Archive - Aug 2011 - News

August 3rd

Rocky Mountain Ambulance Fills Two of Four Open Positions

Rocky Mountain Ambulance has filled two of the four positions that it aims to fill in order to prepare its staff for the transition of providing ambulance services in Sheridan.

Fire Early Wednesday in Woodland Park Village Total Loss

A structure fire was a total loss early Wednesday morning in the Woodland Park Village at 5901 Coffeen Ave. According Goose Valley Fire Chief Bob Williams, Sheridan Fire Rescue were first to respond to the call, followed closely by Goose Valley at approximately 3:30 am. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries to residents or firefighters. The fire was extinguished by 7 am.

August 2nd

County Commissioners Reject CUP to Build 9 Cabins in Story

Prior to their approval of amendments to quarry regulations at Tuesday morning's Sheridan County Commissioners meeting, which included one amendment to take public input into account when granting quarry permits, public input may have stopped another proposal.

Local Legislators Hold Public Meeting on Redistricting

The 2010 Census figures showed a 21% growth in Johnson County and a 9.6% growth in Sheridan County when compared to the last Census in 2000. Wyoming is one of 36 states that leave the redistricting up to the State Legislature to redraw the electoral district boundaries due to population changes.

City of Sheridan Won't Protest Cablevision FCC Filing

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The City of Sheridan will not protest Cablevision's filing with the Federal Communications Commission to remove the City Council's authority to regulate cable rates.

Jo Co Commission Gets P&Z Draft Document

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling and County Planning Commission Chair Margaret Smith-Braniff presented their draft zoning and mapping document to the county commissioners for their approval at Tuesday's meeting.

Sheridan Co. Fair: Inaugural 4-H Rocket Camp a Success

An event slightly outside the realm of what one might usually find at the fair, had kids launch rockets from the fairgrounds arena using what they learned during a week learning about aerospace.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant Application

The Buffalo City Council approved a grant application request from Planner Zach Montgomery at their meeting Tuesday, but not before some discussion on related issues.

2011 Johnson County Fair Results: Cat Show

The 2011 Cat Show was held Monday during the Johnson County Fair in Buffalo.
The Champion Junior Showman was Elizabeth Conklin, Reserve Champion was Rozanna Rozema.
Overall Champion was Rozanna Rozema, Reserve Overall Champion was Elizabeth Conklin.

Sheridan County Commissioners Approve Amendments to Quarry Permits

The Sheridan County Commissioners, following about 20 minutes of public comment, approved amendments regarding quarry permits at their meeting Tuesday morning.