Archive - Dec 16, 2009

Sheridan Recreation District Board Discusses Possible Spray Park At Thorne-Rider

Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan is home to many things, and it may be the future site of a spray park if things pan out.

Wednesday, December 16th

BRONC WRESTLING - The Sheridan Bronc wrestlers dropped a dual at Billings West last night the Broncs won eight matches but lost by the score of 49-30.

Bronc winners included Hayden Richins at 105, Derek Derritoni won by decision at 112, Devan Reilly won by decision at 145 and the rest scored pins Clay Carter, Trevor Goss, Lucas Giesey and Gage Lacek.

2010 Will Be A Big Construction Year For Sheridan County

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will begin the reconstruction of North Main Street this spring. The 3rd and 4th floors of the Sheridan County Courthouse will undergo renovation over the next few months. And the Sheridan County Airport will get a new runway next summer.

County Finalizes Many Land Use Fee Changes

Earlier this month the Sheridan County Commissioners approved a new fee schedule that would cover most land use services provided by the county. The new schedule covers everything from conditional use permit applications to subdivision plats. Yesterday, commissioners took the next step in making the changes official.

Sheridan County School District 1 Gets Good Audit Report

Enrollment in Sheridan County School District #1 is falling similar to a decline at the same time last year. Unfortunately, school funding is based on the average daily membership of students in class. The District #1 Board received a positive audit report at their meeting Tuesday night. As student populations decline, funding dries up just when costs are rising.

Ranchester Council Needs More Time To Consider Land Purchase Agreement

The Ranchester Town Council elected to table an item that would have allowed the town to purchase 14 acres just west of Ranchester that could be used for economic development. Mayor Cliff Clevenger explains why it's so important that the town plan for the future.