Aaron Palmer


Member for
7 years 3 weeks

Board of Health Meets New Dentist

At their recent meeting the Johnson County Board of Health was introduced to the new dentist at Cotant Family Dentistry by board member Dr. Brian Cotant, and were given updates on dental matters locally and at the state level.

Wages Group Offering Free Legal Advice Clinic

The Wages Group, LLC will be offering a free legal advice clinic tonight at their offices in Buffalo.

Buffalo Dentists To Buy-Back Halloween Candy

Cotant Family Dentistry and Buffalo Dental Clinic will be buying back Halloween candy from area kids next week, and shipping it to US service members serving overseas.

Council Asked To Continue Support Of Mural Project

Jennifer Haskins, owner of Haskins Administrative Services and Business Consulting, along with Artists Aaron and Jenny Wuerker, came before the Buffalo City Council at a recent meeting to give an update on the status of, and ask for continued support of a proposed mural project downtown.

Buffalo Boys & Girls Club Has New Director

The Boys & Girls Club of the Bighorns, with locations in both Buffalo and Kaycee, has found their new Director of Operations.

Public Health Discusses Flu, STD's With Commissioners

The State of Wyoming has seen 19 confirmed cases of influenza so far this season, which is a low number of incidents, according to Johnson County Public Health Nurse Trish Thompson, who gave the county commissioners an update on the virus at a recent meeting.

Buffalo Council Approves Fireworks For BDA Event

The Buffalo Downtown Association (BDA)'s annual Light Up Buffalo event has been approved to shoot off fireworks to help kick off the Christmas shopping season after the city council voted at their recent meeting to allow the fireworks Thanksgiving weekend.

Annual Senior Center Cookoff Features Apple Dishes

This Friday the Buffalo Senior Center will host their 11th annual cook-off contest, which will this year feature apple dishes of all kinds.

Buffalo Kids Enjoy Annual Pumpkin Festival

Hundreds of kids participated in the annual Pumpkin Festival Saturday in Buffalo.
It was a chance for them to enjoy games, lunch, and of course, decorate some pumpkins in time for Halloween.

'Strut Your Mutt' And Help The Local Animal Shelter

Raising funds to help your local animal shelter can be as easy as walking your dog.
That is the idea behind a fundraising event called “Strut Your Mutt,” which the St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo is participating in.

Buffalo Council Approves Monster March Street Closure

Jennifer McCormick with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce brought a request before the Buffalo City Council for a street closure downtown during the annual Monster March coming up later this month.
The council approved the request.

Occidental's Haunted Tours Begin Tonight

The Occidental Hotel in Buffalo will be offering their first in a series of "Haunted Hotel Tours” tonight, with more tours offered tomorrow night and again next Friday and Saturday.

Buffalo Council Rejects Bald Mountain's Proposals

Buffalo's City Council amended their meeting agenda Tuesday to add a discussion and possible action on proposals presented to them by Bald Mountain Sanitation concerning the contract he has with the city for garbage removal.

Leadership Jo Co Featured At Chamber Lunch

Wednesday's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon focused on Leadership Johnson County.

Ashlea Bassett, Services Specialist at Sheridan College in Johnson County, and also part of the leadership program, gave a presentation on the third group of future leaders that recently graduated from the program,

County Health Officer Speaks About Drills/Activities

At their quarterly meeting, the Johnson County Board of Health heard from County Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler, who discussed the recent mass casualty drill at the airport and about upcoming drills and activities in the county.

Council Approves Two For Lodging Tax Board

At their regular meeting Tuesday, Buffalo's City Council approved two applicants to the Lodging Tax Board, on the recommendation of Mayor Mike Johnson.

JCHC Offering 'Pink Prevention' Event Tonight In Buffalo

The Johnson County Healthcare Center will be having its “Pink Prevention” event tonight from 6 to 8pm at the Family Medical Center (clinic), and all women are encouraged to attend.

Government, Economic Development Entities Attend Meeting

The Johnson County Commissioners, Buffalo City Council, Buffalo Downtown Association, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, and JOCO First, along with each of their boards and other interested community members attended a special meeting for a presentation that may impact all of the entities.

Commissioners Cancel Regular Meeting

The Johnson County Commissioners did not have their final meeting for October that was to be held on Tuesday, but rather attended the special meeting between local governments and the three economic development entities in the city to learn more about a possible merger of the entities in the future for cost-saving and other benefits.

Buffalo Council Accepts Grant For New Police Radios

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder brought a request before the city council to accept a grant that will purchase new police radios in the next fiscal year.