Archive - Mar 2011 - News

March 23rd

Criminal Justice Center Construction on Schedule

L-R Sheriff Steve Kozisek, Project manager John Griffith and city councilman Bruce Hepp in the reception area of the new criminal justice center under construction in Buffalo.

Groathouse Construction's John Griffith, Project Manager for the new Johnson County Criminal Justice Center, updated a handful of city and county VIPs as well as local media on the status of the construction of the new facility Tuesday morning.

March 22nd

SEEDA Receives Audit and Discusses Design Standards for Business Park

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SEEDA receives financial audit.

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority Joint Powers Board received their financial audit at their monthly meeting Tuesday morning.

Shooting Suspect Appears in Circuit Court

Shooting Suspect Appears in Circuit Court

Sheridan resident Eddie Delk had his Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday. Delk is charged with Aggravated Assault and Battery for allegedly shooting Kenny Rosalez in the neck this past Saturday night in Sheridan.

Greenhouse for Living Awards Contractor Bid

Wright Brothers has been awarded the bid to build the new Green House facility west of Sheridan.

In a news release from Greenhouse Living for Sheridan, a contractor has been approved and a bid accepted to begin work on the new facility.

Sheridan City Council Tables Rezone Request

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Sheridan City Councilman John Heath

The Sheridan City Council Monday night elected to table a request to rezone just over three acres of land northwest of Sheridan. The rezone request was from Developer Steve Grimshaw to change zoning on the property from R-1 residential to R-3 residential.

Learn How to Extend Your Growing Season

Example of a Hoop House for gardening. [http://www.flickr.com/photos/jason-riedy/2715538555/]

With spring growing season comes educational opportunities provided by the University of Wyoming Extension Service.

Tax Deadline is Less Than a Month Away

Tax day is less than a month away.

The Internal Revenue Service announced in January that the deadline to file your 2010 tax returns this year has been extended to April 18th. This was done in recognition of Emancipation Day, which is an official public holiday in the District of Columbia, although it is not recognized as a holiday by most states in the U.S.

JoCo Chamber Luncheon: Learn About Yellowstone Volcano

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon will feature information on the Yellowstone Volcano and the surrounding Geothermal Ecosystem. The information will be provided by one of the top experts in the field, who has studied the area extensively.

Buffalo Treasurer: Vehicle Registrations Down in February

The number of registrations for automobiles, trailers, four-wheelers, boats and other vehicles were down in February, according to Johnson County Treasurer Carla Faircloth, who gave the information to the County Commissioners at their meeting last Tuesday.

JoCo Looks Into Employee Drug Testing

Drug testing for Johnson County employees looks to be one step closer to being implemented after a testing company presented information on their testing experience and policies at the Commission meeting last week.