Staff Reports

Court’s ruling in SCSD2 lawsuit will have lasting impacts

July 25, 2014

Staff at The Sheridan Press cannot believe 4th Judicial District Court Judge William Edelman’s decision regarding the newspaper’s lawsuit with Sheridan County School District 2. We felt our case was solid. The school district had been discussing a potential $45 million multi-purpose recreational facility for months. They had worked with consultants to gather market data, Read More

Penrose Place senior living facility grand opening Wednesday

SHERIDAN— Penrose Place, a new 15-unit HUD subsidized apartment complex for seniors, will host a grand opening celebration Wednesday at 10 a.m. All members of the community are invited to this free event. Penrose Place is located at 667 East Sixth St. For more information call 763-4690.

Next farmers market set for Thursday downtown

SHERIDAN — The next Sheridan Farmers Market will be held Thurdsay on Grinnell Plaza. From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign Read More

Off-Kilter to present ‘Baby With the Bathwater’ next week

SHERIDAN — A new local theater group, the Off-Kilter Fellowship, will present six editions of “Baby With the Bathwater,” July 31- August 2 and August 7-9 nightly at 7:30 p.m. at the Carriage House Theatre. The dark comedy about how difficult it is to be a parent and how scary it is to be a Read More

New faces July 26, 2014

Quinlee Lake Gilbert Quinlee Lake Gilbert was born July 9, 2014 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Greg and Amanda Gilbert of Sheridan. Her grandparents are Terry and Beth Puis of Gillette and Clay and Diana Gilbert of Sheridan.   Atticus Marko Bublich Atticus Marko Bublich Read More

Never Flinch Summer Slam set for Aug. 2

SHERIDAN— The Never Flinch annual Summer Slam will be on Aug. 2 at 8 a.m. The annual Summer Slam is a 3-on-3, co-ed grass volleyball tournament that will help raise funds for the Weston Johnson Memorial Scholarship. The entry fee is $100 per team, and you can register up until 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 2. Read More

Yoga topic of Thursday’s ‘Flavor of the Week’

SHERIDAN — In celebration of their fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m. Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome. This week’s class will be Read More

Sheridan County Fair kicks off next Thursday

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan County Fair will kick off Thursday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Open class entries can be submitted 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday at the Exhibit Hall. The deadline to sign up for pig wrestling is also Thursday. The event will take place Aug. 3, and you can pick up an entry form Read More

Wacky Science set for Wednesday at library

SHERIDAN — Join Sarah Mentock of Science Kids on Wednesday for “Wacky Science.” Children ages 10-16 are invited to learn cool scientific principles using everyday materials. Following the science activities, participants will have a pizza party. Both events are free. The event will begin at 11 a.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Read More

Crazy Days set for July 31-Aug. 2

SHERIDAN— The annual Crazy Days will take place July 31 through Aug. 2 all around Sheridan. The event is a three-day sidewalk and in-store sale coordinated by the Historic District Promotions Committee. The July 31 Farmers Market will have a special Crazy Days coloring activity for the kids, with prizes. For more information please call Read More

Reports July 25, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Thursday • Activated alarm, 1800 block Fort Road, 9:45 a.m. • Lightning strike, 1290 Skeels St., 3:57 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1100 block Avoca Court, 8:53 p.m. • RMA assist, 400 block North Jefferson Street, 10:27 p.m.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Thursday • No reports available by press time.   SHERIDAN MEMORIAL Read More

Rockies take Ponies League title

SHERIDAN — The Fletcher Construction and Wendy’s Rockies won the Sheridan Ponies Softball League on Monday. The Rockies defeated the Let’er Buck Carwash and Pepsi Marlins team 23-8 in the championship game at Sixth Street Fields. The Rockies roster, which included two separate sets of twins, was comprised of girls in grades 5-7 who were Read More

Local man named Wyoming’s Physician Assistant of the Year

July 24, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Association of Physician Assistants named Jason Otto the 2014 Physician Assistant of the Year at their annual conference in Casper last week. Otto is a Powell native and University of Wyoming graduate who has been practicing at Big Horn Mountain Medicine, which is owned and operated by Sheridan Memorial Hospital, for Read More

Next week’s ParkFit to focus on fitness

SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be fitness by the YMCA at Kendrick Park. A full schedule of ParkFit Read More

Funny Face Productions to perform ‘13’ at Mars Theater

SHERIDAN— Funny Face Productions presents the musical comedy, “13,” featuring 23 Sheridan-area teens. The group will perform in the brand new Mars Theater at the WYO Theater, 42 N. Main St., each night between July 30 and Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the WYO Theater box office Read More

Wyoming Wednesday to feature US Forest Service representative

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event, Cheri Jones of the United States Forest Service will talk Read More

College to honor Hoffman Aug. 1-2

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Foundation will host “Hoffman Days” Aug. 1-2 at Sheridan College. Bruce Hoffman has been with the Northern Wyoming Community College District for 50 years and coached the Generals men’s basketball for 16 years. All of the players from his coaching days have been invited to join in the recognition. Events Read More

Reports July 24, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Fluid cleanup, 2000 block Coffeen Avenue, 8:07 a.m. • Dumpster fire, 700 block Long Drive, 2:58 p.m.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • Medical, 2300 block West Fifth Street, 7:37 a.m. • Trauma, 2000 block Coffeen Avenue, 8:01 a.m. • Medical, 1600 block Sugarland Drive, 8:07 a.m. • Medical, 100 block Read More

Eagles #186 to host candidate meet and greet

July 23, 2014

SHERIDAN— The Eagles Aerie #186 will host a candidates’ meet and greet Monday. From 5:30-7:30  p.m. all members of the community are invited to ask political candidates for the upcoming election questions. The free meeting will be held at Eagles Club located at 850 North Main St. For more information call the club at 674-6881.

Senior Center offering free bicycle rentals

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center invites members of the community to feel the wind in their hair again, no matter what their age may be. The center now offers bicycles and helmets for free daily rentals. Any interested party may visit the Senior Center located at 211 Smith St. to check out a bike. Read More

Blood drive set for Tuesday in Ranchester

SHERIDAN— The Tongue River community blood drive is Tuesday from 2-6:30 p.m. at the Tongue River Valley Community Center, 411 Dayton St. in Ranchester. There is a critical need for O negative, A negative, B negative, and O positive blood types. Donors must be at least 16-years-old, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good Read More

Reports July 23, 2014

SHERIDAN  FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Fluid spill, Kingfisher Avenue, 1:15 • Activated fire alarm, 6620 Lewis Street, 2:36 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 50 block East Eighth Street, 6:46 Tuesday • Gas leak, 234 N. Main St., 10:09 a.m. • Activated fire alarm, 1923 N. Main St., 11:10 a.m. • RMA assist, intersection of Gould Read More

Jets, Sheridan ‘B’ All-Stars to host state tourney

SHERIDAN — Thorne-Rider Stadium will play host to the Legion Baseball ‘B’ State Tournament this weekend. The Sheridan ‘B’ All-Stars and the defending champion Jets will both take part in the tournament that kicks off tomorrow. Eight of the top B-division youth baseball teams will battle it out in a double-elimination tournament before crowning a Read More

Three local basketball players named to all-star team

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Coaches Association has announced their rosters for the boys and girls basketball all-star teams. Three Sheridan County players were named to the teams, which will play in the all-star game on Saturday at Casper College. Sheridan High School’s Reed Ritterbusch was named to the boy’s North squad, and Tongue River standout Read More

Volleyball camp set for this weekend at SHS

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Volleyball Club is teaming up with the University of Wyoming Volleyball Team to host a camp this weekend at Sheridan High School. All students in grades six through 12 are invited to participate in the camp, running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Students should bring Read More