The special election on whether to continue the Capital Facilities Tax in Sheridan County is Tuesday, August 18th. The $25 million that will be voted on will go towards infrastructure and road improvements in the city of Sheridan, the towns of Ranchester, Dayton and Clearmont and Sheridan County in general.
Expanded care, better facilities and new jobs. Those are the results of more than $2 million in Federal stimulus money that has come to Wyoming Community Health Centers. The on-the-ground health care improvements are being noted for this week’s National Health Center Week.
BIG HORN FOOTBALL - The Wyoming High School Activities Association has made many changes that will affect high school football this year. Class 4-A went to a single ten-team league, and class 2-A went to a much bigger and tougher league as well.
The executive director of the Sheridan Housing Action Committee has announced her plans to resign at the end of this year. Marie Lowe has been involved in the organization since it’s inception in 2003. She became the director in 2006. Lowe says she has thoroughly enjoyed working with affordable housing projects.
The recently installed 20-inch water line completed for the Sheridan Area Water Supply system not only updated old infrastructure but increased capacity of the line. In response, the board is considering a project at the Big Goose Water Treatment Plant that would allow the plant to keep up with the larger line. SAWS Administrator Dave Engels…
The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board once again discussed water rates during their monthly meeting at the Sheridan County Courthouse. In an effort to provide relief for those SAWS customers with large tap sizes, the Board considered eliminating 5 tiers of the rate structure.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation met with 50 or 60 Sheridan area residents last night to get comments on the proposed North Main Interchange project they are designing. The work is not scheduled until 2015. WYDOT Spokesperson Ronda Holwell says the project is in its infancy and now is the time to get involved.
Every summer for the last 14 years, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has had a graduating class from the Leadership Sheridan County project. This year State Auditor Rita Meyer was a guest speaker for the graduation ceremony at the Chamber’s monthly luncheon.