on first reading Ordinance No. 1378, their annual appropriations bill, otherwise known as their budget bill.

Child's Body Recovery Efforts on Hold

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

The recovery effort for the body of 4 year-old Chevell Boshaw-Evans who fell through the ice near the Powder River Exit on Interstate 90 east of Buffalo back in February is still mostly “on hold” until the water levels in the river come down, but small parties do occasionally search the area, according to Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek.

Turk Resigns From Johnson County Board

Hugh Turk submitted a letter to the Johnson County Commissioners resigning his position on the Harold Jarrard Park Board at their meeting Monday.