Archive - Aug 2012 - News

August 7th

Buffalo Chamber/BDA Candidate Forum This Afternoon

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and the Buffalo Downtown Association are teaming up this year to bring the candidates for local and State offices to the public for an opportunity to meet them.

Civic Theater Guild Hosts Auditions Next Week

The Civic Theater Guild of Sheridan is hosting auditions for aspiring actors to be in this fall's presentation of “Angel Street” by Patrick Hamilton. Rehersals begin shortly after auditions and the presentation will be through the month of October.

Buffalo Council OKs Change Order For School Roadway

Buffalo's Cloud Peak School

At their meeting Tuesday evening, the Buffalo City Council approved a corrective change order for the Conrad/Walters Street project at the new Cloud Peak School.

Prevention Coalition Starts Mining for Data

Sheridan and Johnson County Prevention coalitions are working to conduct a community needs assessment about the Sheridan area to tailor programs unique to the population.

No Decision From Jo Co on G&F Lease Of Lake DeSmet

The Johnson County Commission hosted a public discussion with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department at their regular meeting Tuesday morning.

Fire Danger is Very High on the BHNF

Fire Danger is Very High on the BHNF

Despite a few days last week of cooler temperatures that produced small amounts of precipitation, fire danger in the Bighorn National Forest remains very high. BHNF Fire Management Officer Jon Warder.

Commissioners to Consider Septic System Permit Fee Waiver

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Commissioners to Consider Septic System Permit Fee Waiver

Last week Sheridan County hosted three public meetings to inform and educate people living within 100 meters of the Goose Creeks about water quality in the creeks and their tributaries.

The Great Garbage Grinder Debate

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The Sheridan City Council spent over an hour Monday night debating a proposal to lease a lateral grinder and excavator for the disposal of construction and demolition material at the City Landfill.

August 6th

Rezone Request Approved on First Reading

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A request from Sheridan resident Ken Hart to rezone 2.6 acres of land at 600 KROE Lane from B-1 Business to M-1 Industrial was tabled by the Sheridan City Council at their July 16th meeting. The item was removed from the table Monday night and approved on first reading.

Primary Election is in Two Weeks

The Primary Election in Wyoming is now just two weeks away. Sheridan County Elections Director Brenda Kekich says that some of the polling places withing the County have changed.