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Local Business Briefs — Sept. 29, 2015

Landon’s to host weekend workshops SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions will present a workshop on medicinal herbs. At 1 p.m., attendees can learn about fall bulbs — what they are, where to put them, along with when and… Continue Reading

Michael Cooper to perform at the WYO Sunday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan will host Michael Cooper, an “eye-popping visual artist and virtuoso mime,” on Sunday at 4 p.m. Cooper’s one-man show combines handcrafted masks, original stories, outlandish stilt dancing and a physical repertoire. Cooper graduated from Goddard College with a degree in peace studies. He then completed six years… Continue Reading

Senior Center organizing ‘Golden Years Dinner’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center has invited any couples celebrating 50 or more years of marriage to join the organization for a “Golden Years Dinner.” The event will be held Sunday, with social time beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starting at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center. The event will include music… Continue Reading

Story Woman’s Club to host turkey dinner

SHERIDAN — The Story Woman’s Club will host its 40th annual turkey dinner on Sunday. The event will run from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Story Woman’s Club. The meal will include turkey with dressing, potatoes with gravy, vegetables, cranberry sauce and homemade pies. The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children age… Continue Reading

Testing her skills in the ER, classroom

Testing her skills in the ER, classroom

SHERIDAN — When you train for something, whether you’re an athlete or a doctor, you want to be able to put your skills to the test. After all, why else would you be training? For Kaleen Juergens, her skills are put to the test every day — just not in the way she would have… Continue Reading

Goodman retiring from WHP after 30 years

Goodman retiring from WHP after 30 years

SHERIDAN — Growing up near the Big Horn Y, Sheridan native Casey Goodman used to watch Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers cruise by and thought it would be “really cool” to join their ranks someday. Cool enough to make a career, it turns out. Lt. Goodman joined WHP in 1985 and got to work next to… Continue Reading

Families, dogs dash through Dayton

Families, dogs dash through Dayton

DAYTON — Saturday marked the first Doggy Dash in Dayton, where Tongue River Valley residents did a five kilometer run or walk with man’s best friend. Chad Aksamit, Tongue River Valley Community Center program director, said the race aimed to benefit the community and offer something to do. “We just wanted to get another program… Continue Reading

Museum to host additional cemetery tours

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will be hosting walking tours of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery in October. The walking tours will explore local history and the history of coal mining in Sheridan County through the lives of past residents. Both tours will be held at the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. The cemetery… Continue Reading

Library continues computer classes

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer free computer classes each Thursday at 10 a.m. through Oct. 22. Participants can bring their own laptops or use one of the library’s. Space is limited, so organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by calling 674-8585. The remaining classes will cover the following… Continue Reading

SCSO seeks info on woman

SCSO seeks info on woman

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a woman that is a suspect in a trespassing case officers are currently working on. The alleged trespassing took place Wednesday morning at an undisclosed location in the county. The woman is a Caucasian with short dark hair. Contact the SCSO with any… Continue Reading

Agendas — Sept. 26, 2015

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees 4 p.m. Wednesday Conference rooms A and B Sheridan Memorial Hospital 1401 W. Fifth St. • Call to order • Welcome, public comments, introductions • Approval of September board meeting agenda • Approval of August board meeting minutes — Aug. 26 • Old business • Quality Committee Report •… Continue Reading

Senior Center Happenings Sept. 26, 2015

• My family doesn’t want my things — what do I do? We don’t want Mom and Dad’s stuff — what do we do? Join us on Tuesday evening at a free community presentation. Amanda Lawson of Caring Transitions and Shelley Kinnison of Real Estate Rehab will share tips and strategies for “Downsizing Your Life.”… Continue Reading

Center Stage: Italian friends and acquaintances

Several Italian families migrated to the Cambria coal mine when it was in operation from 1888-1928.  Newcastle and Cambria were named after towns in England.  Many of the Italian miners took homesteads in the area.  The CB&Q railroad needed coal and the Cambria coal mine furnished this before the vein of coal ran out. The… Continue Reading

Flu clinic set for Friday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Public Health will host its seasonal flu clinic Friday. Sheridan area residents are encouraged to stop in and get a flu shot. Those planning to get their shot should bring their insurance card. The cost is $30 per vaccine and Public Health will bill most insurance companies. For additional information, contact… Continue Reading

Reagan Day Dinner to feature Cheneys

SHERIDAN — The annual Reagan Day Dinner fundraiser will be held Oct. 3 at the Historic Sheridan Inn. The dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m. and will feature former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Liz Cheney. The event is open to the public, but seating will be limited. Tickets for the event… Continue Reading

‘Sound of Healing’ women’s retreat set for Nov. 6-8

SHERIDAN — The annual Sound of Healing women’s retreat is set for Nov. 6-8. The all-inclusive weekend retreat includes shared accommodations at Spearfish Canyon Lodge, five meals, nature hike and classes appropriate for all levels of yoga and music experience. Dawn Sopron and Kate Baum will teach the classes. The cost to attend is $400,… Continue Reading

New faces — Sept. 16, 2015

Amelia Jean Cox Amelia Jean Cox was born July 8, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana. She weighed 4 pounds. She was welcomed by parents David and Melissa Cox of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Anna. Her grandparents are Russel and Patty Cox of Sheridan and Becky and the late Ed Smith of… Continue Reading

Tween Club to focus on DIY computers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather to discuss DIY computers Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. The Tween Club meets every Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. Topics planned for the rest of the year include photography, bats, urban legends, cooking, ducks, silent films and more. For additional information, contact the library at… Continue Reading

Library to feature Fiber Arts show, stamp contest

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fiber Arts Guild will hold its annual show at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library beginning Monday and running through Oct. 30 on the mezzanine. The show features a variety of fiber art mediums including quilting, felting, embroidery, cross stitch and knitting from local fiber artists. A public artist reception will be… Continue Reading

Women’s Council to meet in Gillette

  SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Council for Women’s Issues will continue its 50th anniversary celebration in the state with special activities in Gillette on Oct. 3, culminating in the “Fifty Years of Inspirational Women” dinner at 6 p.m. at the Campbell County Senior Center. Earlier in the day, the Council’s fall quarterly meeting is scheduled… Continue Reading

Wyoming Arts Alliance to offer weekend of art

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Arts Alliance and Ucross Foundation have invited the arts community to gather for a weekend of inspiration, learning and networking beginning Oct. 2.    Kickoff for the weekend will be at noon on Oct. 2 with a lunch and learn opportunity for nonprofits with guest speaker Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, at… Continue Reading

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