Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 2nd

Sheridan County Commission Financial Retrospective

At the Sheridan County Commission meeting Tuesday morning, County Business Manager Renee Obermueller spent several minutes giving a Power Point presentation on the County's financial health, with a retrospective of revenue growth and capital improvements dating back to 2003.

JoCo Commission Question Assessor's Vouchers

Vouchers submitted by new Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers to be reimbursed for travel and related expenses to take part in assessor's training in Florida came under scrutiny at the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting on Tuesday.

Buffalo Council Approves Final Completion on Wastewater Plant

February 1st was set as the final completion date for Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant, after numerous problems and delays set the date back for final approval.

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, the Council approved the final completion, but not before a heated discussion lasting over an hour.

February 1st

Emergency Snow Route Alert is in Effect

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The City of Sheridan emergency snow route alert is now in effect. The City announced Tuesday that as of 1 am Wednesday, the City would be under an alert to clean the streets from the latest storm.

Town of Ranchester Website to Get an Overhaul

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The Town of Ranchester will be getting an overhaul for their website thanks to the Council's approval Tuesday night.

County Commissioners Time in Cheyenne

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The Sheridan County Commissioners recently spent some time in Cheyenne to sit in on some of the legislative procedures and to meet with legislators.

Sheridan Man Witness to Cairo Uprising

Among the thousands of American tourists in Egypt over the last several days, one visitor is from Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

SHS Interns in Cheyenne

Four Sheridan High School students are interning this Legislative Session in Cheyenne. The first two are there now; Karsyn Lamb and McKenzie Butcher hit the capitol running January 26th.

Senators Barrasso and Graham Introduce “Opt Out” Legislation

U.S. Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal and replace Obamacare by allowing individual states to opt out of its major provisions.

Commission to Hear from Home Association

The Johnson County Commissioners look to have a light agenda on Tuesday at their regular meeting.

The Hazelton Homeowners Association will present a proposal to the commission for an agreement between the Forest Service, the county and themselves. Commissioner Smokey Wildeman explains.