Johnson County's Commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday morning to present options to and then gather input from the public on the water rights issues at Lake DeSmet.

Sheridan County's commissioners agreed this morning that it might be healthier to step away from its troubled partnership with Johnson County concerning a potential lease to the Game and Fish Department for water rights.

Sheridan County's Commissioners considered two proposals brought forward from a subcommittee of the Lake DeSmet Couties Coalition Joint Powers Board, and accepted a possible solution.

The Powder River Basin Resource Council is over the hill this year, and will celebrate its 40th anniversary Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan at their annual meeting and banquet.

Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced it is asking for the public's comments on how Teton Pass Highways 22 and 390 operate. Some residents of Teton County have even requested that semitrailer trucks be banned from the mountain pass.

Sheridan's non-profit organizations, and this year its businesses, are invited to sign up for the Sheridan Volunteer Expo.

The Johnson County Commissioners at their next meeting November 7, will be looking at bids to provide maintenance on the mechanical/Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems at the new judicial center/justice center complex.

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