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Chili-rubbed pork chops with pineapple salsa

March 4, 2015

By Susan Nicholson Universal Uclick CHILI-RUBBED PORK CHOPS WITH PINEAPPLE SALSA   Makes 4 servings Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes   INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 4 boneless pork loin chops, 3/4-inch thick, Read More

Reports March 4, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday Trauma, 1800 block Fort Road, 4:47 a.m. Medical, 1600 block Sugarland Drive, 7:48 a.m. Medical, 200 block Smith Street, 9:01 a.m. Medical, 1800 block Fort Road, 9:20 a.m. Medical, 200 block Smith Street, 10:34 a.m. Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 12:21 p.m. Medical, 900 block Read More

Rec. district to pay off mortgage on empty land

RANCHESTER — When the Sheridan County commissioners voted 2-3 against a conditional use permit for the Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District’s plans for a Big Horn community center back in August, it left the District with an empty plot of land and an insurance check for $698,000 and not much else. The next Read More

Education bill receives another amendment

SHERIDAN — Senate File 8 on state education accountability and assessment continues to evolve as another amendment has been added to the substitute bill that replaced the original last Thursday. The substitute bill includes significant language changes including: striking the addition of a fourth year of mandatory math in high school; removing requirements for the Read More

Dayton supports local Benefit Club

DAYTON — The Dayton Town Council pledged $5,000 in Optional One-Cent Sales Tax money to the local Benefit Club to help assist with repair costs for a sagging roof. Dayton Benefit Club President Teri Luskin approached the Council Monday evening to request funding so the organization could match grant opportunities. The organization is eligible to Read More

WWA soliciting donations of mini art, music for annual auction

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is soliciting donations from artists for its ninth annual Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth, to be exhibited and juried April 13-24 at Davis Gallery. The WWA is asking local and regional artists and musicians to contribute miniature works of art (no larger than 6-by-8 inches) Read More

Landon’s to offer three free workshops Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will present three free workshops on Saturday. Beginning at 10 a.m., Phil Gilmore will discuss composting made easy. At 11 a.m., a representative from the city of Sheridan will talk about the city’s recycling program. Then at 1 p.m., a workshop about planning and planting a kitchen herb garden Read More

Ceramics workshop to be held at Sheridan College Friday

SHERIDAN — Elaine Olafson Henry, internationally celebrated ceramic artist and Sheridan resident, will lead a ceramic workshop and present a slideshow at Sheridan College on Friday. The presentation will start at 9 a.m. inside the Thorne-Rider Campus Center, room 008, and the workshop will be 1-4 p.m. in the Griffith Memorial Building, room 013. Both Read More

Wuerker artist reception to be held at Sagebrush Community Art Center Friday

SHERIDAN — An artist reception for Buffalo artist Aaron Wuerker will be held on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. Wuerker’s show, “Aaron Wuerker: Recent Landscapes,” will be on display through March 31 in the center’s Invitational Gallery. Wuerker earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute in Read More

Next ‘Nonprofit Tuesday’ to benefit Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The next Nonprofit Tuesday at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will support the Sheridan Senior Center and the 2015 Keystone Awards. On Tuesday, the brewery will donate $1 from every pint sold. In addition, the 4-6 p.m. celebration will feature live music from Terry Garrison and the sale of raffle tickets for packages Read More

Sheridan Community Land Trust to host open house

  SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host its annual community open house Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. below the nonprofit’s offices on Main Street. The open house will showcase the work of the nonprofit. The public is invited to enjoy food, drinks and a chance to win prizes such as a fly fishing Read More

Girls basketball 4A regional tournament brackets

Boys basketball 4A regional tournament brackets

Perkins team remains undefeated

Matt Hammer puts up a shot during the Sheridan Recreation District Adult League Basketball game Tuesday night at the Sheridan Junior High School. The team sponsored by Perkins in green remains undefeated this season.

3 Lady Generals named All-Region

SHERIDAN — When the Sheridan College women’s basketball team takes the court at the Region IX tournament this weekend, they will do so with three All-Region Team award winners in their starting lineup. Tiana Hanson, Sierra Toms and Zuzana Talackova join 14 other Region IX student-athletes on the 2015 All-Region Team. Coaches from the region Read More

YMCA indoor soccer champs

Winners of the YMCA youth indoor soccer league, back row from left, are coach Sumner Ellis, Elias Bennett, Tim Brown, Isaac Grimes, Myricle Stuart and coach Joel Esteves. Front row, from left, are Landon Negron, Emma Prior, Calvin Gilmer and Brianna Prior.

Reports March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday Structure fire, 600 block H Street, Ranchester, 5:10 a.m. Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 2300 block North Main Street, 3:51 p.m. Activated alarm, 1300 block Hi Tech Drive, 4:21 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday Medical, 600 block Eighth Street, 5:15 a.m. Medical, 1300 block Holmes Avenue, 6:11 a.m. Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Read More

4th man cited in connection with poaching case

SHERIDAN — A fourth man has been cited in a poaching case that may revive a battle over traditional tribal hunting rights. Darren Singer, 21, has been charged as an accessory before the fact in the deaths of three elk at Eskimo Creek in the Bighorn National Forest in January 2014. Colton Herrera, Clayvin Herrera Read More

Black Tooth Brewing Company expands to serve regional market

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company, after four years of operation, will expand this year to market its product more regionally. During the last year, co-founders Tim Barnes and Travis Zeilstra have been working with investors and contractors to expand the brewery facility from 5,400 square feet to 13,000 square feet. The expansion will Read More

SJHS, SHS officials announce additions to honor rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 recently released the names of students named to their honor rolls. The schools have since sent additional information regarding students inadvertently excluded from the list sent to the media. For Sheridan Junior High School, sixth-graders Oliver Barton, Laina Bleu Chavez and Brittney Charlson should have been listed on Read More

Local students named to University of Montana fall 2014 dean’s list

SHERIDAN — Maura Bradshaw of Sheridan and Rachel Reed of Dayton were recently named to the University of Montana’s fall semester 2014 dean’s list. A total of 2,183 students earned the distinction. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must be undergraduate students, earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher and receive Read More

UW announces fall 2014 Provost’s Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming recently released the names of students who earned a spot on the fall 2014 semester Provost’s Honor Roll. The Provost’s Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the semester. Local students Read More

Science Saturday to explore tiny things

SHERIDAN — This weekend’s edition of Science Saturday will focus on “Mysteries of Invisible Life.” The event, sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids, will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Sheridan College Science Center. Attendees will have the chance to explore minute and miniscule living organisms Read More

Habitat, AmeriCorps to host volunteer day

SHERIDAN — Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns will team up with AmeriCorps NCCC to host a community day of volunteering Saturday from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The groups welcome individuals willing to volunteer to help work on projects including painting and caulking for a new Habitat for Humanity home. Attendees are welcome to help as Read More

Stone circles topic of Archaeological Society meeting presentation

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, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Jason Weston Read More

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