Brooks Street Project Nears Completion

For the last two summers the Brooks Street construction projects have created issues for downtown residents and businesses with constant detours and street closures. That will finally come to an end this week as the project nears substantial completion. All downtown streets are open and the contractor is working on punch list items.

County Planning and Zoning Commission Moves Forward With Groundwater Protection Area Resolution

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a resolution Wednesday night that establishes a Groundwater Protection Area for Sheridan County. The protection area outlines the class five high vulnerability areas, which are the most prevalent south and southwest of Sheridan in the Little Goose Valley.

Sheridan Mayor Adds Clarification To Capital Facilities Tax Distribution

There has been some confusion as of late as to the way the current Capital Facilities Tax is going to be distributed throughout Sheridan County. The last time the tax was passed, monies were distributed to the smaller communities such as Dayton, Ranchester and Clearmont first.

Butte Man Dies of Swine Flu Complications

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Officials with the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department have confirmed that a Butte, Montana man has died of complications from the swine flu, bringing to eight the number of Montana deaths from the illness since August.

Wyoming Treasurer Joe Meyer Has Lung Cancer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Treasurer Joe Meyer has disclosed that he has lung cancer and expects to undergo surgery in Cheyenne next week.

The 68-year-old Meyer said he discovered the cancer about two weeks ago when he sought medical treatment for chest pain. He said doctors have told him that the tumor in his left lung is malignant but has not spread.

Sheridan County Commissioners Meeting

The Sheridan County Commissioners held their first November meeting yesterday morning. They started by approving a pair of conditional use permits. One of which would allow the Turned Antiques business to display outdoor merchandise on their current location on Lower Piney Creek Road.

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.

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