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Kleiber cabin serves as unofficial welcome to Dayton

June 14, 2013

DAYTON — The Hans Kleiber Studio and Museum in Dayton opened for the season on Monday and will be open through the summer every Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sonja Caywood, who has served as a tour guide at the museum since 2003, said the building almost didn’t open this year Read More

Parking lot, front entrance to SHS closed

SHERIDAN — Starting Monday the parking lot and front entrance of Sheridan High School will be closed for the summer due to construction. To enter the building, use the freshman entrance from Long Drive. Instructions for reaching the office will be posted. For activities or the weight room, use the bus loop parking lot and Read More

Miss Wyoming competitors here next week

SHERIDAN — The 2013 Miss Wyoming pageant will be held at the Sheridan WYO Theater next weekend. This year’s pageant theme is, “This Girl Is On Fire.” The preshow June 22 will begin at 7 p.m, followed by the pageant at 7:30 p.m. The pre-crowning ceremony will highlight the pageant’s little sisters program and Miss Read More

Through hail and high water

SHERIDAN — A hail storm like the one that ripped across north Sheridan Thursday afternoon is the reason people buy insurance, according to several local insurance agents whose phones haven’t stopped ringing since golf ball-sized hail pummeled the city. Roofs and windshields were damaged from the VA Medical Center to the North Heights neighborhood to Read More

BH fire department breakfast Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual pancake breakfast tomorrow. The event will be held at the Big Horn fire hall on Johnson Street in Big Horn from 7-10 a.m. Donations will be appreciated. A raffle for an iPad mini will be held. For more information call 672-5463.

SJHS bronze honor rolls

From staff reports   SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School has announced its fourth-quarter “bronze” (3.0-3.49 GPA) honor rolls: Eighth-grade Coral Admidin, Jacob Ahlstrom, Jacek Aksamit, Kayla Allen, Kathryn Anderson, Arianna Barela, Ashley Bates, Bailey Bennett, Brittny Blakeman, Hope Bowden, Shyanna Cahoy, Mason Clark, Sandis Cook, Kyle Crackenberger, Fallon Farr, Sydney Fauber, Ryan Fisher, Cody Read More

Silverados trail riding event June 22

SHERIDAN — Join the American Competitive Trail Horse Association for a Silverados trail trial riding event on June 22. This casual trail ride is open to everyone. Meet at the Buyok Ranch, eight miles north of Sheridan. The ride starts riverside, in view of the old mining town site of Monarch. It proceeds upward through Read More

SCLT and Science Kids planning field trip to Big Horn

SHERIDAN — Children ages 6-10 are invited to join Science Kids and the Sheridan Community Land Trust for a field trip to the Big Horn area for an up-close and personal tour of a small-scale agricultural operation. “Up McCormick Creek Without a Paddle” will explore the importance of agriculture to our community and follow the Read More

Gilead regeneration hike planned for June 22

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a Gilead Fire regeneration and flower hike in the Bighorn National Forest June 22. Join Bighorn National Forest employee Tony Saba and Sheridan College professor and biologist Ami Erikson for a tour of the first season of new life in the Rock Creek recommended wilderness after last Read More

SAWS board OKs increased contract for mapping, modeling project with DOWL HKM

June 13, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Area Water Supply joint powers board approved spending an additional $7,900 on its contract for a SAWS mapping and modeling project at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday. The contract with DOWL HKM provides routine updating of the hydraulic model used by SAWS to monitor its water system so it can better plan Read More

Wyoming working to become next leader in Internet technology industry

SHERIDAN — Just as America’s economy boomed — and everything became more accessible — after the passage of the Federal Highway Act in 1956 and construction of America’s Interstate Highway System, Flint Waters believes Wyoming could “reduce the size of those highways” by becoming the best connected state in the nation on the information superhighway. Read More

Fair board to boost recycling efforts

SHERIDAN — Enjoying the fair or Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds often means enjoying food and beverages, too. And that means empty containers at the end of the night that the fair board hopes will end up in recycling rather than the landfill. At its re-scheduled meeting Wednesday night, the fair board heard from Read More

UW Extension field day to offer variety of classes for area residents

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Sheridan Research and Extension Center is having a free field day Saturday at the center and at Sheridan College. The event will feature tours of the field trials at the center, tours of the field trials and vineyards at Sheridan College and a series of educational sessions for ranchers Read More

Summer strings

Maria Hall, 12, practices her violin with the intermediate group for the Summer Strings Program Wednesday morning at Sheridan High School. The concert will be held at the Sheridan High School Commons Friday at 12:15 p.m. and is free to the public.

A milestone birthday

Bill Harrison, son of the late Wyoming Congressman William Henry Harrison, will celebrate his 90th birthday on June 16. Bill and his wife Betty are longtime Sheridan residents.

Sheridan Junior High Honor Rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School has announced its fourth-quarter “silver” (3.5-3.99 GPA) honor rolls: Eighth-grade Hannah Adriaens, Kristina Angeloff, Tyler Armour, Alec Arnold, Brynn Bateman, Heather Baxter, Andrew Boedecker, Andrew Boint, Bailey Brenneman, Gabriel Briggs, Braxton Brilz, Angelina Bruso, Lauren Buss, Molly Butler, Caleb Campbell, Hope Campbell, Madelynn Caracena, Jordan Carlton, Sidney Carroll, Grant Read More

Summer string concert Fri.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County School District 2 summer string program will conclude on Friday with a concert. The students will perform at 12:15 p.m. at Sheridan High School. This concert is free and open to the public.

Science Kids presenting ‘Plant Quest!’ June 17-20

SHERIDAN — Science Kids will present “Plant Quest!” on June 17-20 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Early humans didn’t have a grocery store or mall to provide for their everyday needs. Food, clothing and medicine had to come from the natural world around them. Participants will follow in the footsteps of Native Americans and Read More

VA job fair June 21-22

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Healthcare System is hosting a veteran’s job fair June 21-22. Veterans will have the opportunity to meet with educational institutions, community partners and local businesses about employment opportunities. If your business or organization would like to participate, call Jennifer Hopwood at 675-3248 or Stephanie Roush at 675-3954. The job Read More

‘Obamacare’ discussion Mon.

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will host a panel discussion on “Obamacare” on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital conference room. The panel will consist of representatives from the medical and health insurance communities. Lunch will be available at the cafeteria. The public is invited. For more information contact Read More

‘Wyoming Wednesday’ June 19

SHERIDAN — The next Wyoming Wednesday program will be June 19 at 10 a.m. Warren Mischke will bring the Wyoming Game and Fish collection of animal pelts and talk about local wild animals, their habits and habitats. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch, Wyoming Wednesdays are held at the Wyoming Welcome Center, 1517 Read More

Shelter raising funds for puppy nursery; hopes to limit disease

June 12, 2013

SHERIDAN — For seven years, the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter has been raising funds to build a puppy nursery to give young animals a safer place to stay at the shelter. With a recent $10,000 donation from a local foundation — that includes a challenge to raise a matching $10,000 from supporters — shelter Read More

Bighorn trail run volunteers dedicated to event

SHERIDAN — This weekend’s 21st annual Bighorn Mountain Wild and Scenic Run is the culmination of months or even years of training by runners. However, the running of the race is also the culmination of hundreds of hours of work by hundreds of volunteers. Michelle Maneval, who is co-director of the run, said each year, Read More

Powder Horn recognized as best place to retire

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn Golf Community has been named one of the country’s 50 best master-planned communities by Where to Retire magazine. The list, featured in the magazine’s July/August issue, focuses on communities rather than locations and features first person testimonials by current residents. Communities in 17 states were recognized and the Powder Horn Read More

Wacker named Dietary Manager of the Year

SHERIDAN — Robin Wacker, dining services director at Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge, has been awarded the Certified Dietary Manager of the Year award for 2012. The Wyoming Dietary Managers Association presented Wacker with the award May 16 at their meeting in Rawlings. Wacker has been employed with Sugarland Ridge since 2010. She has 15 years Read More

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