Doug Sanders

Reports, April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Alarm, 400 block North Jefferson Street, 1:09 a.m. • Rock Mountain Ambulance assist, 200 block North Brooks Street, 2:33 p.m. • RMA assist, 2000 block Bungalo Village Lane, 7:43 p.m. • Alarm, 400 block North Jefferson, 8:53 p.m.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • Medical, 1800 block Fort Road, 1:17 a.m. Read More

New owners to bring Dubois success to Sheridan

April 21, 2014

SHERIDAN — The former Sheridan Palace restaurant on Main Street has new owners and is undergoing total transformation. New owners Sevrine and Robert Murdoch have plans to renovate the space and open as the Cowboy Cafe in mid-May. The Murdochs have owned and operated a Cowboy Cafe in Dubois with success for more than 20 Read More

Letter, April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

Keep unpaved roads available Re: Sheridan Municipal Cemetery   Recently I was working on some of my family’s genealogy/family lineage. While at the cemetery, I was fortunate enough to speak to one of the workers. He assisted me in locating several grave sites. He casually mentioned that plans for the cemetery include closing down the Read More

Stubborn athletes take to the court

Big Horn student Miles Novak, left, secures the ball from Tongue River’s Tyler Kane during the student versus student Donkey Basketball game Thursday. The Big Horn students earned a victory in the final game against the Tongue River students.

Next ‘Birding at the Brinton’ this Sat.

April 15, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday. This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at The Brinton Museum. All ages and abilities are welcome to join. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have Read More

Colorado Children’s Chorale to perform Fri.

March 28, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Colorado Children’s Chorale will perform Friday at the WYO Theater. The show is part of the Children’s Educational and Family Series and will feature special appearances by the Sheridan County Youth and Children Chorales. Commencing at 7 p.m., the show will display a diverse repertoire ranging from fully staged opera and musical Read More

Letter, March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014

SCSD2 does a lot of good Re: Allegations from Press   I am surprised by continued allegations of wrongdoing by the local press in regard to the SCSD2 Board of Trustees. As a Trustee for the last four years and a steward of public funds, I view it as my obligation to ensure that funds Read More

Ash Wednesday

March 5, 2014

Nicole Dillon has an ash cross marked on her forehead during the children’s service on Ash Wednesday at Holy Name Catholic Church. Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent.

Municipal court Febuary

From staff reports   Violators under 18 and sentences under $100 and five days in jail are not reported. (Year in parentheses is defendant’s birth year.) Feb. 3 • Ryan P. Perry, (1987), Sheridan, contempt of court — indirect, $100 • Michelle C. Beardman, (1989), Buffalo, failure to maintain liability insurance, $220 • Sienna E. Read More

A different grind

March 4, 2014

Dave Gundersen, left, watches as Mark Constable of England shows him a billet that the group will be making. A billet is a stack of metals — in this particular workshop, a stack of non-iron metals that are used in decorations and jewelry. Constable was one of the main demonstrators during the weekend forge-in.

Dealing with the snow

February 26, 2014

Owner of Fly Shop of the Bighorns Roger Miller looks over his shoulder as he backs up his Can-Am Commander with snowplow in the back parking lot on Brooks Street Tuesday morning.

Colored pencil workshop

February 20, 2014

Class participant Greg Coates, left, watches as instructor Dean States offers advice on his drawing during “Beyond sketching: Renderings in colored pencil with Dean States” on Wednesday afternoon at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in the Historic Train Depot on Fifth Street. Coates took the class to learn more about the medium since he primarily Read More

Reports, Feb. 13, 2014

February 13, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 500 block Dunnuck Street, 5:26 a.m. • False alarm, 1900 block North Main Street, 6:49 p.m.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • Trauma, 1300 block Cove Court, 3:45 a.m. • Medical, 500 block Dunnuck Street, 5:23 a.m. • Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 8:45 a.m. • Read More

Montana State announces fall graduates

February 11, 2014

SHERIDAN — Montana State University has announced their fall graduates. Commencement ceremonies held on Dec. 14 granted diplomas to more than 1,000 undergraduates. John Hannahs of Parkman graduated with honors, a distinction given to those achieving between a 3.25-3.69 cumulative grade point average.

Oltion named to Cornell dean’s list

February 7, 2014

SHERIDAN — Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., has announced its 2013 fall semester honor roll recipients. Keely Oltion of Sheridan has been placed on the dean’s list of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship. For more information call Linda Glaser at 607-255-8942.

Sadie Clarendon named to dean’s list

January 29, 2014

SHERIDAN — Southwestern University in Texas, has announced their fall 2013 semester dean’s list. To be selected for the list, students must have at least a 3.6 grade point average while taking at least 12 credit hours of courses and be in good standing with the university. Sadie Clarendon of Story was named to the Read More

Halftime snack break

January 23, 2014

Students Gen Trevino, left, and Joline Tschida visits with a customer while they wait for popcorn to cook during the Lady Generals halftime break Wednesday night at the Sheridan College Golden Dome.

Letter, Jan. 18, 2014

January 17, 2014

Shielding Hillary for 2016 run begins Re: Milbank column, Press, Jan. 16   With the ink still wet on the special reports on the Benghazi tragedy from the House Armed Services Committee and the Senate Intelligence Committee, the purveyors of leftwing spin began circling the wagons around the frontrunner for the 2016 Democrat presidential nomination Read More

Dayton Town Council passes city firearm ordinance

January 16, 2014

DAYTON — Dayton Town Councilors passed on third and final reading an ordinance prohibiting the discharge of weapons — including firearms, bow and arrow, pellet guns and BB guns — within town limits. The ordinance passed 3-2. Councilors Joey Sheeley and Dennis Wagner voting against it, as they did on the first two readings. Councilors Read More

Snyders celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

January 13, 2014

SHERIDAN — Rev. George R. and Bonnie L. Snyder celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 19. The couple was married on Dec. 19, 1953, in Elko, Nev. He served in the Army National Guard and the Air Force, was employed as pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, worked at Snyder’s Repair Service and worked Read More

Gone ice fishing

Annabelle Orum, 8, looks back at her family as she scoops out loose ice from her fishing hole during an ice fishing trip Saturday to Mavrakis pond.

Horse drawn buggy

January 7, 2014

Sara Ogle rides in the back of a buggy Saturday afternoon with her family on Highway 14 near Dayton while her father, Tom Ogle, steers the team. The Ogles prefer to travel via horsepower rather than driving their truck.

Legislative forum to be held Jan. 15-16 at Sheridan City Hall

SHERIDAN — The annual Legislative Forum will be held Jan. 15 and 16 in the City Hall council chambers. The event is an opportunity for businesses, organizations and individuals to bring their issues to a panel of our local state legislators. Legislators expected to be present include Sen. Bruce Burns, Sen. John Schiffer, Rep. Rosie Read More

Arrest made Monday in connection with bar fight

December 26, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police have arrested a man in connection with a fight at the Rails Bar at approximately 1 a.m. Dec. 19 where one man sustained knife wounds to his face and neck. Anthony Deflavis, 29, was taken into police custody Monday. According to a press release from the Sheridan Police Department, Deflavis Read More

Letters, Dec. 24, 2013

December 24, 2013

Tea Party are “first responders” Re: Out of control government Paul Rand said, “Our Founders never intended for Americans to trust their government. Our entire Constitution was predicated on the notion that government was a necessary evil, to be restrained and minimized as much as possible.” Consider fire as an analogy. It warms your body, Read More