Archive - Feb 2012 - News

February 14th

Coloring in the Lines

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(Judy Hagerott photo)

Who are we without our stories? Everyone has a story to tell; the problem is we don't take the time to listen. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott took the time to listen this past weekend.

Wyoming Whiskey to Go On Sale In-State in December

Wyoming Whiskey to Go On Sale In-State in December

KIRBY, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's first legal distillery says its first batch of bourbon whiskey will be ready to drink in December. But Wyoming Whiskey says people will only be able to buy bottles in Wyoming at first because of the limited supply.

Representative Lummis Responds to President's Budget Proposal

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis recently responded to President Obama's budget proposal by stating that we are clearly moving in the wrong direction as it raises the deficit to $1.33 trillion for FY2012, making this year’s deficit higher than last.

Representative Berger Weighs in on Governor's State of the State Address

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger. (Photo credit: Donn Bruns, Lifestyle Photography)

The Wyoming Legislative session got underway Monday with Governor Matt Mead's State of the State Address where he talked about remaining fiscally conservative and investing in Wyoming and its children through education.

Guys...Hope You Remember!!

Heidi Parker, Owner of Babe's Flowers in Sheridan puts the finishing touches on a bouquet. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

It's Valentine's Day and just a reminder to all you guys out there, that if you haven't done so, it's time to scramble and get those flowers your lady might be expecting.

February 13th

Design Standards Workshop

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Design Standards Workshop

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission held a public workshop Monday night where consultants with Russell Mills Studios and AECOM unveiled a draft document of development standards and design guidelines for the City of Sheridan.

Landfill Does Away With Paper Coupons

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Landfill Does Away With Paper Coupons

Two weeks ago the City of Sheridan Landfill began keeping track of their coupons for residents through a database at the landfill. Administrative Assistant Darla Franklin explains how the new paperless coupon system will work.

Buffalo's New ACO/SMO Sworn Into Her Position

Buffalo's new ACO/SMO Karen Kimutis

At last week's city council meeting, Municipal Judge Mary Hupy performed the ceremony to swear in Buffalo's New Animal Control Officer/Special Municipal Officer.

JCSD1 Board Updated On Cloud Peak School Bid Process

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their February meeting Monday night and heard updates from Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler on the new Cloud Peak School and Clear Creek School facilities.

Johnson County Denies 24 Hour Liquor Sales Request

At last week's county commission meeting, a request from a local liquor retailer for a variance to allow sales of liquor during selected 24-hour periods during the year was denied.