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Sheridan man pleads not guilty to battery

February 10, 2015

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man pleaded not guilty Monday to one count of battery against a woman he knew was pregnant. Dustin Drew Morris was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court on Monday for his alleged actions against the victim on Nov. 18. The victim said Morris yelled and shoved her into a wall, causing Read More

SJHS announces second-quarter gold honor roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School officials recently released the list of students who earned spots on the school’s second-quarter gold and silver honor rolls. Gold honor students achieved grades of all As during the quarter. Silver honor roll recipients earned all Bs. The following students earned a spot on the gold honor roll. Sixth Read More

Science Saturday to focus on ‘Secrets of the Heart’

SHERIDAN — This weekend’s edition of Science Saturday will focus on “Secrets of the Heart.” The event, sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids, will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Sheridan College Science Center in rooms SC134, SC144 and the Mohn’s Science Center. Attendees will have Read More

5 SHS students earn Trustees’ Scholars Award to UW

SHERIDAN — Eighty-eight outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming, including five from Sheridan, have been selected to receive the 2015 Trustees’ Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming’s top academic scholarship. Sheridan High School students Raien Emery, Lachlan Brennan, Marissa Hegy, Joseph Klebba and Elizabeth Winnop earned the scholarship. The scholarship for Wyoming resident high Read More

‘Live from The Met’ to include double feature on Saturday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present a double feature for this week’s “Live from The Met.” The event will include Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” and Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle” on Saturday at 11 a.m. The performance is one installation of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition,” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other Read More

Landon’s to host African Violet Society discussion

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse will host a free workshop on Saturday. Beginning at 11 a.m. Sheridan’s African Violet Society members will discuss African Violet growing practicum, dos and don’ts and society membership. Landon’s will also host its weekly farmers market this Saturday from 9-11 a.m. A prize drawing will be held directly after the workshop Read More

Eagle Ridge earns CARF accreditation

SHERIDAN — The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) international announced that Eagle Ridge Rehabilitative Services Inc., has been accredited for a period of three years in the areas of community employment services, community housing, community integration and supported living. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to Read More

Banquet raises $40K for Sheridan College rodeo

February 9, 2015

SHERIDAN — Approximately 325 people gathered at the Holiday Inn Convention Center on Saturday night for food, fun and to show their support for the 2015 Sheridan College rodeo program at the fifth annual SC Rodeo Banquet. Ticket sales and donations from live and silent auctions, games and additional pledges help fund scholarships and operating Read More

Sheridan man pleads not guilty to 9 counts of fraud

SHERIDAN — A local man was arraigned Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court on nine counts of felony fraud. Kevin Barker pleaded not guilty to writing checks against a bank account that was not his own. If convicted, he faces a possible 90 years in prison and $90,000 in fines. Barker allegedly found a book Read More

SJHS recognizes students with ‘Zero Award’

Sheridan Junior High School officials recognized eighth-grade students who earned the “Zero Award” for their effort during the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year. The Zero Award recognizes students who finished the first semester with zero failing grades, zero absences, zero unexcused tardies, zero missing work and zero behavioral referrals. Kilpatrick Creations sponsored this Read More

UW announces Dean’s List, Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming has listed 54 students from Sheridan County on the 2014 fall semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls. The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average, and freshmen who have earned a 3.25 or better grade Read More

Library to host Mehmke exhibit; reception set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host an artist reception for Charlotte Mehmke from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Mehmke’s exhibit on the mezzanine of the library is an expansion of a show she had in September featuring dresses and gowns worn by the First Ladies of U.S. history that she hand-sewed. The new Read More

‘Brown Bag,’ ‘After Hours’ sto discuss relationships

SHERIDAN — February’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on relationships. On Tuesday and Wednesday, and again Feb. 17-18, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on family and codependency. The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program. The seminars are free and open to Read More

Emborg to share information on SCSD2 Gollings art

SHERIDAN — Local historian and history teacher Tyson Emborg will share the history of local artist William Gollings at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holy Name Parish Center. Sheridan County School District 2 owns several Gollings paintings appraised at more than $3.2 million. The district is currently negotiating with Whitney Benefits for the sale of Read More

City’s update of Parks and Recreation Master Plan shows residents want more

February 7, 2015

SHERIDAN — After completing a yearlong process to update the city’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan, the general consensus is that people like what Sheridan currently offers but they’d love to have more. The plan, which was originally drafted in 2009, was updated with input from a public survey and outreach initiatives as well as Read More

Flu season means something different for local schools

SHERIDAN — Flu management in schools is no easy task, one that all local administrators say begins with vaccinations, continues with standard hand washing and health procedures and then grows into a variable array of efforts. February has begun and with it comes the peak of flu season, but already this season has seen the Read More

Making the move to smoke-free

SHERIDAN — Lorraine King immediately felt the difference. As soon as she stepped inside Kim’s Family Restaurant, King rushed toward the long-time owner Young Ki Kim and gave him a hug. “Thank you,” she told him while embracing the owner. With a puzzled and surprised look on his face, Kim asked why. “You know why,” Read More

Wyo. schools urged to add Diwali to school holiday calendar

SHERIDAN — A group of Hindus are urging Wyoming schools, public as well as private, to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as a school holiday in their 2015-2016 school calendars and beyond. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed said that it was not fair treatment of Hindu pupils and their families — of which Read More

Agendas Feb. 7, 2015

Sheridan County Conservation District Regular meeting 4 p.m. Monday Cottonwood Building, upstairs conference room 1949 Sugarland Drive • Call to Order • Approval of Agenda • Contracts/Request 1. Project Payments 2. Social Indicators Survey Project 3. Forster Enterprises, Stinger Agreement 4. Summer Internship Opportunity • Minutes 1. Jan. 13, 2015 • Financial 1. Monthly Budget Read More

Crooked Street to be closed Monday for tree removal

STORY — Crooked Street located in Story will be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for tree removal from the Story Fire Hall to the bridge. For additional information, contact Ken Muller with the Sheridan County Public Work’s Office at 674-2920.

Generals fall to Central Wyoming

SHERIDAN — Looking at the box score from the Sheridan College men’s basketball team’s loss Friday night against Central Wyoming, it’s hard to pinpoint what caused the Generals demise. They outrebounded Central 40-33; they only had nine turnovers and they brought down 17 rebounds on the offensive end. They shot just 57 percent from the Read More

Lady Generals outplay Central Wyoming 61-60

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals brought down 19 offensive rebounds Friday night, none bigger than Tamara Brine’s with one second left that sent her to the free-throw line for the game winning point to beat Central Wyoming 61-60. The play was called to get Sheridan’s leading scorer Tiana Hanson a one-on-one drive down Read More

Column: Money was tight when I was a kid

Bob Huff grew up in Upton. He is a driver for the mini-bus managed by the Senior Center. Center Stage is written by friends of the Senior Center for the Sheridan Community.  It is a collection of insights and stories related to living well at every age. Money was scarce when I was a youth. Read More

Calm your mind, renew yourself through yoga

From the Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Yoga is an ancient discipline, experiencing a renewal today around our country.  It involves moving your body into various positions called postures.  The classical point of yoga and its posture is to get your  body “out of the way” so as  to calm your mind. If one were Read More

Summit Award winner: Holly Trujillo

A focus on her future distinguishes this week’s Summit Award winner, Holly Trujillo. Trujillo has challenged herself to attain success in all aspects of her life.  Academically she set a goal of achieving straight As from the sixth grade forward, and with only a couple of B+s along the way, she has been recognized as Read More

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