Johnson County

Buffalo Council Approves Partial Final Payment For Project

At their Tuesday meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved a partial final payment to Barnum Construction on the 18-inch Water Transmission Line Project.

Upland Bird and Small Game Seasons Opening Soon

Opening day for hunting mourning doves, sharp-tailed grouse, blue grouse, ruffed grouse, and small game is set for September 1st, 2013.

Rep. Madden on Decline in Standardized Test Scores Across Wyo.

The Casper Star-Tribune recently reported on a statewide decline in standardized test scores across Wyoming. Based on 2012 figures released by the Wyoming Department of Education this month, scores on the Performance Assessment for Wyoming Students declined in every subject for elementary and middle school students compared to 2011.

County Briefs From Recent Meetings

The Johnson County Commissioners, at recent meetings, discussed and/or acted on a number of smaller issues ranging from the appointment of deputy county coroners to a possible agreement for an indoor shooting range.

Rope For Knowledge Raises $4,700 For Jo Co Scholarships

Sheridan College in Johnson County's Fifth Annual Rope For Knowledge was last Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo, and was another successful scholarship roping for the college.

Johnson County Youth Show Well At State Fair Sheep Shows

Johnson County's sheep youth have every reason to feel proud after a great showing at the State Fair in Douglas this past week.

Fewer Biker Wrecks in Wyoming During Sturgis

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming law enforcement investigated fewer crashes and made fewer traffic stops in the northern part of the state during this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Longmire Days A Success For Durant...Well, Buffalo

This weekend's second annual Longmire Days in Buffalo - or Durant for the weekend - was a huge success, if attendance at the various events is any indication.

Senator Enzi Gains Ideas From Buffalo Listening Session

US Senator from Wyoming Michael Enzi held one of his scheduled “listening sessions” in Buffalo on Friday, asking locals to tell him what they felt he and the rest of Washington, DC need to concentrate their efforts on.

Johnson County Has Concerns Over CDBG Grant

Johnson County's Commissioners have been discussing concerns that Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago has with a Community Developmentt Block Grant (CDBG) and its attached paperwork recently received on an application from the Buffalo Senior Center for a $13,000 study grant to be performed on the facility.

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