Archive - Aug 4, 2009

Ranchester Council Proposes Amendments To Several Ordinances

The Ranchester Town Council met for their first meeting of August Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

The Debate Rages On Whether Wyoming Should Increase Severance Tax

Wyoming needs to take a look at its bank account and figure out how much will be needed in the future. That’s the advice from Equality State Policy Center researcher Sarah Gorin amid the debate over whether Wyoming should raise severance taxes or not.

Dog and Cat Shelter Is Now Accepting Photos For 2010 Pet Calender Contest

The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter is now accepting photos for the 2010 Pet Calender Contest. Entry deadline is September 30th; cost is $15 per photo, and any number of photos may be submitted.

Dog and Cat Shelter Director Cel Hope.

Public Pulse 08/04/09

Animal Shelter / "Memory Loss, What's Normal, What's Not?" with Mark Underwood

08/04/09 Sports for Tuesday

JUNIOR GOLF - The Sheridan county junior golf program finished up their season yesterday at the Powder Horn here are the girls results yesterday in the 9-11 year old group Kayla Allen won her third tournament in a row with Peyton Bomar 2nd and Jamy Shassetz 3rd in the 12-13 year old group Emily Speigelberg was 1st with Sarah Rawlings 2nd and in the 14 and older group the winners was Aspen Rawling

SHERIDAN COUNTY JUNIOR GOLF RESULTS FROM MONDAY 08/03/09

BOYS Ages 15 and Up (9 holes)
1. Brandon Metzger (36)
2.Taylor Reed (37, won chip-off for 2nd)
3.Chris Cremer (37)
4.Taylor Spiegelberg (38)
5.Tie: Michael Korp & Devin Rougeau (41)
6.Tie: Austin Abernatha, Braydon Drell & Josh Loseke (43)
7.Cole Smith (44)
8.Tie: Levi Shryak & Andrew Giorgis (47)
9.Jonah Lehmann (51)
10.Trey Porter (60)
11.Greg Popke (61)

City Council Takes A Look At Fee Waivers For Affordable Housing Project

The Sheridan City Council is considering a change in building permit requirements that would raise the minimum permit valuation from $1,000 to $3,000. The ordinance passed on second reading. Using 2008 figures, the measure may cost the City around $6,000 in lost revenue from the small building permits.

Sheridan County Commissioners Approve Mill Levies

Sheridan County’s total valuation grew nearly 20% from 2008 to 2009. Property valuations usually lag a year behind the market since numbers from the prior year must be used for the assessments. With that in mind, the Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting yesterday to approve the property tax mill levy schedule for this fiscal year.

City Of Sheridan Applies For Grant To Construct Hydroelectric Power Project

In 2002, the City of Sheridan requested the Wyoming Water Development Commission to conduct a study of the City's water system to see if the system could be used to generate hydroelectric power. Acting City Utilities Director Chris Knodel…

No Injuries In Vehicle Fire On Interstate 90

A New Mexico man escaped injury when his pickup truck caught fire on Interstate 90 yesterday. Andrew Wilson from Las Vegas, New Mexico was traveling eastbound just outside of Sheridan on Monday afternoon when his 2005 GMC Sierra pickup started to overheat. When the vehicle started to lose power Wilson pulled over and opened the hood. Flames erupted from the engine compartment.