Johnson County

Buffalo Council Mulls Crazy Woman Square Parking

Buffalo's City Council discussed parking at Crazy Woman Square after City Attorney Ben Kirven brought the subject up during his report at their last meeting.

Top Johnson County Stories of 2013: January-March

This week we will be looking back at the top stories of 2013 that happened in Johnson County.

Today we will look at the stories from January through March of 2013.

I-90 at Piney Creek Reopened

UPDATE (3:15pm) - The Wyoming Department of Transportation reopened Interstate 90 between Sheridan and Buffalo at approximately 1:30 pm.
Conditions are slick with limited visibility. Motorists are reminded to slow down and drive with caution.

I-90 Closed at Piney Creek Due to Crash

UPDATE - A multiple vehicle crash at Piney Creek has resulted in the closure of Interstate 90 in both the east and west-bound lanes between Sheridan and Buffalo.

Emergency vehicles are still on the scene at this time.

Avalanche Center Reports Moderate Slide Risks

Backcountry users in northwestern Wyoming and eastern Idaho are being warned to be careful following two avalanche deaths.

Report Finds Rural Medicaid Disadvantage

A recent report finds rural Medicaid at a disadvantage.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Attorney Updates County on Muddy Creek Realignment

Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago gave a quick update on the Muddy Creek re-alignment to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting, saying not much had been figured out yet, but they were continuing to work on the issue.

Polar Bear Plunge Happens New Year's Day

This will be the 27th year, according to the organizers, that upwards of 100 to 125 hardy souls will brave snowy weather and icy waters in nothing but bathing suits to prove...well, only they know why they do it!

Rob Forister has been organizing the plunge for the last ten years.

City Gets Break On Annual Insurance Premium

Trevor Moon, representing North Wyoming Insurance in Buffalo, gave a presentation to the city council at their last meeting on their annual insurance policy costs and found they could save nearly $35,000 by changing providers.

Sheridan Parks Manager Speaks For Dog Park in Buffalo

Priscilla Welles, with the Vision Buffalo Commission, has been working toward getting Buffalo its first dog park, and has spent the last few months researching possible sites and speaking with the city council on the feasibility of each.

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