Aaron Palmer


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Four Buffalo Businesses Fail Tobacco Compliance Checks

During his report to the city council last week, Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder said that four local businesses failed recent tobacco compliance checks.

Buffalo's Weekend Events Feature Basketball, Pig Wrestling, Dancing

There will be some fun events taking place in Johnson County this weekend.

The “Battle On The Blacktop” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be happening today and Sunday in the area between the historic courthouse and the Bomber Mountain Civic Center.

Lobban Update: Bridge Intersection To Close Next Week

During his update to the city council this week, Bennett said beginning next week the contractor will work on the intersection at the Clear Creek Bridge, and there will be detours set up to get traffic around the closure.

Basketball, Pigs and Dancing In Buffalo This Weekend

This weekend there will be some fun events happening in Johnson County.

County Passes Amendment To Current Budget

County Clerk Vicki Edelman brought the information and the Resolution changing the budget before the commissioners at their meeting this week and explained why they were necessary.

Annual Pig Wrestling Championships Saturday In Buffalo

Seventeen adult teams will compete for cash prizes and 10 kids teams will compete for trophies as they get into the pens with the pigs, roll around and have some fun, all to help offset the costs associated with providing training to local kids, according to Summit Gymnastics board member Dave

Buffalo Council Passes Budget Ordinance on Second Read

Buffalo's City Council passed their annual appropriation bill, or budget Ordinance for 2018, on the second of three readings at this week's meeting.

Johnson County Approves Audit Engagement With Casper Firm

A Certified Public Accountant company based in Casper has been retained as the firm that will perform this year's audit of Johnson County's government, after it was approved by the county commissioners at this week's meeting.

Johnson County YMCA Director Announces Resignation

In a release shared with Sheridan Media, Quast said he and his family will be moving to Aberdeen, South Dakota to become the executive director for that community's YMCA.

Commissioners Approve Camino For Public Defender

Mrs. Camino was recommended for the position by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, according to Commission Chairman Bill Novotny.

Forest Service Seeks Input On Buffalo Watershed Project

The Bighorn National Forest's Powder River Ranger District is seeking public comment on a proposed project that will protect water quality in the City of Buffalo's municipal watershed.

JCHC Board Reviews Preliminary 2018 Budget

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center reviewed their preliminary budget for the coming 2018 fiscal year during their May meeting last week.

VOA Reports 'Busy Quarter' To County Commissioners

Scott Duncan, Probation Coordinator for Volunteers of America, which runs Johnson County's Youth & Community Services program, gave his quarterly report to the county commissioners during a recent meeting, saying “everything is going well,” and “it's been a busy quarter.”

Buffalo Council Agenda Includes Budget, Liquor Ordinances

Buffalo's City Council will have their first meeting of June this afternoon, and will discuss two separate Ordinances, one on the annual budget and the other on the new liquor rules and regulations that will take effect July 1st.

Conservation District Pleased With Collection Day

Byram explains more about the collection day and its importance to the community.

JCHC Board To Request Full 3 Mill Levies For FY 2018

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center, has voted to request the full 3 mill levies allowed them for tax revenue for the coming fiscal year.

County Moves To Adopt New Liquor Rules

At their recent meeting, the commission voted to advertise their “Intent to Adopt” the ordinances to inform the public and seek input from them should they desire to do so.

Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby Winners Announced

The 34th annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Raffle and Fishing Derby is in the books for another year, and was a great success, according to club President Adam Teten.

JCHC 2018 Project's Latest Portion 'Substantially Complete'

The last portion of the Johnson County Healthcare Center's 2018 building project is now “substantially complete, according to CEO Nicole Hobbs, who made the announcement to the board of trustees during their Wednesday night meeting.

County Agrees To Pay Utilities For Shared Kaycee Building

County Clerk Vicki Edelman explained to the commissioners at a recent meeting why KATS was making the request.