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Reports May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1000 block Fifth Street, 3:35 p.m. RMA assist, 700 block Long Drive, 10:29 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday Medical, 1000 block West Fifth Street, 8:21 a.m. Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 11:08 a.m. Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 1:29 p.m. Medical, 1000 block West Fifth Street, Read More

NSI students escape, are apprehended this morning

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office this morning was notified that two male juveniles left Normative Services, Inc. without authorization. Law enforcment apprehended both juveniles by noon. One was a white male, approximately 5-foot-8 and 130 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. The second subject, was a black male, approximately 6-foot-1, 180 pounds Read More

SC nursing students honored by Whitney Benefits

SHERIDAN — As part of the Sheridan College nursing program’s capstone experience, two nursing students spent time prior to graduation this spring experiencing new health care settings throughout the state. Each year, fourth-semester students are paired with practicing nurses to strengthen their skills and knowledge to prepare for practice. When the students return to Sheridan, Read More

Clearmont budget passes first reading

CLEARMONT — The Clearmont Town Council approved several financial measures at its meeting Monday evening. Much like other towns in the region, Clearmont passed the first reading of its 2015-16 budget. The town plans approximately $350,000 in revenues and expenses the next fiscal year. The Council also approved the first reading of its mill levies, Read More

Wyoming Grasslands celebration to be held May 29-30

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will host its Wyoming Grasslands Celebration on May 29-30. On May 29, the WYO Theater will feature the Sheridan premiere of the film, “The Ucross Experiment: Cross Pollination of Arts and Sciences,” a documentary film that captures the explorations and adventures of four pairs of prominent artists and scientists from Read More

‘The Mask You Live In’ film to be shown Tuesday

  SHERIDAN — A free screening of the documentary film “The Mask You Live In” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Centennial Theatre in Sheridan. The film follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while being pressured by media, their peer groups and adults in their lives Read More

College unveils upcoming Mountain Lecture Series

SHERIDAN — A variety of community events will be offered this summer at Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus, part of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, in the Bighorn Mountains. The 2015 Mountain Lecture Series will include four presentations from June through September. Each lecture is free and open to the public and will run from 1-3 Read More

Eatons’ horse drive to be held Sun.

SHERIDAN — This annual horse drive through Sheridan features horses from the Eatons’ ranch being driven from winter pastures to their summer home at the ranch. The horses leave the Wyarno area at approximately 7 a.m. Sunday and make their way west on Fifth Street between 9-9:30 a.m. Pick your best viewing place and be Read More

Gentle Yoga Balance Class to be held Wed.

SHERIDAN — A Gentle Yoga Balance class is scheduled for 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sheridan Senior Center. Cindy Baker from A Place of Wholeness Yoga Studio will lead the class. It will incorporate mindful meditation practices and is designed to increase strength, balance, flexibility and to help people be more conscious of how they Read More

Wyoming Super Regional champs

Sheridan Volleyball U12 Blue 2 got first place in the silver bracket at the 2015 Wyoming Super Regional last weekend in Casper. Pictured are, from left, coach Sharon Deutscher, Katelyn Lee, Diomena Mercer, Taylor Larsen, Gennah Deutscher, Karley Goss, Addy Bolton and coach Tracy Larsen.

Reports May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 100 block West Sixth Street, 2:09 p.m. RMA assist, 2300 block North Main Street, 3:56 p.m. Activated fire alarm, 500 block Avoca Avenue, 8:15 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday No admissions reported. Dismissals — Uliana V. Vanhouten, Sheridan Read More

Case focuses on mental, emotional abuse of 3 children

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan County residents have entered not guilty pleas for charges of felony child abuse. The case is uncommon, though, as it alleges primarily emotional and mental abuse rather than physical abuse against three children. Michael A. Tibbets and Donna Gifford have both been charged with one felony count of felony child abuse. Read More

Ranchester approves first reading of budget

RANCHESTER — The Ranchester Town Council approved a nearly $1.5 million budget at its meeting Tuesday. The town projects $1,476,715 in general fund revenues versus $1,456,817 in expenditures. Mayor Peter Clark said the budget includes $20,000 in sewer lagoon upgrades after the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality mandated Ranchester chlorinate discharge into the Tongue River. Read More

Destination Imagination teams at Global Finals

SHERIDAN — Six local Destination Imagination teams from a variety of Sheridan schools traveled to the 2015 Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Tuesday to represent Wyoming. Destination Imagination is a nonprofit organization that uses project-based programs to teach teams of students the creative process from imagination to innovation in order to help them learn Read More

Memorial Day Poppy Drive to be held Fri., Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Veterans of Foreign Wars #1560 Post and Auxiliary will conduct its Memorial Day Buddy Poppy Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. On Friday, Auxiliary members will distribute the artificial flowers at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. On Saturday, they will be at Kmart, Walmart and Warehouse Market. The Read More

Sheridan County graduations commence this weekend

SHERIDAN — Honor the class of 2015 at the local high school commencement ceremonies to take place on Saturday and Sunday. The ceremony for Fort Mackenzie High School will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. Fort Mackenzie is located at 1301 Avon St. Sheridan High School’s ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at the high Read More

Allen, SHS girls golfers win year’s final tourney

BIG HORN — The Sheridan High School girls golf team battled the wind and cold to hold on for the conference title Tuesday at the Powder Horn. After capturing the lead after a much milder first round, Kayla Allen and Victoria Owings led the Lady Broncs to a dominating 11-shot victory in round two. Sheridan Read More

Kinner sworn in as state legislator

May 19, 2015

SHERIDAN — Mark Kinner of Sheridan was sworn in as a member of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature on Monday in the House Chambers of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne. Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke administered the oath of office. Kinner was joined by members of the Wyoming Legislature, legislative staff and family Read More

Patton named WCCA Legislator of the Year

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming County Commissioners Association recently presented the 2015 WCCA Legislator of the Year awards to the late Rep. John Patton, R-Sheridan, and the now retired Sen. Jim Anderson, who represented Platte and Converse counties, at its annual spring banquet in Pinedale. Patton was chosen as a recipient due to his long and Read More

Local Daisy and Brownie troops donate cookie sales

SHERIDAN — Members of Daisy Troop 1404 and Brownie Troop 1192 out of Ranchester and Dayton used part of the proceeds from their Girl Scout cookie sales to donate to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter. The money was used to make dog toys and treats, cat toys, dog bandanas and treat jars. The Girl Read More

Soap making class at Senior Center on May 27

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a natural soap making class from 1:30-4:30 p.m. May 27. Participants will make six bars of soap and will paint stained glass while waiting for their soap to process. The event is open to all members of the community. Cost is $40 for those who are over Read More

UW honors top business student from Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Top University of Wyoming College of Business students received year-end departmental awards at the recent 64th annual recognition dinner. Tyler Walton of Sheridan was named the Wyoming Society of CPA’s outstanding master’s student in accounting.

Reports May 19, 2015

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday Smoke investigation, 1800 block Fort Road, 5:07 p.m. Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 400 block Gladstone Street, 5:25 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Thursday Medical, intersection of First and Taylor streets, 1:49 a.m. Trauma, 100 block South Sheridan Avenue, 6:24 a.m. Medical, 200 block Upper Road, 7:46 a.m. Medical, 1500 block North Gould Street, 8:24 Read More

Lady Broncs golfers top day one leaderboard

SHERIDAN — After one day of the spring conference golf tournament, the Sheridan girls are in first place and the boys are tied for second. It was a good day at the Powder Horn Golf Club Monday as golfers from six Wyoming high schools took to the links for the season-ending tournament. Sheridan, Gillette, Laramie Read More

This week in sports May 19-24

Sheridan Broncs TUESDAY Golf vs. Conference (Powder Horn) Girls soccer at regionals (Cheyenne East), 4:30 p.m. THURSDAY Track and field at state (Casper), 9 a.m. FRIDAY Girls soccer at regionals (Cheyenne East), 4:30 p.m. Boys soccer at regionals (Cheyenne East), 6:30 p.m. Track and field at state, 9 a.m. SATURDAY Girls soccer at regionals, TBD Read More

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