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Failed P&Z motion could bar man from building home

SHERIDAN — A motion failed at Thursday evening’s Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting that would have allowed a man to build a residence on a family owned, 25.5-acre parcel. The variance request split the Commission down the middle, as William King came before the board asking to build a home on an agriculturally… Continue Reading

Sheridan man faces 2 counts of sexual abuse of minors

SHERIDAN — Colby Streeter, 33, of Sheridan had an initial hearing in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday on two counts of felony second degree sexual abuse of a minor. Streeter is currently out on bond, which was set at $10,000 cash or surety. Streeter has been accused of sexually abusing two pre-teen girls over the… Continue Reading

35-year-old facing sexual assault charge

SHERIDAN — Mike Issac Green, 35, of Sheridan has been charged with one count of felony first degree sexual assault. The charge stems from a May 21 incident in which Green allegedly raped his significant other. According to court documents, a female showed up at her neighbor’s home and asked them to call police on… Continue Reading

Man facing two counts of domestic battery

SHERIDAN — William Odell Mabe, 39, of Sheridan is facing two counts of felony domestic battery following an alleged May 23 incident. Each count carries a penalty of up to five years in prison and a $2,000 fine. According to court documents, Mabe got into a fight with his significant other and pushed her, causing… Continue Reading

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Carlton Real Estate

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Carlton Real Estate

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Carlton Real Estate, which recently moved its office to North Main Street to help encourage and promote the revitalization of North Main Street. Pictured, from left, are Larry Carlton, sales associate; Chamber Ambassador Theresa Hamilton; Bill Brooks, sales associate; Margaret Carlton, owner/broker; Lance… Continue Reading

Project Graduation awards new car to SHS graduate

Project Graduation awards new car to SHS graduate

SHERIDAN — The Project Graduation 2015 Committee awarded the grand prize Cadillac Deville, donated by Prime Rate Motors, to recipient LeAnn Burton. Burton’s name was drawn from a collection of student names at Project Graduation’s annual event held on graduation night May 30 for seniors of Sheridan High School. “It’s truly an honor to live… Continue Reading

Wyoming Watercolor Society hosting national exhibition

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 30th Annual National Exhibition in Sheridan through June 27 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. Paintings in this prestigious show are also for sale. An awards ceremony and artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. June 17. The reception is free and open… Continue Reading

Museum to host Volunteer Roundup on Wednesday

SHERIDAN — Volunteering is a great way to learn more about Sheridan County and give back to the community. There are several volunteer opportunities available at the Sheridan County Museum including collections, programs and facilities. The Sheridan County Museum will host a Volunteer Roundup from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday to provide more information… Continue Reading

Tidbit Tuesday to be held at Sheridan County Museum

SHERIDAN — Join Tidbit the Mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday. The program will look at the history of dinosaurs. Children ages 4-10 are welcome to come and learn about the “terrible lizards” that roamed Wyoming long ago. All Tidbit programs include a story… Continue Reading

Severe storm causes flash flooding Wednesday

Severe storm causes flash flooding Wednesday

SHERIDAN — A severe thunderstorm Wednesday evening dumped more than an inch of rain on much of Sheridan, flooding streets and damaging homes and properties. City crews and Sheridan Police Department officers worked overtime Wednesday barricading flooded streets, redirecting traffic, clearing debris from storm drains and replacing manhole covers. At press time, only Seventh and… Continue Reading

County gains retail liquor license

SHERIDAN — Thanks to a growing population, Sheridan County gained one full retail liquor license, available immediately. The 2010 U.S. Census estimated Sheridan County has 10,237 individuals living outside town or city limits, and, per state statute, the Wyoming Liquor Division must issue one license per 500 residents within five years of the Census releasing population… Continue Reading

Tour 23 to explore economic development around state

SHERIDAN — School may be out but recently several representatives of Sheridan County received an invitation from Gov. Matt Mead to attend a meeting of the minds on June 16 at Sheridan College. Tour 23, an initiative of the Wyoming Business Alliance, is coming to town. Tour 23 is a comprehensive effort involving the WBA,… Continue Reading

Survey shows local businesses experiencing solid economic growth

SHERIDAN — Results from a recent survey concerning economic growth held no surprises for Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender. The survey, taken by 40 of Forward Sheridan’s constituents, will better help Stender and the Forward Sheridan board represent organizations. “One of the things we want to do is that we listen (to the stakeholders)… Continue Reading

BHHB recognizes SC building trade students

BHHB recognizes SC building trade students

SHERIDAN — Big Horn Home Builders Association recognized 16 students from the HVAC, Carpentry Apprenticeship and Construction Technology programs at Sheridan College at a dinner on May 12. The students were presented with gift cards to local building stores. The dinner is the Association’s way of encouraging students who have chosen the building trades as… Continue Reading

Book signing for local authors to be held Saturday

SHERIDAN — Local authors Scott and Yvonne Osborne will host a book signing for their children’s book “Jake the Happy Trash Truck” from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery. In the book, Jake the Happy Trash Truck learns about pollution of the environment and becomes Jake the Happy Recycle Truck.… Continue Reading

Teka Brock Band to host CD release party Friday

SHERIDAN — The Teka Brock Band will host a CD release show for its latest album, “North,” on Friday. The show is sponsored by Big Horn Beverage and C & K Equipment and will be held at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. It will feature Teka Brock on lead vocals and guitar, Jarod Judd on… Continue Reading

Wyoming Wednesday programs to start next week

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday programs will start on Wednesday and run through July. Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90. Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed… Continue Reading

‘Story Wide Yard Sale’ to be held Sunday

STORY — The seventh annual ‘Story Wide Yard Sale’ will be held Sunday all around the town of Story. In addition to a variety of garage sales at houses around the community, the Story Woman’s Club will be serving Waldorf A’ Story biscuits and gravy along with cinnamon rolls, coffee and orange juice from 7… Continue Reading

Roads flood as storm moves through Sheridan

Roads flood as storm moves through Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Several areas in Sheridan County are experiencing flooding after a heavy thunderstorm moved through the area Wednesday evening. Road crews and law enforcement barricaded parts of 11th Street west of Main Street. Fifth Street near the railroad crossing was also heavily flooded and the smell of sewage was evident. A flood watch is currently… Continue Reading

County gains retail liquor license

SHERIDAN — Thanks to a growing population, Sheridan County gained one full retail liquor license, available immediately. The 2010 U.S. Census estimated Sheridan County has 10,237 individuals living outside town or city limits, and, per state statute, the Wyoming Liquor Division must issue one license per 500 residents within five years of the Census releasing population… Continue Reading

Wisconsin men fined for illegally hunting mule deer

  SHERIDAN — Two Wisconsin men will have to pay fines totaling more than $20,000 for using hunting licenses transferred to them by local property owners on whose land they killed three buck mule deer in October. Bob Schneeberger and James Kafka were each ticketed for knowingly taking antlered/horned trophy game with licenses illegally transferred… Continue Reading

Commissioners reaffirm support for Red Grade Trails

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday unanimously reaffirmed their support of the Red Grade Trails Project after the proposed development came under scrutiny at the last two Commission meetings. Big Horn resident Anthony Quinn on May 19 listed several issues he found in the Sheridan Community Land Trust’s proposal and subsequent U.S. Bureau of… Continue Reading

New in-home health care service to bridge gap

SHERIDAN — For those in need of ongoing health care, there is a significant gap between the hospital and the home. Sometimes quality medical services and independence don’t always mesh for those in need of care. However, two local nurses are determined to bridge that gap with their new company. Shawna Hanson and Toby Granger have… Continue Reading

Local band to release third album Friday

Local band to release third album Friday

SHERIDAN — In July 2013, the Teka Brock Band started recording a handful of songs at Big Sky High Studios with producer Dave Goodwin. The project soon grew into a full-fledged album. “North,” the band’s third full album since 2010, took three years to complete due to a change in production process. Their CD Release show… Continue Reading

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