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Have coffee with a cop Wednesday

SHERIDAN — Join some of Sheridan’s police officers for a cup of coffee Wednesday between 4-7 p.m. at Andi’s Coffee House. The event, part of “Coffee with a Cop,” is meant to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve. The event does this by removing agendas and allowing opportunities to… Continue Reading

ACT announces launch of Gigabit internet service

SHERIDAN — Advanced Communications Technology, Inc.announced last week that it has completed a series of network upgrades to deliver Gigabit internet services to ACT fiber customers. The network upgrade complements ACT’s local fiber optic network currently serving most of the Sheridan business corridor. “From day one, ACT has remained committed to delivering communication solutions to… Continue Reading

Reports—September 12, 2016

Reports—September 12, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Activated fire alarm, 2100 block Sugarland Drive, 1:10 p.m. • Vehicle fire, 2600 block North Main Street, 4:57 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 200 block West Sixth Street, 10:36 p.m. • RMA assist, 1900 block West Loucks Street, 10:46 p.m. Saturday • Fluid cleanup, 300 block Absaraka Street, 4:42 a.m.… Continue Reading

Candidates: Voters not necessarily dissatisfied

SHERIDAN — While the lone challenger in the race for three seats on the Sheridan City Council received the most votes in last month’s primary election, he isn’t attributing the tally to voter dissatisfaction with the city. “It is true that I am the only non-incumbent; however, I have served as a school board member… Continue Reading

Schools balance STEM courses with social sciences

Schools balance STEM courses with social sciences

SHERIDAN — In 2009, the Educate to Innovate Initiative was established in response to nationwide low math and science scores and to keep up with demand for technology-related jobs. Since then, the concept of STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, was adopted in school districts across the country. Sheridan County School District 1… Continue Reading

Rocky Mountain Power to patrol power lines

SHERIDAN — Rocky Mountain Power officials said the company has scheduled routine power line inspections by helicopter in Wyoming and southern Montana this month. The inspections will take place Sept. 19-30, weather permitting. Inspection flights will take place over Buffalo, Casper, Cody, Douglas, Gillette, Lander, Laramie, Lovell, Riverton, Sheridan, Thermopolis and Worland in Wyoming, as… Continue Reading

USFS officials announce plans for prescribed burns

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS — Bighorn National Forest forest supervisor Bill Bass has announced several prescribed projects planned for this fall. The projects are designed to reduce hazardous fuels, improve wildlife habitat and range forage, and treat conifer encroachment. The burns will take place over the next few months and only if favorable weather conditions allow. Slash… Continue Reading

Local tattoo shops raising money for suicide awareness

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, Sept. 10, three local businesses are joining together to raise money for The Darby Pledge in honor of Project Semicolon and Suicide Awareness Month. The three businesses participating are Forever Flawless Permanent Cosmetics, located at 723 N. Main St., Beard n Lady Tattoo Co. (231 S. Main St., Suite 210), and… Continue Reading

Agendas — Sept. 10, 2016

  Sheridan County School District 3 Work session 5 p.m. Wednesday Clearmont Elementary Multi-Purpose Room  • Rock School planning meeting — stages I-III • Clear Creek Recreation District — consolidation • 2016-2017 budget review • School housing expenditures — rent, yearly maintenance, contracts • Review board agenda • Short break   Sheridan County School District… Continue Reading

Saturday U to take place at Spear-O

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS — The fall 2016 term of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s popular free one-day college education program, will return to Sheridan Sept. 17. The day begins with coffee and pastries at 8:30 a.m. at Spear-O Mountain Campus, followed by opening remarks at 8:50 a.m. The lodge is located approximately 28 miles from… Continue Reading

Johnson County War dispute at center of mock trial case

SHERIDAN – The cattlemen’s invasion of northern Wyoming — known as the Johnson County War of 1892 — is at the center of a modern-day academic dispute in the Wyoming High School Mock Trial case prepared for the 2016 competition on Nov. 19. State of Wyoming vs. Frances(is) Warren is posted on, providing student… Continue Reading

YMCA to offer free healthy backs class

SHERIDAN — Back pain plagues many people, from simple muscle pangs and posture-related soreness to more serious discomfort from injury. The YMCA Healthy Back program was designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs. The Sheridan County YMCA will offer the three-week class this fall. “The Healthy Back Class is preventative in nature,… Continue Reading

Auditions planned for community choir

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Symphony Orchestra is preparing a performance of Handel’s Messiah this December that will involve the full orchestra and a community choir. The performance will include Part I of the work — the Christmas portion — and conclude with the famous Hallelujah Chorus from Part II. Members of the community are… Continue Reading

LOOKING AHEAD: Final draft of land use plan presented

LOOKING AHEAD: Final draft of land use plan presented

SHERIDAN — What is Sheridan going to look like in 10 years? What about 20, or even 50 years? On Tuesday, City Planning and Development Director Robert Briggs and Orion Planning & Design partner Joanne Garnett, presented a plan to answer those questions. They released the final draft review for the Sheridan Land Use Plan. The… Continue Reading

Bronson faces 16.5 years in prison following standoff

SHERIDAN — Scott Bronson, the 32-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home for more than 62 hours last week, will face more than 16 years in prison for incidents that led to the standoff. Sheridan County Deputy and Prosecuting Attorney Dianna Bennett filed the charges in court Thursday. Bronson has been charged with aggravated… Continue Reading

SFR ceremony to include statue unveiling Sunday

SHERIDAN — “Despite the cold early morning rain, a fire broke out Wednesday at the Northern Lumber Co., 820 North Main St. Two city fire trucks and a pickup truck, as well as two fire trucks from the county, responded to the blaze which kept city firemen busy for almost 14 hours.” That’s the report… Continue Reading

Dayton approves changes for Planning Committee terms

DAYTON — Dayton Town Council members discussed a proposal to stagger the terms of the town’s Planning Committee during the Aug. 18 town council meeting. According to Mayor Norm Anderson, the current Town of Dayton Planning Committee Operating Policy was poorly planned and worded when it was written and signed in October 2015. The policy… Continue Reading

Library to host shred fest

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System, AARP Wyoming and Secure Shred Wyoming will host a free shredding event and informational session on Tuesday and Wednesday. The informational session will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and will focus on protecting your devices from viruses, hacking and other threats. AARP Wyoming Associate State Director Tim… Continue Reading

Joey’s Fall Fly to host kickoff party Sept. 16

SHERIDAN — Joey’s Foundation will host its Fall Fly kickoff party Sept. 16 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. The event is a preclude to the nonprofit’s annual fly fishing foundation set for that weekend. The evening will include live music, a silent auction, food, beverages and more. Tickets to… Continue Reading

Last Third Thursday of the season next week

SHERIDAN — The last Third Thursday of the 2016 season will take place next week in downtown Sheridan. The Thursday event will feature a variety of food, drink and craft vendors alongside booths for nonprofits and other organizations. Live music will also be featured. The event will take place from 5-9 p.m. In conjunction with… Continue Reading

Seniors gather for lunch each week

SHERIDAN — A group of local seniors is inviting older area residents to join the group for dinner each week. The group meets each Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at various restaurants in the area for hiliarity, joking, laughter and fun. The following is the group’s dining schedule: Sept. 14 — Las Delicias Sept. 21 —… Continue Reading

New Faces

Oliver Michael Bradberry Oliver Michael Bradberry was born Sept. 3, 2016, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He weighed 3 pounds, 9 ounces. He was welcomed by parents April Korp and Joshua Bradberry of Sheridan. His grandparents are Jeff and Renae Korp of Dayton and Sandy and Mike Smith of Sheridan. Ayden James Granum Ayden James Granum… Continue Reading

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