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Police, parks, animal shelter to see increase in 1-Cent funding

September 3, 2014

SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council approved at its meeting Tuesday a resolution supporting the One-Cent Optional Sales Tax and listing proposed allocations should the tax be approved by voters in November. The allocations would be effective for a four-year period beginning in October 2015 and would total an estimated $3.6 million per year. The estimated Read More

City adds green space; Land purchased to expand Washington Park

SHERIDAN — In an age when green space is at a premium around the nation and many parks are becoming parking lots, members of Sheridan City Council were glad to approve at their meeting Tuesday a land purchase that will expand one of Sheridan’s primary parks. After reconvening into regular session following a closed session Read More

Fairgrounds to get water system upgrades

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are slated for a little TLC in the coming year following votes of approval from the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday on a few improvement projects. Commissioners voted to award a bid to Wilson Brothers Construction out of Cowley for an upgrade to the water system at the fairgrounds. The Read More

Best of the West BBQ Fest set for Friday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Motor will present the Best of the West BBQ Fest on Friday from 6-10 p.m. at Whitney Plaza. Watch competing teams in action, vote for the People’s Choice Award and dance to live music by “Little Goose.” On Saturday morning, from 8-10 a.m. you can watch the contestants turn in their entries Read More

Archaeological Society set to meet Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan and Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet 6 p.m. Thursday. This is a free program and will be held in the Le Gourmet Room at the Holiday Inn. Dinner can be ordered from the menu, but is not required. Following dinner, Sheridan resident Scott Burgan will speak Read More

Holy Name Catholic School celebrates 100 years

September 2, 2014

SHERIDAN — As Sheridan County celebrates the openings of new schools and the beginning of new initiatives, one local school has reached a landmark many years in the making. Holy Name Catholic School is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. The official dedication of the school occurred on Sept. 5, 1914. Over the past century the school Read More

Three write-in candidates accept nominations

SHERIDAN — Three Sheridan County residents have accepted write-in nominations from the primary election in August and will have their names on the ballot for the general election in November, County Elections Supervisor Brenda Kekich said. Ranchester residents Gayle Ogle and Jesse Hinkhouse accepted their write-in nominations for a two-year unexpired term on Ranchester Town Council Read More

Dept. of Education to hold public hearing Sept. 9

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Education will hold a public comment hearing in Sheridan on Sept. 9. As required by statue, the WDE is seeking public comment on proposed changes and additions to the content standards in areas such as English, language arts and mathematics. There have also been additions for new standards in Read More

Story Historical Society to host business program Sunday

STORY — The Story Historical Society Program will be at the Story Woman’s Club at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Jerry Johns is scheduled to speak about old Story businesses such as the mink and fox farms. Cookies and coffee will be served. Story Woman’s Club is located at 28 N. Piney Road.

‘Sludge Trudge’ 5K run set for Saturday at fairgrounds

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be the host for “Sludge Trudge,” a 5k muddy obstacle run on Saturday. Competitive waves start at 9 a.m. with non-competitive waves running from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The kids race is at 1:30 p.m. and a harvest festival dinner will begin at 7 p.m. If you Read More

Crews extinguish house fire on Welton Lane

September 1, 2014

SHERIDAN – At just after 3 a.m. Monday fire crews responded to a structure fire at 16 Welton Lane. When crews from the Goose Valley Fire Department and Sheridan Fire-Rescue arrived on scene they found the house completely involved in fire. Firefighters had the blaze extinguished within 30 minutes. Crews remained on scene for several Read More

A journey around the world in 30 musical instruments

August 30, 2014

SHERIDAN — Music is universal. Wherever your travels may take you, you are likely to encounter unique instruments, interesting sounds and maybe even a dance you’ve never seen before; but regardless of variation, you will surely hear music. If your schedule or finances won’t allow for a world tour, a musical tour will come to Read More

Clean Water Sheridan won’t sue city, but continues efforts to stop fluoride

SHERIDAN — Members of Clean Water Sheridan, a group seeking to stop the addition of hydrofluorosilicic acid to Sheridan’s water supply, has decided at this time to halt plans to sue the city over the matter. Organizers have said they will continue the group’s grassroots effort to demonstrate public disapproval of water fluoridation to city officials. Read More

Tongue River Valley board to resubmit for SLIB funding by mid-September

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board decided at its regular meeting Thursday it will likely submit a second application for a grant and a loan to the State Loan and Investment Board by mid-September in its continued pursuit to bring natural gas to Dayton and Ranchester. The SLIB application will request a $2.5 Read More

Museum receives grant for Tie Flume diorama repairs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Sheridan County Museum recently announced that repairs to the Museum’s Tie Flume diorama will be moving forward this fall. The organizations received an award of $750 from the Wyoming State Historical Society that will help make the project possible. The SCHS was selected as the first-place recipient Read More

Navigating through Medicare presentation

August 29, 2014

SHERIDAN — When do I enroll with Medicare? What happens if I wait? Can I wait to enroll? What is covered? These and other questions can be answered at a community presentation September 2 with Kelly Wicks of the Wyoming State Health Insurance Information Program. The presentation is offered through the Sheridan Senior Center’s “When Read More

Just the way you would do it

We take care of your loved one just the way you would. I have been trying to sell the concept of adult day services for years. It is a hard sell. We go through our adult lives making decisions and being independent.  And then POW! something goes haywire and we are unable to care for Read More

Visitors learn how integrative therapies can aid in wellness

SHERIDAN — Acupuncture, massage therapy, chiropractics, aromatherapy — can these play a part in your wellness? Attendees visited with area professionals in these fields at the Senior Center’s monthly Healthy U! health fair on Aug. 27. The August fair focused on non-mainstream options in promoting optimal health. “Chiropractics is based on two truths,” said Dr. Read More

WWA to host picnic at top of Bonneville Pass

SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a picnic on the top of Bonneville Pass overlooking the DuNoir Recommended Wilderness area. On Saturday, hikers Read More

Schutte to sign copies of third book Friday

SHERIDAN— Wyoming Historical Author Karen Schutte will have a book signing at the Sheridan Stationery Book Store on Friday from 3-5 p.m. Schutte is releasing her third book, “Flesh on the Bone,” this fall and it is now available. For more information call Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery at 674-8080 or visit the store at Read More

5-Year-Old Birthday Party set for Sept. 6

SHERIDAN— All 5-year-olds in the community are invited to the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual 5-Year-Old Birthday Party on Sept. 6 at the hospital. The birthday party will be held on the back cafeteria patio area at the hospital from 10-11 a.m. All children born in 2009 are invited to attend with their parents. Other Read More

Man charged with beating wife released on bond

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man is out on bond after being charged with beating his wife and trying to force her to fly to Arizona. Fred Arnold posted a $10,000 cash bond to have Aaron Andrew Arnold released from the Sheridan County Detention Center. Andrew Arnold has been charged with one count of aggravated assault Read More

Kids are ready…was your wallet?

SHERIDAN — Now that the kids in Sheridan County are back in their classes with pens — or laptops — in hand, a lot of area parents are undoubtedly adding up receipts and feeling the financial squeeze of back-to-school shopping. According to the Accenture (a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company) annual Back-to-School Shopping Read More

TRVCC installs new playground in Ranchester

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Valley Community Center recently secured funding to build an activity park in an open space behind the Ranchester center. TRVCC Executive Director Erin Kilbride said the idea for the activity park has been a dream for quite some time, as the space is perfect for outdoor play. With the funding Read More

Harvest Celebration scheduled for Sept. 6 at the fairgrounds

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council has invited the community to attend the ninth annual Harvest Celebration Sept. 6 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. The farmers market will begin at 3 p.m. followed by a home-grown dinner at 5 p.m. which includes a hog roast, beef, lamb, vegetables, salad dishes and Read More

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