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Commission Approves Parking Lot Project, Grants

This is the house on Burkitt that will be demolished to make way for the parking lot. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Among items approved during today's meeting of the Sheridan County Commission, was a design agreement for a county parking lot on Burkitt, a grant for Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns and a resolution authorizing the application for funds from the Wyoming Water Development Commission for purchase of water in Park Reservoir.

Variance Denied For Partially Constructed Building

Randy Bochmann presented information during the commission meeting. (photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan County Commission denied a zoning variance this morning on a building partially constructed in the town of Story. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Commission Denies Story Zoning Variance, OKs Projects, Grants

A contractor in Story will have to tear down a partially constructed building on his own property because he did not acquire the proper zoning ahead of the build, if he doesn't appeal a variance request denied this morning by the Sheridan County Commission.

Last Retail Liquor License On Hold

A question of whether the city of Sheridan will dispense its last retail liquor license is on hold until next month.

College Board to Consider Real Estate Gift

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees will consider a gift of real estate at their meeting on Wednesday night.

Council Approves Corps Letter, Tables Liquor License

Sheridan's city council has approved a letter of intent with the Army Corps of Engineers that could pave the way for development of a long-proposed river walk along Goose Creek.

Officials Discuss Business Retention Project

Dave Spencer discusses the program. Photo by Hannah Stepenoff.

On Monday, representatives from the Wyoming Business Council and a local economic development consulting firm Ady Voltage visited Sheridan to discuss the implementation of the council's business expansion and retention program.

Women Learn Self-defense with 'Empower'

Photo by Hannah Stepenoff

Local women participated in a self-defense program Monday in Sheridan. Hannah Stepenoff was there and has the story.

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Lifting of Fire Ban On Agenda For Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners are expected to lift the fire ban in the county at their regular meeting today.
The fire ban was implemented earlier this summer due to dry conditions to help curb the possibility of fires on county lands.