Archive - May 2012 - News

May 5th

Special Exemption for Bed and Breakfast Approved

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Board of Adjustments Grants Special Exemption Request for Bed and Breakfast

The City of Sheridan Board of Adjustments voted 4-1 in favor of a special exemption request from Rob and Beverly Bernard to operate a bed and breakfast in an R-1 Residential District at 450 South Thurmond Street in Sheridan.

SCSD#1 Superintendent Gives Fall Preview

Superintendent of Sheridan County School District #1, Marty Kobza, spoke with Kim Love on Public Pulse this week on KROE 930 AM and said he's completed some systemic renovations within the district to get ready for the coming school year.

May 4th

EPA Working With Energy Industry

Wyoming officials persuaded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to delay an announcement that rocked the oil and gas industry by linking hydraulic fracturing with groundwater contamination.

Food Bank Sets Up Shop On Main Street

The People Assistance Food Bank T-shirts feature a newly designed logo. The shirts are for sale on Main Street tihs weekend. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Rod Folley, assistant director of the People Assistance Food Bank, shows off one of the new orginizaitonal t-shirts for sale on Main Street this weekend. (Photo by Tracee L. Davis)
Sonny Snyder hangs out in the doorway of the People Assistance Food Bank red food wagon Friday afternoon. The group is giving away hotdogs and sides for donations to the food bank. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The People Assistance Food Bank will have their red wagon on Main Street today.

County P&Z Recommends Amendment to Allow Wind Energy Systems

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County P&Z Recommends Amendment to Allow Wind Energy Systems

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of an amendment to the County's rules and regulations to allow small wind energy systems in all of the zoning districts with the exception of the airport district.

Council to Consider Land Donation

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

At their upcoming meeting next Monday, the Sheridan City Council will be considering approval of a donation of five acres of land in the Wrench Ranch Hills Subdivision. The land is being donated by Neltje and Butch Jellis. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Snowpack Report for Sheridan County

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Snowpack Report for Sheridan County

Earlier this week the Natural Resource Conservation Service in Casper reported that the overall state snowpack is at 45 percent of average, which is considerably lower than last year at this time when it was at 152 percent of average.

CHAPS Nite At The Races Is This Weekend

Chaps Equine Assisted Therapy is hosting its annual Nite at The Races event this weekend.

Johnson County Discusses Old And New Furnishings

During their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners discussed furniture, both old that is in storage and new that needs purchased for the new court facility.

Story Fire Dept. Invests Education In Firefighters

Story Fire Deptarment Fire Chief Mike Onstott will travel to the Wyoming Fire Academy in Riverton this month to complete his certification as a level one firefighter.