Weather From Our Sponsors

Staff Reports

Academics for All names Jensen as this week’s Summit Award winner

April 18, 2015

Academics for All is pleased to announce that Dillon Jensen, son of James and Julie Jensen of Sheridan, is this week’s Summit Award winner. He has steadily and quietly maintained a perfect grade point average of 4.0 throughout high school while also meeting time-consuming goals he set for himself outside of school. Jensen has taken Read More

Kirven among 26 recommended to practice law in Wyoming

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Bar has announced that 26 people have been recommended for admission to practice law in Wyoming, including Sheridan resident Stacy Kirven. The 26 were recommended for admission after receiving a passing score on the Uniform Bar Exam and meeting all other requirements for admission. The Wyoming State Bar and the Read More

Santosha Yoga to host spring yoga workshop

SHERIDAN — Santosha Yoga will host a “Yoga for Healthy Aging and Ayurvedic Seasonal Flow” workshop April 24-26 at Santosha Yoga with master yoga teachers Baxter Bell and Melina Meza. Bell will share his personal wisdom of yoga and the scientific evidence that shows how the yogic lifestyle supports healthy aging. He will also offer Read More

Presbyterian women hosting spring rummage, book sale

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will hold their annual spring ABC (Attic-Basement-Closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday. Doors will open at 8 a.m., and the sale will run through noon on Friday. The sale will be on again from 8 a.m. to noon on April 25. There will also be a $2 per Read More

Wyoming FFA announces Career Development Event winners

SHERIDAN — The John B. Kendrick FFA chapter in Sheridan was one of more than 11 FFA chapters recognized as champions in their respective Career Development Events as part of the Wyoming FFA Association’s State Convention held April 6-11 in Cheyenne and Laramie. “Career Development Events are designed to combine classroom learning with hands-on practical Read More

Mischke, Gagstetter to wed in June

SHERIDAN — John Jacob Mischke of Dayton and Mary Elizabeth Gagstetter of Manistee, Mich igan, are engaged to wed June 26, 2015. Mischke received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska and a doctorate in physical therapy from Creighton University. He is employed as a physical therapist at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Read More

CTG presents ‘Laughter — Always the Best Medicine?’

April 17, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theater Guild will present its final production of the 2014-2015 season next week. “Laughter — Always the Best Medicine?” is a collection of seven hilarious one-act plays featuring 22 local men and women cast by director Pat Tomsovic. Many are veteran actors, but eight brand new thespians have tossed their hat Read More

Suicide prevention training set for April 23-24

SHERIDAN — The Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, Wyoming Department of Health and LivingWorks will host an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training program April 23-24 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sheridan. The ASIST workshop will enhance caregivers’ abilities to assist a person-at-risk to keep them safe-for-now. Upon completing the workshop, participants will be able Read More

Billie Johnson selected as Wyoming Jefferson Award winner

SHERIDAN — The Jefferson Awards Foundation announced that a Sheridan resident is a finalist in the 2015 Wyoming Jefferson Awards. Billie Johnson has been selected as one of this year’s four Wyoming winners. Johnson was nominated for her volunteerism at the Sheridan Salvation Army, the People Assistance Food Bank, Joy Junction Children’s Church, the Sheridan Read More

New Faces April 17, 2015

Eleanor Jean Davis Eleanor Jean Davis was born April 6, 2015, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Justin and Tracee Davis of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Cora. Her grandparents are Eileen Jackson of Kemmerer and Mark and Margie Davis of Torrington. Malichi Dabai Timbana Malichi Read More

Tween Challenge Takeover to focus on fiber art

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through May. Next week’s “Tween Challenge Takeover” programs will focus on fiber art. “Tween Challenge Takeover” is geared toward kids in fifth through seventh grades. The program includes activities and experiments that draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, Read More

Students encouraged to apply for Thomas Foundation scholarships

SHERIDAN — Students from Wyoming may apply for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation now until May 1. The Foundation is dedicated to helping students who have struggled in school and who want to continue their postsecondary education. “I believe strongly in Wyoming’s young people who want a second chance in Read More

Reports April 17, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Thursday • Activated alarm, 300 block West Alger Street, 10:48 a.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 2000 block South Sheridan Avenue, 1:44 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Thursday • Medical, 1300 block North Main Street, 8:19 a.m. • Medical, 1600 block Coffeen Avenue, 11:40 a.m. • Event standby, 1000 block Long Drive, 1:01 p.m. Read More

Three Sheridan High School hoopers named to Wyoming All-Stars

SHERIDAN — The rosters for the 40th annual Wyoming All-Stars vs. Montana high school basketball series were announced Thursday, and three Sheridan High School athletes were named to the teams. Dylan Daniels was named to the boys teams, while Dylan Wright and Emily Julian received recognition for the girls. The event, which will be played Read More

SC students earn National Science Foundation honor

April 16, 2015

SHERIDAN— A team of four Sheridan College students has been selected by an expert panel of judges as one of 10 finalists for the Community College Innovation Challenge through the National Science Foundation. The students — Hannah Shafer of Rapid City, South Dakota, Ceirra Carlson of Greybull, and Hannah Jernigan and Paige Jernigan both of Read More

Pollo, Wilson engaged to wed in August

SHERIDAN — Robert William Pollo of Douglas and Kayla Ann Wilson of Sheridan are engaged to wed Aug. 8, 2015. Pollo is employed at White’s Energy Dodge in Gillette. His parents are Robert and Cheryl Pollo of Douglas. Wilson is employed at Lakeview Elementary in Gillette. She is the daughter of Brenda and the late Read More

YMCA to host Healthy and Safe Kids Day April 25

SHERIDAN — The Wellness Council of Sheridan County and the Sheridan County YMCA are partnering to offer families in the community a free and fun-filled event for Healthy and Safe Kids Day from 8-11:30 a.m. April 25. The day starts with a free pancake breakfast from 8:30-9:30 a.m. With full bellies, kids will be able Read More

Eat breakfast with the governor April 29

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will present the Governor’s Breakfast at the Historic Sheridan Inn on April 29. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead will be making a presentation followed by a brief question and answer session. The event includes a breakfast buffet by the Open Range restaurant. Doors open at 6:45 a.m. with Read More

County announces library board vacancy

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Board has a board member opening effective July 1. The board of trustees is the governing body for the Sheridan County Library system with libraries in Clearmont, Story, Ranchester and Sheridan. It is composed of five members who are appointed by Sheridan County commissioners. Terms are three Read More

County announces vacancy on P&Z commission

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County commissioners are seeking an individual to serve on the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission, effective July 1. Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission actively participate in the planning of the county and its welfare; learn all facets of the regulations governing such functions; interact with a wide variety of Read More

Reports April 16, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday Odor investigation, 100 block North Main Street, 5:35 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday Medical, 1200 block Pioneer Road, 2:22 a.m. Medical, 900 block West Brundage Lane, 11:48 a.m. Medical, 500 block East Fifth Street, 12:09 p.m. Medical, 700 block Bridge Street, Dayton, 4:31 p.m. Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 5:23 p.m. Read More

McGuire takes on head coaching for Lady Rams

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School announced Tuesday that Michael McGuire would be promoted from girls assistant basketball coach to head coach next season. Former head coach Justin Kidneigh resigned to spend more time with his family. Kidneigh and McGuire led the Lady Rams to the state tournament last season. McGuire, who is also Read More

Kuhn signs with Colo. School

Sheridan College women’s basketball player Katie Kuhn, center, with assistant coach Ryan Davis, left, and head coach Frank McCarthy, signed her letter of intent to continue her career at Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colorado) next season. Kuhn led the Lady Generals with 3.8 assists and just 1.6 turnovers as a sophomore.

Hanson to play at MSU-B

Sheridan College women’s basketball player Tiana Hanson, center, with assistant coach Ryan Davis, left, and head coach Frank McCarthy, signed her letter of intent to continue her career at Montana State University-Billings next season. Hanson led the Lady Generals with 20.2 points and 10.5 rebounds a game as a sophomore. She was named the Sheridan Read More

Wright to continue hoops career

Sheridan High School basketball player Dylan Wright, front row, center, signed a letter of intent to continue her career at Black Hills State University (Spearfish, South Dakota) next season. Wright averaged 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds a game as a senior. She is pictured here with, clockwise from top left, her brother Gus, mother Christy, Read More

For the best in Sheridan adventures, visit the new Visit Now