Archive - Dec 2010 - News

December 22nd

Longtime Ranchester Mayor Reflects on His Time

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Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger reflects on his 10 years as Mayor.

Now that the Ranchester Council has held their last meeting of 2010, we figured it would be appropriate to hear from longtime Mayor Cliff Clevenger, who sat in on his last meeting as Mayor earlier this week.

County Commission December 21st Report

Sheridan County Commissioners Cram, Ringley, Rolston, Nickel and Maier (l-r)

General business approvals were made at the Sheridan County Commission's final 2010 regular meeting Tuesday.

County Commission Approves Flood Monitor Joint Agreement

At the final Sheridan County Commission meeting of 2010 Tuesday, Commissioners approved entering into a Joint Project Agreement between the National Weather Service and the City of Sheridan for stream gauging and rain gauging equipment for the Goose Creek Flood Notification Network Plan.

Governor Readies for Transition

Governor Dave Freudenthal looks forward to "civilian life" in just over a week.

One time touted as the “Most Popular Governor in the United States,” Governor Dave Freudenthal is getting ready to hand over the reins to Governor-elect Matt Mead on January 3rd.

December 21st

Sand Creek; County Reach Agreement

Sand Creek's John Jenkins speaks to the Johnson County Board of Equalization Wednesday

Johnson County and Sand Creek Ranch have reached an agreement in their nearly three-year dispute over valuation of lands in the ranch conservation community. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, has the report.

Sand Creek / Johnson County Agreement Document

The Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County, acting in its capacity as the County Board of Equalization (“Board”) and the Sand Creek Entities (“Sand Creek Entities”) agree on this 20th day of December, 2010 as follows:

Buffalo City Employees to Receive Bonuses

The Buffalo City Council at their regular meeting Tuesday, approved a recommendation of Mayor Skip Hancock to give all City employees a year-end or Christmas bonus.

Sheridan Council Approves Fee Waivers

A groundbreaking ceremony was held in November for the Green House for Living in Sheridan facility that will be located in Northwest Sheridan.

Green House for Living in Sheridan held a ceremonial groundbreaking in early November of this year. Green House recently requested a fee and permit waiver from the City of Sheridan in the amount of $137,568, which was approved by the City Council this week.

Holiday Open House is Thursday at Sheridan Recreation District

The Sheridan Recreation District will be hosting their annual holiday open house Thursday December, 23rd.

It's become an annual Christmas week tradition, the holiday open house at the Sheridan Recreation District office in Thorne Rider Park. Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright explains what they'll be doing this Thursday December, 23rd.

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dips Insignificantly

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dips Insignificantly. ( Courtesy Image)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from October to November but by a statistically insignificant amount. The Wyoming Department of Employment says the November unemployment rate of 6.6 percent was down from 6.7 percent in October.