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Game and Fish seeks information about mule deer poaching

November 22, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the illegal taking of a mule deer buck in eastern Johnson County. The mule deer was killed along the Schoonover Road about one mile west of the Powder River on Wednesday. Buffalo Game Warden Jim Seeman investigated the site of the poaching incident Read More

Sunday & Monday Events Nov. 22, 2014

Events for Sunday, November 23 and Monday, November 24, 2014 Sunday • 1 p.m., Big Horn Historical Society meeting, Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse, 314 S. Third St., Big Horn • 7:30 p.m., “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” Carriage House Theater, Trail End State Historic Site, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 adults, $12 students, seniors and Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 22, 2014

Local Trout Unlimited chapter seeks fishing, outdoor enthusiasts SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a public meeting Monday to reach out to local fishing and outdoor enthusiasts. Anyone interested in fishing, stream restoration and water quality issues, or anyone curious about Trout Unlimited’s work in the area, is invited to Read More

All-Conference football players, coaches of the year named From staff reports SHERIDAN — Big Horn High School head football coach Michael McGuire and Sheridan High School head football coach Don Julian were each named Coach of the Year in their respective conferences, and a handful of their players joined them on the All-Conference teams. After leading Big Horn to an undefeated regular season and regional championship, McGuire took the Rams back to the state championship game for a second straight season in only his third season at the helm. Even though the Rams lost in the title game it did not diminish what the team accomplished as nine Big Horn players were awarded All-Conference honors. Christian Mayer and Kerry Powers led the way for the Rams. Along with making All-Conference, Mayer was named 2A East Offensive Player of the Year, and Powers was named Defensive Player of the Year. Mayer and Powers were joined on the All-Conference team by teammates Mason Lube, Nolan McCafferty, Garrett Allen, Brice Beisher, Seth Kite, Ryan Kobielusz and Collin Powers. Ten Sheridan players were named All-Conference. Joe Shassetz led the charge for the Broncs, making All-Conference in three different positions: wide receiver, defensive back and a unanimous decision as kick-return specialist. Jess Edens joined Shassetz on special teams, making All-Conference as a unanimous decision for a kicking specialist and as a punter. Edens also made All-Conference as a defensive lineman. He was joined on the defensive All-Conference list by teammates Shassetz, Tory Music, Colbey Bruney, Kyle Bott, Dontae Crow and Dylan Daniels. Riley Session was unanimously named to the team as an at-large defender. To go along with Shassetz on offense, Music, Davis Alden, Blake Godwin and Evan Coon were also named to the All-Conference team. In 1A, five Tongue River players were named to the 1A East All-Conference team. Brennan Kutterer, Lane Dockery, Dillon Lyons, Mason Schroder and Pierce Jardine were awarded All-Conference honors.

SHERIDAN — Big Horn High School head football coach Michael McGuire and Sheridan High School head football coach Don Julian were each named Coach of the Year in their respective conferences, and a handful of their players joined them on the All-Conference teams. After leading Big Horn to an undefeated regular season and regional championship, Read More

Shassetz, Mayer and Powers named to Super 25 list

SHERIDAN — The high school football season is over, but the post-season awards have just started rolling in. Three Sheridan County football players were recognized on the WyoVarsity Super 25. The Super 25 is a list compiled by the Casper Star-Tribune sports staff based on statistics, staff observations and input from coaches and media. This Read More

Turkey Trot to be held at Kendrick Park this Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014

SHERIDAN — The 36th annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday. The race will begin at the Kendrick Park bandshell with same-day registration beginning at 9 a.m. The event includes a 2.8 mile race and 1-mile kids race. The fee to participate is $5 per person and two canned goods or Read More

Kids’ pheasant hunt to be held at Fort Phil Kearny Historic Site

STORY — Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site will host the fourth annual Kids’ Pheasant Hunt on Nov. 29-30. The event is an opportunity for families and friends wanting to hunt with young people ages 17 and younger to harvest pheasants, practice safe hunting skills and enjoy the Piney Creek landscape at the historic fort Read More

Community invited to attend Annual Christmas Stroll event

SHERIDAN — As always, the annual Christmas Stroll event is set for the Friday after Thanksgiving in downtown Sheridan. More than 100 Sheridan area businesses are participating in the stroll, giving out prizes leading up to Christmas. This year’s event, with the theme “Sugar Plum Stroll,” will feature free trolley rides, free mini train rides, Read More

Edwards celebrate 55 years of marriage

SHERIDAN — Doug Edwards and Mary (Moscrip) Edwards will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary this week. The couple married Nov. 26, 1959, in Alliance, Nebraska. Doug Edwards worked as the production manager at The Sheridan Press in the 1980s and 1990s and is currently the webmaster and IT resource at the Hastings Tribune in Hastings, Read More

Governmental Affairs Committee to hold Legislative Forum Monday, Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is hosting its Legislative Forum Monday and Tuesday in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The annual forum allows for more than 30 Sheridan County organizations and individuals to present updates and issues before our county’s six representatives in the Wyoming State Legislature. All Read More

Tongue River turkey trot to be held Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a turkey trot Thursday beginning at 8 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K run/walk is two canned food items per person. For more information, contact the community center at 655-9419. Participants should meet at the community center, located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Read More

Saturday Events Nov. 21, 2014

Events for Saturday, November 22, 2014 • 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., “Spirit of Christmas” bazaar, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 1 S. Tschirgi St. • 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunrise fall bazaar, Sunrise Assembly of God Church, 570 Marion St. • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Country Christmas bazaar, Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 Read More

Local Events Nov. 21, 2014

Holz to present at BHCHS meeting Sunday SHERIDAN — Bernie Holz will speak at the Sunday meeting of the Big Horn City Historical Society, scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Holz worked for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for 27 years and will offer a first-hand account of feeding elk on the National Elk Read More

Reports Nov. 21, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Thursday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1500 Mydland Road, 9:14 a.m. • Activated alarm, 300 block North Main Street, 11:36 a.m. • RMA assist, 2000 block South Sheridan Avenue, 7:02 p.m. • RMA assist, 1800 block Fort Road, 11:14 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • Medical, 100 block South Sheridan Avenue, 6:27 a.m. Read More

SHS announces first-quarter B Honor Roll

November 20, 2014

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School officials released the school’s first-quarter honor rolls last week. To be eligible for the B Honor Roll, a student must be enrolled in five classes at Sheridan High School and earn a 3.49-2.7 average with no grades lower than a “C.” Ninth grade Korbyn Averett, Steen Avery, Wrylee Barnett, Ashley Read More

Hoop Shoot set for Mon.

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Valley Community Center will offer a chance to win a turkey or pie at a Turkey Hoop Shoot on Monday. The TRVCC in Dayton will host a free throw contest beginning at 6:30 p.m. The entry fee is one nonperishable food item. If contestants bring additional food items, they can Read More

BHCHS meeting to focus on elk

SHERIDAN — Bernie Holz will speak at the Sunday meeting of the Big Horn City Historical Society, scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Holz worked for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for 27 years and will offer a first-hand account of feeding elk on the National Elk Refuge Feeding Grounds in Jackson Hole. The Read More

WYO Theater to present ski, snowboarding film

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present a screening of “No Turning Back,” the latest ski and snowboard film from Warren Miller Entertainment, on Nov. 28 at 8:15 p.m. The film captures more of what WME has been documenting over the past 65 years — the cutting edge of winter sports, from early alpine racing Read More

Friday Events Nov. 20, 2014

Events for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 • 5-8:30 p.m., Country Christmas bazaar, Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St. • 6 p.m., “Homes on the Range” documentary screening, WYO Theater, 42 N. Main St. • 7:30 p.m., “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” Carriage House Theater, Trail End State Historic Site, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 20, 2014

Dayton Art Loop studio tour runs Saturday DAYTON — Eight artists in five locations will open their studios to guests on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Dayton Art Loop studio tour. Artists participating in the event include Sonja Caywood, Iris Sorensen, Alice Fuller, Barb Sellar, Nikki Yeigh, Joan Feagins, Melanie Anseth Read More

Thoney, Richmond wed in October

November 19, 2014

SHERIDAN — Misty Lee Thoney of Sheridan and Jeret Richmond of Cheyenne were wed Oct. 10, 2014, at the Overlook Ranch in Estes Park, Colorado. Thoney is a Sheridan High School and University of Wyoming graduate. She currently works as an Old Navy store manager. Her parents are Larry and Nancy Thoney of Sheridan. Richmond Read More

SHS announces first-quarter A Honor Rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School officials released the school’s first-quarter honor rolls last week. To be eligible for the A Honor Roll, a student must be enrolled in fives classes at Sheridan High School and earn a 3.99 – 3.5 average and no grades lower than a “C.” Ninth grade Kaylee Abernatha, Daniel Alsup, Sidnee Read More

Woodland Park Elementary to host fall bazaar Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Woodland Park School Fall Bazaar will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school gym. The bazaar will feature homemade crafts and other items from vendors. For additional information, contact Sara Stevens at sara.stevens@ scsd2.com. The school is located at 1010 Woodland Park Road.

Cat Rescue seeking donations for bake sale, craft bazaar

SHERIDAN — Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue is seeking donations for a holiday bake sale and craft bazaar, both scheduled for Saturday. All proceeds from these events will go to Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue. The organization is accepting any homemade baked goods for the bake sale at Warehouse Market on Saturday from 10 a.m. Read More

Thursday Events Nov. 19, 2014

Events for Thursday, November 20, 2014 • 5-7 p.m., SAGE holiday art show and sale reception, Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, 335 W. Alger St. • 7:30 p.m., Danish vocal group “Basix,” WYO Theater, 42 N. Main St., $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and students






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