Johnson County

Medicare Enrollment Starts Next Week

The seniors organization, AARP, is encouraging its members and other older Americans with Medicare to take advantage of the open enrollment period coming up between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7.

Buffalo Hosts Pumpkin Festival

Northstar Energy and Construction will be offering to the Buffalo community their sixth annual Pumpkin Festival this Saturday at Crazy Woman Square.

County Considers Land Sale

Lands in southern Johnson County, one 80-acre parcel and two 10-acre parcels, that have apparently been owned by the county for an unknown amount of time, may be offered for sale by the county if approved by the county commissioners.

Council Wants Problems Fixed

Buffalo's City Council, at their last meeting, discussed leaks that have happened at the new Criminal Justice Center's roof, and how to address them getting repaired.

Gatchell Plans Fall Gathering

The 20th annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Fall Gathering will be this Saturday evening, October 12th beginning at 6 o'clock at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Buffalo Council Approves Board Hopefuls

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved the appointments of Dave Stewart and Linda Becker to the Lodging Tax Board; Stewart to a 3-year term and Becker to finish an unexpired term.
Also approved by the council was Bill Cooley to a 4-year term on the Buffalo Trails Board.

Commission Approves Truck Purchase

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought a request to finance the purchase of a plow truck before the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting.

Traffic Signals Become 4-Way Stops

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that if you approach a non-functioning traffic control signal from any direction at an intersection, you must treat it like a 4-way stop.

Legislators Want Hill Funds

The Wyoming Legislature's Management Council will meet Oct. 15 to consider a request to pay for an attorney and others to help the state House in its investigation into Superintendent Cindy Hill.

Mine Deaths Alarm Union

The United Mine Workers of America organization says that coal miners are dying while politicians are squabbling and the government is partially closed.

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