Johnson County

Deadline Looms Over Eminant Domain Bill

A bill that would improve landowners' bargaining position in condemnation actions is going down to the wire in the Wyoming Legislature.

Wyoming 2nd In Juvenile Imprisonment

Wyoming has the second-highest juvenile incarceration rate in the nation, according to a report released yesterday by Wyoming Kids Count. Statistically, 440 per 100,000 of Wyoming youth are in correctional custody, a number surpassed only by South Dakota.

Consensus Funds Discussed At County Work Session

At the Johnson County Commissioner's work session Tuesday, consensus funds projects were discussed by the commission, Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess and Kaycee Mayor Tommy Knapp.

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.

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