Archive - 2013 - News

May 7th

Safe Cleaning Stops Hantavirus

The Wyoming Department of Health has issued a warning to ambitious spring cleaners to be savvy about preventing Hantavirus.

Commissioners Deny Big Horn Community Center CUP

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The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners denied a Conditional Use Permit for the Big Horn Community Center and Tennis Facility by a vote of 2-3 this morning. More than a dozen citizens addressed the board of commissioners.

Wyomingites in the News

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Bill Sniffin

For a state with such small population, people with strong Wyoming ties have been in the news lately:

Chamber Luncheon Focus: Money Scams

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The Chamber of Commerce is hosting their monthly luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

May 6th

CMAQ Award, Library Addition On Jo Co Commission's Agenda

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of May on Tuesday, and have a full Agenda to work through.

Board Of Health Gives Quarterly Report to Jo Co Commission

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners heard the first quarterly report from the County Board of Health.

Kozicek Gives Sheriff's Report To Jo Co Commission

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek gave his monthly report for March to the county commissioners at their last meeting.

Council Approves Funding Request From Economic Development Task Force

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved a funding request of $42,875 from the Sheridan County Economic Development Task Force.

Community Blood Drive in Ranchester on May 29

Community Blood Drive in Ranchester on May 29 (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

United Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Ranchester on Wednesday, May 29, from 2 til 7 p.m.

Sen. Enzi's Marketplace Fairness Act Passes Senate

Sen. Enzi's Marketplace Fairness Act Passes Senate (Photo by Chris Foy)

On Monday, the U.S. Senate passed Senator Mike Enzi's Marketplace Fairness Act in a vote of 69-27. The act would give state and local governments the ability to collect sales tax on out-of-state, catalog and online sales.