Aaron Palmer


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County Agrees To MOU On Extension Office

Johnson County has agreed to, and signed, a Memorandum of Understanding between themselves and the University of Wyoming, concerning the county's university extension office.

Gatchell, Draper Museums Offering 'Raptor Experience' Friday

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and Cloud Peak Elementary School will be offering a presentation on Wyoming's birds of prey entitled “The Draper Museum Raptor Experience.”

City Approves New Location For Liquor License

The Buffalo City Council held a public hearing concerning a proposed move of a liquor license from one location to another within the city limits, and then approved the move on a unanimous vote.

Chamber Welcomes Newly-elected Board Members

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce has announced the results of their recent election to seat board members, and welcome Heidi Roberts of Buffalo Computer Consulting and Danielle Burns of Wyoming Machinery back as they were both re-elected to the board.

Winners of Oktoberfest Home Brew Contest Announced

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce held their Oktoberfest celebration last Saturday, and hosted a home brew contest as well during the event.

Senior Center Chili Cook-off Deadline Friday

The 5th annual Buffalo Senior Center Chili Cook-off will be happening this Saturday, but those wishing to enter their favorite recipes need to get signed up before 5 Friday afternoon.

TA Ranch Films Cattle War Reenactment For Future Project

This past weekend the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and the TA Ranch worked together to stage events to observe the 125th anniversary of the main event of the Johnson County Cattle War, the siege and surrender of the invaders at the TA Ranch south of Buffalo.

Buffalo's Oktoberfest Draws Good Crowd Despite Weather

The 8th annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest was Saturday, and it drew a good crowd that braved the cool and wet weather to celebrate beer and have some fun.

Hospital Board Tables Action On Bylaws

During their last meeting the Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center were informed that a signed copy of their bylaws needed to be on file in the facility, but no copy could be found.

JOCO First: Interapt Program Awaiting Funding

Interapt is a Kentucky-based technology firm that is looking to bring their training program to Buffalo, and the initial plan was to begin the first of what is hoped to be many more coding classes to the area to train locals for what will be high-paying jobs in a branch of the company to be located here.

Events Mark Anniversary of Johnson County Cattle War

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Johnson County Cattle War, and this weekend the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and the the TA Ranch will be presenting events that will give the public an opportunity to learn more about this significant time in the history of Buffalo, Johnson County and the State of Wyoming.

JCHC Awarded Worksite Wellness Grant

The Johnson County Healthcare Center will be getting new equipment and other amenities for their employees after receiving funding from a work-site wellness grant.

Revenue Committee Approves Draft Bill On Gross Receipts

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee has been in meetings in Buffalo this week, and on Wednesday approved draft legislation that if approved by the legislature, would require businesses to report more information to the Secretary of State.

Meeting Provides Details On Buffalo's Proposed Tech Park

Brent Bennett, with Nelson Engineering of Buffalo, will be writing the grant application for the city that will go to the Wyoming Business Council for approval.

Clear Creek To Be Restored At Lobban Project

Project Engineer Brent Bennett, during his report to the city council, was asked about the Clear Creek channel at the Main Street Bridge, and if the contractor was planning to restore it to its pre-construction condition.

Revenue Committee To Discuss Tourism Tax Further

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee, meeting in Buffalo this week, will discuss a number of issues related to finding new revenue sources for the state.

City Denies YMCA Request For Repair Funds

The Buffalo City Council, at their last regular meeting, denied a request for funding from representatives of the Johnson County Family YMCA to make repairs on the city-owned building they are housed in.

Home Brewers To Compete At Saturday's Oktoberfest

Home brewers will have the opportunity to compete for prizes and bragging rights this weekend at Buffalo's annual Oktoberfest celebration.

Buffalo Council OKs Street Closure For Homecoming Parade

Buffalo's City Council approved a street closure request from representatives of Buffalo High School for the Homecoming Parade, which will be in a new location this year.

Buffalo Mayor Proclaims Suicide Prevention Week

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson, during the last city council meeting, proclaimed this week, September 10th through the 16th, as “Suicide Prevention Week” in Buffalo, and urged citizens to get involved to reduce and work towards eliminating one of the top public health issues in Johnson County.