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Crews battle blaze at ACE Radiator

August 28, 2014

SHERIDAN – Crews from Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the Goose Valley Fire Department responded to a fire that started at ACE Radiator late Thursday afternoon. SFR Chief Terry Lenhart said one building occupant suffered from minor smoke inhalation but did not require medical treatment. No other injuries were reported. Lenhart said while the cause of the fire, Read More

Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues work to reduce supply expenditures

By Hannah Sheely The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — Every little bit counts, even in large organizations like Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Chief Human Resources Officer Len Gross told the board of trustees Wednesday that the hospital has reduced expenditures on supplies in the last couple years by having a team of department heads evaluate supply expenditures to Read More

Days of the milkman aren’t bygone

August 27, 2014

SHERIDAN — In much of the nation, it’s been a couple generations since those “remember when” days of the milkman bringing fresh milk to the door in glass jars, but a milkman in northeast Wyoming has resurrected those bygone days for more than 125 families in the area. Frank Wallis drives a large pickup truck Read More

Agriculture expert: Local production could be one of biggest boosts to economy

SHERIDAN — When it comes to agriculture, Sheridan County is certainly known for cows; it has been said the area has more cattle than people. But historically Sheridan has been a very diverse agricultural region featuring many fruits and vegetables that have since decreased in production popularity. Now, with the ever-growing push for local food Read More

Moseley, Pattinson wed in July

SHERIDAN — Meredith Paige Moseley of California and Joel Michael Pattinson of Sheridan were married July 19, 2014, in Los Altos Hills, California. Moseley is a 2001 graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a bachelor’s degree in English and music. She is currently a high school English teacher. Moseley is the daughter Read More

Dog and Cat Shelter receives $10K in renovations

August 26, 2014

SHERIDAN — Dozens of volunteers buzzed around the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter over the weekend, making repairs and completing approximately $10,000 in renovations. Pedigree and GreaterGood teamed up to fund renovations of 12 shelters across the U.S. Angel May, senior manager of corporate citizenship at Mars Petcare, said the company’s relationship with the Sheridan Read More

Developer brings forward new plan for Brundage Lane, Big Horn Avenue property

SHERIDAN — A year ago, a proposed development on the corner of Brundage Lane and Big Horn Avenue received significant opposition from nearby neighbors and was eventually tabled. That same piece of land is likely to be proposed for development again, but this time the approach is different. Developer Ron Patterson is seeking to build on Read More

With ‘whooping cough’ cases on the rise, doctors recommend vaccine

SHERIDAN — Most young parents these days are all too familiar with pertussis, commonly referred to as whooping cough, as pediatricians push for vaccination and awareness campaigns launched by March of Dimes flood the airways. “The Sounds of Pertussis” commercial features the intense sounds of a baby struggling to breath, shocking to many but aimed Read More

5 residents earn write-in option; 1 declines so far

SHERIDAN — There may be a few more choices on the ballot for the general election in November if write-in candidates from the primary election Aug. 19 decide to accept their nominations. Five Sheridan County residents received enough write-in votes to be placed on the ballot in November for nonpartisan seats, Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Read More

‘Miles for Smiles’ 5K run/walk set for Sept. 13

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program will hold “Miles for Smiles,” a 5K run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 9 a.m. Participants will start in front of the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave., and use Sheridan Pathways. There is a one-mile option for walkers. Runners will start first, followed by walkers Read More

Akcita Win to meet Sept. 2 at Holiday Inn

SHERIDAN — Akcita Win, a community-minded women’s club in Sheridan, is kicking off a new season and would like anyone interested in being a member to join them. The group will be gathering at the Holiday Inn Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. for dinner. The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive. The group Read More

Santosha Yoga to offer free classes Sept. 2-8

SHERIDAN— Santosha Yoga will offer a free week of yoga and meditation Sept. 2-8. Participants will get the chance to choose one free class during the week, receive discount prices for fall sessions, enter daily drawings for chamber bucks and donate and vote for a local nonprofit. There is a class schedule on their website Read More

Ogg buys first lottery ticket; first drawing Wednesday

August 25, 2014

SHERIDAN — Sheridan resident Mary Ogg had a pretty good day yesterday. By noon, she had the keys to her brand new Jeep, and the very first lottery ticket ever to be sold in Wyoming in her hands. Ogg won a promotional giveaway on Aug. 16 out of more than 20,000 entries to be the Read More

Leaders gather to learn about Wyoming industries

SHERIDAN — Last week, 15 congressional staffers from Washington, D.C., were able to see, hear and interact with the industries that drive northeast Wyoming in order to add on-the-ground experience to their “book knowledge” on issues like energy and agriculture in the third congressional fact finding tour sponsored by Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders in the last Read More

Officials discuss energy, air service with congressional staffers

SHERIDAN — During a fact finding tour for congressional staffers sponsored by Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders last week, regional officials took some time to talk about the importance of coal and the need for reliable air service with staffers who represent U.S. senators and representatives from across the nation. A stop at Sheridan College on Read More

Sheridan College to offer math ‘boot camp’ for students

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan College math department will host its annual math “boot camp” workshop on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop will be in room 203 in the Whitney Building and is free and open to Sheridan College students. Additionally, Sheridan College offers academic support in the Tutoring Center and Math Center. Read More

SC begins artist residency program at Spear-O-Wigwam Sunday

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan College Art Department will open its inaugural Spear-O-Wigwam artist residency and art student intensive program Sunday. The residency will run through Sept. 7 and will feature University of Akron professor Charles Beneke as the first resident artist. Beneke was invited by the Sheridan College Art Department faculty. This year Sheridan College art Read More

Blood drive set for Friday at police department

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Police Department’s Rescue 911 Heroes will hold a blood drive Friday. The bloodmobile will be at 45 W. 12th St. from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are strongly recommended. You can make an appointment by logging onto www.bloodhero.com and entering sponsor code “rescue” or by calling 1-800-365-4450. Walk-ins are welcome and Read More

Local schools offer homework help for students

August 22, 2014

SHERIDAN — The new school year is upon us. Soon, evenings will be filled with club meetings and activities, sports practices and games and…homework. Homework is an almost daily requirement during a student’s school career and it is easy for students to get caught up with other, more engaging activities. However, educators stress that falling Read More

Caregivers closer in heart than in blood

SHERIDAN — It was a beautiful day with friends and food. But this was no ordinary group. This was a group of people bonded by the common thread of caring for loved ones and finding support in each other’s company. Peggy Krizan, RN, is quizzing members on what makes this particular group, caregivers bonded through Read More

Not too late to go back to school

SHERIDAN — A new school year is coming. Although school for you may be way back in your rearview mirror, can you imagine yourself going back to school? Many schools and classrooms can envision elders in the classroom not as students but as a foster grandparent. Foster grandparents can be invaluable in classrooms throughout Sheridan Read More

Away from home with no wheels?

Are you a student at Sheridan College, away from home and stuck without wheels? So you are excited to be in Sheridan and ready to start classes. You can’t wait to explore all that Sheridan has to offer. There’s just one problem. You don’t have a car and it’s kind of a long walk to Read More

Lottery kicks off Sunday

SHERIDAN — After months of promotion hinged on two words — just maybe — the Wyoming Lottery will go live at noon Sunday with the first ticket to be purchased in Sheridan. When Sheridan resident Mary Ogg makes her ticket transaction, lottery terminals at nearly 400 retail outlets across Wyoming will be activated to sell Read More

Music therapy helps connect both sides of brain

SHERIDAN — In January 2011 Representative Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, was a victim of a shooting in a reported assassination attempt outside Tucson, Arizona. The attacker killed a federal judge and left Giffords with serious brain damage. In the years since, she fought a difficult battle to survive and regain basic human functions including walking, speaking Read More

Market added to this year’s Heritage Days

BIG HORN— The first annual Big Horn Market will be Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Collette Eliason  has been working with the Smokehouse and the Big Horn Mercantile to put the event together. It is set to include food and music. Participants are expected to include local artists’ paintings, pottery, baked goods Read More

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