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April 6th, 2010

Three Chosen for Clerk's Seat

Sheridan County Republican Party Chair Kathy Coleman
Sheridan County Republican Party Chair Kathy Coleman

The Sheridan County Republican Central Committee held a special meeting Tuesday night to hear from the five candidates who submitted letters of interest for the vacant County Clerk position. There was also one floor nomination that was considered during the meeting. Sheridan County Republican Party Chair Kathy Coleman tells us which three candidates were selected.

Senior Center Topic Of Council Work Session

Sheridan Senior Center Director Carmen Rideout addresses the City Council at work session.
Sheridan Senior Center Director Carmen Rideout addresses the City Council at work session.

The Sheridan City Council held a noon work session Tuesday where they received a presentation from Sheridan Senior Center Executive Director Carmen Rideout. One of the items discussed was how the Senior Center is coping with the tough economic times.

State Auditor Candidate Discusses Position

Wyoming State Auditor Candidate Bruce Brown
Wyoming State Auditor Candidate Bruce Brown

Wyoming State Auditor Rita Meyer's decision to run for Governor will leave the position vacant, which means that prospective candidates will have a chance to fill that vacancy this November. One of the two candidates to have declared is Bruce Brown, a Wyoming native from Riverton, who now resides near Devils Tower in the northeastern part of the state.

Commission Considers Alltel Tower

Cell Phone Tower

The Sheridan County Commissioner's meeting was apparently the "place to be" on Tuesday, as their meeting room at Sheridan College quickly filled to "standing room only."

Jack Landon on 17th Amendment

Representative Jack Landon

Monday we told you that the Bank of Sheridan / sheridanmedia.com poll question centered around legislation Representative Jack Landon had introduced this last session in Cheyenne. The bill, which proposed repealing the 17th Amendment from the US Constitution, failed on introduction.

Dayton Town Council Report

Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

At last night's Dayton Town Council meeting, Mayor Wood was officially appointed to be the voting delegate for the Town at the Wyoming Association of Municipalities Convention in June.

Five Seek Clerk's Seat

The Sheridan County Clerk's Office is located on the first floor of the newer section of the courthouse.

Five Sheridan County residents have submitted Letters of Intent to the Sheridan County Republican Party to indicate interest in filling the Sheridan County Clerk seat left vacant late last month after the death of Audrey Koltiska.

April 5th

Fee Increases At Kendrick Golf Course?

City Council approves fee increases at Kendrick Golf Course, but not till next year.
City Council approves fee increases at Kendrick Golf Course, but not till next year.

The Sheridan City Council voted to implement a 3% fee increase at Kendrick Municipal Golf Course over a three year period; however, the fee raise won't go into effect until the 2011 season. The fee increases will take some of the load off of the City's general fund, in particular any future capital improvement projects at the golf course. Councilor John Bigelow.

Layoff Concerns

Local Union Firefighter President George Neeson

During the public comment period of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting, Local Firefighter Union President George Neeson addressed the Council about his concern with the way the City layoffs were handled, in particular, at Sheridan Fire Rescue.

It's Still About The Books At The Library

Books continue to be the key component at the library.

With today's technology being able to provide a slew of up-to-the minute information to our computers and hand held portable devices, one would think that checking out books at the library could be on its way to becoming a thing of the past. Sheridan County Fulmer Library Director Cathy Butler says it's still all about the books locally.