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Delphi fire ruled accidental; no cause determined

January 26, 2015

SHERIDAN — A house fire that damaged a home in the 800 block of Delphi Avenue last week has been ruled accidental. Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the Goose Valley Fire Department responded Thursday to the fire. Fire chief Terry Lenhart said they haven’t pinned down the exact cause of the fire. “We’ve ruled out anything that Read More

Cancer support group to meet tonight

SHERIDAN — A cancer survivors support group, “A Shared Journey,” has been formed. It meets Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m. inside the Sheridan Senior Center. Survivors of cancer, regardless of diagnosis, and those currently undergoing treatment, are welcome to attend. For more information, call Renee Parker at the Welch Cancer Center, 674-6022.

Girls State accepting applications

SHERIDAN — Applications are now being accepted to attend the 73rd session of American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State, which will be held on the campus of Northwest College in Powell on June 6-13. The program is open to all ladies who will complete their junior year of high school in June 2015. The program is Read More

10th annual Poetry Out Loud contest to include local students

SHERIDAN — The 10th annual Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition will be held Feb. 2-3 in Cheyenne. Ten student competitors, along with their teachers, parents and guests are expected. The competition begins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 2 at the Cheyenne Civic Center. This event is free and open to the public. On Feb. Read More

Reports, Jan. 26, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • No calls reported. Saturday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1800 block Big Horn Avenue, 5:53 p.m. • Motor vehicle accident, intersection of Big Horn Avenue and Colorado Street, 10:56 p.m. Sunday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Friday • Medical, 1200 block Third Avenue East, 1 a.m. • Medical, 1900 Read More

SHS track, swim teams set records

Bomar sets long-jump record for second-straight week SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School sophomore Peyton Bomar set a school record in long jump for the second week in a row, and the Broncs had another successful meet over the weekend in Gillette. Bomar’s 17 feet, 3.25 inches in the long jump was good enough for a first-place Read More

DUI arrests increase for third straight year

January 24, 2015

SHERIDAN — Arrests made for driving under the influence rose approximately 14 percent between 2013 and 2014, continuing the upward trend of the last few years. According to information provided by Sheridan County and Prosecuting Attorney Matt Redle, total DUI arrests rose nearly 20 percent from 2011 to 2012, 18 percent from 2012 to 2013 Read More

Agendas Jan. 24, 2015

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting 9 a.m. Monday Second floor commission library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 South Main St. • Call to order • Executive session per §16-4-405 (a)(iii) and 16-4-405 (a)(vii) • Consider purchase offer for Milward Water-Hole Property • Staff and elected reports • Adjourn Joint Sheridan College Board and Read More

Big Horn teams take a win, loss on the road Friday

BIG HORN — Friday night saw a win and a loss in 2A basketball as the Big Horn Rams and Lady Rams faced off against Wright on the road. The girls of Big Horn fought hard — regaining some ground after falling behind by 23 points — but fell short in the end to the Read More

Relay for life fundraising season to kick off Tuesday at Black Tooth

January 23, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan area Relay for Life fundraising season will kick off Tuesday with a rally from 4-6 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company. For every pint of beer sold Tuesday, $1 will be donated to the local Relay for Life event. From 4-6 p.m., visitors to the brewery will have an opportunity Read More

Fulmer Public Library to offer computer classes

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is offering a little help to local residents navigating computers. The classes will be held Thursdays at 10 a.m. and attendees can use their own laptops or use one belonging to the library. Class topics are as follows: • Jan. 29 — More on Windows 7 • Read More

Local organizations to collect information about homeless in Sheridan Wednesday

SHERIDAN — Local organizations are coming together to better understand the homeless in Sheridan. This year’s Point in Time Count will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday alongside the Sheridan Agency Fair at the Sheridan YMCA. A minibus will shuttle to and from Kmart at the top of every hour and Read More

Kings celebrate 50 years of marriage

SHERIDAN — Garry and Kay (Adams) King will celebrate 50 years of marriage today. The Kings were married Jan. 23, 1965, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pierre, South Dakota. Garry King worked as an electrician for Ferding Electric in Pierre until the couple moved to Sheridan in 1972. In Sheridan, he worked Read More

Sheridan College to host open house

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host an open house Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium to allow individuals to learn more about programs the community college offers. College staff especially encourage residents older than 50 who didn’t finish college to head back to campus. By combining life and Read More

‘Souper’ Bowl community food drive starts Monday

SHERIDAN — The AARP and Wyoming Retired Educators of Sheridan have partnered with local food banks for a “Souper” Bowl community food drive during the week of Jan. 26-Jan. 30. There will be two drop-off sites — the Sheridan Senior Center and the YMCA. Both sites will have a decorated box for each of the Read More

First Assembly of God Church to install new pastors Sunday

SHERIDAN — Rev. Jay and Linda Littlefield will be installed as new pastors of First Assembly of God Church at the 10:15 a.m. worship service Sunday. Rev. Alan Schaberg, the Wyoming District Assemblies of God superintendent, will install them. Following the installation, he will preach. The public is invited to this event. Jay Littlefield is Read More

Birth announcements, Jan. 23, 2015

Grace Kay Brugger Grace Kay Brugger was born Jan. 13, 2015, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Tim and Angela Brugger of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Madison. Her grandparents are Sharon Brugger of Cheyenne and John and Michele Muecke of Sheridan. Clayton William Mitchell Clayton Read More

Reports Jan. 23, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Thursday • Odor investigation, 2500 North Main Street, 8:30 a.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Thursday • Medical, 400 block North Jefferson Street, 1:08 a.m. • Trauma, 1500 block Warren Avenue, 8:20 a.m. • Fire standby, 2500 block North Main Street, 8:27 a.m. • Medical, 900 block West Brundage Lane, 12:06 p.m. • Medical, 1300 Read More

Hanson commits to Montana State University-Billings

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College sophomore forward Tiana Hanson has made the decision to continue her basketball career at NCAA Division II Montana State University-Billings next season. Hanson’s stock boosted way up this season with the Lady Generals as she established herself as a dominant post player at both ends of the floor. Hanson, who averaged Read More

Indoor tennis facility still in fundraising phase

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Tennis Association signed an agreement with the Sheridan Athletic Association and the city of Sheridan in September to cover two tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park, but they still need funding before construction can actually begin on the new facility. The SCTA started its fundraising campaign on Dec. 1, 2014, and Read More

Dayton Town Council appoints Healy as new municipal judge

January 22, 2015

DAYTON — Dayton Town Council made quick business of a short agenda Monday. Council members approved a resolution appointing Ryan Healy of Healy Law Firm as the town’s new municipal judge, Town Clerk Linda Lofgren said. Dayton’s previous municipal judge, Joelle Hadley-Day, resigned. The Council also discussed an agreement with Ranchester for Healy to conduct Read More

Tax revenues increase as local economy steadies

SHERIDAN — Local tax revenues are steadily increasing from last year, a good sign for the Sheridan area’s economic recovery. According to Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller, sales and use tax revenues have increased 1.35 percent from July to December 2014 compared to the same six-month period in 2013. Obermueller noted that the increase Read More

Cloverbuds to host rocket activity

SHERIDAN — The Cloverbuds will host an activity centered around rockets Wednesday beginning at 4 p.m. at the Watt Agricultural Center. The 4-H Cloverbud program is a component of the 4-H youth development program. It is designed as an informal approach to developing confidence, social skills, decision making abilities, subject matter knowledge and physical skills. Read More

Caywoods celebrate 60 years of marriage

SHERIDAN — Larry Caywood and Sally (nee Barnes) Caywood will celebrate 60 years of marriage today. The Caywoods were married Jan. 22, 1955, in Buffalo. Larry Caywood ran a trucking business for many years and worked most recently as a ranch hand before retiring in 2014. His wife was active as a 4-H leader and Read More

Reports Jan. 22, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Structure fire, 800 block Delphi Avenue, 10:10 a.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • Medical, 200 block Second West Parkway, 8:44 a.m. • Medical, 1400 block Birch Street, 8:53 a.m. • Medical, 100 block West 13th Street, 12:07 p.m. • Trauma, 200 South Brooks Street, 3:04 p.m. • Medical, 1400 block West Read More

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