Johnson County

Buffalo Council OKs Insurance Premium Increase

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council discussed and then accepted a three-percent increase in premiums for employee health care insurance.

Wilkerson Pre-Trial Conference Held Monday In Buffalo

Richard Wilkerson, 30, who is being held on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of 45-year old Bryan Newman after a bar altercation in late 2012, had his pre-trial conference in Johnson County District Court Monday morning.

UW Workshop On Pruning Fruit Trees This Weekend

The University of Wyoming Extension will offer a “Pruning Fruit Trees Workshop” this Friday at the Sheridan Research and Extension Center east of Sheridan.

The workshop will be presented by Chris Hilgert, UW Extension Master Gardiner Coordinator.

Wyoming 4-H Foundation Awards $62,000 in Scholarships

The Wyoming State 4-H Foundation recently awarded $62,000 in scholarships to 25 students attending the University of Wyoming or one of the state community colleges.

Earth Day Combines with Local Foods Expo: Part Two

As we reported last week, Sheridan's Local Food Expo will be teaming up with the Earth Day Festival on April 20 for what event planners say should be a massive event at Sheridan Colleg

G&F Requesting Angler Help at Muddy Guard Reservoir #1

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is requesting help from anglers who fish at Muddy Guard Reservoir #1 south of Buffalo.

Feds to Enforce Affordable Care Act

The federal government will directly enforce Affordable Care Act regulations in Wyoming when key pieces of the federal health care reform law take effect in January.

Federal officials made the decision after learning the Wyoming Department of Insurance lacks the authority to enforce the rules.

Chamber Hosts Lunch, Obamacare Class

This month's Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will focus on new healthcare regulations that will apply to businesses this year.

Tuesday Marks Equal Pay Day

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has announced Tuesday is “Equal Pay Day.” April 9 is the date that illustrates the disparity between men and women's pay. Essentially, the amount of money earned collectively by women up to this date represents how much less than men they are paid.

Mead: No Decriminalization in Wyoming

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, said Wyoming isn't anywhere near being ready to reform its marijuana laws.

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