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Fox Resigns Position As Buffalo Chamber CEO

Angela Fox, who has been the CEO/Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce for a number of years, has officially resigned and is no longer in that position.

JCHC Considering Options On Loan From Johnson County

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center, at their meeting this week, discussed the possibility of renegotiating the terms of their current loan, taking out a new loan at lower interest rates, or just keeping their current loan as it is.

County Signs OJJDP Grant Agreement

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to allow Chairman Bill Novotny to sign the agreement for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Grant for the coming 2018 fiscal year.

Buffalo Celebrates Basques At Weekend Festival

The Big Horn Basque Club will be welcoming Basque people from all over the country this weekend as they converge on Buffalo to celebrate their heritage and host the North American Basque Organization's (NABO) National Festival and Convention.

City, County Earmark Lodging Tax Funds For Event Costs

Johnson County and the City of Buffalo have each voted to use some of the lodging tax funds generated within the county to help offset the costs borne by each governmental entity associated with various events such as next month's solar eclipse and the recent Longmire Days.

County Approves Mills For Special Districts

At their meeting Monday, the Johnson County Commissioners approved 12 mills for the general county budget, which included operating funds for the county library, Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, and county fair.

JCHC Board Adopts Budgets For FY2018

The board of trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center approved both the operational and capital budgets for the coming 2018 fiscal year at their meeting Wednesday night.

Johnson County Enacts Partial Fire Restrictions

Johnson County's Commissioners enacted a partial fire ban on all county-owned properties effective Monday, July 17th until further notice.

Buffalo Council Welcomes 'Bike MS' Participants

At their regular meeting Tuesday the Buffalo City Council welcomed this year's participants in the Bike MS (Multiple Sclerosis) event that will be happening later this summer in Buffalo, the second year in a row the group will bike here.

BDA's Farmers Market Tonight In Buffalo

Buffalo's Farmer's Market will be tonight and continue every week through the summer.

Johnson County Adopts $52 Million Budget For 2017-18

July 17th marked the end of the 2016-17 Fiscal Year for Johnson County, and was the day set aside for the county commissioners to adopt their budget for the coming 2017-18 Fiscal Year.

National Basque Festival Comes To Buffalo This Week

The North American Basque Organization (NABO) will be having its national festival and convention in Buffalo this weekend, the fifth time the town has hosted the national event.
Buffalo will host the festival and convention again again in 2021.

Justice Center Joint Powers Board Reviews Report, Pays Bills

The Johnson County Board of Health had a scheduled quarterly meeting Monday with the county commissioners, but had to cancel the meeting due to not having enough board members to have a quorum.

Testing Results Released By WDE, JCSD1 Mostly Proficient

Statewide testing results for the spring of 2017 were released Friday by the the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE).

Commissioners Meeting Today In Buffalo

Johnson County's Commissioners will have their second regular meeting today instead of Tuesday, to allow them to approve and adopt their annual budget for fiscal year 2017-18.

Buffalo Chamber Wants Craft Brewers For Oktoberfest

Buffalo's annual Oktoberfest celebration is still a couple of months away, but they are putting out a call to all craft brewers interested in entering their creations for the home brewers' contest during the celebration.

Johnson County Library Named 'Library of the Year'

The Johnson County Library in Buffalo has been named the 2017 Outstanding Library of the Year by the Wyoming Library Association (WLA) and will receive their award at a presentation and reception at the library tonight.

Big Horn Basque Club Thanks Buffalo Council

During the most recent city council meeting, Mayor Mike Johnson read a letter from the Big Horn Basque Club thanking the city for all they have done to help them bring the 2017 North American Basque Organization's National Basque Festival to Buffalo.

Buffalo Chamber Warns Of Scam Concerning BHS

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce is warning the business community of a scam concerning the Buffalo High School football program.

Johnson County's Final Budget Meeting Set For July 17th

Johnson County's Commissioners will have their final budget meeting this coming Monday to finalize the budget for the coming 2017-18 fiscal year, and to set the mill levies for the various special districts in the county.