Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 18th

Jo Co Commission Approves Budget...Finally

The Johnson County Commissioners approved their budget at their scheduled meeting on Monday, but not before some numbers crunching from the assessor's office and the clerk's office.

Jo Co Approves RMP Contract for Recycling Center

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Monday, approved a contract from Rocky Mountain Power to supply electricity to the new recycling center now under construction.

Sheridan City Council Votes on EMS Contract

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The Sheridan City Council considered a contract for EMS Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there for the meeting that lasted just shy of five hours.

21-Year-Old Buffalo Man Dies in One Vehicle Rollover

A news release issued by the Wyoming Highway Patrol states that 21-year-old Buffalo resident Dalli Johnson died in a one-vehicle rollover late Sunday night six miles east of Buffalo in Johnson County.

SAWS Approves Budget and Rate Increase

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a $1.9 million budget at a special meeting Monday morning.

July 17th

Sheridan City Council to Consider Contract for EMS Tonight

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Two weeks ago nearly 200 people showed up at the Sheridan City Council meeting to show their support for Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Poll Question: Should tax increases and spending cuts both be part of a federal budget agreement?

There has been plenty of talk nationwide about the senate passing a new budget, and whether or not the national debt ceiling will be raised. Some propose tax increases and some propose less spending as a part of that budget.

Buffalo Chamber Visitor's Center Officially Opens

Buffalo's Chamber of Commerce hosted an Open House to officially open their new Visitor's Center last Thursday.

Tenth Johnson County Relay For Life a Success

The Tenth Annual Johnson County Relay For Life took place Friday and into Saturday at the Buffalo High School track. Dana Delaney, first-year organizer for this year's relay, said although there were some trying moments, she was pleased with how it turned out.

Planner: Jo Co Needs BOE for Zoning Issues

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling, at the last commissioner's meeting, told the commissioners there needs to be a County Board of Equalization established before zoning is adopted in the county.