Monthly Archives: December 2022


Sheridan—The Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has initiated the recruiting process for an Administrative Director, and has formally retained the Sheridan Firm, Peak Consulting, to conduct a regional search.

Renee’ Obermueller, the Administrative Director for the BOCC, recently announced her retirement after 18 years of service.  Her retirement will be effective on June 30, 2023.  Renee’, originally from Shoshoni, assumed her current position after 17 years in the banking industry and four years with Wyoming Game and Fish.  The hallmarks of Renee’s service to the county include the implementation of financial systems to ensure financial stability, the development of a capital improvement program, and insuring effective communication and coordination with Sheridan County elected officials, staff, and with other Sheridan County municipalities and state agencies. 

Peak Consulting has formally started the recruiting process and will be accepting applications through Monday, January 23, 2023.

The formal job posting, which includes desired qualifications for the position, can be found on the Sheridan County website ( or a copy of the posting can be sent to you by emailing Qualified candidates interested in applying please email a cover letter and resume to Laura Lehan at  For further inquires please call 307 655 5405.  All inquiries and applications will be held strictly confidential.

New Year’s Fireworks Reminder 12-27-2022

The Sheridan Board of County Commissioners would like to remind folks that during this New Year’s holiday the use of Fireworks is limited to 6:01 AM December 31 until 2:00 AM on January 1st, except for permitted Supervised Public Displays.  Fireworks are not permitted on County land, it’s roads, and easements, or within 50 feet… Continue Reading


Due to the hazardous weather conditions the Sheridan County Courthouse will be Closing today, Wednesday, December 21st at 1:00 p.m. and Reopening Thursday, December 22nd at 12:00 p.m. This is for the safety of the public and to allow our county employees to get home safely. For questions: Contact Us:Sheridan County Commissioners307-674-2900 Continue Reading

Warming Shelter Available for Sheridan County

Due to the life-threatening cold weather, Sheridan County is prepared to open a warming shelter if needed now until December 23, 2022. If you or someone you know is unable to heat their home or needs someplace warm to shelter, contact Sheridan Police Dispatch at 307-672-2413 anytime, day or night. You can always find updates… Continue Reading

Dangerous Lows Forecasted for Sheridan County

The National Weather Service in Billings is forecasting an arctic cold weather outbreak in Sheridan County tomorrow, December 20th until December 24th. The NWS stated, “Temperatures and Wind Chills will be dangerous and there will be a period of accumulating snow Tuesday into Wednesday.” Forecasted lows for Wednesday night is expected to reach -37 degrees… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Emergency Management Explosives Dog Name Results

Sheridan County Office of Emergency Management is excited to announce that the new explosives K9’s name will be Scout. All three of Sheridan County School Districts participated in the vote to name the new dog. 48 classes participated in the process and overwhelmingly Scout was the name chosen by the students. Scout will arrive on… Continue Reading


The National Weather Service in Billings, MT has issued a Hazardous Weather Conditions for the Sheridan County area. In order to get our county employees home safely, we are closing the Sheridan County Courthouse at 1:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 13, 2022. For questions: Contact Us:Sheridan County Commissioners307-674-2900 Continue Reading

Blizzard Warning Issued for Sheridan County

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a blizzard warning for Sheridan County now until December 15th at 5:00 AM. Now is the time to prepare! Power, gas and communications maybe affected. Some roads may not be plowed and will be closed. This storm may last a few days. Please avoid travel if possible.… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation Board

The Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners is now accepting applications for a Sheridan County Parks and Recreation Board positions. This is an unexpired term, running February 1, 2022, through June 30, 2025. Interested individuals may apply by completing a board application and submitting it with a cover letter no later than December 30, 2022 at… Continue Reading