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SHS grad excels in FBI career

SHS grad excels in FBI career

SHERIDAN — It’s been 10 years since he’s been back to Sheridan, but it’s really the same town he remembers. Mike Rankin arrived in town Thursday afternoon to speak at the Wyoming Big Data Conference held at the former Warehouse 201 building. “It has grown a lot,” Rankin said of Sheridan. “There are a lot… Continue Reading

School districts continue fight for funding from Legislature

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 3 and Lincoln County School District 1 in Kemmerer have joined the seven current members of the Wyoming School District Coalition fighting for an external cost adjustment from the Wyoming Legislature. The coalition was founded, in part, by SCSD1 with the goal of convincing the state Legislature to resume… Continue Reading

Big Horn Mountain Polka Club dance Sun.

SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will have a dance Sunday from 1-5 p.m. The Rapid Creek Band will be playing at the Elk’s Lodge at 45 W. Brundage St. The public is welcome to attend the dance. For additional information, please call Jean Arzy at 672-3623. Continue Reading

Meet the ‘Wreckers’ Tuesday

SHERIDAN— The Blacktooth Brewing Company will host a nonprofit event on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. For every pint sold, $1 is donated to the Wild West Wreckers. The Wild West Wreckers are Sheridan’s first women’s roller derby team. There will be raffle prizes throughout the night, door prizes and food vendors. Terry Waugh and The… Continue Reading

Habitat hosting Wolf Creek Wrangle Sat.

SHERIDAN— Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns is holding the Wolf Creek Wrangle Saturday, a fundraising race. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. at Eaton’s Ranch. The half-marathon is $50 to register, the 10k is $45, the 5k is $40 and kids run and hike for free. You… Continue Reading

Nonprofit group accepts gift of Sheridan ice rink: Sheridan on Skates raising money to cover, expand rink

SHERIDAN — The local ice rink received new owners Wednesday night, twice. Whitney Benefits gifted Sheridan Ice to Sheridan College which accepted the gift and immediately passed it along to Sheridan on Skates, the local nonprofit that has been operating the rink under Whitney’s ownership. During the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees… Continue Reading

Law enforcement pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in crash

Law enforcement pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in crash

SHERIDAN — One juvenile male was transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital this morning following a crash in which a pickup truck rolled and he was ejected from the vehicle. The crash occurred on Interstate 90 behind Sheridan College and crews accessed the wreck from the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot. No information on the… Continue Reading

Little public input provided at West 5th Street open house

SHERIDAN — Plans to reconstruct West Fifth Street continue to move ahead with an expected start date in 2016. The section slated for the update will start just west of the Mydland Road intersection and end where the pavement ends on West Fifth Street, city Project Manager Joe Schoen said. City, county and Wyoming Department of… Continue Reading

Science museum kicking off fall lecture series

SHERIDAN— The Science Museum will kick off its fall 2014 lecture series Sept. 24. The first lecture will be “Water Quality Counts: Building a Local Conservation Program” presented by Carrie Rogaczewski at 7 p.m. Carrie Rogaczewski has been with the Sheridan County Conservation District for just over 16 years.  In that time, she has provided… Continue Reading

Haderlie elected to Wyoming State Bar Board of Commissioners

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar announced this week that Nicholas T. Haderlie, an attorney from Sheridan, has been elected commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar to represent the Fourth Judicial District, which consists of Johnson and Sheridan counties. Haderlie will serve a three-year term. Haderlie is an attorney with the firm Crowley Fleck PLLP… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host two workshops Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse invites the public to two workshops on Saturday. The first one at 10 a.m. focuses on fall bulbs — the what, where, when and how.  Learn the techniques to have a beautiful spring show. Then at 11 a.m. the workshop will focus on layered bulb pots. Jessica Bohnsack will teach you… Continue Reading

SC to host seminar series on ‘Your Government’

SHERIDAN—Sheridan College will present “Your Government — Your Legislators,” a series of three seminars instructed by State Reps. John Patton, Rosie Berger and Michael Madden. “American Institution of the State Legislature” will take place on Sept. 24, and will outline the importance of political institutions, specifically examining the responsibilities of the State Legislature and how… Continue Reading

Friday Events Sept. 18, 2014

• All day event, “Building Communities Where Children and Families Thrive: The Science of Early Childhood,” Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave., $80 • 1 p.m. 18-hole scramble fundraiser, Powder Horn, 51 Powder Horn Road, $100 per person • 1:30 p.m. Big Horn Women’s Club meeting,  314 S. Second St., Big Horn • 6 p.m. Joey’s… Continue Reading

Girl Scouts recruiting new members, volunteers

SHERIDAN—The Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming are seeking members and volunteers. They will be at the Walmart Subway on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. If you sign up for the Girls Scouts, you will receive a free 6-inch sub sandwich. Organizers also recommend you bring a sock to participate in a craft project. For more… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Sept. 18, 2014

Homebuilders to host golf fundraiser SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Homebuilders Association will hold a golf fundraiser Friday. At 1 p.m. at the Powder Horn, there will be an 18-hole scramble, hole prizes and drawings. The cost is $100 per person and $5 a mulligan. For more information call Kathy Sampson at 672-5732. Local AARP kicks-off… Continue Reading

Dayton OKs final plat for land division

DAYTON — Dayton Town Council approved the final plat for a division of land located west of the Mountain Inn Bar on U.S. Highway 14 at its meeting Wednesday. The land belongs to Brad and Wanda Johnston who have said they hope to establish a farmers market on the property, Mayor Bob Wood said. The… Continue Reading

More students: SCSD1 growing, planning for alternative school

BIG HORN — From adding students and extra-curricular activities, and from building football field lights to building schools, the news from Sheridan County School District 1 continues to be that of growth. At the monthly board meeting and annual business meeting Tuesday night in Big Horn, Superintendent Marty Kobza provided updates on this year’s student… Continue Reading

Homebuilders hosting golf fundraiser Friday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Homebuilders Association will host a golf fundraiser Friday. At 1 p.m. out at the Powder Horn, there will be an 18-hole scramble, hole prizes and drawings. The cost is $100 per person and $5 a mulligan. For more information call Kathy Sampson at 672-5732. Continue Reading

Next ‘Birding at The Brinton’ this weekend

SHERIDAN — Join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976. Continue Reading

Local AARP chapter inviting members to Autumn Fest

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan local AARP Chapter 676 has invited chapter members to come to the Sheridan Senior Center’s Autumn Fest on Friday as a kick start to the season’s monthly meetings. The Autumn Fest is at the Dayton Community Hall, 410 Bridge St. The cost is $7 per person and includes a chicken dinner,… Continue Reading

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