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November 25, 2014

Reports Nov. 25, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 500 block West Burkitt Street, 6:47 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • Medical, 600 block East Sixth Street, 3:38 a.m. • Trauma, 1100 block Avoca Court, 11:25 a.m. • Trauma, 800 block Sugarland Drive, 12:06 p.m. • Trauma, 100 block Coffeen Avenue, 3:44 p.m. • Medical, 1400 Read More

Reports Nov. 24, 2014

November 24, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 100 block South Sheridan Avenue, 6:19 a.m. • Odor investigation, 1100 block Pioneer Street, 8:56 a.m. Saturday • Activated fire alarm, 3000 block Coffeen Avenue, 7:46 p.m. Sunday • Structure fire, 1700 block Meadowlark Lane, 1:58 p.m. • RMA assist, 2000 block South Sheridan Avenue, 6:30 p.m. Read More

Health Watch: Nurturing your attitude of gratitude

November 22, 2014

Teresa (Teddy) E. Araas, PhD, CHES, CYT-700, RYT-500. Owner of Balanced Living Health & Wellbeing Consultants, LLC and Santosha Yoga. “In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich” –Dietrich Bonhoeffer Years of studying and utilizing integrative Read More

Column: How the GOP can poke back against Obama

DANA MILBANK is a political reporter for The Washington Post and has authored two books on national political campaigns and the national political parties. Here’s a paradox worth pondering: Could President Obama’s executive actions on immigration actually make it easier to enact comprehensive reform? The invective pouring forth from Republicans this past week would seem Read More

Sheridan Press Editorial: In this season of giving, know where your money is going

‘Tis the season of giving. Pretty soon, those familiar Salvation Army bells will be ringing downtown and in front of stores throughout town. Coat drives and food drives are already underway. There are countless ways to help the less fortunate this holiday season. No doubt there are numerous worthy charities in Sheridan County that will Read More

Letter: Gruber lies, disrespects citizens via Obamacare

Gruber lies, disrespects citizens via Obamacare Re: Health costs hit home In August of this year, we were informed that our retirement medical insurance was being cancelled due to the rising cost of health care and the requirements of ObamaCare. After working professionally for 54 years, we were counting on our promised health insurance. On Read More

Column: Giving thanks for our vibrant downtown!

Beth Holsinger is the executive director of The Downtown Sheridan Association. The Downtown Sheridan Association is very thankful for our many volunteers and is thrilled with the many new businesses in downtown. In early November we recognized the new businesses and contributions of individuals and companies by hosting our DSA annual Appreciation Dinner at The Read More

Agenda Nov. 22, 2014

Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday 41 W. Whitney St. • Meeting called to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the October 28 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board staff reports 1. Juvenile Probation report 2. Truancy Probation Read More

Column: Caring for your house plants

November 21, 2014

Scott Hininger is with the Sheridan County Extension office. Most houseplants are hybrids of plant species that grow wild, somewhere in the world.  A good rule of thumb for keeping your house plants healthy is to try to match the same environment from which they originated. You may not be able to match every criteria Read More

Gather ’round: Tabletop design and decor for the holidays

By Elaine Markoutsas Universal Uclick Traditions, memories of past celebrations, loved ones and good times all are tied to the holidays. And it’s the home, particularly the table where family and friends gather, that is most evocative. It draws out the warm and fuzzy good feelings of being together, sharing a repast. Just the thought Read More

Senior Center Happenings Nov. 22, 2014

• Special guests Ace Young, Santa and Mrs. Claus join the Senior Center’s SheridanAires for a special Christmas Program “Sweater Weather” on Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 211 Smith St. No advance call-in for the Thursday 1:30 p.m. matinee is necessary.   This performance is free and open to the community Read More

Bolstering mobility – a new connection

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — New technology is now available in Sheridan to allow elders living independently at home to stay connected to a personal medical alert system but increase their ability to move at a wider range from home. The new Lifeline GoSafe Medical Alert system, the next generation in personal Read More

Keeping in voice: a lifetime love of music

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Her soprano voice blends with the choir like spices to a good sauce.  It is a gift she found she loved as a child and crafted over the years through training. “I’ve sung all my life,” said Arlene Herrboldt. Herrboldt, who turns 87 in December, keeps her Read More

Summit Award Winner: Tom Fenn

This week’s Summit Award winner is Tom Fenn. Fenn is a leader in and out of the classroom. His interests include science-related classes, football, skiing and weight lifting. Fenn is the son of John and Armella Fenn. Fenn, a Sheridan High School senior, maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.905. He received academic letters his freshman, Read More

Column: Giving thanks for all we have

Donald Warriner is a Captain Sheridan Corps Officer with The Salvation Army. In a few short days we will celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family. This is a time when we give thanks for all that we have. Do we have things to be thankful for? We live in a country that has many freedoms. Read More

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Column: The climate pact swindle

Charles Krauthammer is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, political commentator, and physician. He is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard, a weekly panelist on the PBS news program Inside Washington, and a nightly panelist on Fox News Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Read More

Letter: Liberty, leadership, policy; citizen input, majority rules

Liberty, leadership, policy; citizen input, majority rules Re: Democracy in Sheridan Mr. Mayor, what do you have against public self-governance? How could you ethically hire an interim city manager, when the public voted to not have one? If your abilities are inadequate for the responsibilities of the appointment, then step down. Mr. Interim City Manager, Read More

New Faces Nov. 21, 2014

Levi Dienekes Dennee Levi Dienekes Dennee was born Oct. 20, 2014, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. He was welcomed by parents Tyler and Leah Dennee. His sibling is sister Isabella. His grandparents are Cai Guttierez of Safford, Arizona, and Tom and Michelle Roush of Big Horn. Read More

Column: Democrats need rich people, too

November 20, 2014

DANA MILBANK is a political reporter for The Washington Post and has authored two books on national political campaigns and the national political parties. Elizabeth Warren was doing Tuesday what Elizabeth Warren usually does: sticking up for the little guy.  The populist Democratic senator from Massachusetts was in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, hosting an Read More

Letter: WYO Theater part of memories

WYO Theater part of memories Re: Wyo 25th celebration Last Saturday, my husband and I had the great pleasure of attending the WYO Theater’s 25th anniversary celebration. The first time I ever set foot in the WYO Theater, it was as a performer. Selected as one of a handful of area elementary school students to Read More

Reports Nov. 20, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 100 block South Sheridan Avenue, 6:30 a.m. • RMA assist, 1100 block Avoca Court, 10:51 a.m. • Activated alarm, 100 block Avoca Court, 7:01 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • Medical, 1300 block Holmes Avenue, 8:58 a.m. • Medical, 2600 block North Main Street, 9:16 a.m. • Read More

Beyond gun dogs: Mans best friend

TOM MCINTYRE is a contributing editor to Sports Afield and Field & Stream magazine. Dogs are at the heart of it.  One of the earliest words for hunter was the Greek kynēgetēs, translated as “leader of dogs” and for a dozen millennia or more, humans have worked with dogs to hunt food for both.  The Read More

Column: Pope calls for family resurrection

November 19, 2014

KATHLEEN PARKER is a syndicated columnist of The Washington Post, a regular guest on television shows like The Chris Mathews Show and The O’Reilly Factor, and is a member of the Buckley School’s faculty. She won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. News that Pope Francis will visit the U.S. next year for the Read More

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