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Patz to discuss Father DeSmet on Wed.

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run throughout July. Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90. Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on culture, history… Continue Reading

Ready for a game of capture the flag?

SHERIDAN — The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with a game of capture the flag at Thorne-Rider Park. Each Wednesday through Aug. 26 free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend. This year, points will be given for… Continue Reading

Local Girl Scout participates in Space Camp

Local Girl Scout participates in Space Camp

SHERIDAN — Briannon Marcus of Sheridan recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The week-long educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math, while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and decision-making. Marcus was… Continue Reading

Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo set for Thursday night

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo will come to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Thursday night. From 6-9 p.m., members of the community are invited to watch the local rodeo competition for boys and girls under age 15 and women of all ages. The events of the evening will include barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying,… Continue Reading

Trail End State Historic Site to hold open house

SHERIDAN — The Trail End State Historic Site will host “A Summer Night at the Mansion” Wednesday. From 6-8 p.m., all members of the community are invited to tour the mansion with free museum admission. Attendees are encouraged to enjoy a picnic dinner on the lawn or partake in badminton and croquet. For more information,… Continue Reading

Brinton to host workshop with Michael Ome Unitiedt

SHERIDAN — A Michael Ome Untiedt artist’s workshop at The Brinton Museum will be held Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. A resident of Denver, Colorado, Untiedt is a premier painter of Western genre and has participated in The Brinton Museum’s Small Works Show, Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale… Continue Reading

Sheridan VA Health Care System names new director

SHERIDAN — The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the appointment of Dr. Kathy W. Berger as the new director of the Sheridan Health Care System. Berger will oversee delivery of health care to nearly 13,000 veterans and an operating budget of $100 million. “We are excited to bring Dr. Kathy W. Berger on board as… Continue Reading

Bowman inspires crowds at Sheridan WYO Rodeo

SHERIDAN — The largest ovation of Thursday night at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo didn’t come from an eight-second bull ride. It didn’t come from a flawless barrel ride. Instead it came from the sky. Carrying a 2,000 square foot American flag behind him, retired Army Sgt. Dana Bowman parachuted from an airplane from several feet… Continue Reading

2015 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade results

Grand Prize Winner First People’s Powwow   Commercial First place — Mirror Mirror Salon & Day Spa Second place — Heartland Kubota, LLC Third place — Wyoming Roofing   Political No winners   Horse First place — Barbula’s Carriage Service Second place — City of Sheridan fire wagon pulled by Grey Belgian team, driven by… Continue Reading

Sheridan WYO Rodeo pays out $259,000

Sheridan WYO Rodeo pays out $259,000

SHERIDAN — Top-tier performances from tough competitors once again made for a fantastic weekend at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo this past week. Some of the biggest names in the rodeo world paid a visit to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds within the week and were greeted by sell-out crowds Friday and Saturday nights. Payouts for the… Continue Reading



SHERIDAN — So much of rodeo comes down to time. Time to practice, time to drive, time to wait, time to ride. During an event, every second counts; before a rodeo, cowboys and cowgirls need time in order to prepare for events. Steer roper J. R. Olsen said in the best-case scenario, practicing every day is… Continue Reading

Meet the troupe

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Theater Festival will kick off in just one week with workshops and performances. In its first year, WTF will bring four new plays to Sheridan featuring a number of local and out-of-state artists. Artists arrived in Sheridan June 28 for two weeks of rehearsal and set building. The festival itself will… Continue Reading

600 ducks race down Big Goose

600 ducks race down Big Goose

SHERIDAN— On Friday at 1 p.m., the Kiwanis organization threw its annual Duck Race in the Big Goose Creek at Kendrick Park. Each year, the purchasing of duck tickets has been open to the public. This year’s first-place winner was “Team Jorgenson” and lucky duck number 562. Jennifer Hando took second place with duck seven,… Continue Reading

Teams line up for 2015 Beds Along the Bighorns race

Teams line up for 2015 Beds Along the Bighorns race

SHERIDAN — Miss Eglantine Price could make her bed fly by tapping the bedknob three times and turning it a quarter turn to the left in the classic film “Bedknobs and Broomsticks.” It took a little more ingenuity and strength to make the homemade beds fly down Main Street Friday morning for the 2015 Beds… Continue Reading

July 11, 2015 agendas

Dayton Town Council 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Dayton Town Hall • Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda A. Additions B. Deletions • Approve July 6, 2015, minutes • Announcements/correspondence • Old business update • New business A. Open bids for a new town truck B. Discuss going out for bid for… Continue Reading

Shakespeare in the Parks to perform Thursday

SHERIDAN — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform the classic “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostand Thursday at Kendrick Park. In its 43rd season, the company features 10 professional actors selected from national auditions who tour without technical assistance to bring live theater to mostly rural communities. The performance is free and open to… Continue Reading

Concerts in the Park to return on Tuesday

SHERIDAN — Concerts in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a family-friendly outdoor concert in the park. This week’s concert will feature the Rick Berthod Band from Las Vegas. The blues band is inspired by Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Jeff Beck and… Continue Reading

Good eating and good health are good partners

SHERIDAN — Advancing age can involve increased health problems. Excess weight has been proven to be a major cause of chronic diseases. Weight loss to an ideal weight can add years to your life. Being careful with your diet has been proven to significantly slow down these effects, according to Georgia Boley, registered dietitian. Boley… Continue Reading

Sharing tales of Red and Pete

Leslie “Red” Popham and Pete Larson were neighbors about 20 miles south of town close to Lodgepole Creek.  They hardly did anything individually.  Their projects generally involved both of the men.  They both liked their alcoholic beverages as well. Dad did trucking for both of the men.  The markets for their animals that they raised… Continue Reading

New business debuts at farmers market

New business debuts at farmers market

SHERIDAN — Taking over Grinnell Plaza, the Sheridan Farmers Market season kicked off Thursday evening. Hosting a variety of vendors selling everything from fresh produce to knitted goods, the market welcomed a new booth to the event last night. Moving from Jackson Hole, Sophie Vallely is bringing her healthy, home cooking to Sheridan with the… Continue Reading

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