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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

Local Briefs Sept. 17, 2014

Big Horn Women’s Club to meet Friday BIG HORN — The Big Horn Women’s Club will have its first fall meeting Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. Participants will learn about the history and etiquette of  tea by  French pastry chef and food historian Louise Morand. Dress for a tea party, including hats. Prizes… Continue Reading

Thursday events Sept. 17, 2014

• All day event, “Building Communities Where Children and Families Thrive: The Science of Early Childhood,” Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave., $80 per person • 5-7 p.m. Sheridan farmers market, Grinnell Plaza • 5-9 p.m. Third Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan • 6:30 p.m. Mark Jenkins lecture “Last of the First Skiers,” Whitney Presentation Hall,… 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 condition… Continue Reading

Helping teachers, students dig deeper

Helping teachers, students dig deeper

Trainers help SCSD1 shift paradigm of teaching SHERIDAN — In high school, students often see equations like 2x/5=14. Most can figure out the answer because a teacher has shown them how, but they may not know why they are solving problems that way. “They’re doing the procedure for a concept they don’t understand; it’s a… Continue Reading

Reward offered in county attorney arson case increased to $15,000

SHERIDAN — The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for setting fire to the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office has been increased to $15,000. The original reward offered was $10,000. On June 4 at approximately 4:30 a.m., Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the Sheridan Police Department responded to a… Continue Reading

Sheridan College to celebrate Constitution Wednesday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will celebrate Constitution Day on Wednesday, the 227th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Constitution. English faculty member David Golden will present a complete reading of the Constitution, Bill of Rights and the remaining amendments. The reading will begin at 1 p.m. inside the Thorne-Rider Campus Center on Wednesday. The… Continue Reading

New Faces Sept. 16, 2014

Laila-Sue Camila Abel Laila-Sue Camila Abel was born Sept. 5, 2014, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Donna Abel and Rodolfo Fuentes, both of Sheridan. Her sibling is brother Noe. Her grandparents are Dana and Keith Bartlett of Lodge Grass, Montana, and Rodolfo Fuentes and Maria… Continue Reading

Wednesday Events Sept. 16, 2014

• 1 p.m. Constitution Reading, Sheridan College, Thorne-Rider Campus Center, 3059 Coffeen Ave. • 3 p.m. Koltiska Pumpkin Patch opens, 120 Cat Creek Rd. • 4-6 p.m. Artist Reception, Sheridan County Fulmer Library, 335 W. Alger St. Continue Reading

Local Briefs Sept. 16, 2014

Artist Reception Wednesday at the Library SHERIDAN—The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host an artist reception for Charlotte Mehmke on Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. on the mezzanine. Mehmke’s work is currently displayed in an exhibit titled “Women’s History: Founding Mothers” on the library’s mezzanine. Mehmke has sewn and hand stitched several women’s dresses representing… Continue Reading

SPD continuing Deer Management Plan for 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department, in conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, will continue implementation of the city’s Deer Management Plan for the 2014 hunting season. All parties interested in bow hunting in the designated, undeveloped zones within the city limits must first register with the Sheridan Police Department beginning immediately. Registration… Continue Reading

Old, modern mix in unique skiing culture

Old, modern mix in unique skiing culture

SHERIDAN — At first glance, the hunt may look much like one in Wyoming: a group of men up before dawn standing high on a ridge, peering down the snowy slopes below and looking for signs of elk. But then, when an elk is spotted, this group of hunters starts hollering, and within seconds it becomes… Continue Reading

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