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Candidates file for 2014 primary races

May 20, 2014

SHERIDAN — While filing for local and state offices runs through the end of the month, some candidates got an early jump on the task. Twelve local officials have put their names in for re-election in the primary set for August. Those candidates include County Assessor Paul Fall, County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson, Clerk of Read More

Bell graduates University of Jamestown

SHERIDAN — Christien Bell of Sheridan graduated from the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, North Dakota, with a degree in business administration during the school’s commencement ceremony on May 10. Bell was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester, an honor for students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or better Read More

WYO to host film screening, dance Saturday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a two-part event on Saturday with a film screening and dance. Commencing at 6:30 p.m. a one-hour documentary film will be shown. “The Stagecoach Bar: An American Crossroads” was produced by Jennifer Tennican under the auspices of the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum and explores the long-time community Read More

People Assistance holding Memorial Day food drive

SHERIDAN — The People Assistance Food Bank will host a four-day food drive for Memorial Day. Friday through Monday donations and volunteers are needed. For more information or to help call 675-1140 or 674-1509. The food bank is located at 2560 N. Main St.

Parade, ceremony to honor veterans

SHERIDAN — A Memorial Day parade and ceremony will be held Monday. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Main and Dow streets near Wells Fargo and head south on Main Street to the county courthouse. A ceremony will be held on the courthouse lawn during which 40-50 wreathes will be Read More

Nonprofits concerned about potential shift in funding

SHERIDAN — City officials are re-thinking the way the Optional One-Cent Sales Tax will be distributed in the future and the possible change in the way the funds are requested and distributed has caused some concerns among groups that depend on the contributions for operational expenses. Most recently, one-cent taxes were distributed to nonprofit organizations Read More

Turn off the gadget, get outside this week

May 19, 2014

SHERIDAN — While terms like Twitter and Snapchat mean little to older adults and many thirtysomethings didn’t have email until they were in high school, it is not uncommon to see children as young as 10, 6 and 3 playing with an iPad or swiping their fingers across their dad’s smartphone with surprising finesse. Social Read More

Complaint filed after dismissal from nursing home

SHERIDAN — A woman who was involuntarily discharged from the Green House Living for Sheridan nursing home has filed a complaint against the facility. Johnson was told on March 31 she would have to leave the Green House because her care provider had indicated they would no longer keep her as a patient due to Read More

Hang Gliders Fly-in this weekend

SHERIDAN — The annual Hang Gliders Fly-In will be held this weekend. Hang gliders from across the nation gather at Sand Turn turnout off of Highway 14 in the mountains to take flight for opening weekend to hang gliding season. Members of the community are invited to attend all day Saturday through Monday for sights Read More

Carol Mead to read at story time

SHERIDAN — Wyoming’s First Lady Carol Mead will be reading aloud during story time at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Wednesday. All members of the community are invited to the free event. Mead’s portion of story time will be held from 10:40-11 a.m. For more information call Cameron Duff at 674-8585 extension 12. The Read More

Schedule for Spear-O-Wigwam campus announced

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus has announced summer courses now available for registration. Fly fishing, horse pack trips and rock climbing are a few of the courses now available. About an hour from the main campus, Spear-O-Wigwam is located in the Bighorn Mountains off of Red Grade Road. For more information on classes, Read More

Sawyer promoted to major

SHERIDAN — Randy Sawyer of Sheridan was promoted to major in the Wyoming Army National Guard on May 4. Sawyer is the chaplain assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Second Battalion, 300 Field Artillery, 115th Fires Brigade, based in Sheridan. He has been a member of the WANG for 14 years.

School is out for summer; teens flock to local haunts for employment

May 16, 2014

By Alisa Brantz The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — The reality of the modern day is that for most students, summer vacation is not actually a vacation at all. While some kids are planning road trips or trips to the pool, others are planning for the summer in a much different way — job hunting. Summer Read More

Nutrition secrets for those over 60

By Georgia Boley Registered Dietitian SHERIDAN — There are  five top tips if you’re 60 years or older: • The number one tip is more protein! Most seniors have a difficult time chewing, digesting, and absorbing protein, and therefore do not get enough. Those over 60 should try to have 2.42 grams of protein for every Read More

Loan closet — a community treasure

Did you know the Sheridan Senior Center has a loan closet available to the entire community? The closet has assistive devices and equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, shower benches, toilet risers, canes, grab bars, crutches, hospital beds and so much more…pretty much anything that helps with mobility, safety, comfort and providing independence and confidence. For Read More

Fat cat?

SHERIDAN — Cat and dog owners in Sheridan might be surprised to learn their beloved pets are packing a few extra pounds. A survey released earlier this year by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reveals more than half of pets are overweight, but owners tend to not recognize the problem. A local team of Read More

Could you pass the test to become a US citizen?

By Alisa Brantz The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — Jorge Raymundo Pelayo, a 26-year-old born in Jalisco, Mexico, has been living in Sheridan since he was 12 years old. When Pelayo moved to Sheridan he attended Central Middle School and his dad worked for the Las Margaritas chain, which is now Los Agaves. “Back then I Read More

One-Cent recipients to see slight increase in funding

By Hannah Wiest The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — This week featured two City Council work sessions to discuss the proposed city budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. One session dedicated to recipients of Optional One-Cent Sales Tax revenues included good news about an increase in funding to be received in fourth-quarter distributions. The second session, held Friday, Read More

Fewer students heading to campus for class

SHERIDAN — More and more students are foregoing face-to-face classes on campus for online learning opportunities, Director of Distance and Distributive Learning Stoney Gaddy said Thursday at the Northern Wyoming Community College District board meeting. Some revealing statistics were discussed and showed national trends support the efforts and investments of Gaddy and his department at Read More

Press, rodeo board partner on official magazine

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Press has been tapped to be the publishing agency of the Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo program. This year’s inside scoops and rundown of rodeo week will now be released under the identity of the Press’s existing publication, Destination Sheridan magazine and be officially endorsed by the event. Destination is published three times per year, Read More

Pot in Story? Leadership group says no

SHERIDAN — It was a packed County Commission board room Thursday for a public hearing on a conditional use permit for a new business venture in Story. Several residents spoke in favor of the business because it would make the area a “happier” place. A few spoke against it because they didn’t want a “gateway Read More

College makes changes to retirement plans

SHERIDAN — During a second reading of revisions to the Sheridan College retirement policy Thursday night, members of the public and the board expressed concerns about the negative impact the proposed changes would have on some senior members of the faculty. The retirement policy currently in place allows for employees hired after July 1, 2007, Read More

County believes second MOU needed to clarify annexations

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County commissioners met with County Attorney Matt Redle on Thursday to discuss progress on the issue of annexation of county roads by the city, which is one of several topics of concern the county requested to address with the city earlier this year. The topic was first broached at a City Council work Read More

Pie and Plant Event this Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan VA Medical Center volunteer greenhouse will host their annual Pie and Plant Event on Tuesday at 8 a.m. Flowers and starter vegetables grown by volunteers will be sold, lunch and pie will be served and all funds raised are used for various activities and items for patients. Lunch will be served Read More

Downtown flowers to go up this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association, the Sheridan College Horticulture program and volunteers will repot more than 700 petunias into 155 decorative pots for hanging baskets downtown on Sunday. “Flowers Up Day” will commence at 7 a.m. at the greenhouses on the SC campus. The flowers have been grown from seed by the horticulture program. Read More

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