The Dayton Town Council passed two ordinances that annexed portions of Dayton East Road and Dayton-Ohlman Road into the corporate limits. Area landowners had asked Sheridan County to close a part of Dayton-Ohlman Road prior to annexation. Councilor Norm Anderson says the Fire District asked for the road to remain open.
When the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board met last month they only had four of the six members of the board present. With only 4 members of the SAWS Board voting, all would have to be in agreement to take any action. The proposed SAWS rate decrease was defeated in a 3 to 1 vote with the lone opposing vote coming from County Commissioner Tom Ringley.
Fresh off the heels of three nights of world class rodeo, the staff at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds have now shifted their attention to making final preparations for this year's Sheridan County Fair.
County Commissioner Steve Maier serves as the county's liaison to the Fairboard.
Construction throughout Sheridan is making getting where you need to go much more difficult. Aside from that aspect, residents near the construction zones have to deal with the heavy equipment traffic and noise from the projects.
The State of Wyoming has asked all State-funded agencies to cut their budgets by 5 to 10% this year. The Northern Wyoming Community College District followed that recommendation and lowered their budget, while only passing on nominal increases in fees to students. Tuition at the school will rise by $3 per credit hour. The State mandated a $2 increase, and the college increased tuition by $1.
A man who was beaten badly last Saturday morning is expected to eventually make a full recovery. 24-year-old Neil Switzer was flown to Billings and then to a Denver hospital due to the seriousness of his injuries. Switzer will still have to have facial surgery to repair as much of the damage as possible.