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Sheridan County Museum to host Auction tomorrow

December 4, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host a holiday dinner and silent auction tomorrow. The event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center located at 612 N. Main St. The silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner and program begin at 6 p.m. Author Gary Temple will be discussing his Read More

County drug court earns 3-year CARF approval

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Adult Drug Court has been accredited for three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International. The CARF inspection was conducted to comply with new state requirements that the program be accredited by an outside agency to continue to receiving state funding. Justice Center Administrator Neal Madson said Read More

frigid temperatures forecasted for remainder of week

December 3, 2013

UPDATE— Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 a.m.: Sheridan County School District 3 will start two hours late this morning due to winter weather. SHERIDAN — A winter weather system that moved through Sheridan Monday evening brought with it several inches of snow and bitter cold temperatures, closing roads and delaying schools in the area. Meteorologist with Read More

City Council makes quick work of short agenda

SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council kept its meeting short and simple Monday night. There was no old or new business to be discussed and no communications from staff, council or junior council. Total meeting time was approximately five minutes. In its consent agenda, which is a list of items approved with one vote at the Read More

Dayton Town Council passes Flood Plain Ordinance

DAYTON — Dayton Town Council passed its Flood Plain Ordinance on third and final reading Monday night. The vote was unanimous. After concern about the ordinance was expressed at the Nov. 20 meeting, the council invited engineer Dave Randall to attend Monday’s meeting and answer any questions from residents. However, no residents expressed any concerns, Read More

SCSD#2 votes to end its paritipation in SEEDA

The Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees voted last night at their regular monthly meeting to discontinue its participation in the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority (SEEDA). SEEDA is an organization consisting of representatives from several area organizations including the City of Sheridan, Sheridan College, Sheridan County, Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, Read More

Wright takes first place at the Heide Hermann Piano Competition

SHERIDAN — Frequent Sheridan performing artist Josh Wright took first place at the Heide Hermann International Piano Competition held in Westport, Conn., on Nov. 23 and 24. This is the pianist’s second win in international competition this year. He also won the Rosamond P. Haeberle International Piano Competition in Michigan in March. Wright has performed Read More

Sheridan Aires to present winter concert

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Aires will present their winter concert Thursday and Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center. The concert will include performances by Alex Banks and the Happy Tappers as well as special guest Grace Cannon. Performances will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Friday at 7:15 p.m. Dessert will be served prior to Read More

Pet photos with Santa Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter will host their annual pet photos with Santa on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cottonwood Center, Shirley McPheeters of FFF Photography will take pictures of your pets with Santa. Pictures are $10 and all proceeds benefit the shelter. The Cottonwood Center is located at Read More

Annie Greenthumb’s to celebrate 30th anniversary Thursday

SHERIDAN — Annie Greenthumb’s Flowers and Gifts will celebrate their 30th anniversary on Thursday. Members of the community are invited to enjoy cookies, cider and the chance to win door prizes. The shop is located at 409 Coffeen Ave. For more information contact Linda Robbins at 672-7496.

Wyoming Archaeological Society to meet Thurs.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Le Gourmet Room, 1809 Sugarland Drive. The program is free and ordering dinner from the menu is available but not required for attendance. Following dinner, around 7:15 p.m., archaeologist Kristin Hare will make Read More

Homemaker’s bazaar moved

SHERIDAN — The Homemaker’s Holiday Bazaar has been restructured into a new event. Now called the Pipberry Bazaar the event on Friday and Saturday also has a new location. The bazaar will take place at 2727 Coffeen Ave. On Friday from 4-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. crafts, baked goods, Read More

Winter finds Sheridan; brings snow, cold

From Staff Reports SHERIDAN — A winter weather system that moved through Sheridan Monday evening brought with it several inches of snow and bitter cold temperatures, closing roads and delaying schools in the area. Meterologist with the National Weather Service in Billings Joe Lester said this week’s weather is the byproduct of a northern storm Read More

County to reconsider flood plain management regulations

December 2, 2013

SHERIDAN — On Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners will reconsider proposed regulations for flood plain management in Sheridan County. At their meeting Nov. 5, the commissioners rejected the regulations 3-2 because three commissioners wanted more time to address points of contention. In the month since the regulations were rejected, County Public Works Director Rod Read More

Kilpatrick Creations hosting raffle Dec. 21

SHERIDAN — Kilpatrick Creations will be hosting a raffle benefitting the Dog and Cat Shelter. Tickets are $1 each or 10 for $5. The drawing will be Dec. 21 and you need not be present to win. Prizes include a family Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo package, a family University of Wyoming package, a rolling cooler full of Christmas Read More

SHS orchestras to present winter concert Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Baroque Orchestra, the Sheridan High School Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra will present their winter concert on Thursday. The performance will commence at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium. Some of the performances will include the Baroque Orchestra performing Symphony No. 40 by Mozart, the Chamber Orchestra Read More

Legacy Center to present ‘Season of Love’ concert Dec. 13

SHERIDAN — The Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center will present “Season of Love” on Dec. 13. Their fourth annual Christmas concert featuring local artists will be at the WYO Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Tickets are available at the boxoffice located inside the theater at 42 Read More

Clearmont holds Christmas concerts Dec. 12

SHERIDAN — The Clearmont K-12 Band and Choir Christmas concerts will be held Dec. 12 at Clearmont Elementary School. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the community. The school is located at 1601 Meade St., Clearmont. For more information contact Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107.

21st annual Festival of Trees Saturday

SHERIDAN — The 21st annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for all Special Olympics athletes in Region IV, will take place Saturday from 5:30-10 p.m. The event will take place at the Historic Sheridan Inn located at 856 Broadway St. Decorated trees of all sizes, both live and artifical, as well as carvings, wreaths and Read More

Start of the local holiday giving season

SHERIDAN — The day after Thanksgiving marks two holiday traditions — Black Friday and in Sheridan, the beginning of the Red Kettle Campaign of The Salvation Army. The tradition of Salvation Army Red Kettles pre-dates the Black Friday concept by decades. The first red kettles were distributed in 1891 by a Salvation Army officer who Read More

Small business unique for shopping holiday

November 29, 2013

SHERIDAN — For the first time in nearly two decades, Radio Shack opened at its regular time of 8 a.m. on Black Friday. There were no frenzied lines shivering outside the door at 5 a.m., waiting restlessly to snatch up that amazing deal. “Radio Shack does not want to follow the lead of Walmart and Read More

Sheridan man arrested for pharmacy robbery in Casper

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was arrested in Casper earlier this week on accusations of armed robbery of a pharmacy. Derek Wood, 28, was taken into custody Monday. Casper Police Lt. Mike Thompson said earlier this month, a man wearing a black jacket with a hood appeared at the pharmacy counter within an Albertson’s grocery Read More

Tongue River Middle School Announces first quarter honor roll

From staff reports   SHERIDAN — Tongue River Middle School has announced its first quarter honor roll.   8th grade “Superintendent’s” honor roll KamiJo McCormick, Mary Miller, Cydney Mullaney, Claire Reed, Dehlaney Schulthess.   7th grade “Superintendents” honor roll Mackenzie Aksamit, Holly Hutchinson, Morgan Warren.   6th grade “Superintendents” honor roll Zaveah Kobza, Corrin Lamere, Read More

Trails End open house Dec. 6-8

SHERIDAN — The Trails End State Historic Site will host a Holiday Open House Dec. 6-8. From 1-7 p.m., daily the historic museum will be fully decorated for the season and alive with the sites, sounds and scents of Christmas in the early 1900s. The event will include special temporary exhibits, a visit from St. Read More

Sheridan College to host Science Saturday Dec. 7

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids will host December’s Science Saturday on Dec. 7. Science Saturday offers free admission to the museum for the entire community. This month the museum is featuring Caesar the Allosaurus. You can meet the new addition to the museum from 10 a.m. to noon on Read More

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