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Community blood drive to start Monday

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan Community Blood Drive will be held Monday and Tuesday in the Best Western Sheridan Center ballroom. Appointments are strongly recommended but walk-ins are welcome. Sessions are available Monday between noon and 7 p.m. and Tuesday between 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. All blood types are needed except for AB. Potential donors… Continue Reading

Tongue River Middle School announces honor roll

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Middle School has announced their third quarter honor roll recipients.   EIGHTH-GRADE SUPERINTENDENT’S HONOR ROLL Skye Bensel, Emily Brown, KamiJo McCormick, Mary Miller, Nikki Perfetti, Dehlaney Schulthess and Natalie Ziegenhorn.   SEVENTH-GRADE SUPERINTENDENT’S HONOR ROLL Mackenzie Aksamit and Jaren Fritz.   SIXTH-GRADE SUPERINTENDENT’S HONOR ROLL Kynlee Jolley, Zaveah Kobza, Rheagan Logan,… Continue Reading

Retirement reception for Cel Hope Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Dog and Cat Shelter board will host a retirement reception for outgoing Executive Director Cel Hope on Saturday. From 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room all members of the community are welcome to stop by and wish her a happy retirement. The new director, Debie Crawford, will be present… Continue Reading

$800 reward offered for Rails tire vandal

SHERIDAN — The owner of the Rails Brews and Cues bar on Broadway Street is offering an $800 reward for information that leads to the apprehension of whoever is responsible for slashing tires on 21 different vehicles in the pub’s parking lot early Saturday morning. While police are also working on the case, bar owner… Continue Reading

Trail End State Historic Site open for season

SHERIDAN — The Trail End State Historic Site opens today for its 32nd season. New this year is an exhibit displayed throughout the entire house entitled “The Ties That Bind: Exploring the Relationship between Sheridan and Trail End.” Also new this year are two audio tours for visitors who want a more in-depth look at… Continue Reading

Tongue River students Compete at FCCLA

SHERIDAN — A group of Tongue River High School students competed in the state Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competition last week. FCCLA is a national career and technical student organization focused on personal growth and career preparation for students of family and consumer sciences education. Individual competitions centered on the different roles… Continue Reading

Next Sheridan College workshop series presented this month

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Foundation will present the next “Insight: The Sheridan College Lecture & Workshop Series” this month. Created to inspire innovative thought, action and potential in everyone’s lives, three internationally renowned leaders in the field of personal development will be coming to Sheridan. The next presenter in the insight series will be… Continue Reading

Nick Johnson farewell open house Wednesday

SHERIDAN — Nick Johnson, executive director of the WYO Theater, has resigned from his position and a farewell open house will be hosted Wednesday by the board and staff. Any member of the community wishing to say goodbye and good luck is invited to stop by the WYO between 4:30-6:30 p.m. Johnson will be moving… Continue Reading

‘Purple Up!’ to be held April 15

SHERIDAN — April is the “Month of the Military Child” and the Operation: Military Kids camp near Centennial would like help supporting a Wyoming family with seven children while the father is deployed. OMK Wyoming is part of the 4-H program and support event will be held throughout the state throughout the month. Activities kicked… Continue Reading

Story Historical society to host program Sun.

SHERIDAN — The Story Historical Society will host a program on Sunday. Commencing at 1:30 p.m. at the Story Woman’s Club, all members of the community are invited to attend the free presentation. Al and Brenda Winters will discuss the history of 15 Glacier Street, Mountain View. Cookies and coffee will be served. For more… Continue Reading

Patterson receives scholarship to Chadron

SHERIDAN — Morgan Patterson, of Sheridan, has been awarded a Presidential Bronze Scholarship of $2,273 to attend Chadron State College this fall. Patterson will transfer from Northern Wyoming Community College and plans to study elementary education. She is the daughter of Patrick Patterson and Suzy Lang of Sheridan. Continue Reading

Four locals businesses join forces under one roof

SHERIDAN — A group of four Sheridan businesses are coming together under one roof to share a single retail space and commercial kitchen. The Hometown Bakery Co-Op, LLC, is evidence of a national trend sprouting local roots. The new Sheridan County-based cooperative will include four existing Sheridan businesses: Cupcakes by Design, Big Horn Cakes, Andrew’s… Continue Reading

Fierce concentration

Fierce concentration

Delenn Layher paints a birdhouse at Buckingham Lumber’s vendor booth during the “Get out and Shop” event Saturday at Sheridan High School. More than 50 vendors from the region came to sell goods and wares in the gymnasium. Continue Reading

Gear swap to be held Saturday at SC

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Outdoor Adventure Club will be hosting a community gear swap on Saturday. Admission is free and everyone in the community is invited. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Whitney Academic Center Atrium of Sheridan College, items will be available with 10 percent of each sale benefitting the club.… Continue Reading

Annual conference of Mountain Desert District this week

SHERIDAN — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Sheridan is hosting their annual conference of the Mountain Desert District of the UU Association on Friday and Saturday. Unitarian Universalism is a non-doctrinaire religion promoting reason, spirituality and social justice. The theme of the convention is “Compassionate Communication” and is open to the entire community. The conference… Continue Reading

Big Horn Middle School announces honor rolls

BIG HORN — Big Horn Middle School has announced their third-quarter honor roll recipients. Eighth-grade Honor Roll Sydney Atkinson, Aidan McCurry, Makayla Morris, Braeden Sersland and Sydnee Siron. Seventh-grade Honor Roll Ryan Baum, Reata Cook, Kobie Cummins, William Greenelsh, Betty Jerney, Nathaniel Lydic, Seth Mullinax, Jack Nance, Brendon Salo, Blake Staben, Delaney Walker, Mollie Watson and… Continue Reading

Long haul

Long haul

SHERIDAN — Somewhere after the rolling mud hills and the leap over an 8-foot wall, but before carrying a 30-pound sand bag up a steep hill and the Herculean Hoist, Rob Michaud realized that in Spartan Race terms “The Beast” really is a beast. “I found out in the first mile that, ‘Oh, my gosh,… Continue Reading

Report: Wyo. economy makes gains in 2013

SHERIDAN — The state’s quarterly economic summary indicates a decisive recovery in natural gas prices, but coal and tourism took significant hits in the last quarter of 2013. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Economic Analysis Division released new figures late last week that suggest though the mineral extraction industry lost jobs, the state’s overall… Continue Reading

Nearly 9,000 Wyo. residents sign up on ACA marketplace

SHERIDAN — The Equality State Policy Center reports that 6,838 Wyoming residents have purchased health insurance on the national marketplace established under the Affordable Care Act. While enrollment percentages are comparable to other states’ statistics, the proportion of young people in Wyoming who enrolled in a health insurance plan was slightly higher — 27 versus… Continue Reading

I-90 between Sheridan, Buffalo REOPENS

SHERIDAN — The section if Interstate 90 between Sheridan and Buffalo is open again after a short closure this morning due to slick roads. Wyoming Department of Transportation Public Relations Specialist Ronda Holwell said in a press release there were multiple truck slide-offs and jack knifes in the Piney Creek area. Crews worked to clear… Continue Reading

Prom season is upon us

SHERIDAN — “I think it’s the one time a girl can get that red carpet dress,” said Barb Sondgeroth. “There are very few occasions in life when you get to dress up like that.” Sondgeroth owns One Step Closer Boutique and helps outfit Sheridan County’s youth for that special night each spring…prom. The store rents… Continue Reading

WWA seeking artist, musician donations

SHERIDAN — Artists and musicians are invited to donate their talent to the Wyoming Wilderness Association’s eighth annual “Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth.” The show will be exhibited and juried and pieces will be auctioned off April 14-25 at the Davis Gallery. The event coincides with the Banff Mountain Film Festival… Continue Reading

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