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Randazzo paintings to be shown at library

March 11, 2014

SHERIDAN — A show of original paintings in a variety of media created by local artist Tom Randazzo will be presented on the mezzanine of Sheridan Fulmer Public library. “Balance and texture” will present a wide variety of mixed media including wax and motor oil. An artist’s reception will be held tomorrow from 5-7 p.m. Read More

Jack Miller to lead ‘Fundraising: why and how’ tomorrow

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Public Arts Committee and the Sheridan Artists’ Guild have partnered to offer a presentation and workshop on fundraising. Jack Miller of the Miller Group will lead “Fundraising: why and how” tomorrow at the Downtown Sheridan Association community room. Commencing at 1:30 p.m., Miller will give an overview of fundraising in America Read More

Ranchester landmark property getting new legs

March 10, 2014

SHERIDAN — One of Ranchester’s landmark business properties has changed hands and will soon reopen as a new restaurant. The building on Dayton Street that formerly housed the Legends Grill and Steakhouse has been purchased by a local family and is being remodeled to become “Eat Street.” Chris and Sheena Bernard have committed their time Read More

132 bills pass through Wyoming Legislature

SHERIDAN — It’s a wrap, folks. The 62nd Wyoming Legislature finished its 20-day budget session Thursday with a total of 132 bills passing through both the Senate and the House of Representatives and heading to Gov. Matt Mead’s desk for signature or veto. Mead will continue to sign or veto bills this week. A total Read More

Mead proclaims this week ‘Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week’

SHERIDAN — Governor Matt Mead has proclaimed this week “Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week” as part of the Wyo. Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Committee “Ag Books for Kids” program. Students are encouraged to read agricultural books to learn about the industry whether they intend to study it for a career or not, to better Read More

Next ‘Birding at the Brinton’ to be held Saturday at 9 a.m.

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday. This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at The Brinton Museum. All ages and abilities are welcome to join. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have Read More

‘Til You’re Green’ fun run March 15

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will host their annual St. Patrick’s Day fun run “Run ‘Til You’re Green” on March 15. Pre-registration for the event ends March 13 and costs $25. Day of registration begins at 9 a.m. and costs $30. The run starts at 11 a.m. at Kendrick Park. Lunch will be provided by Read More

Sheridan Inn seeking volunteers

SHERIDAN — The Historic Sheridan Inn is seeking volunteers. The new owners, Bob and Dana Townsend, will host a meet and greet on Wednesday to discuss volunteer opportunities available at the Inn. Volunteers must be 18 or older. The meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. at 856 Broadway St. Those interested in volunteering but unable Read More

Tongue River Lady Eagles win second-straight state championship

CASPER — They had to earn it, but the Tongue River Lady Eagles walked out of the Casper Events Center on Saturday night as 2A girls state champions. Kemmerer held the lead for much of the second half, but the Lady Eagles forced overtime play and thanks to the free throws of Sarah Rawlings, got Read More

Above average temperatures could lead to low-land flooding

March 7, 2014

SHERIDAN — Frozen ground, heavy snowpack and temperatures creeping 10 to 15 degrees above average over the weekend will lead to a potential for low-land flooding and ice jams around Sheridan County. The predicted high temperature for today is 51 degrees and 58 degrees for Sunday. The National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service has Read More

WYO to present next ‘Live from the Met’ opera March 15

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Massenet’s ‘Werther’” on March 15 at 11 a.m. The performance is part of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate opera Read More

Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum to host events Monday

SHERIDAN — The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will host “Fun at the Museum: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and History” on Monday in the community room at the Johnson County Library. This free event is open to everyone and will run from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information call 684-9331. The library is located at Read More

SAGE Exhibit Gallery to feature colored pencil artist States

SHERIDAN — Throughout the month of March the SAGE Exhibit Gallery will feature life-long Sheridan area resident and colored pencil artist Dean States. “Seven Years Plus” will exhibit his drawings at the gallery located inside Sheridan College Main Street. An artist’s reception and gallery talk will be held Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. The public is Read More

4-H to hold annual carnival March 15

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County 4-H club will host their annual carnival fundraiser on March 15. From 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall a chili supper, cake walk, dunk tank, duck darts, treasure hunt along with other food and activities will be offered. There is no cost to attend and all optional activities Read More

County P&Z: Deny quarry permit

SHERIDAN — Nearly 50 people packed Thursday’s Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting to speak about a quarry proposed on Bird Farm Road near the intersection with U.S. Highway 87. While a majority spoke against the quarry, a representative for the permit applicants and one nearby neighbor spoke in favor. After listening to more Read More

Fort Mackenzie to perform local play ‘Murder Twice Baked’

SHERIDAN — Fort Mackenzie High School will perform a “musical who done it” written by a local playwright for its spring play March 13 and 14. Set in 1920s England, the play, “Murder Twice Baked,” was written by Sheridan resident Bruce Scigliano with his writing partner George Krawczyk of Michigan. Together, Scigliano and Krawczyk write Read More

e2e program hits on economics of investment

SHERIDAN — A group of approximately 60 Sheridan entrepreneurs were treated to a crash course in Wall Street economics and investments Thursday night by one of Wyoming’s leading experts in the field. This week’s “Entrepreneur 2 Entrepreneur” seminar presented by the University of Wyoming’s Technology Business Center and the Wyoming Business Council featured investment CEO Read More

SHS Jazz band to perform Festival Concert this Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Jazz Band will perform their Festival Concert on Tuesday. The band will be playing songs which they will be performing at the Kinser Jazz Festival in Casper and the Northwest Jazz Festival in Powell later this year. The performance will commence at 7 p.m. at the Sue Henry Auditorium Read More

Empty Bowl fundraiser set for Thursday at YMCA

SHERIDAN — The Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host their annual Empty Bowl event Thursday. The fundraising event serves attendees a simple dinner emulating what one might eat at a soup kitchen served in a handcrafted bowl and accompanied by music from Canary Joe, a silent auction, face painting for kids and more. Attendees Read More

Gardeners gather from across the state despite mountains of snow

SHERIDAN – Although piles of snow still dot the landscape and cap the mountains, gardeners from around the state will gather in Sheridan next weekend to learn new gardening techniques and swap seeds at the Wyoming Master Gardeners and Farmer’s Marketing Association Joint Conference. Despite the title, the conference is not only for ‘master’ or Read More

United Methodist Women to host spring luncheon

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host the annual Spring Salad Luncheon on Thursday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church “March Gladness” will serve an all-you-can eat lunch for $7 a person. The proceeds will benefit the UMW mission projects. The church is located at 215 W. Works Read More

‘Wings of Life’ to be presented at library

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will present a free viewing of the film “Wings of Life” on Tuesday. The film by Disneynature is narrated by Meryl Streep and offers an intimate look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers. The film will be shown at The Inner Circle at 6:30 p.m. The film Read More

Celtic Sage to perform at Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host Celtic Sage on Wednesday. The band will perform a free concert of seasonal music from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Lunch may be ordered for a charge but is not necessary to attend the performance. Chicken enchiladas will be served. The concert and lunch are open to all. Read More

County Parks and Rec board discuss Kleenburn, Three Poles areas

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Parks and Recreation Board, consisting of the county commissioners, met Tuesday to discuss election of officers and issues about park land in the county. Commissioner Mike Nickel was elected board chairman, and Commissioner Terry Cram was elected secretary/treasurer. Commissioner Bob Rolston was reappointed to a five-year term on the board to Read More

Police car damaged on icy roads

SHERIDAN — A police patrol car was damaged Wednesday when it slid across an ice patch and into a mailbox. The law enforcement vehicle sustained more than $1,000 in damage, but the mailbox was anchored in concrete and undamaged. Sheridan Police Department Sgt. Travis Koltiska said an officer was conducting a traffic stop and hit Read More

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