Archive - Nov 2009 - News

November 3rd

Sheridan County Courthouse Will Get Security Upgrades

The original Sheridan County Courthouse was built in 1904. The expansion in the early 1980’s more than doubled the size of the building. However, very little has been done with the building since that time. There have been some renovations to the first and second floors of the expansion. That work was completed earlier this year. Now the County is looking to update the building further.

Rabies Has Been More Common In Northeast Wyoming This Year

It's safe to say that skunks are not the most well liked animals, as they are notorious for emitting a bad smell when they spray. Not only are they one of the most stinky creatures in the animal kingdom, but they are also one of the biggest carriers of the rabies virus. Veterinarian Dr.

Ranchester Council Approves Final Plat Of Subdivision

The Ranchester Town Council approved the final plat of phase one of the Stonebrook Meadows Two Subdivision. Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger says that the procedure that was followed for this subdivision was a bit different than usual.

Dog And Cat Shelter Of Sheridan Is Taking Orders For Pet Christmas Stockings

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is once again offering Christmas stockings for your pets this year. Shelter Director Cel Hope explains that the pet stockings offer a personalized gift for your four-legged friends.

Wyoming Treasurer Joe Meyer Announces He Has Lung Cancer

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Wyoming Treasurer Joe Meyer says he has
lung cancer and expects to undergo surgery in Cheyenne next week. Meyer said today that he discovered the cancer about two weeks ago when he sought medical treatment for chest pain. He says doctors tell him his tumor is malignant but it has not spread.

November 2nd

Sheridan City Council Gets Financial Update

The Sheridan City Council meeting last night started with a presentation of the new Utilities Director for the City. Dan Miller will start his new duties next week as he is training this week.

City Of Sheridan Approves Fee Waivers

The Sheridan City Council adjusted Plant Investment Fees and Building Fees across the board earlier this year. When this happened, it drastically reduced the funds available to cover lost revenues if the City waives project fees. The action was designed to reduce the number of waivers considered by the Council.

Liquor License Renewals Come Before Sheridan's City Council

Liquor licenses in the City of Sheridan run on a calendar year basis. The City Council approved most city-issued licenses for the year. The rub comes with the bar and grill licenses. When originally issued in May 2008, the license holders were given two years to put the licenses into use. Two of the three have shown no progress toward a functioning business in more than a year.

The Annual Friends Of The Library Auction Is Coming Up Soon

The 27th Annual Friends of the Library Benefit Auction is coming up in less than two weeks. Roger St. Clair will once again be the auctioneer and he will be auctioning off various items that have been donated by those throughout the community.

Dayton Town Council Addresses Meeting Dates Dilemma

The Dayton Town Council made quick work of a short agenda Monday night as the only item that Council took action on dealt with meeting dates in December and February. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood says it ended up that nothing needed to be changed for December.