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2 snowmobilers found after night in the Bighorns

February 23, 2015

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS — Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Mark Conrad said this afternoon that the father, son pair of snowmobilers who were reported missing Sunday night were found late Monday morning. Conrad said Corey Gostonczik, 40, and his teenage son, Cole, had left Bear Lodge Resort at approximately 5 p.m. Sunday and Sheridan Area Search Read More

Crews respond to early morning fire

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire early Monday morning. Capt. Greg Luhman said the department was called out at 5:40 a.m. to a house in the 600 block of Canby Street. The house was under construction and vacant. “The center of the home burned and into the walls,” Luhman said. “There’s some Read More

Crews search for 2 snowmobilers

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS — Sheridan Area Search and Rescue continued the search for two missing snowmobilers this morning. According to the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, SASR was called out around 11 p.m. Sunday to search for two guests of Bear Lodge who had not returned. SCSO officials said the father and his teenage son had left Read More

Students could get more help through Hathaway

SHERIDAN — Future graduates of Wyoming high schools attending the University of Wyoming or any of the state’s seven community colleges under a Hathaway Scholarship could have the ability to work their way up to more free money if House Bill 192 passes through the 2015 legislative session. The Education-Hathaway scholarship program bill, sponsored by Read More

Stars of Tomorrow winners announced

SHERIDAN — The Stars of Tomorrow competition was held Friday night at the WYO Theater. The competition was sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and was open to children in kindergarten through high school. The top three finishers received a trophy and certificate. The overall winner will also receive a scholarship toward attending college and the Read More

Sheridan-WYO-Rodeo tickets go on sale Friday at WYO Theater box office

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the 2015 Sheridan-WYO-Rodeo will go on sale at 7 a.m. Friday through the WYO Theater box office. Performance dates for this year’s rodeo, a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo, will be July 8-11. Internet ticket sales, in addition to purchases made by phone will begin at 12:01 p.m. Friday. Purchases may Read More

Free suicide prevention training set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition will offer free training Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. The QPR training will teach individuals to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade and refer someone to help. Refreshments will be provided. Space for the training is limited, therefore organizers Read More

Registration open for ‘Sound of Healing’ retreat

SHERIDAN — Registration is now open for the April 10-12 “The Sound of Healing” women’s retreat featuring yoga and music for transformation. The all-inclusive weekend retreat includes shared accommodations at The Ranch at Ucross, five meals, a guided hike and classes appropriate for all levels of yoga and music experiences. Classes will include healing with Read More

SC seeking candidates for massages

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College massage therapy program students are celebrating random acts of kindness by offering chair massages to the employees of Sheridan businesses. The program is seeking nominations for businesses that deserve some TLC for the service that they provide for our community. Nominations including the name of the business, its contact information (phone Read More

ONE MORE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS

February 21, 2015

“The sunsets in Sheridan are beautiful. There are times when we play, and we stop and just go ‘look at that.’ You just don’t get to see that anywhere else.” — Zane Garstad SHERIDAN — Bittersweet. That’s the word being tossed around by the Sheridan Hawks hockey team as they head into the final home Read More

Sheridan High School teens spend two weeks at the Wyoming Legislature

SHERIDAN — Earning two weeks away from school may have been one reason they pursued an internship at the Wyoming Legislature, but listening to Sheridan High School senior Anne Lynam and junior Ana Giljum talk about the experience makes it obvious their reasons were much deeper. They went because they care about how government is Read More

Mental health professionals: Youth anxiety issues on the rise, cause unclear

SHERIDAN — Area mental health professionals agree that students are being treated for anxiety related issues more frequently than ever before, but there may be a variety of factors contributing to that rise. “I don’t have any statistics, but I think if you were to bring together our mental health therapists all of them would Read More

Local organization to host suicide prevention training Thursday

SHERIDAN — So far this year, there have been three times as many calls for suicidal subjects than there was at the same time last year. Wendy Bruso said that fact isn’t one the community should ignore. “Sometimes in death, and especially with youth, there can be a cluster effect,” Bruso said. “It’s important for Read More

Agendas Feb. 21, 2015

Sheridan County Commission 9 a.m. Monday Second floor commission library, #26 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Reports from staff and elected officials • Presentation by Kim Fuka, 150th anniversary of the Connor Battle • Adjourn Sheridan County School District 2 Board of trustees meeting/teachers’ roundtable 5:30 p.m. Read More

Center Stage: Hearing loss: It’s a problem

Rosie DaBell is active as a writer, artist, a hospice volunteer and a private elder caregiver. Center Stage is written by friends of the Senior Center for the Sheridan Community.  It is a collection of insights and stories related to living well at every age. I think Aunt Mary must be shaking her head and Read More

‘When I’m 64 or More’ 2015 lecture series schedule

From the Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — The Senior Center’s “When I’m 64 or More?” life planning lecture series was launched in 2014 with the vision to help people in the Sheridan community make informed decisions unique to individuals and their families as they age. The series was received well and is being offered again Read More

On a mission to inform: Do you have questions about long-term care insurance?

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Do you have questions about your long-term care insurance? Are you considering purchasing long-term care insurance but want some information before evaluating providers? Shelley Born of Thrivent Financial is offering free, one-on-one consultations on questions regarding long-term care. Born is a licensed financial consultant with Thrivent Financial Read More

Summit Award winner: Lachlan Brennan

Academics for All and the Summit Award are pleased to announce this week’s honoree, Sheridan High School senior Lachlan Brennan.  Brennan is a unique combination of interests and pursuits with a dedicated focus on excellence as the capstone, his academic resume is flawless but this is only a glimpse into what makes this week’s selection Read More

Are student athletes under pressure? Sheridan athletes discuss how they manage stress

February 20, 2015

By Samantha Burton Sheridan High School SHERIDAN — A regular school day for Sheridan High School sophomore Peyton Bomar, triple and long jump school record holder and active three-sport athlete, includes a full day of classes followed by two hours of either volleyball or track practice and a few hours of schoolwork before heading to Read More

Backcountry horsemen to meet Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at ERA Carroll Realty. No details on the meeting’s program were immediately available. The realty office is located at 306 N. Main St.

Artist reception set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The two- and three-dimensional art by David Jones will be on display at the Sagebrush Community Art Center through Friday. An artist reception for the show, titled “Scale, Metaphor and Visual Props: Works Addressing Place” will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth Read More

VOA presenting preview screening of ‘Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me’

SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America will present an advance screening of the award-winning documentary, “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” on Thursday. The film will be begin at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The documentary is a powerful portrait of the life and musical legacy of the great American musical icon known for hits including Read More

Stars of Tomorrow to perform tonight

SHERIDAN — Youth will compete in the finals for the local Stars of Tomorrow contest Friday beginning at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The competition is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and is open to children in kindergarten through high school. The contest is split into four divisions. The top three finishers will receive Read More

Senate OKs budget amendment on science standards

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Senate approved a third reading amendment to the budget bill Thursday, but similarly to a footnote added in the 2014 legislative session, the amendment addresses the review and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards rather than the budget itself. The amendment to Senate File 1 on general government appropriations, authored by Read More

Cunningham gets deferred sentence on drug charge

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was given a deferred sentence and probation for possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court. Austin Cunningham, 18, was approached by police in July when his Honda Civic was found sideways in the road on West Fifth Street where it had run out Read More

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