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Toby Rhoades, Buffalo’s building inspector, said he has received more building permits this year than in past years.

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A friendly teenager with an infectious smile who got along with everyone. That’s how people remember Justyn Hall, 14, of Buffalo, who died from injuries sustained in a cliff-diving accident at Tie Hack Reservoir on Aug. 3.

A cat is made for sleeping and eating and occasional snuggling. A cat is not for showing. Ask any cat you know and they will tell you. Loudly.

You’ve heard of the Cat in the Hat. And who doesn’t know about the old woman who lived in a shoe?

Just a month after the JOCO First board agreed to sell 22 Plains Drive to Mountain Meadow Wool for $665,000, the board began seeking other options for the building.

With their many shades of purple, blue, yellow and red, wildflowers abound at almost any turn right now in the Bighorn Mountains.

On the heels of the first confirmed West Nile virus infection in the state for 2019 in a Gillette woman, state officials said routine testing had also confirmed the presence of the virus June 13 in a batch of mosquitoes in Laramie.

The number of highway fatalities in Wyoming is up precipitously this year. To date, 76 fatalities have occurred on Wyoming highways, including four fatalities on highways in Johnson County. Statewide, that compares with 42 at this time last year and 61 in 2017.

When Lisa Purcella signed on with Pamida in 2009, it was supposed to be a short-term gig. But a decade later, and she’s still working retail in the store. She’s seen many changes – most notably that Pamida sold to Shopko Hometown in 2012. On Tuesday afternoon, Purcella locked the doors on th…

American Legion Post 13 has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the local post with a reflective look into the past and plans for the future of the local post.

She sits in a vault. Red leather-bound books line the walls, holding records of Johnson County – who owns land, who they purchased it from, who married whom.

“They’re eating the nose and going on. We’ve been told by experts that when they get into a situation of depredation rather than predation, it’s just wanton killing. They are killing two or three lambs a day just for the fun of it. It’s something that’s very mentally disturbing.”Tommy Moore,…

Story Community-wide Garage Sale will be held Sunday June 2, beginning with breakfast and a bake sale at the Story Woman's Club from 7 a.m. until it is gone. The Woman's Club will also be selling raffle tickets for the Centennial quilt and Centennial coffee cups, which this year celebrate th…

This summer, readers are invited to explore the universe as Johnson County Public Library presents “A Universe of Stories.”

For a class whose motto was “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see,” it only seemed fitting that a packed gymnasium was on hand to see a Kaycee High School graduating class Saturday night that is destined to continue achieving unparalleled success as they venture out into…

The engines of a black Boeing RB-50, a large specially equipped B-29 airframe, hummed loudly, secretly flying along the cold Pacific Ocean shore of enemy territory. Within the fuselage, wearing radio headphones, 1st Lt. John “Jack” Carr listened to Beethoven being transmitted from a Soviet w…

The Wyoming Game & Fish Department has stocked Lake DeSmet with kokanee salmon to evaluate if the Pacific fish will thrive and to provide anglers with deep-water fishing opportunities.  

If you’ve ever spotted knapweed, mulled around for mullein, hounded houndstongue or weeded out weeds, the Johnson County Weed and Pest District has the perfect opportunity for you.

It’s springtime in Johnson County – the snow is melting, the flowers are blooming and the houses are selling.

Sheriff Walt Longmire may have retired at the end of his Netflix series, but his diehard fans won’t let him ride off into the sunset just yet.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Johnson County and much of eastern Wyoming beginning at 3 a.m. Wednesday through midnight Thursday.

Moose and elk surveys conducted by the Wyoming Game & Fish Department have shown some unusual migratory elk movements this season.

Despite a wave of support from survey respondents, the Johnson County School District board of trustees will be taking its time when considering a possible switch to a four-day school week in Buffalo.

As city of Buffalo officials prepare for another year of budget setting, they are met with good news – revenues are up from last year.

A group of Buffalo 4-H girls, known as the Fabric and Fashion participants, have gathered to sew dresses that will travel halfway around the world, bringing hope and smiles.

Officers, deputies, emergency service technicians, search and rescue volunteers and their families filled the Johnson County Fairgrounds community building as the Big Horn Baptist Church and the Family Crisis Center honored their heroic efforts.

In 1987, “The Simpsons” first aired on television, the first criminal conviction by the use of DNA evidence took place, President Ronald Reagan gave his historic speech at the Berlin Wall urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall,” and Paul Rickett began working at The D…

A year after the Wyoming Legislature voted to incorporate computer science into the state’s Common Core of Knowledge, the Wyoming Department of Education has released its draft computer science standards.

The new year started with unseasonably warm, sunny weather to the point that some were wondering if we were even going to have a winter. Then the bottom dropped out in February, and Buffalo set a new record for the coldest February on record.

Brooklyn Schultz hops out of her mother’s Durango with a pep in her step.

While talking with friends and neighbors on Main Street and attending legislative sessions in Cheyenne, Mayor Shane Schrader said it has become painfully clear to him that Buffalo is a city divided.

Flatiron Drive is in poor condition, littered with potholes and chunks of loose asphalt. But that’s all going to change thanks to Johnson County voters, who approved a 1 percent specific purpose tax.

This year’s Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice variety show theme, “It’s Vegas Baby!” got people laughing and singing in their seats.

The Buffalo Bulletin has been selected to participate in Report for America’s innovative journalism and community service initiative and will host a journalist who will seek to improve and expand news coverage of energy production in Johnson County.