Thirty-two scientists, government representatives and stakeholders – including Johnson County Weed and Pest Supervisor Rod Litzel – met Feb. 3 to discuss strategies for combating invasive plants in Wyoming as part of the Governor’s Invasive Species Initiative.
The Johnson County Board of Commissioners signed a contract with Jackson Hole’s Y2 Consultants, the contractor that will complete the county’s Natural Resource Management Plan, on Jan. 21.
A Wyoming Department of Health plan that would have radically reimagined the state’s air ambulance service has been rejected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The Buffalo Bulletin earned multiple awards at the annual Wyoming Press Association convention held last weekend, including a public service award for the paper’s role in reporting on the concerns surrounding the Wyoming Legislature’s choice to locate a Veterans Administration care facility …
A nearly $21,000 Johnson County Healthcare Center profit might not seem like much – especially since CEO Sean McCallister had budgeted for over $45,000 in profit by this point.
The National Weather Service on Sunday warned that a major winter storm will affect most of Wyoming Sunday night into Monday night. Winter storm warnings have been issued for much of central Wyoming, including Johnson County.
In Greek mythology, the sirens sang a mesmerizing song that lured sailors to sea.
In the mid-1980s, the Rev. Vernon Strickland of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church was approached by his congregation. The church needed an outreach mission, they said.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s office is asking residents keep a look out for a newer model Volkswagen Beetle, burgundy in color, with Montana license plates after the driver attempted to lure children into her car at Lake DeSmet on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Bighorn National Forest Service employee Brian Boden of Buffalo was struck by a car and injured while "in travel status," according to the forest service.
A rule change designed to stem an application-to-drill onslaught at the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and allow more competition in the permitting process is now in effect.
The Bureau of Land Management brought in $10.8 million in Wyoming’s quarterly oil and gas lease sale held in December. 78% of the parcels offered, across 123,258 acres, received bids.
Former Buffalo Chamber of Commerce CEO Angela Fox has appealed her conviction to the Wyoming Supreme Court.
In a change from previous years, Buffalo city officials are asking residents to transport their Christmas trees to the Johnson County landfill and cease dumping trees in the Prosinski Park parking lot.
Last week, Johnson County had its first confirmed case of influenza, according to Dr. Mark Schueler, Johnson County health officer.
Before most of the world was awake, a team of biologists and volunteers gathered on Dec. 13 at the Sinclair gas station in Kaycee. The team’s mission was to collect ultrasound data to estimate the body fat percentage of each radio-collared deer and gather blood and fecal samples.
Buffalo Police Department incident reports from 2019 show a stable year, with a decrease in reported child abuse and neglect incidents.
In Johnson County, taking out the trash is a two-player game.
Johnson County’s unemployment rate fell from 3.7% in October 2018 to 2.8% in October 2019, the largest year-over-year decrease in the state. According to the latest report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the county’s October 2019 unemployment rate of 2.8% was a slight dip …
Overall, living in Johnson County costs about 95% of the state’s average cost of living.
A Nebraska man will pay $21,000 in fines and forfeit his hunting and fishing privileges for two years in 48 states after pleading guilty to poaching.
Local oil and gas operators currently owe Johnson County $17 million in unpaid mineral and industrial property taxes, and according to Commissioner Bill Novotny, the county has no effective tools to recover the money – and no real protection against future debt.
Thursday, Nov. 7
Leaders can be found anywhere, doing anything. This includes – on this particular Thursday afternoon – moving cows through a pasture.
Each day, the firewalls at local businesses prevent tens of thousands of would-be attacks. And while those security systems are hard at work in the background, CyberWyoming has launched a statewide effort to raise awareness of how critical cybersecurity is by identifying best practices in th…
Kids with a psychiatric or mental health diagnosis or any social or emotional challenges are at an increased risk for an out-of-home placement, something that decades of data indicates is not in the best interest of the child or the state, according to Lisa Brockman with the Division of Heal…
Gov. Mark Gordon this month tasked 32 of Wyoming’s scientists, legislators and conservation policy experts with providing recommendations for action on invasive terrestrial species – plants capable of killing livestock, diminishing wildlife habitat and increasing fire risk.
Johnson County School Board trustees voted 7-1 Monday night to adopt a 4.5-day week calendar for the 2020-21 school year.
In some north Buffalo neighborhoods, a crop of large, blue, side-loading garbage cans have appeared.
On Tuesday, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced that consulting CEO Mike Knebel’s last day was Monday.
On Tuesday, the National Weather Service announced a winter storm warning is in effect from noon Wednesday to noon Thursday. The winter storm warning replaces a previously announced winter storm watch.
LARAMIE — During a Thursday State of the University address, acting University of Wyoming President Neil Theobald said the university will work to increase the number of endowed chair positions to 100, roughly doubling the current number.
CHEYENNE - Wyoming first lady Jennie Gordon announced a hunger initiative Thursday aimed at fighting food insecurity for children and families across the state.
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 9, and continuing through Oct. 12, Worlds of Music will present a series of free workshops, performances and talks, as well as a community dance in Buffalo, with Lone Piñon, a Latin music trio from northern New Mexico.
Thanks to the generosity of Johnson County residents and the 4 Paws nonprofit, St. Francis Animal Shelter has added $15,000 to its operations fund.
The collapse in July of a section of irrigation tunnel on the Fort Laramie Canal in Goshen County is just the latest in a series of disasters caused by what members of the state’s Select Water Committee and Water Development Commission called aging infrastructure.
A few years ago, Tom Knapp could never have envisioned how vital high-speed internet would become to his Kaycee auto repair business.
In a unanimous decision, the Johnson County Rural Health Care District board voted to draft a contract to present to Buffalo EMS as SafeTech Solutions is scheduled to begin a service wide assessment in October.
Johnson County Emergency Management is asking Buffalo residents to turn off their sprinklers and conserve water as much as possible as repairs take place at the Buffalo Water Treatment Plant.
The Wyoming Department of Health will host a stakeholder forum from 1 until 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16 at the Buffalo Senior Center.
The Johnson County commissioners renewed three longstanding agreements with state and county agencies during their July 15 meeting.
Dean States knows every inch of the landscape even though he has never traveled it.
On the surface, nothing seemed amiss at the Johnson County Recycling Center last month.
With only a few weeks remaining to drill exploratory wells, Buffalo Public Works Director Les Hook hopes construction will begin early in the next year as Buffalo takes one more step toward a secondary water source.
Buffalo city streets are receiving a lot of improvement this season as the plans to improve Flatiron Drive through the use of a special purpose tax are finalized.
The Buffalo Bulletin misrepresented the Johnson County YMCA’s usage agreement with the Johnson County School District in its Aug. 22 story “Pay to use.”
A lifeguard sits in his tower chair, surveying the activity in and around the Buffalo city pool.
When asked to pose for a photo, Anna Buckingham immediately knew what she wanted to do.