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Tween Club to meet Tuesday for New Year’s party

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather for a New Year’s party Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. This is the last Tween Club meeting for the year, but the weekly gatherings will return after the first of the year. Topics for January include board games, stop motion animation, free play and… Continue Reading

Business After Hours to be held at Mountain View Veterinary Hospital

SHERIDAN — This month’s Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” will take place Wednesday at Mountain View Veterinary Hospital. The social and networking event is free, courtesy of the host business, and open to all. For additional information, call the Chamber at 672-2485. Mountain View Veterinary Hospital is located at 2026 Sheridan Ave. Continue Reading

SHS students to perform winter concert

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform its winter concert Wednesday at 7 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the SHS auditorium. For additional information, call Debbie Hanson at 672-2495, ext. 1. SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive. Continue Reading

Faass pleads not guilty

SHERIDAN — The man authorities say shot a Sheridan man on Highway 335 in October pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court. Todd Faass, 49, of Big Horn, faces 20 years to life in prison for allegedly shooting teenager Tyler Lindberg as both drove their vehicles north toward Big… Continue Reading

SCSD3 talks small district needs with local legislators

CLEARMONT — Sheridan County School District 3 hosted local legislators for dinner Wednesday night to discuss district needs and education funding in the upcoming legislative session. Rep. Mark Jennings, R-Sheridan; Rep. Mark Kinner, R-Sheridan; Rep. Michael Madden, R-Buffalo; and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, attended. Superintendent Charles Auzqui said community members also attended. Legislators explained the… Continue Reading

Wednesday’s high temperature ties record at 69 degrees

SHERIDAN — Sheridan area residents wandering downtown without coats or even in short sleeves is not a sight commonly seen in early December. But, Sheridan’s weather Wednesday tied records in terms of warm temperatures. According to the National Weather Service out of Billings, the high reached 69 degrees, tying the previous record set in 1957. In… Continue Reading

Construction on ICU building nearly one month ahead of schedule

SHERIDAN — Progress on the new intensive care unit at Sheridan Memorial Hospital is going well, according to hospital CEO Mike McCafferty. At Wednesday’s SMH board of trustees meeting, McCafferty reported that construction on the ICU building is nearly one month ahead of schedule. This is partially due to the mild winter in Sheridan, which… Continue Reading

College loses NJCAA appeal, discovers 2nd infraction

College loses NJCAA appeal, discovers 2nd infraction

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Athletic Department received notice from the National Junior College Athletic Association on Wednesday that the decision barring the men’s basketball team from postseason play for the current season will stand. School officials also discovered another infraction from a player on this year’s team, after doing an eligibility audit required by… Continue Reading

We The People team advances to state contest

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan High School teams competed in a We The People state qualifier on Monday. More than 400 students representing 20 teams from around the state competed for six spots at the state contest. SHS had 49 students compete on two teams. The SHS teams took the top two spots at the district… Continue Reading

Bethesda Worship Center to host live nativity Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Bethesda Worship Center will host a live nativity scene in front of the church on Saturday. A walk-through tour will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. and a drive-through tour will be offered from 5-8 p.m. The nativity event is free and open to all. Those planning to attend are also… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorale to perform

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales will perform their “Sounds of the Season” concert Monday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The concert will include singers in third through eighth grades in Sheridan County. Special guests will include Sheridan High School’s Spectrum Show Choir and flutist Leslie Viren. The chorales are… Continue Reading

YMCA to offer two free programs to community

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will offer two programs beginning in the new year that are free and open to the public. The YMCA is reaching out to all adults in the community to help them get a great start in moving their bodies for better health. The program, Y Personal Fitness, is offered… Continue Reading

The Brinton to offer free admission Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will offer free admission and a holiday shopping event Sunday. The exhibits will be open for viewing from noon to 5 p.m. The “Hanson & Oriet, On and Off the Wall” exhibit is currently on display and features landscape and portrait paintings as well as chairs, benches and other small… Continue Reading

Sheridan College Foundation receives fiduciary certification

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Foundation announced Tuesday its successful completion of the process to become certified for their fiduciary practices through the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX). The SC Foundation is one of the first community college foundations in the nation to complete this independent CEFEX certification process. “What this tells our supporters and… Continue Reading

Creating a plan to put the Bighorns on the big screen

SHERIDAN — Can the Bighorns make it on the big screen? Some local organizations seem to think they can. Through a Wyoming Business Council grant awarded to the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority, Sheridan Travel and Tourism and the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will work alongside local film professionals Leon Schatz and Francine Russel… Continue Reading

Woman pleads not guilty to child endangerment

SHERIDAN — A local woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a child endangering charge stemming from a drug arrest. Crystal Brown, 33, of Sheridan, had her trial set for May 9. If convicted, she could face up to 10 years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Brown and Dustin… Continue Reading

Man pleads guilty to forgery, burglary charges

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man pleaded guilty to several felonies and received a recommendation for a youthful offender boot camp Tuesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court. Andrew Smith, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of forgery and two counts of burglary as part of an agreement. In exchange for his pleas, the state dropped a… Continue Reading

Big Horn Historical Society to gather Sunday

BIG HORN — The December meeting of the Big Horn Historical Society will take place Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. The program, “Early History of the Quarter A Circle Ranch: Outlaws and Outliers to the Inner Circle of British Royalty,” will be presented by local historian Tyson Emborg. The meeting will begin with a 1… Continue Reading

Ucross Christmas in the Park set for Saturday

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will host its third annual community Christmas celebration Saturday from 4-6 p.m. The event will include a Christmas story reading from Craig Johnson, music from the Buffalo Balladiers, crafts for kids, fireworks and the lighting of thousands of lights throughout the park. Organizers have asked those planning to attend to… Continue Reading

DSA, Kennon offering signage sale

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association is offering a signage package to area organizations. For just $30, an organization can rent a 4-by-4-foot sign holder located at the DSA office. Kennon Sign Shop will produce the sign for a special rate of $50 for nonprofits. To reserve a spot, contact the DSA at 672-8881 or… Continue Reading

AARP to gather Fri. at Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan chapter of AARP will host an evening of holiday cheer at the Sheridan Senior Center at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The program will feature holiday music by the a capella group, “Just Harmony.” The evening will also include a potluck, which will follow the musical program. Those who wish to take part… Continue Reading

Craig Johnson to help libraries celebrate holidays

SHERIDAN — Local author Craig Johnson will celebrate the Christmas season with the Sheridan County Library System at three different events in December. Johnson will be at Story Branch Library on Friday at 6 p.m., Sheridan Fulmer Library on Saturday at noon and Clearmont Branch Library on Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. At each event,… Continue Reading

Audubon Society to designate Scott Park important bird area

DAYTON — With the Tongue River, big cottonwood trees, a wetland and plenty of open space, Dayton’s Scott Park makes an ideal habitat for birds. After earning the Dayton Town Council’s blessing Tuesday evening, the Audubon Society will designate Scott Park an Important Bird Area, signifying its significance to the many avian that call the… Continue Reading

A date with Father Christmas

A date with Father Christmas

Three-year-old Cora Davis talks to Father Christmas during the Holiday Open House Saturday at the Trail End State Historic Site. Tours were offered of the holiday-decorated Kendrick Mansion over the weekend. The event featured live holiday music by local performers and a visit by Father Christmas. Continue Reading

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