Johnson County

Buffalo Council Approves Purchase For Memorial Swim Meet

The Buffalo Pool Board approached the City Council at their last meeting, requesting funding from excess one-percent money to purchase starting blocks for the outdoor pool to accommodate a 2-day swim meet they hope to make an annual event.

Carousel Meets Goal on Kickstarter...What Now?

The Cowboy Carousel Committee had a successful fundraiser on Kickstarter recently, raising more than their goal of $25,000 to help in their dream of moving the Cowboy Carousel to a new home, the Cowboy Carousel Center to be housed at the Historic Beutler Building on North Lobban Avenue.

Bald Eagle Survey Results Reported

Volunteers reported 310 eagle sightings in the Powder River Basin during the 2013 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey conducted by the Bureau of Land Management. Bald eagles accounted for 179 total sightings on the morning of Jan. 18.

Sheridan Natives Nominated for NAMA Awards

Sheridan Musicians, Gary Small & the Coyote Brothers, have been nominated for two major awards at the 12th annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA).

BHS To Present Spring Play This Weekend

The Buffalo High School Drama Department will present their Spring play this Friday and Saturday at the BHS Auditorium.

The play, entitled “Ivan's Place” will be directed by Lori Lyle, who also wrote the story.

Buffalo Council OKs Proposal For Design Of Pipeline

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, accepted the proposal from Nelson Engineering of Buffalo for the design work on the South Water Line Replacement Project.

PIC Offering Workshop For Strategies For ADD/ADHD Kids

The Parent Information Center of Buffalo will offer a workshop Tuesday designed to help parents, childcare providers and educators find ways to help children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) become more successful in every aspect of their lives.

Scammers Target Sheridan Residents

Sheridan is being targeted by another wave of scam artists. The first newly reported scam involves a telephone caller who insists the recipient is being watched by their Internet provider.

Wyoming Law Allows Parole For Juvenile Murderers

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has signed a bill into law that ends mandatory life imprisonment penalties for murders under the age of 18.

Retirement Bill Dies

A bill that would have increased state worker retirement contributions has died after lawmakers were unable to find a compromise on the two versions that passed the House and Senate earlier in the session.

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