Archive - Jul 31, 2013 - News

County P&Z Commission to Consider Riparian Zoning Amendment Tonight

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The Story Woman's Club was the site of a public meeting Wednesday night where officials with Sheridan County went over the proposed amendments to zoning regulations regarding riparian areas in Sheridan County that would establish a riparian buffer zone of at least 50 feet from the high water mark pe

Enhancing the North Main Interchange

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Over the past year the City of Sheridan has been garnering public input on what type of of enhancements residents would like to see to the North Main Interchange Project.

Banner Year for Hospital Foundation

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During Wednesday's Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting, Hospital Foundation Director Ada Kirven gave a report that indicated a banner year for the Hospital Foundation regarding gifts received between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.

Liz Cheney, Husband Late Paying Tax on $1.6M Home

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - County records show U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney and her husband were late paying their first property taxes on the $1.6 million home they bought last year in Jackson Hole. They owed almost $4,500 in taxes on the four-bedroom, four-bath log home for the first half of 2012.

Story Home and Garden Tour Saturday

Story Home and Garden Tour Saturday (Photo by Chris Foy)

This year's Story Home and Garden Sampler Tour will take place this Saturday, offering attendees a chance to tour some of the historic properties in the area - and some newer ones. Karylyn Petrie, trustee for the Story Woman's Club, gives us a preview.

Chip Sealing Crew Temporarily Dumps Leaky Tankers Full of Asphalt Mix

Chip Sealing Crew Temporarily Dumps Leaky Tankers Full of Asphalt Mix

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office was notified at 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday that four tanks full of a black substance, some possibly leaking, were abandoned on BNSF property near a drainage ditch at 2701 North Main.

LaForge Featured at Information Center's Wyoming Wednesday

LaForge Featured at Information Center's Wyoming Wednesday (Photo by Pat Blair)

Joe LaForge figures he was born because his grandfather irritated a mule. His grandfather, LaForge explained to his audience at this week's Wyoming Wednesday at Sheridan's Fifth Street Information Center, was a scout for Gen. George Armstrong Custer's Seventh Cavalry.

Fairgrounds Get Ready for Summer's Ultimate Event

Fairgrounds Get Ready for Summer's Ultimate Event (Photos by Pat Blair)

Representatives of Sheridan County's 4-H and FFA chapters are moving into the county fairgrounds office this week in preparation for the 2013 Sheridan County Fair. Activities start Wednesday, with Thursday being the official opening day of the annual event.

Capital Improvements, Airport Cleanup Discussed By Jo Co Commission

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners discussed Capital Improvements and airport cleanup with County Planner Rob Yingling, who updated them on his progress in both matters.

Johnson County Fair 2013

Tuesday was sheep day at the Johnson County Fair, with numerous sheep shows throughout the day, the Sheep Feed, Sheep Lead Contest and the Sheep Dog Trials wrapping up the day.