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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.… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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. Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Stars of Tomorrow to perform tonight

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Coal companies seek help from residents on federal rule changes

SHERIDAN — Coal companies are turning to local residents for help in another battle with federal rules and regulations. Officials from Cloud Peak Energy, a Gillette-based mining company operating three surface mines in the Powder River Basin, are asking for a 60-day extension of the public comment period for a rule change proposed by the… Continue Reading

DAR to host Washington’s Birthday Tea and Award Ceremony

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a Washington’s Birthday Tea and Award Ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church on Sunday at 2 p.m. Sheridan Junior High School history teacher Renel Ellis will receive the Chapter Award for Outstanding Teacher of American History, while her former student, Katharine… Continue Reading

Tennis association to host fundraiser Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Tennis Association will host a family game and casino night fundraiser Saturday from 7-10 p.m. upstairs at the Elks Lodge. The event will include games ranging from Texas Hold ‘Em to musical chairs. The proceeds from a portion of the winnings will support the fundraising campaign to enclose two tennis… Continue Reading

International Guitar Night coming to the WYO

SHERIDAN — International Guitar Night will come to the WYO Theater on Wednesday beginning at 7:30 p.m. For the 2015 North American tour, IGN founder Brian Gore will be joined by classical innovator and fellow Californian Andrew York, Brazilian jazz master Diego Figueiredo and contemporary Iranian-Canadian steel string prodigy Maneli Jamal. Tickets for the event… Continue Reading

Jackalope Jump postponed until March

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Jackalope Jump originally scheduled for Saturday at Lake DeSmet has been postponed due to ice conditions at the lake. The event is now scheduled for March 28 at a location to be determined. The Sheridan Press will publish additional information on the event as it is made available. Continue Reading

Walters-Clark to fill vacant Dayton Town Council seat

DAYTON — Dayton resident Laurie Walters-Clark will fill the vacant seat on Dayton Town Council. Mayor Norm Anderson and Councilors Joey Sheeley, Craig Reichert and Eric Lofgren cast their votes on four candidates at Wednesday’s meeting after conducting an interview with candidate Clifford Reed. The other three candidates were interviewed for the position on Feb.… Continue Reading

Fundraising campaign for arts center begins: NWCCD seeks $4 million to cover cost of equipment, technology, furnishings

Fundraising campaign for arts center begins: NWCCD seeks $4 million to cover cost of equipment, technology, furnishings

SHERIDAN — Officials of the Northern Wyoming Community College District officially launched a capital construction campaign Thursday morning seeking to fund the remaining $4 million needed to complete the $20 million Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College. The center will feature recital and performance space, including a 422-seat concert hall and new teaching… Continue Reading

Big Horn assistant principal earns award

SHERIDAN — Richard Welch, assistant principal for Big Horn Middle School and High School, has been named the 2015 Wyoming Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals’ Assistant Principal of the Year. Welch has been in the education industry for 25 years and spent each of them in Sheridan County School District 1. SCSD1 Special… Continue Reading

Woodley pleads guilty to being middle man in meth ring

SHERIDAN — Admitting to being part of a methamphetamine ring, Austin Dean Allen Woodley pleaded guilty to two felonies in conjunction with a written plea deal that encompassed four different charges. Woodley, 22, told Judge John Fenn in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday that he was a middle man between convicted drug dealer Brian Carpenter,… Continue Reading

Sheridan Rec. District board OKs raises for 4 employees

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District board had little on its agenda Wednesday, but the highlight of the meeting was the approval of raises for district employees. At the request of district Executive Director Richard Wright, Chairman Don Julian sat down with the district’s Business Manager Rich Bridger to work potential raises into the budget… Continue Reading

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