Johnson County

G&F Cutt Slam Season Is Underway

There are four subspecies of Cutthroat Trout in Wyoming, and the state's Game and Fish Department is challenging local anglers to meet them all.

JCSD1 Approves Purchase Of Property

At their first meeting of June, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved the recommended purchase of a property adjacent to Clear Creek Middle School.

Buffalo Council: No Open Containers At Ball Fields

The Buffalo City Council, at the request of Police Sgt. Garth Nicholas, upheld a ban on open containers at the softball/baseball fields at Centennial Park.

UW Launches Wildfire Prevention Website

The University of Wyoming has established a website that provides ways for landowners to reduce wildfire risks to houses, cabins and outbuildings.

Sheridan Search and Rescue Responds to Back-To-Back Calls

Sheridan Search and Rescue volunteers worked with county emergency responders in back-to-back incidents over the weekend.

Inmate Escapes From State Honor Camp

An inmate from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp is on escape status after being seen leaving the the facility without permission this morning.

G&F Recruits Summer Help

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has recruited three college students for summer work at the Story fish hatchery. Information specialist with the Game and Fish, Warren Mischke, said these interns will shoulder a big responsibility.

Johnson County Commissioner Speaks On Mining

With the filing of objections to a mining permit application for a gravel pit in the Shell Creek area northwest of Buffalo, questions have been brought forward as to whether the lack of zoning in Johnson County has contributed to a perception that stands against noise and air pollution and other associated problems with industry “have no teeth.”

Buffalo Council OKs $13.9 Million Budget On Second Reading

At their meeting June 5th, the Buffalo City Council approved on second reading Ordinance No. 1357, the Annual Appropriation Bill in the amount of $13,883,607.

The appropriation is for FY 2013 from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

JCHC 2012 Construction Project Update Positive

Johnson County Healthcare Center Adminstrator Sandy Ward gave the Board an update on the 2012 construction project at their meeting May 30, saying the project is nearing completion and still under budget.

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