Archive - Sep 2011 - News

September 30th

Drug Bust Nets Almost $200k Worth of Meth in Sheridan

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Earlier this week members of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, United Stated Drug Enforcement Agency and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation's Central Enforcement Team and Northeast Enforcement Team arrested four individuals in Sheridan for Conspiracy to Deliver and Delivery of Methamphetamine.

Fall Black Bear Areas 3-4 Closed

Fall black bear hunt areas 3-4 in the Big Horns closed for the season Thursday, September 29th after the fall quota of three sows was reached, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Steamroller + SUV = DWUI

A 32-year-old Sheridan woman was arrested for DWUI and then transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital after crashing her Trail Blazer into a parked steamroller Thursday night in Sheridan on Val Vista street.

Martha Hansen Dies at 97

CHEYENNE (AP) - Martha Hansen, the widow of former Wyoming Senator Clifford Hansen and grandmother of Governor Matt Mead, has died. She was 97. Mead announced Hansen's death, saying she died Thursday at the family ranch in Jackson.

Flu Vaccines Available in Jo Co, Clinics Scheduled

It is flu season again, and the Johnson County Public Health Office wants to let everyone know the vaccines are available and clinics have been scheduled for the next few weeks.

Crazy Woman Square Design Proposal Opening Today

Requests for Proposals for the design of Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo are due and will be opened today at Buffalo's City Hall.

Jo Co Hosts Public Meetings on Zoning

The Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission hosted two public meetings Wednesday in Kaycee and Thursday in Buffalo to gather comments, opinions and input on the proposed zoning regulations they have worked more than two years compiling.

September 29th

NPS to Implement One-Year Rule for Winter Use Plan

National Park Service Planners will implement a “One-Year Rule” for the upcoming winter season in Yellowstone National Park in order to allow for time to address a large number of public comments that were received regarding the proposed long-term regulation.

EPA Proposes New Fracking Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings this week on new nationwide environmental standards for the process known as fracking.

SCLT Still Accepting Public Input for Historic Mine Byway

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is working to create Sheridan County's first Historic Mine Byway with the help of oral history gathered from local citizens.