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Officials consider changes to treatment of mentally ill at SMH

July 18, 2014

SHERIDAN — In the last couple years, the amount of severely mentally ill patients admitted to Sheridan Memorial Hospital has doubled, straining a facility that lacks the space and staffing to provide the best possible care for such patients. As a result, hospital staff, County Attorney Matt Redle, county staff and commissioners, and representatives from Northern Read More

Dayton OKs resolution for one-cent tax

DAYTON — The Optional One-Cent Sales Tax will go before voters this November for a decision on whether to continue the tax for another four years. If the tax is passed, Dayton Town Council has determined it will continue its one-cent funding as it has in the past, Mayor Bob Wood said. The council passed Read More

Student news July 18, 2014

• Madeline Rice Kobold of Sheridan has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. NSCS is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year students. Membership is by invitation only, and based on grade point average and class standing. • Rachel Reed of Dayton has made the University of Montana’s Dean’s Read More

County seeks designs for new logo

SHERIDAN —  Sheridan County is launching a countywide contest to design a new logo that represents the county in a unique and identifying way. Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, Aug. 7. The County Commission will select up to 10 semi-finalists to be presented to the public for voting. Finalists will each receive $50 in Read More

Dayton Days set for July 25-26

DAYTON — The 38th annual Dayton Days will be held  July 25-26, in Dayton. Friday’s events include the Cow Pie Classic golf tournament and the pet parade, a movie and talent show in the park. Saturday’s events include a pancake breakfast, mile race and a parade at 10 a.m. To register for the parade, fill Read More

NWCCD assigns official names for new buildings on campus

July 17, 2014

SHERIDAN — It was a game of names at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees as buildings were named in honor of benefactors and leaders were assigned to projects. But first, the meeting began by making quick work of the 2014-2015 budget. No public comments were made during Read More

SCSD2 plans to install cameras on school buses

SHERIDAN — In order to comply with a statute of the Wyoming Legislature passed this year, Sheridan County School District 2 voted Wednesday to request bids to install two exterior cameras on each bus in the district’s fleet, for a total of 36 cameras. The law was passed as the result of an 11-year-old girl in Read More

Nearly $1 million of SCSD2 budget result of salary, benefit increases

SHERIDAN — Nearly $1 million of the increase planned for Sheridan County School District 2’s fiscal year 2015 budget is the result of salary increases. The SCSD2 board of trustees  approved the budget at a meeting Wednesday. The budget features a 3.2 percent increase of approximately $1.5 million in general fund expenditures. The jump means the Read More

Rocky Mountain Power gifts $3K to local nonprofit

SHERIDAN — Rocky Mountain Power recently gifted $3,000 to the First People’s Center for Education to support the organization’s programs on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The First People’s Center for Education is a nonprofit organization based in Sheridan that works to support and improve teacher effectiveness in Native communities. The organization partners with schools Read More

Yoga highlight of ParkFit Wednesday

SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be yoga by Kula Space Wednesday at Marshall Park. A full schedule of Read More

Learn about historic mining towns at ‘Wyoming Wednesdays’

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event, John Woodward, director of the Sheridan County Museum, will share Read More

Complicated illness makes for difficult diagnosis, treatment

SHERIDAN — There are still a lot of unknowns when it comes to the evaluation and treatment of Lyme disease. Just as was the case when doctors and scientists first discovered and attempted to treat diseases such as AIDS and cancer, the growing epidemic of Lyme disease is wrought with missing information especially in terms Read More

Kinskey sworn in as state senator

July 16, 2014

SHERIDAN — Former Mayor Dave Kinskey of Sheridan was sworn in as a member of the 62nd Wyoming Legislature on Tuesday in the Senate Chambers of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne. Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice James Burke administered the oath of office and Sen. Tony Ross, R-Cheyenne, president of the Wyoming Senate presided over Read More

3 county departments over budget, unexpended funds to cover shortfalls

SHERIDAN — Another fiscal year is in the books for Sheridan County after amendments were made to balance the budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 and the budget for fiscal year 2014-2015 was approved at the County Commission meeting Tuesday. Three departments had expenditures go over budget. Shortfalls will be covered by a transfer of unexpended funds Read More

San Benito Monastery to shut its doors

From staff reports   DAYTON — The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration have announced plans to close San Benito Monastery in Dayton. “St. Benedict’s Rule says, ‘No one is to pursue what she judges better for herself, but rather what benefits another.’ (RB 72:7). This was a difficult decision and not one we took lightly,” Read More

Longmire Days countdown

SHERIDAN — The third annual Longmire Days will commence Friday in Buffalo and just as the hit TV Show “Longmire” continues to grow in popularity on A&E, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before. “Longmire” is a crime drama television series based on the mystery novels written by local author Read More

Ranchester OKs use of concrete in new subdivision

RANCHESTER — After discussing gravel depths and long-term viability and maintenance of concrete and asphalt, Ranchester Town Council voted Tuesday to allow developer Drew Redinger to use concrete in the development of roads in his new Stoneridge Subdivision near the site for the new elementary school west of Ranchester. The council hesitated because roads previously made Read More

Weekly event to feature Sheridan Concert Band

SHERIDAN — The next Concert in the Park will be held Tuesday and will feature the Sheridan Concert Band. From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Kendrick Park Bandshell, band members from all around Sheridan will perform a concert. Any members of the community who would like to perform as part of the band are asked to Read More

Museum ready for next ‘Tidbit Tuesday’

SHERIDAN — The next offering of the “Tidbit Tuesday” educational program at the Sheridan County Museum will be held next week. The program gives children and their families an opportunity to explore history together from 10 a.m. to noon every other Tuesday throughout the summer. The events are free and open to all, but space Read More

Landon’s seeking votes for ‘People’s Choice’ gardens

SHERIDAN — This Saturday, Landon’s Greenhouse invites the public to attend a free self-guided garden tour from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Landon’s Greenhouse has chosen eight finalists from the 2014 entries and they are looking for votes for the “People’s Choice” winners in each category. You can vote one of three ways: come into Read More

Arrests over rodeo week up, but nonviolent

July 15, 2014

SHERIDAN — As the dust settled from the Sheridan WYO Rodeo action last week, spectators poured onto Main Street for the annual street dance held Friday and Saturday nights. In the middle of it all, the annual butt dart competition was played for prizes. The object of the game is to put a quarter in Read More

County budgets ‘modest’ raises for employees in FY2015

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Commissioners held a public hearing Monday for the county’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. The budget was approved today by commissioners at their regular meeting. One resident, Scott Hininger, spoke to express his appreciation to the commissioners for their support of the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service for Sheridan County. Hininger Read More

Rec. District OKs increase in budget, talks fees

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District met Monday night to approve their budget for the 2015 fiscal year. While last year’s budget was $52,000 less than 2013, this year’s budget made a significant jump. The district approved a budget of $1.21 million for the 2015 fiscal year, a $65,000 increase from last year. The major Read More

Planning Commission approves 2 subdivisions

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Planning Commission voted to recommend approval to City Council for two minor subdivisions at its meeting Monday. The Cloud Peak Ranch 18th filing minor subdivision will allow System Land, LLC, to subdivide 10.9 acres of land immediately west of the Sheridan Links planned unit development on Mydland Road into one 8.01-acre lot Read More

2015 rodeo royalty named

SHERIDAN — Saturday night before the final performance of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, the 2015 WYO Rodeo Royalty were announced. The young ladies were judged in three categories: horsemanship, personality and appearance. Horsemanship made up 50 percent of the points and the personality and appearance made up the other 50 percent. For the girls to Read More

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