Of the few action items taken by the Sheridan County School District 1 Board at their February meeting Tuesday night, Trustees in Executive Session approved a list of six early retirement requests for four certified and four classified employees. Superintendent Sue Belish.
At Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting, Commissioners considered and approved a resolution that would require a 5-acre minimum tract for new subdivisions in areas where groundwater protection is a concern. Specifically, this would look with a future eye toward cluster subdivisions which would enable smaller lots using enhanced septic technology.
The February meeting of the Sheridan County District 1 Board of Trustees was more of an informational meeting than one of much action, as Trustees and Superintendent Sue Belish discussed the ongoing frustrations with the Wyoming School Facilities Commission and changes they've been implementing on the Big Horn High School and Elementary School construction project.
There was plenty of debate by the Sheridan City Council Tuesday night about developing a random drug testing policy for the Sheridan Police and Fire Departments. Council approved a resolution that would direct the Interim Police Chief and Fire Chief to work with their employees on crafting a thorough random drug and alcohol policy.
The Sheridan City Council approved on 1st reading an amendment to the City's building code. The amendment would change the occupancy requirement from 100 to 300 occupants before an automatic sprinkler system is required. City Public Works Director Nic Bateson says there is a legal issue that will need to be addressed.
28-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne had his preliminary hearing in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday. Osborne is charged with 1st Degree Murder for the alleged killing of Gerald Bloom at 1075 Bellevue Avenue on January 15th, 2010.
At Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting, members of Forward Sheridan and other business leaders in the community came before the Commission to receive their authorization to submit an application to the Wyoming Business Ready Community Grant and Loan Program for a Community Readiness Project.
MARJAH, Afghanistan - It is hard to know whether Monday was a very bad day or a very good day for Lance Cpl. Andrew Koenig. On the one hand, he was shot in the head. On the other, the bullet bounced off him.
Wyoming News Service, Casper, WY - Thousands of rural Wyomingites have a "need for speed" when it comes to the Internet. Their access is often limited to dial-up connections, and community and media organizations called Monday for federal action to bring everyone up to broadband speed.