Archive - Oct 2012 - News

October 30th

Johnson County Gets Sheridan's Decision on Lake DeSmet

Johnson County's Commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday morning to present options to and then gather input from the public on the water rights issues at Lake DeSmet.

Sheridan County Looks to Sell DeSmet Interests

County Commissioner, Bob Rolston, voted to approach Johnson County about buying Sheridan County's interests in Lake DeSmet. The proposal was accepted after months spent in a deadlock concerning differences between the counties regarding a water rights negotiation with the Game and Fish Department. (photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County's commissioners agreed this morning that it might be healthier to step away from its troubled partnership with Johnson County concerning a potential lease to the Game and Fish Department for water rights.

Sheridan Commissioners Agree on DeSmet Proposal

(Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County's Commissioners considered two proposals brought forward from a subcommittee of the Lake DeSmet Couties Coalition Joint Powers Board, and accepted a possible solution.

PRBRC Looks To Wyoming's Future

The Powder River Basin Resource Council is over the hill this year, and will celebrate its 40th anniversary Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan at their annual meeting and banquet.

October 29th

Halloween at Sugarland Ridge

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Twins, Alexander and Myka Perry enjoy their time at Sugarland Ridge.

The residents and staff at the Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge have been anticipating this night for well over two weeks. Collecting candy...three five gallon buckets full and getting their costumes ready, the folks were ready for the crowds of "trick-or-treaters" passing through their doors.

Wyoming Voters Face Three Amendments Next Week

Wyoming Voters Face Three Amendments Next Week

Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.

Woman's Body Found Near Laramie in 2010 Identified

Woman's Body Found Near Laramie in 2010 Identified

Authorities have identified a 55-year-old woman whose body was found by a sheepherder north of Laramie in 2010.

WYDOT Seeking Public Comment on Teton Pass Highways

WYDOT Seeking Public Comment on Teton Pass Highways

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced it is asking for the public's comments on how Teton Pass Highways 22 and 390 operate. Some residents of Teton County have even requested that semitrailer trucks be banned from the mountain pass.

Connecting the Community Through Volunteerism

Connecting the Community Through Volunteerism

Sheridan's non-profit organizations, and this year its businesses, are invited to sign up for the Sheridan Volunteer Expo.

County To Discuss Bids For Maintenance Jo Co Judicial Center

The Johnson County Commissioners at their next meeting November 7, will be looking at bids to provide maintenance on the mechanical/Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems at the new judicial center/justice center complex.