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Rec district mill called into question

The structure of the Johnson County Recreation District could be shaken up in the next year after school trustees aired concerns at the school board’s July 13 budget meeting. 

  • icon Posted: July 29

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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Buffalo free from ‘rabbit fever’ for now
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 9:34 am

Cases of tularemia, or rabbit fever, have caused alarm in Wyoming. A cat in Washakie County, voles in Crook County and two people in Weston County recently tested positive for the disease, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. 

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Council hears proposal to add fluoride to city water
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 9:34 am

Local health professionals have proposed what they say is a cost-effective way to treat tooth decay before it starts – add fluoride to the city of Buffalo’s drinking water. But, the city is looking at cost and concerns that too much fluoride isn’t healthy. 

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Commission finalizes budget
Posted: July 22, 2015

In a special meeting called on July 15, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners finalized the fiscal 2015-16 budget at $44.3 million and approved the special district mill levies.

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Vendors angry about Longmire Days fees
Posted: July 22, 2015

A 32-year-old city ordinance upset vendors doing business during Longmire Days and ignited heated comments at the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday.  

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Wednesday 07/08/2015
Former executive sues North Star for $3 million
Posted: July 08, 2015

Claims of fraud, neglect and failure to pay both employee benefits and vendors have led to a $3 million lawsuit between North Star Energy & Construction LLC and its former CEO.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Commission trims $5.3M from requests
Posted: July 01, 2015

In response to a projection from the assessor’s office that Johnson County’s valuation could be cut in half next year, the county commissioners have tentatively approved an overall budget of $44.1 million, $5 million less than requested.

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
Johnson County braces for valuation plunge
Updated: June 24, 2015 - 9:47 am

Johnson County’s valuation could plummet by nearly 50 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to County Assessor Cindy Barlow.

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Wednesday 06/17/2015
Kaycee lone wolf shot by feds
Updated: June 17, 2015 - 2:50 pm

A tracker first saw her from the air, her lean black body slinking across the ground like a slender shadow. She had traveled some 200 miles from her home in the Cody area. She was in search of a mate or a pack. 

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