Johnson County

Saban Fire Lookout Interpretive Walk Saturday Above Buffalo

The second of three interpretive walks at the James T. Saban Fire Lookout west of Buffalo will be offered by officials from the Bighorn National Forest this Saturday and the public is invited to attend.

City Amends Budget For Sewer Lift Station

The City of Buffalo will be getting a new sewer lift station now that the city council has approved a budget amendment to pay for the project.

Johnson County Adopts Amended Septic Regulations

Johnson County has adopted updated regulations concerning the permitting of small septic systems within the county, and the subsequent methods for enforcement of the regulations.

College Enrollment May Set Record

Enrollment at Sheridan and Gillette colleges and the Johnson County campus may set a record this year.

Public Meeting Tonight To Address School Funding Model

Education funding in the state is expected to have a major shortfall in the coming years, and in response, the Wyoming Legislature is reassessing the state's school funding model.

Commissioners Meet Acting Supervisor of Bighorn Forest

The acting Forest Supervisor of the Bighorn National Forest, John Kidd, came before the Johnson County Commissioners to introduce himself and ask what questions or issues the county may have for him to address.

Buffalo To Apply For Grant For Tech Park

Buffalo's City Council, during their Tuesday meeting, approved a resolution allowing for the submission of a grant application for funding the construction of a technology park east of Buffalo near the Cowboy Town Subdivision.

JCHC Requests Waiver For Interest On Loan

Nicole Hobbs, Administrator for the Johnson County Healthcare Center, came before the county commissioners at their last meeting to request a waiver on the remaining interest on a $3 million loan the county extended to the center in 2016.

Land Swap Approved By Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a land transfer between two land owners to clean up an old, existing issue with the parcel descriptions, according to County Planner Jim Waller, who brought the request before them at their last meeting for their consideration.

Child Support Collection Agreement Renewed By Commission

Johnson County Clerk of District Court Debra Vandel and her office will continue to act as the child support collection after the county commissioners voted to sign the cooperative agreement between the State of Wyoming's Department of Family Services (DFS) and the county at their recent meeting.

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