February 2nd, 2011

Sheridan County Commission Financial Retrospective

Sheridan County Business Manager Renee' Obermueller

At the Sheridan County Commission meeting Tuesday morning, County Business Manager Renee Obermueller spent several minutes giving a Power Point presentation on the County's financial health, with a retrospective of revenue growth and capital improvements dating back to 2003.

Buffalo Council Approves Final Completion on Wastewater Plant

February 1st was set as the final completion date for Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant, after numerous problems and delays set the date back for final approval.

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, the Council approved the final completion, but not before a heated discussion lasting over an hour.

JoCo Commission Question Assessor's Vouchers

Vouchers submitted by new Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers to be reimbursed for travel and related expenses to take part in assessor's training in Florida came under scrutiny at the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting on Tuesday.

February 2nd


EAGLES / LADY EAGLES BASKETBALL - The Tongue River Lady Eagles lost a make up game at number one Lovell last night 59-55 they fall to 10-5 on the season and still 3-1 in conference play the Eagles sit at 10-5 and 3-1 as well.

This week they play road games at Sundance Friday the Eagles are back at home to play Rocky Mountain Saturday while the Lady Eagles play Rocky in Byron.

RAMS / LADY RAMS BASKETBALL - The Big Horn Rams are 17-0 and finally made it to the number one ranking in class 2-A with Lovell losing at Wyoming Indian last weekend.

Emergency Snow Route Alert is in Effect

Posted in
City of Sheridan Street Operations Manager Pete Husman

The City of Sheridan emergency snow route alert is now in effect. The City announced Tuesday that as of 1 am Wednesday, the City would be under an alert to clean the streets from the latest storm.

Town of Ranchester Website to Get an Overhaul

Posted in
Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon

The Town of Ranchester will be getting an overhaul for their website thanks to the Council's approval Tuesday night.

County Commissioners Time in Cheyenne

Posted in

The Sheridan County Commissioners recently spent some time in Cheyenne to sit in on some of the legislative procedures and to meet with legislators.

Sheridan Man Witness to Cairo Uprising

William Matteson on one of his Egyptian excursions.

Among the thousands of American tourists in Egypt over the last several days, one visitor is from Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

SHS Interns in Cheyenne

(l - r ) SHS Senior McKenzie Butcher, Representative Rosie Berger, and SHS Junior Karsyn Lamb. The girls are students of SHS Government teacher Tyson Emborg.

Four Sheridan High School students are interning this Legislative Session in Cheyenne. The first two are there now; Karsyn Lamb and McKenzie Butcher hit the capitol running January 26th.

Beauty on a Cold Day

Posted in

Although Sheridanites take it for granted, 100-years ago the Trail End was still under construction. Started in 1908, the 13,748 square foot mansion was not occupied until July of 1913. It took about 1-ton of coal each winter day to heat the building - perhaps more on a day like today when February ushered in a -18 degree low temperature. For more on the Trail End see: