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Small school, big payback

Small school, big payback

SHERIDAN — When Terri Armstrong brought out a rack of eggs, the students couldn’t hold back their excitement. The six students gathered around a table in the commons area of the school recording their findings of their egg embryo project. They were going to have chicks in a few weeks. The students had been monitoring… Continue Reading

SJHS top 3 KWN team in the country going to NYC

SJHS top 3 KWN team in the country going to NYC

SHERIDAN — Four students and two faculty from the Sheridan Junior High School Kid Witness News after-school program will soon fly to New York City. They will be recognized as New Vision Award Winners for their video “An Olympic Journey.” The video is ranked in the top three out of 55 schools competing in the… Continue Reading

Agendas — April 23, 2016

Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board 5:30 p.m. Tuesday Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St.   • Meeting called to order and introduction of SCJO staff • Approval of the agenda • Approval of March 2016 minutes • Approval of the April 2016 vouchers for payment • Financial report • Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board… Continue Reading

VOA fundraiser set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Volunteers of America annual “soup festival” fundraiser is planned for Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall. All proceeds from the event will benefit the VOA Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter. A wide variety of homemade soups prepared and served by different community churches and other organizations will be… Continue Reading

WYO to host tribute to John Denver

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a tribute to John Denver and his music, starring Brad Fitch, on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. The event will have general admission seating and is a fundraising event for the Sheridan Sundowners Lions Club. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 for two. Children younger than age 12… Continue Reading

VA to host job fair April 28

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a job fair Thursday from 1-4 p.m. in its auditorium. The event is open to veterans and non-veterans alike and allows attendees to meet with educational institutions, community partners and local businesses. Some of the participating employers plan to do on-the-spot interviews as well. The… Continue Reading

Volunteering: Why it feels so good to give

Volunteering: Why it feels so good to give

SHERIDAN — Why do people volunteer? Volunteers are essential to many religious, civic and nonprofit organizations. Four volunteers recently shared how they came to volunteer and why they give of their time and talents. Gene and Diane Caiola “When I first came to this part of the country, I was surprised to see all the… Continue Reading

SC Symphony Orchestra to perform April 30

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Symphony Orchestra will perform its inaugural concert, “Love, Tragedy, and Transcendence,” on April 30 beginning at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. The concert will feature symphonic music by Beethoven, Copland, Britten and Bizet. The concert will also feature the Sheridan College Viol Consort. It is free and open to the… Continue Reading

Bounce for Charity at Kendrick Park April 30

SHERIDAN — Join the American Heritage Girls and Boy’s Trail Life Troops as they team up to offer an entertaining fundraiser April 30 at Kendrick Park. The event will offer activities for all ages, including bounce houses, slides, jousting, a bungee run, obstacle course, games, concessions, music and more. There is no admission charge and… Continue Reading

YMCA to host Safe Kids Day April 30

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will host a free and fun-filled event — for parents, caregivers and children — to celebrate kids and help families take action to make every kid a safe kid on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Some of the activities planned for the Safe Kids Day include… Continue Reading

Tyler Myers recognized as Summit Award winner

The Academics for All committee is proud to announce this week’s Summit Award winner, Sheridan High School senior Tyler Myers. Myers is a wonderful blend of talents and interests combined with a focus that reflects a strong value system based on his goal of helping others. Myers’ high school transcript is an indication of the… Continue Reading

WORKPLACE SAFETY Trainings across state teach preparedness

WORKPLACE SAFETY Trainings across state teach  preparedness

SHERIDAN—  In response to a rise in mass shootings across the country in recent years, Wyoming officials are providing workplace safety trainings throughout the state and made a stop in Sheridan this week. The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security and Wyoming Highway Patrol hosted three trainings at Sheridan College on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday… Continue Reading

Lisa Barber reflects on meeting Prince in 1986

SHERIDAN — When Lisa Barber was 20 years old, she and a friend decided to try winning an MTV contest that would award a date with Prince and have his new film “Under the Cherry Moon” premiere in the winner’s hometown. Luck was with her. Barber was the 10,000th caller in the contest and won… Continue Reading

SPD hopes to improve community connections

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Police Department will host Coffee With a Cop Monday afternoon at 5:30 at Starbucks on Coffeen Avenue. All community members are invited to attend to help break down barriers between the police department and the public over coffee in a relaxed, one-on-one environment. Officers organizing the event said the majority of contact law… Continue Reading

Civic Theatre Guild to produce ‘Yankee Tavern’

Civic  Theatre Guild to  produce ‘Yankee Tavern’

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will open Yankee Tavern, a play by Steven Dietz, at the Carriage House Theater on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. “Yankee Tavern” is set in a run-down Manhattan bar, five years after the attacks of 9/11, while the memory of the event is still a fresh wound. The most… Continue Reading

SHS announces third-quarter Principal’s Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School officials recently released the list of students named to the Principal’s Honor Roll for the third quarter. Those on the list are student’s who earned all As and are enrolled in at least five classes at SHS. The following students were named to the Principal’s Honor Roll. Freshmen Sarah Bicocchi, Nolan… Continue Reading

WYO to host another Live from The Met

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Richard Strauss’ “Elektra” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday. As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to… Continue Reading

Ranchester Town Council discusses Shrine Bowl ad, artifacts for information center

SHERIDAN — The Ranchester Town Council covered a variety of items at its meeting Tuesday night. Old business included postponing the second reading of an ordinance regarding the Montana-Dakota Utility franchise until May 17 for clarification of issues. The Trails West Subdivision final plat was accepted with conditions. The necessary permits, including a permit to… Continue Reading

Nominate Your Neighbor campaign now underway

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Roofing announced earlier this month that it is accepting nominations for its Nominate Your Neighbor Campaign. The community program is a way to help a deserving neighbor in need by providing a new roof at no cost. Wyoming Roofing, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Exteriors, Sheridan Media and Knecht Home Center, started… Continue Reading

SHS announces third-quarter B Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School recently announced its third-quarter honor roll. Students on the B Honor Roll completed at least five classes and earned a 2.7-3.49 GPA with no grades lower than a C. The following students were named to the B Honor Roll. Freshmen Joshuea Ahrens, Bailey Aksamit, Evan Albea, Wyatt Ankney, Faith Atwell, Garett Avery, Aeden Baldo, Kain Bennage, Tristan Bower, Jaron… Continue Reading

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