Category Archives: News

State Farm agent to host open house

SHERIDAN — On Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jon Oman will host an open house at his State Farm office on Coffeen Avenue. The company will provide complimentary food, nonalcoholic beverages and a variety of prizes. The event is geared toward welcoming current customers to stop by and meet the team, but Oman… Continue Reading

Sheridan Angels to host fundraiser for backpack giveaway

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Angels, a local nonprofit that helps those in need in crisis situations, will host a fundraiser for the annual backpack giveaway program on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn Convention Center and will include live music, light snacks, live and silent auctions, a… Continue Reading

DWU student named to Dean’s list

SHERIDAN — Dakota Wesleyan University officials recently released the list of 242 students named to the Dean’s list. To be named to the list, students must have a semester GPA of 3.5 and complete at least 12 credit hours. Erin Deibele, a senior at DWU, was named to the 2016 Dean’s list. She is the… Continue Reading

Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program. A panel of speakers will give updates from county, city and municipal governments. The event… Continue Reading

Wyoming Wednesday to focus on Sheridan Inn

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday presentations will continue on July 13 at 10 a.m. at the Wyoming Welcome Center. There is no admission fee and the program is open to all ages. Patti Atkins will talk about the historical significance of the Sheridan Inn. The Wyoming Wednesday series will continue through July 27, exploring aspects about… Continue Reading

Reports — July 7, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 400 block North Jefferson Street, 9:37 a.m. • RMA assist, Home Ranch Lane, 3:53 p.m. • Truck fire, 500 block East Eighth Street, 4:25 p.m. • Activated fire alarm, 3000 block Coffeen Avenue, 4:40 p.m. • RMA assist, 1000 block Exeter Avenue, 10:04 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE… Continue Reading

Shakespeare comes to Sheridan on Sunday

Shakespeare comes to Sheridan on Sunday

SHERIDAN — In just a few days, Shakespeare will come to Sheridan. Shakespeare in the Parks, anyway. Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” and “The Comedy of Errors” during its upcoming summer tour of 61 communities throughout Montana, northern Wyoming, eastern Idaho, western North Dakota and eastern Washington. In Sheridan,… Continue Reading

DAC ranks high with on-time flights; TSA still months out

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s commercial air service has been one of the most consistent air services in the nation, according to information provided to the Sheridan County commissioners. At Tuesday’s Sheridan County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Steve Maier, who is also a member of Sheridan’s Critical Air Service Team, announced that Denver Air Connection was… Continue Reading

Wyoming cities and towns make budget cuts

CASPER — Cities and towns across Wyoming have adopted budgets that are diminished, some to levels not seen since 2003, as the toll from the energy downturn has squeezed the local governments that many say are closest to the people. The state’s 99 municipalities have been hurt by a bitter trifecta. Sales tax revenues are… Continue Reading

Bond set for woman accused of aggravated assault

SHERIDAN — Raeleen Schuck made an initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court on Tuesday on drug charges and one charge of aggravated assault and battery. Bond for Schuck was set at $2,000 cash on the drug charges and $5,000 cash on the felony assault charge. According to court documents, on May 15 officers from… Continue Reading

Groups to host Kids Fishing Day

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Trout Unlimited will host Kids Fishing Day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Porcupine Ranger Station pond. “This is an opportunity for kids to be involved in an outdoor activity and perhaps create a lifelong passion for fishing,” said… Continue Reading

Bill Wright art show set for Mon., Tues.

SHERIDAN — For two days only the works of former Sheridan artist William E. “Bill” Wright will be on display at the Sheridan Inn on July 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The art show will be the first time Wright’s work will have been shown in public for 26 years. Sales from the… Continue Reading

Brewfest exceeds expectations in first year

Brewfest exceeds expectations in first year

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS — If there was ever a doubt in Andrew Gast’s mind that the community was behind restoration of the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area, it was erased Saturday. The executive director of the Antelope Butte Foundation said that he expected to see a good turnout at the first Bighorn Mountains Brewfest held at… Continue Reading

Incarceration rate grows as crime falls

CASPER — Every weekday at 2 p.m., men in orange jumpsuits file into a Casper courtroom for their first appearance before a judge. Some of the men face charges for violent crimes such as domestic abuse, assault, rape and, on a rare occasion, murder. Most, however, are there for nonviolent crimes: drunken driving, drug possession,… Continue Reading

Hitch your wagon to the WYO next week

SHERIDAN — The theme for the 86th annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo parade is “Hitch Your Wagon to the WYO.” It is appropriate because this year the National Stagecoach and Freight Wagon Association will hold its ninth annual conference in Sheridan. The NSFWA is a nonprofit organization founded in 2008 that is dedicated to the interpretation,… Continue Reading

UW announces Dean’s and Dean’s Freshmen Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming officials recently released the list of students named to the Dean’s and Dean’s Freshmen Honor Roll. To be named to the list, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and regularly enrolled as undergraduates above freshmen standing who earned a 3.4 or better GPA and… Continue Reading

Library to feature multiple exhibits

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Fulmer Library will feature two art exhibits in the month of August. A public artist reception will be held on the mezzanine on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. for local artist Daniel Granger whose work will include a mixture of photographs, paintings, drawings and wood sculptures on display on the mezzanine. Wyoming State… Continue Reading

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks set for Sunday

SHERIDAN — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will celebrate its 44th season with the presentation of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in the Kendrick Park band shell. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information call Meghan Missett at 406-994-3906 or see www.shakespeareintheparks.org. Continue Reading

Band cliff swallows on Saturday with Unplug

SHERIDAN — Unplug, a creative outdoor program for families, will host an opportunity to band cliff swallows on Saturday at 8 a.m. at Welch Ranch recreation area. Naturalists Jacelyn and Dustin Dowey will lead the exhibition. For more information contact the Sheridan Community Land Trust at 673-4702 or infor@sheridanclt.org. For directions on how to get… Continue Reading

Motorized travel restricted in part of Bighorns

SHERIDAN — Motorized travel on Forest Service Road 193 and a portion of Forest Service Trail 430 will be restricted beginning July 11. The USFS is implementing this travel restriction while heavy equipment is operating in the area to begin wetland mitigation work in Shutts Flat. This wetland mitigation is part of the Wyoming Department… Continue Reading

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