Johnson County

Johnson County Approves TANF Grant Application

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, approved a request from the Community Resouce Center to apply for a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Grant in the amount of $55,387.

Benefit for Peggy Goss June 30th At Buffalo Moose Lodge

A benefit auction and dinner will be held at the Buffalo Moose Lodge for Peggy Goss on Saturday, June 30th.

Wyoming Senators Demand Cease-Fire in Coal War

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi supported a failed attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.

Groups Sue Over Fortification Creek Development

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Three conservation groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department over a plan to open the Fortification Creek area in northeast Wyoming to coal-bed methane development. The Bureau of Land Management has approved phased development starting this year.

Board Of Realtors' Food Drive Saturday In Buffalo

This Saturday the Buffalo Board of Realtors will be having a food drive to benefit the Bread Of Life Food Pantry in Buffalo.

Buffalo Council Approves Budget For FY 2013

At their meeting Tuesday, Buffalo's City Council approved on third and final reading Ordinance #1357, the appropriation bill, or budget for fiscal year 2013.

Commissioners Hear Concerns Over Proposed Gravel Pit

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners heard concerns from landowners in the area of a proposed gravel pit on Shell Creek Road northwest of Buffalo.

Meadowlark Construction Near Complete

Construction of the new Meadowlark Elementary School is almost complete, and contractors plan to turn the new building over to Sheridan County School District #2 in July.

SCSD#2 Approves Bid From O'Dell Construction

Sheridan County School District #2 awarded the a bid to build the Highland Park maintainence building to O'Dell Construction. Five bids were made, and and O'Dell's bid was the lowest at $113,070.

Buffalo Council Appoints Madsen To Fill Empty Seat

In a surprise move at Tuesday's meeting, the Buffalo City Council appointed candidate Scott Madsen to fill the empty council seat left vacant when councilman Bruce Hepp passed away suddenly last year and most recently when Justin Gerard stepped down amid controversy over an arrest for alleged drug possession.

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