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100 attend first FAB Women’s Conference at Sheridan College

November 4, 2013

SHERIDAN — The first FAB Women’s Conference held Saturday at Sheridan College went off without a hitch, with approximately 100 people in attendance. Attendees said the one-day event that covered a wide range of women’s issues was inspiring and motivating. Keynote speakers Sarah Calhoun and Brig. Gen. Kathy Wright both wowed the crowd. Calhoun spoke Read More

County attorney sends cases back to municipal court

SHERIDAN — Justice administrators have initiated a process with the ultimate goal of rebalancing the workload between the municipal and circuit courts. After two months, it’s too early to tell whether shifting some cases from county to city resources will make a significant difference in the overall functioning of each respective entity. Sheridan County Attorney Read More

Gun stolen in 1990, found in Sheridan

SHERIDAN— A handgun reported stolen in Hardin, Mont., more than two decades ago turned up in a Sheridan pawn shop last week. Though it’s unlikely the thief will ever be found, the gun will be returned to its rightful owner. Sheridan Police Department Capt. Scott Chandler said the gun was flagged during a routine inspection Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 4, 2013

An Acoustic Evening with Aaron Tippin Thursday   SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present an acoustic evening with Aaron Tippin on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The show was originally scheduled for Aug. 11 and was rescheduled due to travel delays. Tippin is a singer songwriter whose most recent album focused on country music that Read More

Dog and Cat Shelter has new hours

SHERIDAN — The Dog and Cat Shelter has announced a change to their business hours effective immediately. The shelter will be closed to the public on Wednesdays, which has historically been the slowest day of the week for visits. Business hours will remain the same on other days, noon to 6 p.m. all other weekdays Read More

Turkey Trot

From left, Travis Zeilstra, cofounder and head brewer of The Black Tooth Brewing Company, Sales and Marketing Director Jesse Woods and Monte Buckmaster, owner of The Mint Bar, collected canned food for charity during Saturday evening’s Turkey Trot pub crawl. The Turkey Trot offered free drinks at the brewery, The Mint Bar and The Pony Read More

4th annual baby fair Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host their forth annual baby fair Saturday. “It’s All About You, Baby!” is for expectant parents, parents of newborns and parents of young toddlers. It is a free event which is open to everyone. It will be held in the hospital cafeteria area on the lower level from Read More

Social media, Facebook computer class Thurs.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System will host a Facebook and social media computer class at the Fulmer Library on Thursday. The class will take place in the Fulmer Room at 10 a.m. It is a free class that is open to the public. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St. Read More

Western Dog Salon holding tours Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Western Dog Salon will include The Dog and Cat Shelter at their open house on Wednesday. The salon will be open from 3-7 p.m. for tours, meet and greet with the staff, previews of their new products and to answer questions about grooming. Beverages, snacks, games and prizes will also be offered. Read More

SCSD2 holding parent teacher conferences Thurs., Fri.

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 will have parent teacher conferences Thursday and Friday. Schools within this district will have early dismissal on Thursday and no school on Friday. Thursday dismissal times are as follows: • kindergarten 11:25 a.m. • elementary school 12:35 p.m. • Sheridan Junior High School 1:10 p.m. • Ft. Mackenzie/Wright Read More

Big Horn students to present concert Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn High School band and choir will present a fall concert on Wednesday. The concert is free and open to the community. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium. Both groups will be directed by Ariel Downing as they perform a variety of musical selections including “The Blues Read More

Urgent Care at SMH opens doors

November 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — The new Urgent Care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital opened its doors Thursday to offer the community an affordable, same-day health care option for urgent but not necessarily life-threatening medical conditions. “Urgent care clinics are springing up all over the United States,” Physician Assistant and Coordinator for Urgent Care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital Kelly Read More

2013 Woman of the Year

November 4, 2013

SHERIDAN — Erin Kilbride, director of the Tongue River Valley Community Center, was honored as Woman of the Year at the FAB Women’s Conference Saturday night. The first-time conference, sponsored by The Sheridan Press, Sheridan College and several other community businesses and organizations, garnered 11 nominations for Woman of the Year. The caliber of women Read More

Former probation officer pleads not guilty to felony sexual assault

November 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man who previously worked at the Probation and Parole Office in Sheridan pleaded not guilty to felony second degree sexual assault before Judge William Edelman Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court. Charging documents allege Chris Yager engaged in a five-month romantic relationship with a woman he had previously supervised as Read More

Sage grouse conservation plan open for public review

By Hannah Wiest The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — Eight working groups around the state of Wyoming dedicated to sage grouse conservation and habitat management have been asked to update their sage grouse conservation plans to incorporate new policies and information made available since the plans were completed more than five years ago. Comments on the Read More

Turkey Trot Pub Crawl to help the hungy set for Sat.

SHERIDAN — You can help feed the hungry in Sheridan at the Turkey Trot pub crawl on Saturday. The Black Tooth Brewing Company, The Pony Grill & Bar and The Mint Bar are teaming up to host the event. Participants must bring a minimum of three cans of food and meet at brewery at 6 Read More

‘Nonprofit Tuesday’ at brewery to benefit Miss Wyoming

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host their next “Nonprofit Tuesday” event Tuesday. Proceeds from this week’s event will benefit the Miss Wyoming Scholarship Foundation. One dollar of every beer purchased from 5:30-7:30 p.m. will be donated to the Miss Wyoming scholarship fund. The event will also offer a 50/50 raffle and a Read More

A lifelong learner honored

SHERIDAN — This year’s annual Friends of the Library Auction, the Sheridan County Library’s largest fundraiser, will be held in honor of longtime library employee and local historian Helen Graham. Graham passed away in July at the age of 94. Her contributions to the library and to the preservation of local history are wide-ranging and Read More

CVC to host Action Forum 2.0 Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Center for a Vital Community at The Sheridan College will host Action Forum 2.0 on Thursday. This meeting will provide an update and call to action on the initiatives from Thrive vs. Survive, a community conversation on poverty. Study circles on poverty were held over the course of five weeks with 140 Read More

‘War Voices’ presentation scheduled for senior center

SHERIDAN — On Thursday Val Burgess will present “War Voices: Are You Listening?” at the Sheridan Senior Center. This is a free presentation open to the public in honor of Veterans Day. The program will share stories from prisoners of war starting at 1 p.m. In addition, the senior center will pay tribute to the Read More

Pet-O-Ween raises nearly $1,000 for local shelter

SHERIDAN — The Dog and Cat Shelter hosted their annual Pet-o-Ween pet costume contest on Saturday at Kendrick Park. The event raised just under $1,000 this year. First, second and third place winners were selected in three categories: funniest costume, scariest costume and most creative costume. Several people competed in every category but the top Read More

Ruby’s art show at library

SHERIDAN — Local artist Steve Ruby will be at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Tuesday for an artist’s reception. The reception will take place in The Inner Circle from 5-7 p.m. The event kicks off Ruby’s first pubic display of his art which will last from Sunday through Nov. 30th at the library. Read More

Coffee shop to close, reopen as nonprofit

October 31, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Living Room Coffee Shop off of Brundage Street is closing after its Halloween party tonight to allow for restructuring of the business. Owner Maureen “Mo” Hickey made the announcement Monday that today will be the Living Room’s last day — for a while. While the establishment has been slowly gaining momentum since Read More

Mustaches will abound this ‘Movember’

SHERIDAN — Friday marks the kickoff of a month of men’s health awareness in Sheridan. Mustaches, both real and prosthetic, will be the official indicator of the cause. For the second year, health organizations in Sheridan have put together a month of celebratory events focused on enhancing men’s awareness, wellness and preventative care. “The mustache Read More

Grant allows students to enjoy fresh produce at TRE

RANCHESTER — Tongue River Elementary School received a $12,500 fresh fruits and vegetables grant from the USDA National Lunch Program for the 2013-2014 school year. The money will be used to provide fresh fruit and vegetables for 250 students at TRE who are participating in the program. Wyoming schools with a significant free and reduced Read More

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