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Agendas — June 24, 2016

Ranchester Town Council Special Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Ranchester Town Hall • 3rd reading of Budget Ordinance No 86-2017 • Resolution to amend Ordinance 86-2016. Sheridan County Commission Regular Session Staff Meeting 9 a.m. Monday Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 2nd floor Commission Library, #216 • Call to order • Staff/elected reports • Adjourn Sheridan County… Continue Reading

Review of your MSN key to combating fraud

SHERIDAN — If you receive Medicare benefits, you most likely have received a Medicare Summary Notice or MSN from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS sends out MSNs for both Medicare Part A and MSNs for Medicare Part B services. MSNs are not an invoice but a summary of doctors and professional medical… Continue Reading

Aiello, Nagra to wed in July

Aiello, Nagra to wed in July

SHERIDAN — Anthony Joseph Aiello and Jennifer Ann Nagra, both currently of Sheridan, will wed July 16, 2016, at Wyoming High Country Lodge near Lovell. Aiello, originally of Sheridan, graduated from Sheridan High School in 2003. He is currently employed at Sheridan Memorial Hospital Pharmacy. He is the son of Mark and Wendy Wehrung of… Continue Reading

Antelope Butte Brewfest set for July 2

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Mountains Brewfest is set for July 2 from 1-5 p.m. General admission is $15 per adult, which includes a commemorative sampling glass and three free beer tokens. People age 21 and younger get in for free. The family friendly event will include music by Chad Lore, food from Pie in the… Continue Reading

Baby bison born at Kendrick Park

SHERIDAN — Unbeknownst to many in Sheridan, the town welcomed a new arrival Thursday. And as far as newborns go, this one is hairier, taller and about 10 times as heavy as most. Buttercup, a baby bison, is the newest addition to the elk pasture at Kendrick Park. City officials estimate she weighs between 60… Continue Reading

Sheridan gets new street piano for downtown

Sheridan gets new street piano for downtown

SHERIDAN — Sheridan will soon get a brand new set of keys on Main Street. The WYO Theater is now the nightly home of a new Yamaha upright piano. During the day, the piano will be wheeled outside for people to play. While details are still in the works, the theater hopes to start placing… Continue Reading

‘Bikers Against Bruises’ poker run set for July 2

SHERIDAN — The “Bikers Against Bruises” fundraiser motorcycle run for the Advocacy and Resource Center will take place July 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will raise funds and awareness to help victims of violent crimes in Sheridan County. The poker run will cost $10 per hand. The event will start at… Continue Reading

SJHS announces Silver Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School officials recently released the list of students named to the Silver Honor Roll for the fourth quarter. To be named to the list, students must have earned all As and Bs and have a 3.0 GPA or better. The following students earned a spot on the list. Sixth grade… Continue Reading

Wyoming tops nation for kids’ economic wellbeing

SHERIDAN — Wyoming kids are the most economically well off in the nation, according to a recent report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. But report authors caution it’s a mixed bag, and the data does not reflect major changes in Wyoming’s fiscal outlook that will have ripple effects on child education, health and family… Continue Reading

Fundraiser set for revival of miners’ picnic

Fundraiser set for revival of miners’ picnic

SHERIDAN — A fundraiser will be held Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at the Big Horn Mountain Eagles to raise funds to revive the Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic. The last picnic was held in 1994. According to organizer Nancy Herdt, who is also in charge of Wyoming Wednesdays at the Sheridan Welcome Center, several relatives and descendants… Continue Reading

Writing Marathon set for July 1

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Writing Project will host a writing marathon on July 1 from 1-4 p.m. There is no cost to participate and writes of all ages and experiences are welcome. The event will start at the Watt Ag Building for a brief introduction and then the writing will begin. For more information contact… Continue Reading

SJHS announces Gold Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School officials recently released the list of students named to the Gold Honor Roll for the forth quarter. To be named to the list, students must have earned all As. The following students earned a spot on the list. Sixth grade Ayden Arnold, Samuel Bisso, Sydney Black, Kaylee Brastrup, Megan… Continue Reading

KARZ Rod Run car show set for July 2

SHERIDAN — The KARZ Rod Run will feature more than 150 hot rods, muscle and classic vehicles on display on Main Street July 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no cost to attend. The event will include vendors and awards will be presented to the winners as judged by the public in… Continue Reading

Wyoming Wednesday set for June 29

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday presentations will continue on June 29 at 10 a.m. at the Wyoming Welcome Center. There is no admission fee and the program is open to all ages. DannyLee Hodnett will talk about the Wyoming Theater Festival and its impact on the Sheridan community. The Wyoming Wednesday series will continue through July… Continue Reading

Ranchester Town Council discusses paving 2 streets

Ranchester Town Council discusses paving 2 streets

RANCHESTER — Ranchester Town Council on Tuesday discussed a citizen request from the June 9 council meeting to have Mobile Circle and Mobile Drive paved. According to Mayor Peter Clark, it is the last area in town to be paved, and hasn’t been due to the fact that there are engineering issues present that could… Continue Reading

SMH trains nursing staff in new program

SMH trains nursing staff in new program

SHERIDAN — The national shortage of nurses is only getting larger. By 2025, there will be more than one million job vacancies for registered nurses in the United States, according to a February article in The Atlantic. In rural areas like Wyoming, recruitment can be challenging enough without the added difficulties of dealing with nursing… Continue Reading

Event to raise money to fight cancer

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex. Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and… Continue Reading

Antelope Butte Pint Night set for Tuesday

SHERIDAN — A “Pint Night” on Tuesday from 6-10 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit efforts to reopen the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area. For each pint sold, $1 will be donated to the project. The event will include live music by The Instagators, food from Pie in the Sky, merchandise for… Continue Reading

Concerts in the Park return Tuesday

   SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 16 in Kendrick Park. This event is sponsored by the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council. Performances for the season… Continue Reading

‘The Power of Play’ opening set for July 2

SHERIDAN — The Ucross Foundation will host the opening of the new exhibit “The Power of Play: Cross-Pollination of Art and Science” on July 2 from 1-3:30 p.m. The event will include music and dance performances. All are welcome to attend the event at no charge and refreshments will be available. Attendees will be able… Continue Reading

SHS announces B Honor Roll for second semester

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 officials recently released the list of students named to the B Honor Roll for the second semester. To be named to the list, students must have been enrolled in at least five classes and earned a 2.7 to a 3.49 GPA with no grades lower than a C.… Continue Reading

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