Aaron Palmer

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Major Differences in House, Senate Budget Bills

State Representative Mike Madden is in Cheyenne for the legislative session and told Sheridan Media that this week has been busy, with the “bulk of the time spent working on the budget bill,” with Friday as the day the House and Senate versions needs to be complete so the bills can go to the opposite house for review next week.

Madden Concerned About Lake DeSmet Bill

State Representative Mike Madden (R-Buffalo) is in Cheyenne for the legislative budget session and he said in an interview Thursday that the session has been mired down with budget talks, and not many other bills have been discussed or passed, including HB0066, which would approve the state to purchase water rights and associated assets in Lake DeSmet.

Senior Center Pancake Supper Fundraiser Tonight

The Buffalo Senior Center will host their 6th annual Pancake Supper fundraiser tonight at the center from 5:30 to 7.

Main Library To Get Drive-Up Book Drop Box

The main branch of the Johnson County Library in Buffalo will be getting a drive-up book drop box, after a request from the library board was approved by the county commissioners at their meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo Council Sets One-Percent Allocation

Buffalo's City Council voted to set this year's annual allocation to the One-Percent Committee at $600,000 on the recommendation of Mayor Mike Johnson.

Rescheduled State Of The City Address Coming Feb 28th

The annual State Of The City Address, which was originally scheduled for February 21st, was rescheduled for Wednesday, February 28th during this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.

County Pays Retainage On Airport Wildlife Fence

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a request from the Airport Board to pay the balance of the retainage on the airport wildlife fence project that was completed earlier this fall.

Buffalo Council Accepts Clean City Audit Report

The Buffalo City Council got their audit report at their meeting Tuesday and accepted the findings of a clean audit.

Senior Center's Annual Pie and Dessert Auction March 8th

The Buffalo Senior Center will host the 12th annual Pie and Dessert Auction March 8th at the center.

Anadarko Seeks Refund For Interest On Taxes

Anadarko Petroleum is seeking a refund on interest they paid on a tax bill that was mistakenly paid to Johnson County.

Business After Hours At Coldwell Banker Thursday

This week's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event, the second this month, will be at Coldwell Banker, and will feature a ribbon cutting for the established business with a new name, according to Jen Mangiapane, Director of Communications for the chamber.

Buffalo Council Prepares For Meetings, WAM Conference

The Buffalo City Council will have their regular meeting this evening, but no agenda was available due to governmental offices being closed for Presidents Day.
The meeting will begin at 5pm in City Hall.

Madden On Legislature's First Week, Lake DeSmet Bill

State Representative Mike Madden (R-Buffalo) is in Cheyenne for this year's legislative budget session and will be checking in with Sheridan Media to give updates during his time there.

City Works: New Sewage Lift Station Now On Line

During his recent report to the city council, Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook was asked about the status of the new sewage lift station east of town.

Johnson County BOE Considers Tax Protests

The Johnson County Commissioners, acting as the County Board of Equalization (BOE), considered and rendered decisions on a number of tax protests at their last meeting.

BHS 'Elegant Evening of Jazz' Set For February 24th

The Buffalo High School Music Department's “Club 87 Elegant Evening of Jazz” is happening on Saturday, February 24th, and there are still a limited amount of tickets available.

JCHC Board OK's Per Diem Contract For ER Coverage

At their recent meeting, the Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center approved a per diem contract with a new doctor for emergency room (ER) coverage in the facility.

Regular Deadline For Buffalo's Small Business Expo Today

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's 15th Annual 2018 Johnson County Small Business Expo will be happening in March, but vendors can save some money by signing up before regular registration ends today.

Missoula Children's Theatre Performances Saturday

The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) will present their version of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” during two performances this Saturday in Buffalo.

City Works Discusses Water Study, One-Percent Apps

City Works Director Les Hook, in his report to the city council, said the Level II Buffalo Groundwater Supply Study has started, and so far looks good.