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Reduced cost for camping to benefit Care Camps

SHERIDAN — The Custer/Mount Rushmore KOA Campground will offer camping on May 9 for just $10 as part of Kampgrounds of America’s annual KOA Care Camps Big Weekend to benefit KOA Care Camps. Campers who stay as paying guests on May 8 will receive a night of camping on May 9 for just $10. The… Continue Reading

WYO to offer ‘Live from the Met’ this weekend

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:30 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… Continue Reading

Kinner named new HD29 representative

Kinner named new HD29 representative

UPDATE: (12:04 p.m. April 21) SHERIDAN — After presentations and question-and-answer sessions, Sheridan County commissioners voted 5-0 Monday to appoint Mark Kinner, First Interstate Bank of Sheridan market president, to fill the House District 29 seat left vacant by the passing of Rep. John Patton on April 5. “I’m very humbled and very honored to… Continue Reading

I-80 closes again due to crash

I-80 closes again due to crash

LARAMIE (AP) — Trucks and cars piled into one another in dense fog on Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming, resulting in a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed one person and injured 16 others Monday. The crash in a rural area 18 miles west of Laramie occurred four days after several pileups during a blinding snowstorm… Continue Reading

Sold out FAB Conference filled with fun

Sold out FAB Conference filled with fun

SHERIDAN — Approximately 100 women gathered at Sheridan College Friday for an afternoon of personal and professional development at the third annual FAB Women’s Conference. The conference, primarily sponsored by The Sheridan Press and Sheridan College, underwent renovations this year, moving from the fall to the spring and revamping the structure of offerings. The facelift… Continue Reading

HD29 replacement to be chosen today

SHERIDAN — Republicans selected three candidates Saturday morning for consideration to fill the House District 29 vacancy left by the April 5 passing of Rep. John Patton, R-Sheridan. HD 29 precinct committeemen and women picked Mark Kinner, Ryan Mulholland and Patrick Geary through a vote, leaving the fourth applicant, Ky Dixon, off the list. The… Continue Reading

Local FFA members do well at state convention

Local FFA members do well at state convention

SHERIDAN — Members of Sheridan’s John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter who attended the Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne April 8-11 returned home with many high achievements. “This is one of the most successful conventions we have had during my 22-year tenure here,” chapter advisor Nick Siddle said. Chaney Peterson was the champion prepared public… Continue Reading

Local Foods Expo to be held Friday, Saturday

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Extension Office, Sheridan Farmers Market, Sheridan College, Center for a Vital Community and many local producers and volunteers will host the fourth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo on Friday and Saturday. The Expo is geared toward supporting and demonstrating the health and economic benefits of local foods through educational… Continue Reading

Puett to be honored at Light of Hope Breakfast Friday

SHERIDAN — Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns will host its seventh annual Light of Hope Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Friday at the Best Western Sheridan Center. The event will honor longtime Department of Family Services employee Barb Puett as the “Champion for Children.” The keynote speaker will be Jay McGinnis, executive director of… Continue Reading

Three move forward for HD 29 vacancy

SHERIDAN — Republicans selected three candidates for consideration to fill the House District 29 vacancy left by the April 5 passing of Rep. John Patton, R-Sheridan. HD 29 precinct committeemen and women picked Mark Kinner, Ryan Mulholland and Patrick Geary through a vote at a meeting Saturday morning, leaving the fourth applicant, Ky Dixon, off… Continue Reading

­­­Four applicants apply for HD 29 vacancy

SHERIDAN — Four applicants applied for appointment to the House District 29 seat left vacant by the passing of Rep. John Patton, R-Sheridan, April 5. Sheridan residents Ky Dixon, Mark Kinner, Patrick Geary and Ryan Mulholland threw their hats into the ring by the noon deadline on Friday. In their letters, the candidates each expressed… Continue Reading

Kirven named FAB Woman of the Year

Kirven named FAB Woman of the Year

SHERIDAN — Approximately 100 community members gathered at Sheridan College Friday night to honor the nominees and winner of the 2015 FAB Woman of the Year award. After an energizing afternoon at the sold out third annual FAB Women’s Conference, keynote speaker Karen McNenny opened the WOY celebration with an entertaining and motivating presentation on… Continue Reading

Agendas April 18, 2015

Regular Session Staff Meeting Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 South Main Street, Sheridan, WY Second Floor Commission Library, #216 Monday, April 20, 2015 9:00 a.m. Agenda: 1. Call to Order. 2. Reports from Staff/Elected Officials. 3. Adjourn. Special Session Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 South Main Street, Sheridan, WY Second Floor Commission Board Room, #220… Continue Reading

Lessons from one lifetime

By Barb Blue Mary Magdeline Legerski is a redheaded Bohemian who grew in Monarch and is cute as heck.  Our friendship began four months ago when Mary started coming to Day Break. Mary is a delight to visit with. She is fortunate to have a close-knit family that cares for her as she ages. Family… Continue Reading

Kirven among 26 recommended to practice law in Wyoming

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Bar has announced that 26 people have been recommended for admission to practice law in Wyoming, including Sheridan resident Stacy Kirven. The 26 were recommended for admission after receiving a passing score on the Uniform Bar Exam and meeting all other requirements for admission. The Wyoming State Bar and the… Continue Reading

Santosha Yoga to host spring yoga workshop

SHERIDAN — Santosha Yoga will host a “Yoga for Healthy Aging and Ayurvedic Seasonal Flow” workshop April 24-26 at Santosha Yoga with master yoga teachers Baxter Bell and Melina Meza. Bell will share his personal wisdom of yoga and the scientific evidence that shows how the yogic lifestyle supports healthy aging. He will also offer… Continue Reading

Wyoming FFA announces Career Development Event winners

SHERIDAN — The John B. Kendrick FFA chapter in Sheridan was one of more than 11 FFA chapters recognized as champions in their respective Career Development Events as part of the Wyoming FFA Association’s State Convention held April 6-11 in Cheyenne and Laramie. “Career Development Events are designed to combine classroom learning with hands-on practical… Continue Reading

SC earns six 1st-place awards at SkillsUSA

SHERIDAN — Class had ended, but their work was not done. Most of the 15 members of the welding class voluntarily labored on in the hours after class, hunched over a piece of metal while the white heat from a 6,000 degree welding torch flame illuminated their masks. It’s that type of dedication to their skill… Continue Reading

Light of hope: DFS employee to be honored at breakfast

SHERIDAN — The seventh annual Light of Hope event honoring all past and current court appointed special advocates and the 2015 Champion for Children Barb Puett will be held on April 24. This free breakfast hosted by Child Advocacy Services of the Bighorns is an opportunity to experience fellowship with the community, support the agency… Continue Reading

ENVISIONING A NEW NORTH MAIN: Interchange, surrounding land use comes into focus

ENVISIONING A NEW NORTH MAIN: Interchange,  surrounding land use comes into focus

SHERIDAN — Although completion is still several years away, the North Main Interchange and surrounding development came more into focus Monday when representatives presented Phase 2 of the Wrench Ranch Master Plan at the Sheridan Planning Commission meeting. Engineering Project Manager Joe Schoen said the Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to award the project this… Continue Reading

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