Monthly Archives: November 2021

Financial Assistance Available for Story Residents Suffering Tree Damage From Wind Event on November 16, 2021

Attention Story Residents

The Sheridan County Fuels Mitigation Program is offering financial assistance for clean-up to property owners in Story who suffered tree damage resulting from the wind event that occurred on November 16, 2021. Property owners may be reimbursed for expenses incurred up to a maximum of $500.00 if they present an invoice and proof of payment from a legitimate contractor for professional services, to remove tree debris resulting from the wind event from their property. This offer is on a first come, first served basis and is for a limited time only, subject to funds availability. Property owners seeking reimbursement must adhere to the following criteria:

  1. Reimbursements will be made only to the owner of the property listed on the invoice.
  2. Reimbursable activities are limited to the clean-up and removal of damaged or fallen trees and associated vegetative debris resulting from the wind event on November 16, 2021.
  3. The property owner must provide an invoice or receipt with the following information on it:
    a. Landowner’s and Contractor’s name
    b. Property address
    c. Dates the work occurred and was completed
    d. Scope of work (what was done by the contractor)
    e. Amount paid to Contractor
    f. Proof of payment (copy of check). If paid in cash, contractor writes “paid cash in full” on the invoice or receipt.
    g. Receipt is signed and dated by the landowner and the contractor.
  4. Mail the original signed invoice/receipt and proof of payment to:
    Sheridan County, Wyoming
    Attn: Renee’ Obermueller
    224 S. Main Street, Ste. B-1
    Sheridan, WY 82801

A 20-yard dumpster has been placed at the Story Park for residents to deposit vegetative debris as
well. Once again, this is for a limited time only. The following rules for the dumpster apply:
1) Only vegetative material such as tree/shrub limbs, grass clippings, needles, cones, and leaves are
permitted in the dumpster – Absolutely no construction materials or household trash allowed!
2) Material up to but no greater than 8” in diameter is permitted.
3) Please remove and take your trash bags with you!
4) No parking in front of dumpster.
5) NO COMMERCIAL DUMPING!!! Contractors may not use this dumpster.

Contact Paul Wright, Fuels Mitigation Coordinator, at 307-683-3370 if you have questions.

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­Today the Wyoming Department of Health confirmed the deaths of three Sheridan County residents attributed to COVID-19. An adult Sheridan County man died within the last week. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness. An older adult Sheridan County man died… Continue Reading

Board Openings for Predator Management District

Predator Management District The Sheridan County Commission is now accepting applications for (2) positions for the Predator Management District of Sheridan County. The open position(s) are for (1) at large position (an individual that resides in the district and is not engaged in the raising of sheep or cattle) and (1) Sportsman position (an individual… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Resident Deaths Attributed to COVID-19

­Yesterday the Wyoming Department of Health confirmed the deaths of two Sheridan County residents attributed to COVID-19. An older adult Sheridan County man died within the last week. He was hospitalized, was a resident of a local long-term care facility and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk… Continue Reading

Test Planned for County’s Emergency Communications Tower

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Sheridan County Resident Death Attributed to COVID-19

­Yesterday the Wyoming Department of Health confirmed the death of a Sheridan County resident attributed to COVID-19. An older adult Sheridan County man died in October. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness. This brings the number of Sheridan County resident… Continue Reading

Sheridan County COVID-19 Updates

View our COVID-19 media releases below, listed in order from newest to oldest. To view our current COVID-19 information (i.e. monitoring numbers, vaccine status, etc.), please visit our COVID-19 Information page. November 2021 October 2021 September 2021 August 2021 March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 December 2020 November October September August Continue Reading