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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

Sheridan College AgriPark to hold 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 Sheridan College men’s and women’s rodeo… Continue Reading

Bighorn National Forest selling Christmas tree permits

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest is now selling Christmas tree permits for the 2014 season. The cost for a permit is $8 for a tree up to 10 feet tall. Cutting a larger tree requires the purchase of additional permits. Permits are available at Bighorn National Forest offices in Buffalo, Lovell and Sheridan, which… Continue Reading

Big Horn Mountain 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 at 45 W. Brundage St.… Continue Reading

Water line warranty available to SAWS customers soon

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Area Water Supply customers will have the option within the year to purchase a little peace of mind when it comes to their water lines. The SAWS Joint Powers Board voted Wednesday to allow Utility Service Partners, doing business as Service Line Warranties of America, to contact SAWS customers about a service line… Continue Reading

Local foundations highlighted at chamber luncheon

SHERIDAN — “Our Commitment to Community” was the theme of this month’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon, which featured short presentations by board members and trustees of a few of Sheridan’s best known foundations. Mark Kinner, president of First Interstate Bank, gave an introduction highlighting the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation and introduced presenters,… Continue Reading

Republican Women of Sheridan County to meet Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will meet Tuesday at the Firewater Grill. Anita Schamber will discuss “Dare to Care: The Plight of Third World Women.” Schamber was a leadership coach and trainer of global leaders in 25 countries for 13 years through World Vision International. She will share experiences with Third World… Continue Reading

‘Dining for a Cause’ to benefit Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The next Dining for a Cause will benefit the Sheridan Senior Center. On Monday, 100 percent of sales from Frackelton’s will be donated to the center’s Holiday Spirit Campaign. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 4-10 p.m. for dinner. Reservations for the event are encouraged and… Continue Reading

New Faces Nov. 13, 2014

Quinn Elizabeth Edmunds Quinn Elizabeth Edmunds was born Nov. 5, 2014, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Jake and Megan Edmunds of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Emma. Her grandparents are Tom and Jaran McCreery of Torrington and Tom and Glenda Edmunds of Meriden. Brailynn Rose… Continue Reading

Friday Events Nov. 13, 2014

Events for Friday, November 13, 2014 • 12:15-2 p.m., Soupfest and “Storytelling: Damage Control for Modern Electronics” presentation, Sheridan YMCA, 417 N. Jefferson St., $5 per person • 4-9 p.m., Pipberry Market, 2727 Coffeen Ave. • 5-8 p.m., Fall Family Carnival, Tongue River Valley Community Center – Dayton, 1100 U.S. Highway 14, Dayton • 6… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 13, 2014

Production of ‘Prisoner of Second Avenue’ set for this weekend SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will perform “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” at the Carriage House Theater this weekend. Dimitra Dugal will direct the dramatic play by Neil Simon in which a well-paid executive of a high-end Manhattan firm gets the ax. While… Continue Reading

Pipberry Market set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Pipberry Market will be held Friday from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market will feature crafts, upcycled furniture, baked goods and candies, holiday decorations, children’s gifts and more. The market will be held at 4860 Coffeen Ave. For more information, contact Jennifer Tikka at 751-6506. Continue Reading

Tack Sale on Saturday to benefit CHAPS

SHERIDAN — CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy will host a tack sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the nonprofit equine therapy organization. Items for sale will include English and Western tack, bits, boots, saddle pads and miscellaneous horse equipment. For more information, call 673-6161. CHAPS Equine Assisted… Continue Reading

Market provides opportunity to ‘Give With Impact’

SHERIDAN — One local nonprofit is taking the “gift of giving” mantra one step further this year. Bought Beautifully will present the “Give With Impact” holiday market from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shall We Dance Ballroom. The holiday gift market will feature products made by artisans all over the world, but that… Continue Reading

United Methodist Women to host craft bazaar

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host the annual “Holiday Express” bazaar Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch of sloppy joes and homemade pies will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The “Closet” will be open and booths of baked goods, crafts, oldies and goodies as well as a children’s… Continue Reading

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