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‘More Than Music’ concert celebrates Buffalo jam

SHERIDAN — The Occidental Hotel in Buffalo will celebrate 10 years of weekly musical community gathering on Oct. 15 with an anniversary concert. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center (formerly Clear Creek Elementary School). Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in Buffalo at… Continue Reading

Cemetery tours Oct. 8

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will offer cemetery tours of the final resting places of the Sheridan’s famous, infamous and in-between at the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery on Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. or 2-3:30 p.m. The walking tour begins at the front gates of the cemetery. Bring a good pair of walking… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Homemakers host Achievement Day meeting

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Homemakers held the September Achievement Day meeting at a luncheon hosted by members of the Banner Women’s Club. Karylyn Petrie of Story and Gail Hemming of Banner were honored as the 2016 Homemakers of the Year. The two homemaker members were selected by club members. The 2017 incoming Sheridan County Officers… Continue Reading

Senior Center to host candidate forum

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a forum for candidates for Sheridan City Council and Sheridan mayor from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday. All forums will begin with a 30-minute time to mingle. Refreshments will include coffee and pie. The time to mingle will be followed by an hour of questions for the candidates. For… Continue Reading

Reports—Oct. 5, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1400 block North Main Street, 11:14 a.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • Vehicle accident, Wild Cat Road, 1:27 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday • Admissions — Joleen M. Boos, Sheridan; Dillon Jaymes Boos, Sheridan •… Continue Reading

Take your chili south of the border

Take your chili south of the border

SOUTH OF THE BORDER CHICKEN CHILI  Servings: makes 6 servings Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: less than 20 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 cup small chopped red or green bell pepper 1 (1.25- to 1.5-ounce) package white chicken chili seasoning mix (such… Continue Reading

Soup is on

Over the last few weeks the soup pot at my house has had a workout. I made the first pot of chili of the season, then made a family favorite — potato soup, and finally I worked out the recipe below for tortilla soup. My recipe is a combination of three different recipes that I… Continue Reading

Council hopes to intervene in MDU proposed rate hike

Council hopes to intervene in MDU proposed rate hike

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan pays a large amount each year in utility bills. If a proposed rate hike from Montana-Dakota Utilities gets approved by the Public Service Commission, the city could spend even more alongside all MDU customers in the Sheridan area. Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson told the Sheridan City Council… Continue Reading

SCSD2 principals outline plans for higher test scores

SCSD2 principals outline plans for higher test scores

SHERIDAN — While some Sheridan County School District 2 schools fielded the top test scores in the state during the 2015-16 school year, the district’s secondary school principals are aiming for higher marks this year. Principals at Sheridan High School, Sheridan Junior High School and The Wright Place/ Ft. Mackenzie High School informed the school… Continue Reading

SEEDA tables SAGE’s funding request

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority voted down a Sheridan Artists’ Guild Et al request for funding — for the time being. At a special meeting held Monday, SEEDA elected to table a request from SAGE for funds that would have gone toward construction of the nonprofit’s building in downtown Sheridan. The… Continue Reading

Wreaths across America available for purchase

SHERIDAN — Cadets from Sheridan are selling wreaths to place on veterans’ graves for Wreaths Across America. The goal is to cover Sheridan, Story and Big Horn with 1,619 wreaths. Wreaths across America is a program that remembers the fallen, honors those that serve and their families and teach children the value of freedom. The… Continue Reading

UW College of Education gives grants to local educators

SHERIDAN — Seven University of Wyoming College of Education graduates are the recipients of the Lola B. Newcomb Beginning Teacher Support Grant. Recipients of the 2016 Newcomb Grant recipients are Jennifer Bennett, Bryce Mittelstadt, Ashley Radosevich, Laura Timm, Claire Wetzel and Rachel Howerton and Haley King. Howerton teaches elementary school art in Sheridan County School… Continue Reading

Science Saturday set for Oct. 8

SHERIDAN — “Science Kids – Kids Chemistry!” will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon in the Mohns Science Center at Sheridan College. The program is part of Science Saturdays and is free to the public. The event — which will be in rooms 122, 134 and 144 —will explore chemistry for kids. The Sheridan… Continue Reading

Reports—Oct. 4, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1100 block Emerson Street, 8:16 a.m. • Activated fire alarm, 100 block South Brooks Street, 8:43 a.m. • Activated fire alarm, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 3:28 p.m. • Carbon monoxide alarm, 1500 block Parker Avenue, 4:36 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Monday • No calls reported.… Continue Reading

McCarthy says 2016-17 season will be his last

McCarthy says 2016-17 season will be his last

SHERIDAN — Frank McCarthy has spent the last 38 years of his life coaching women’s basketball, and 15 of those have come at Sheridan College. So as McCarthy enters his 16th season with the Lady Generals, he’s decided to make it his last. “After talking it over with my family, we have decided this is… Continue Reading

Quality turnout at early-childhood symposium last week

Quality turnout at early-childhood symposium last week

SHERIDAN — A child’s personality is partially influenced by the community in which they live. So what can a community do to help children thrive? That was the question individuals interested in childhood development discussed at a symposium called “Building Communities Where Children and Families Thrive” held at Sheridan College. The event was hosted by… Continue Reading

Arborists, foresters gather at SC for tree school

Arborists, foresters gather at SC for tree school

SHERIDAN — More than 200 arborists, foresters and tree enthusiasts gathered at Sheridan College on Thursday to study the college’s Arboretum as part of the seventh annual Northern Rockies Tree School. The Arboretum has been developed by SC grounds supervisor Zack Houck, Featuring international tree assessor Jeremy Barrell of the United Kingdom as the conference’s featured speaker,… Continue Reading

Library to host Indie Author Day Saturday

SHERIDAN — Are you interested in self-publishing? Do you want to see works that other writers in the community have completed? Stop by the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate Indie Author Day and speak with authors who have taken the leap into self-publishing. The event… Continue Reading

Pink Pint Night at Blacktooth Brewing Tuesday

SHERIDAN — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Black Tooth Brewing Company will host Pink Pint Night on Tuesday from 5-10 p.m. For every pint purchased, $1 will be donated to The Link, Partners in Pink. The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St. Continue Reading

‘Met Opera Live’ season begins Sat.

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10 a.m. Saturday. As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted… Continue Reading

Area residents to March Against Family Violence this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Advocacy and Resource Center along with community partner Compass Center for Families will host the annual March Against Family Violence on Saturday at 9 a.m. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The message of the march is that family violence is not acceptable. Families are too important to lose to family… Continue Reading

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