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Local Briefs Nov. 18, 2014

SC to host AgriPark open house SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College AgriPark will hold an open house on Wednesday. The open house will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a special recognition ceremony from 12:15-1 p.m. It is free and open to the public. The open house will include guided tours by the… Continue Reading

Students: We want our laptops back

BIG HORN — “They want their laptops back” was the message that trustee Carol Garber brought to the Sheridan County School District 1 board of trustees after meeting with the Big Horn High School and Middle School students. In the first round of student meetings, trustees divided up schools in the district to visit with… Continue Reading

Three cities team up to promote NE Wyo. to national businesses

SHERIDAN — The cities of Sheridan, Buffalo and Gillette have teamed up to pursue a Wyoming Business Council planning grant that will enable the three cities to launch a national marketing initiative to promote northeastern Wyoming as a desirable location for business relocation and expansion. Members of City Council voted Monday to approve a resolution… Continue Reading

City ceases efforts in development of entrepreneurial support facility

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan and Downtown Sheridan Association Monday announced intentions to cease pursuing an entrepreneurial support program facility in downtown Sheridan. In 2013, the DSA and the city partnered to explore the possibility of rehabilitating a building in the historic downtown to serve as a location for providing entrepreneurial support for downtown… Continue Reading

City waiting on approval for hydropower loan application

SHERIDAN — If a loan application is approved, the city of Sheridan will be able to produce hydropower on one of its raw water mains in the future and sell the power back to Montana-Dakota Utilities. City Council on Monday approved a resolution authorizing submittal of a loan application to the State Loan and Investment… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 15, 2014

Polka Club to meet Sunday SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance at the Elks Lodge Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Music will be performed by the Wyoming Drifters and dancing will include polka, waltz and two-step. The event is free and open to the public. The Elks Lodge is located… Continue Reading

Sunday & Monday Events Nov. 15, 2014

Events for Sunday, November 16 and Monday, November 17, 2014 Sunday • 1 p.m., Let’s Dance, Sheridan Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St., $5 per person • 2 p.m., “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” Carriage House Theater, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and active military • 1-5 p.m., Big Horn… Continue Reading

Agendas Nov. 15, 2014

Sheridan City Council 6-6:45 p.m. work session Council Chambers Sheridan City Hall 55 Grinnell St • Park and Recreation Master Plan Update and West Fifth Street Park Plan Regular Council meeting 7 p.m. • Call to Order • Pledge of Allegiance to the flag • Invocation • Roll Call of members • Approval of Consent… Continue Reading

Senior Center Happenings Nov. 15, 2014

• “Dining for a Cause.” The cause is the Sheridan Senior Center! You, family and friends are invited to lunch or dinner at Frackelton’s on Monday. One hundred percent of  meal and beverage sales that day will go to support programs at the Sheridan Senior Center. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2… Continue Reading

Cherished friendships founded in service

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Jeannie Boe could not have imagined that asking about hydrotherapy services would lead her to new and lasting friendships. But Boe discovered more than a service at the Senior Center’s Day Break program: she discovered new friends. “I read in the paper that the Senior Center’s Day… Continue Reading

FIB extending coat drive to Dec. 1

SHERIDAN — The Sugarland Branch of First Interstate Bank has extended its winter coat drive through Dec. 1. Organizers have asked community members to bring gently used, clean coats to the office for distribution to clients of Volunteers of America Northern Rockies. For more information, contact David Hubert at 672-1501. The Sugarland Branch is located… Continue Reading

WGFD Conservation Stamp Art Contest to feature swift fox

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin accepting entries for the 2016 Conservation Stamp contest Jan. 1. Artists are asked to submit their designs for the 32nd annual Conservation Stamp Art Competition by March 1. The selection of the competition winner will take place April 10. The judging will be held in… Continue Reading

SAGE silent auction fundraiser kicks off

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al. has kicked off the annual “Artly Altered Furniture” silent auction fundraiser. This year’s furniture — decorated and donated by SAGE members — will be located in several Sheridan businesses. Each piece of repurposed furniture will have a silent auction sheet. The auction ends Nov. 30, and high… Continue Reading

Food bank scrambling for Thanksgiving fare

Food bank scrambling for Thanksgiving fare

SHERIDAN — Dan Lick will spend Friday and Saturday standing outside Safeway. He said he’s begging. “I need 150 turkeys,” he said. “I have three. I’m actually kind of scared.” Three turkeys means that nearly 150 people who signed up for a holiday meal may not get one. Lick, the executive director of People Assistance… Continue Reading

Watergate journalist shares insight on D.C. leaders

Watergate journalist shares insight on D.C. leaders

CHEYENNE — There are few people who can honestly say that they have sat down with nearly every national and world leader since the 1970s; Robert Woodward is one of them. The renowned investigative journalist who was half of the duo of reporters to break the news on the Watergate scandal made a visit to… Continue Reading

Progress made on fairgrounds water system

SHERIDAN — Before the arctic blast that rolled in this week, crews with EnTech Engineering made rapid progress on water system upgrades at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Engineer Dave Engels gave members of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Association a report on progress at their meeting Thursday. He said all the 4-inch pipes for the main pipeline… Continue Reading

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