Staff Reports

Court rules in 8-year Zowada, Mullinax feud

September 30, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Sheridan County commissioners last week in an attempt to settle a dispute that has been ongoing between Merlin and Lori Zowada and Mullinax Concrete Service Company for approximately eight years. The dispute began over the Zowadas’ access to landlocked property they own. In 2006, Read More

Next ‘Jentel Presents’ set for Oct. 7

SHERIDAN — Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Oct. 7 from 5:30 -7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual Read More

Surfer to speak at K-Life rally Mon.

SHERIDAN — K-Life is holding a youth rally on Monday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Junior High School. The event will feature Bethany Hamilton. Hamilton is a pro-surfer whose life story was featured in the movie “Soul Surfer” and she is currently appearing on “The Amazing Race” and “Dolphin Tale 2.” This event is Read More

Hospice volunteer training to begin late October

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Hospice of the Big Horns will have a volunteer training beginning in late October. The training will consist of four sessions to be held on Monday evenings. Volunteers have flexible hours and can participate in various ways: helping out in homes, in the hospice office or at various activities throughout Read More

Local Briefs Sept. 30, 2014

Archaeological Society Meeting set for Thursday at Holiday Inn SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, in the Le Gourmet room. Dinner will be ordered from the menu, however it is not necessary to order dinner to attend the free Read More

VA to celebrate completion of residential treatment facility with ceremony Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veteran Affairs Medical Center recently completed space for a residential rehabilitation treatment program. On Thursday at 2 p.m. the VA will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest building. “We are excited to have the building complete and be able to move patients into the new and beautiful space,” Director Read More

SHS tennis teams travel to Gillette Thursday for state tournament

SHERIDAN — Julia Fenn continued her impressive run toward a state championship three-peat with a dominating performance at the regional tournament over the weekend. Fenn, a junior, only lost two games in Cody over the weekend, coasting to an easy title in No. 1 singles in the north regional. She defeated Riverton’s Fallyn Richmond, 6-0, Read More

Cowboy Hall of Fame to induct WCHF honorees Nov. 2

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Board of Directors, 11 men and women from across the state, met in Casper Sept. 22 to review, vote on and select the prestigious “First Class” of honorees to be inducted into the WCHF. The group received around 40 nominations statewide. WCHF created 10 geographic regions within Read More

Shrine Bowl of Wyoming donates $30,000 to Shrine hospital in Utah

SHERIDAN — The Board of Directors of the Shrine Bowl of Wyoming are pleased to announce a directed donation of $30,000 to the Shrine Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. The money was raised from the playing of the 41st annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game in June. Big Horn head coach Mike McGuire Read More

Despite poor weather PH golfers keep playing

SHERIDAN — Joe Wright and Bill Arno each scored a 37 (+1) to win the first flight low gross honors at the Thursday Night Powder Horn Men’s League competition last week. Bob Eberhart won low net with a 32. In the second flight, Stu Healy had the low gross score with a 41 (+5). John Read More

Group seeking candidates for Mrs. Sheridan pageant

September 29, 2014

SHERIDAN — Sheree Lynch, executive state director for the Mrs. Wyoming Pageant, said the pageant is seeking applicants for the title of Mrs. Sheridan.  Once selected, the woman will advance to represent her community in the 2015 Mrs. Wyoming Pageant to be held on May 30 at Central Auditorium in Cheyenne. Local titleholders will compete Read More

Girl Scouts to present at Akcita Win

SHERIDAN — Akcita Win will hold its next fall meeting Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. They will meet at Designing Dinners and will order from the menu. The program will feature Cadet Girl Scout Troop #1333. The girls will discuss an urban outing they created called an “Urban Camp,” which was held specifically for a Read More

After hours, brown bag seminars to begin next week

SHERIDAN — Throughout the months of October, November and December, Lynn Gordon will be hold free seminars at the Downtown Sheridan Association on Coffeen Avenue and Main Street. The first one will focus on anxiety and will be held Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m. There will be a repeat of the seminar on Wednesday at Read More

State archaeologist to discuss recent field work

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, in the Le Gourmet room. Dinner will be ordered from the menu, however it is not necessary to order dinner to attend the free program. Following dinner, Wyoming State Archaeologist Greg Pierce will Read More

Reports Sept. 29, 2014

  SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 600 block Big Horn Avenue, 6:20 a.m. • RMA assist, 700 block East Heald Street, 8:11 p.m. • RMA assist, 30 block East Ninth Street, 10:23 p.m. Saturday • Activated fire alarm, 1800 block Fort Road, 3:31 a.m. • RMA assist, 1300 block Yonkee Avenue, 8 a.m. Sunday Read More

Allen leads UW golf team to 10th-place finish

SHERIDAN — Kamrin Allen guided the University of Wyoming golf team to a 10th-place finish over the weekend at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. After shooting a 70 (-2) and 75 (+3) in the first two rounds, Allen finished with a 4-over 76 to put him at 5-over for the tournament. His 221 (+5) total Read More

2 Sheridan golfers earn All-State honors at state tournament

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School golf team traveled to Laramie over the weekend to participate in the state tournament, and two Broncs came home with All-State honors. Jack Mavrakis finished in sixth place with a two-day score of 150, and Kayla Allen’s 185 was good enough for a ninth-place finish for the girls. Kirby Read More

Local sports briefs

TR golf teams take eighth at state tournament DAYTON — The Tongue River golf team wrapped up the state tournament on Saturday in Thermopolis. Kylee Knobloch shot a two-day score of 223, giving her an eighth-place finish and an All-State title. The boys ended up shooting 847 on the two days, leaving them eighth place Read More

SJHS teams five points away from perfect weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School football teams were just five points away from another perfect weekend. After the seventh-graders took two wins in Powell, the eighth-grade Blue team followed suit with a 32-0 victory at home against Powell. Unfortunately, the eighth-grade Gold team fell just short, losing 12-8. Ryan Sessions got things started Read More

Lacunza arrested in connection with Friday chase, crash

SHERIDAN — A 27-year-old Sheridan man has been arrested for stealing a vehicle and attempting to evade law enforcement officers. Micah Lacunza was arrested Friday and is expected to appear in Sheridan County Circuit Court this afternoon. At approximately 3 p.m. Friday, Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a crash on Acme Road, just Read More

Absentee voting now open through Nov. 3

September 26, 2014

SHERIDAN — Absentee voting is now open for the general election and will continue through Nov. 3. Ballots can be completed at the Sheridan County Courthouse, located at 224 S. Main St. Absentee ballots can also be received and returned by mail. Call the County Clerk at 674-2515 or stop by the courthouse to submit Read More

Local Briefs Sept. 27, 2014

‘Pints for Prostate’ Tuesday at Blacktooth Brewing SHERIDAN — The Ken Mellinger Memorial Foundation is hosting a “Pints for Prostate” event at the Blacktooth Brewing Company on Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and live music by the Alphorns, Josh and Amber Hanson, Mick Johnson and Mitch Craft. The Read More

Agendas Sept. 27, 2014

Sheridan County Planning  and Zoning Commission 5:30 p.m. Thursday 2nd Floor Commissioners’ Board Room Sheridan County Courthouse,  224 S. Main St.  • Call to order and pledge • Approval of agenda • Approval of minutes for Sept. 4, 2014 • Matters from the public • New business 1. Item No: EV-14-003: Reedy Utility/Drainage/Construction Easement Vacation Read More

Redle receives Wyoming State Bar professionalism award

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar announced last week that Sheridan County Attorney Matthew F. Redle is this year’s recipient of the Gerald R. Mason Professionalism Award. The award was presented at this year’s Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference, which took place earlier this month at Little America in Cheyenne.  This is the fourth annual Read More

Ford named realtor of the year

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Board of Realtors has announced the selection of Judy Ford as the 2014 Realtor of the Year. The daughter of Burl and Thea Ford, Judy received her Wyoming Real Estate License in 2006. After spending 20 years in the hospitality and management industry she joined The Powder Horn Realty Inc. Read More