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Sheridan High School announces honor rolls

February 3, 2014

From staff reports   SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School has announced its first-semester honor rolls:   “Principal” honor roll — 4.0 Grade Point Average Danielle Ackels, Sarah Alley, Lyndsee Anderson, Sierra Atwell, Kathryn Beardslee, Heather Belus, Owen Bensel, Heather Bergey, Peyton Bomar, Clara Bouley, Rebecca Bouley, Katelynn Brooks, Brittney Buckler, Cheyenne Buyert, Aaron Campbell, Katherine Read More

After more than 120 years, a box of mysteries surfaces

January 31, 2014

SHERIDAN — In August 1812, the Navy frigate Constitution engaged in battle with the British warship Guerriere off the coast of Nova Scotia during the War of 1812. According to witnesses, shots from the British cannons seemed to bounce off the Constitution, giving it the nickname Old Ironsides and launching it into American naval history. Read More

Over 3,000 miles cant stop Bronco mania

SHERIDAN — Super fans everywhere have shown their colors and cheered “time to ride” in preparation for Sunday’s game. Let us not forget that the Broncos love is so strong here that sometimes, even when you leave, it sticks with you. Ramon Palacios is currently living in Hawaii with his family, serving his country, but Read More

Tongue River Elementary Adventure Club

RANCHESTER — School may not be in session on Fridays for Sheridan County School District 1 schools, but a program at Tongue River Elementary ensures that students are still learning that day. The Tongue River Elementary School’s Adventure Club meets on most Fridays for various learning experiences and even occasional overnight trips. “It is a Read More

‘Getting a grip on your student loans’ this Wed.

SHERIDAN — The next free class being hosted by the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be held Wednesday. “Getting a grip on your student loans” will begin at noon. The class is one in a series geared toward those seeking grants or those who wish to learn the basics of writing a grant proposal Read More

WYO to present ‘Rusalka’ Feb. 8

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Dvorak’s ‘Rusalka’” on Feb. 8 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

Best Western hosting Valentine’s Day festivities

SHERIDAN — The Best Western Sheridan Center will host a Valentine’s Day buffet and dance on Feb. 14. The Jared Stewart Band will perform and a prime rib buffet will be served. Tickets to the dance are $12 per couple, tickets for the dance and buffet are $56 per couple and room packages are also Read More

Compare costs: Officials say statewide study has limits

SHERIDAN — While businesses and banks make regular use of “benchmark” reports that compile financial information for the purposes of self-evaluation and comparison with other businesses, producing similar reports for city and county governments proves problematic, city of Sheridan officials have said. A recent “Cost of City Government Report” released by the Wyoming Department of Read More

SCSD 2 in search of land for new elementary

SHERIDAN — The groundwork is being laid for an eventual new elementary school for Sheridan County School District 2 on the north end of Sheridan. The school, which is likely several years from the start of construction, is planned for the Wrench Ranch area and the school district is currently in the process of seeking Read More

Couple united in orange

SHERIDAN — When you picture a typical household on football Sunday, do you see a husband glued to a television and a wife intentionally absent? Maybe you see the couple battling it out over supporting different teams, or wanting to watch different shows. But if you are picturing the Bowies, you are seeing a couple Read More

Consultants: Arts not strong enough to be economic focus

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority joint powers board received a sneak preview of a new career and technical education and training survey Thursday morning. The team reviewed initial findings of a consulting team comprised of members from the Center for Adult Experiential Learning and Avalanche Consulting during a conference call. The Read More

Start dreaming

CHEYENNE (AP) — Meet YoLo the Jackalope, the face of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation. It beat out the bucking horse and other state icons to star as the centerpiece of the lottery logo. Warehouse Twenty One, a Cheyenne-based marketing firm, designed YoLo and the insignia. The fictitious critter received its name because it is jumping Read More

Man charged with possession of child porn

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was arrested by the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office last week for sexual exploitation of a child. John William Zullig, Jr. was assigned a bond of $10,000 or 10 percent cash in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday for the charge of possession of child pornography. Judge Shelley Cundiff declined to provide Read More

Judiciary Committee brings hard-hitting bills

SHERIDAN — The 2013 interim session for the Joint Judiciary Committee brought some hard-hitting but critical bills before members, Sen. John Schiffer, R-Kaycee, said about his work with the Wyoming Legislature over the last year. Schiffer is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. To date, there are 18 bills listed that came out of the Read More

MSU announces dean’s list

SHERIDAN — Montana State University Billings has announced their fall 2013 Dean’s list recipients. In order to qualify for the honor, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or more while taking at least 12 credit hours which are not of a pass/fail nature. Jacqueline Minick of Ranchester and Jonathon Ahlquist, Barbara Deveraux Read More

Friendship tea set for Feb. 7

SHERIDAN — The Friendship Club of Sheridan (formerly the Sheridan Newcomers Club) will host a Get Acquainted Tea on Feb. 7. From 10 a.m. to noon at the Inner Circle in Sheridan Fulmer Public Library women of all ages are welcome to enjoy punch or tea and cookies. The tea is a chance to get Read More

SC rodeo banquet to feature live entertainment

SHERIDAN — The fourth annual Sheridan College Rodeo Banquet will be held Feb. 8. The event is a fundraiser benefitting scholarships and operating costs for the men’s and women’s student-athlete rodeo teams. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Silent and live auctions Read More

Volunteers get matched with a local nonprofit

SHERIDAN — Volunteer Wyoming, a project of ServeWyoming, is helping volunteers be part of the solution and organizations be a trendsetter while locating additional support for their cause. Members of the community looking to be more involved but unsure where to start can register their interests and talents at to be paired with organizations Read More

SMH striving to increase use of Transitional Care Unit

January 30, 2014

SHERIDAN — In the last year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been striving to provide greater continuity of care to its patients who need a step of care between surgery and returning home. Chief Information Officer Nyle Morgan updated the hospital board of trustees Wednesday on efforts in the last year to more fully utilize the Read More

Grant to provide cancer screenings for uninsured, underinsured

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced Wednesday that it received a $50,000 grant that will help provide cancer screenings and diagnostic tests for patients who don’t have insurance or are underinsured. The announcement was made at the hospital’s monthly board meeting. “It’s really exciting today to announce the culmination of conversations with the Read More

Sheridan resident charged with reckless endangerment

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man has been charged with reckless endangerment after he pointed a gun at a woman during an argument. Daniel Lovick appeared in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday and was assigned a $2,500 unsecured bond. According to court documents, Lovick had spent the evening with a female friend, but when the woman Read More

Lunchtime seminar focuses on controlling fear

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Campus on Main Street hosted a “Brown Bag Lunch Seminar” Wednesday. This week’s installment of the series of free 40-minute classes taught by Lynn Gordon, a counselor at the Family and Personal Counseling Center in Sheridan, focused on understanding and managing fear. “I have lot of things I’ve prepared for Read More

‘Nominate Your Neighbor’ looking for nominees

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Roofing Residential and Commercial is asking residents to “Nominate Your Neighbor” for a free new roof. If you know someone who needs a new roof and cannot afford one, they could be chosen to receive a new Owens Corning TruDefinition Duration roof if you nominate them. Nominations should be submitted online at Read More

Ducks Unlimited hosting next membership banquet Feb. 8

SHERIDAN — The Buffalo Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold their 30th annual membership banquet, dinner and auction on Feb. 8. DU works to meet the needs of waterfowl in Wyoming by creating and enhancing wetlands and associated upland habitats. The evening will include dinner, raffles and an auction. Auction items available will be wildlife Read More

Kit Wendtland named to Gonzaga University President’s list

SHERIDAN — Gonzaga University in Washington has announced their fall 2013 semester President’s list honor roll recipients. In order to qualify for the honor, students must earn a 3.7 minimum grade point average. Kit Wendtland of Sheridan has earned placement on the President’s list.

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