Aaron Palmer


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Concert to Celebrate Ten Years Of The Occidental Jam

The Occidental Hotel Thursday Night Jam will celebrate its ten year anniversary with a concert featuring local and regional musicians, songwriters and entertainers coming together to raise funds for a local scholarship.

JCHC Continuing Search For New Facility CEO

The Johnson County Healthcare Center is still in the process of finding a new Chief Executive Officer to take over for current CEO Sandy Ward, who will retire once the search is complete.

One Cent Sales Tax For Library To Expire December 31st

The Special Purpose One-Cent Sales Tax in Johnson County, earmarked for the library expansion project, will sunset, or expire, on December 31st of this year, according to Johnson County Commission Chair Bill Novotny, who made the announcement during this week's commissioner's meeting.

Buffalo Council Approves Volunteers For Trails Work

The Buffalo City Council has approved a request to allow volunteers to construct a new trail to tie in with the city's existing trail system.

Gatchell Museum's Fall Gathering This Weekend

The 23rd annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Fall Gathering fundraiser will be happening from 6 to 8 this Saturday night at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Buffalo Council Accepts Homeland Security Grant

The Buffalo City Council has accepted a 2016-2019 Homeland Security Grant on behalf of the police department.

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder came before the council at their Tuesday meeting, asking for their approval to accept the grant for just over $113,000.

County Formally Assigns Funding To YMCA

Although the funds were already earmarked by the Johnson County Commissioners in an earlier meeting, they formally approved the transfer of $25,000 to the Johnson County Family YMCA at their Tuesday meeting.

Johnson County Transfers Roads To City of Buffalo

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved the transfer of ownership of three roads from the county to the City of Buffalo.

Flu Vaccines Available At Johnson County Public Health

The Johnson County Public Health Office is offering flu shots and clinics through the month of October.

Buffalo City Council To Work Light Agenda Tuesday

The Buffalo City Council will have a light agenda to work through Tuesday evening.

Gatchell Taking New But Familiar Path Forward

It has been an eventful year for the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo, with financial difficulties this spring, the resignation of the previous museum director, the appointing of an interim director, and a full summer of events with a smaller staff.

Reception For Poet Laureate Draws Friends, Family, Admirers

Gene Gagliano of Buffalo was honored at a reception Thursday evening at the Johnson County Library celebrating his being named Wyoming's Poet Laureate by Governor Matt Mead.

Hospital Board Updated On Healthcare Center Happenings

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center had their monthly meeting Wednesday, and they were given mostly positive reports from each of the department heads at the center.

Other Notes From The Buffalo P&Z Commission Meeting

Also discussed by the Planning & Zoning Commission at their Tuesday meeting were four other requests that no action was taken on, but will be discussed at their meeting in October.

County Commissioners Accept Homeland Security Grant

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly brought a grant award agreement before the county commissioners at their last meeting, recommending to them that they sign the grant agreement.

Buffalo P&Z Approves Final Plat, Variance Requests

Buffalo's Planning and Zoning Commission had their meeting for September Tuesday evening, and approved two requests brought before them.

Youth Baseball Requests Discussion On Sports Complex

Josh Clason and Bob Bergner, representing the Buffalo Youth Baseball Organization, came before the city council to request a work study session with the council, city department heads and the public concerning the Sports Fields Complex.

Celebration For Poet Laureate Gene Gagliano Thursday

Buffalo author and poet Gene Gagliano will be honored during a gathering Thursday for being named as Wyoming Poet Laureate earlier this year.

Road & Bridge Projects Winding Down, Prepping For Winter

Johnson County Road and Bridge summer projects are winding down and the focus is shifting to prepping for winter and future projects.

Buffalo Council Accepts Grants For Compliance Checks

Buffalo's City Council discussed two grants at their last council meeting that will pay for both alcohol and tobacco compliance checks at city and county businesses, after the request was submitted by Sergeant Garth Nicholas of the Buffalo Police Department on behalf of Chief Jason Carder.