Archive - Aug 23, 2012 - News

Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Addresses G&F Lease

Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Administrator Edith Johnson-LaMeres and JPB member and Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston.

Tuesday, the Sheridan County Commissioners accepted the 99-year lease proposal from the Wyoming Game and Fish for junior water rights on Lake DeSmet. Wednesday, the Johnson County Commissioners rejected the G&F proposal, stating that they weren't comfortable with the length of the lease.

Sod Farm Festival to Benefit Project Schoolhouse

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Sod Farm Festival to Benefit Project Schoolhouse

This Saturday night, music lovers in Sheridan County will be able to get their fill with 16 acts set to take the stage at this year's Sod Farm Festival to benefit Project Schoolhouse.

Proposed Jo Co Fuel Depot Sparks Heated Discussion

At their meeting Tuesday, Johnson County's Commissioners and County Attorney Ken DeCock also discussed the county's proposed fuel depot

Letters, Grant Discussed by Jo Co Commission, Attorney

At their meeting Wednesday, the Johnson County Commissioners publicly criticized County Attorney Ken DeCock for his handling of events concerning the exchange of letters over a grant application and the reason for the letters being sent to the media a full day before the commissioners were notified of any problem.

Council Addresses Commercial Park Bonds at Special Meeting

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Council Addresses Commercial Park Bonds at Special Meeting

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting over the noon hour Thursday, where they approved the 1st reading of an ordinance regarding the bond issuance for the Sheridan Commercial Park special improvement district. Sheridan City Clerk Scott Badley.

Sheridan Commissioners Explain DeSmet Disappointment

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special conference to express their disappointment with the Johnson County Commissioners decision to reject a lease proposal from the Game and Fish for water rights on Lake Desmet.

Wyoming Reports Human West Nile Infection

The Associated Press reports Wyoming has recorded its first human case of West Nile Virus of the year occurring in an adult male in Crook County.

“Paws for a Cause” Walk/Run Saturday at Powder Horn

(Photo courtesy of SCSCR)

Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue is sponsoring a 5K walk/run at the Powder Horn Saturday morning.

Buffalo Council OKs Water Tap For Property In County

At the request of First Northern Bank, the Buffalo City Council approved a variance for a water tap installation on a property outside the city limits.

Salmon Recall Affects Wyoming Shipments

A seafood company is recalling some of its smoked salmon products because of possible contamination by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Spence & Co. Ltd. is recalling its smoked salmon trim sold in 8-ounce packages in Wyoming and several other states. The packages bear lot number 6704701.