Johnson County

JCSD1 Board Welcomes New Members, Elects Officers

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees had their December meeting Monday night and welcomed two of the three new board members and elected officers for the coming year.

Is There a Perfect Wyoming Christmas Gift?

Cody native Shelley Simonton, while volunteering as a Salvation Army bell ringer, makes this observation: “Those who appear to have the least, ALWAYS find spare change or a shaggy dollar to put in the bucket.”

Winter Concert Tuesday At Buffalo High School

The Buffalo High School Music Department will present their Winter Music Concert Tuesday Evening at the BHS Auditorium.

Music Instructor Chad Rose tells us more about the concert itself.

JCHC Board Discusses Options For 2016 Project

At their last meeting the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees discussed the 2016 Capital Construction project which will, if approved, replace the aging Amie Holt Care Center with a new facility and expand the hospital.

PEO Offers Scholarships For Six Women In Johnson County

P.E.O., or Philanthropic Educational Organization of Buffalo, is a chapter of the P.E.O. International that awards scholarships, grants, awards and other help to women to advance their educations.

The idea is to help those “non-traditional” students to continue their education.

Thousands Call for the Firing of Employee Who Posted Coyote Photos

We previously reported that an employee who controls nuisance predators with the Wyoming Wildlife Services is under investigation for photos he allegedly posted to a personal Facebook page of ensnared coyotes.

Utah-Based FedEx Driver Killed in Laramie Wreck

A 30-year-old Utah man was killed in a wreck on Interstate 80 about a mile east of Cheyenne Monday morning. James C. Castleman, of South Ogden, died at the scene of the accident when his 2007 Freightliner tractor trailer went over the median, rolled over and slid into westbound lanes.

Rules and Tips for Winter Recreation in the BHNF

The Bighorn National Forest provides many opportunities for winter recreation, as it's become a mecca for snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

Buffalo Council Approves Emergency Response Plan

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved the Emergency Response Plan (ERP) as drafted and presented by Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

Mayor Randy Dyess explained more about the ERP.

Commission Hears Future Of Uranium in Johnson County

At their last regular meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners heard an update on the current situation at uranium mines in Northeast Wyoming and elsewhere in the state along with the future of the industry and the impacts they can expect in the coming years.

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