Buffalo Bulletin

Shyan Green and her father, Wally Green, measure the length of a post pulled from the ground at the Buffalo City Park on June 4. Shyan was working with other Boy Scouts to replace old and rotted posts at the park’s parking lot as her public service project to earn her rank of Eagle Scout. Green is about to become Johnson County’s first female Eagle Scout. (Photo by Ethan Weston, Buffalo Bulletin)

BUFFALO — Donning a tan shirt, green pants and a merit-badge covered sash, Shyan Green is known around town as the girl-Boy Scout. And that's pretty cool, she says. Green is on track to become Johnson County's first female Eagle Scout, the highest and most difficult-to-reach rank in scouting. As of...

Bighorn National Forest, Via the Wyoming News Exchange

BUFFALO —  There's no doubt among local stakeholders that Yellowstone's closure will affect tourism in the area. They're just not quite sure how. Flooding shut down Yellowstone National Park last week, with only partial openings on the near-term horizon. As a result, tourists have had to modify...

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Seth Rasmuson graduated from Buffalo High School with the class of 2019. He died June 8 when the tiltrotor aircraft he was aboard crashed in California. Courtesy photo.

BUFFALO — With only a year and change left to complete his five-year commitment to the U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. Seth Rasmuson had begun to make plans for his post-military life.  He was married to his high school sweetheart, and together the couple had an infant son. Now the trio were planning for...
BUFFALO (WNE) — Former Buffalo man, Seth Rasmuson, was among the five Marines killed when an Osprey aircraft crashed in southern California on Wednesday.  Rasmuson graduated from Buffalo High School in 2019. Rasmuson's family confirmed his death to the Bulletin. According to a statement from the...

Michael Rea performs an embryo transfer on a heifer named Trixie at the Painter Ranch. The process improves the odds for producing genetically superior cattle, boosting profits for ranchers. (Photo by Ethan Weston, Buffalo Bulletin)

BUFFALO — Michael Rea focused the lens of his microscope, scanning each section of a small dish, sifting through specks and smudges, looking for something. Behind him, Brent and Stephanie Painter monitored his progress on a small, black tablet. The garage was quiet, other than the sound of the wind...
BUFFALO — On Johnson County's most remote stretches of land, across the sagebrush sea, Greater Sage-Grouse finish the most consequential part of their day before most humans have had their coffee. As the day's first light breaks, the male bird, with its distinctive tail feathers and puffed-out...
BUFFALO (WNE) –  The Buffalo Theater added a liquor license to its lineup at the Buffalo City Council's April 19 meeting. At a public hearing before the vote, no one spoke, and the City Council unanimously approved the license. The Buffalo Theater is not the first Wyoming movie theater to get a...
BUFFALO — Most of Johnson County's elected officials will receive a pay raise, after the county commissioners approved a new slate of salaries at their April 19 meeting. Commissioners will fund the raises by taking a 25% pay cut to their own salaries. Starting Jan. 1, the county clerk, assessor,...
BUFFALO (WNE) — The Johnson County Commissioners did not take action during their April 19 meeting on a proposal from Evanston-based company Wyoming Downs to open a 30-machine off-track betting facility in the county. At the recent meeting, Johnson County Sheriff Rod Odenbach and Buffalo Police...
BUFFALO — Buffalo will make its HGTV debut later this month as the episode of “Home Town Kickstart” featuring Buffalo — and kicking off the series — airs April 24. “Home Town Kickstart” features the revitalization of six small towns, consisting of the renovation of a public space, a business and...

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